Kiwi electronic artist to close Saturday night at Womad and other guests announced
A Kiwi electronic artist who is taking the country by storm has been added to a jam-packed Womad lineup.
Montell2099 will be performing at the three-day music, arts and dance festival taking place at New Plymouth's TSB Bowl of Brooklands from March 13-15.
The electronic artist has been travelling the country throughout the summer performing at some of the biggest festivals including Northern Bass, Rhythm and Vines, Soundsplash and Homegrown in March.
He will be closing Saturday night at the Gables Stage from 10.30pm to 11.45pm.
Meanwhile, four people have been announced as inaugural STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Lab speakers.
Scientist and researcher Dr Nicoline den Breems and engineering academic and researcher Shane Gooch will be speaking at the STEAM Lab, with the schedule to be released this week.
Joining them will be University of Waikato lecturer Dr. Simon P Taylor, who has given public lectures on subjects such as astrophysics and nuclear fusion, Dr. Simon P Taylor, and Suranga Nanayakkara, associate professor at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, the University of Auckland.
After hosting five seasons of her lifestyle and cooking show Whānau Living, Stacey Morrison will also be taking the stage as host of OMV Taste The World.