Rock the Bowl

brand new, inaugural summer festival for New Plymouth, ROCK THE BOWL FESTIVAL With Ocean Alley, Shapeshifter, Ladyhawke and more!

Trademark Live is proud to present the inaugural Rock The Bowl festival, taking place this summer on Friday December 29 at the incredible New Plymouth venue Bowl of Brooklands.

Situated within the gorgeous setting of the award-winning Pukekura Park, the iconic Bowl of Brooklands is Taranaki’s biggest concert venue. With the stellar musical line-up, stunning setting and summer weather, Rock The Bowl festival is set to send out 2023 with one heck of a party.

“We love bringing shows to the bowl; it’s such a beautiful venue to work with,” says Rock The Bowl’s promotor, Toby Burrows. “And the surf city of Taranaki is the perfect fit for the festival.”

Along with the festival announcement comes the unveiling of a not-to-be-missed line-up, with more artists yet to be announced. On the massive bill is Australian alternative psychedelic rock band Ocean Alley, and Aotearoa icons Shapeshifter.Band of brothers Coterie will be performing, with festival goers also getting to experience the award-winning Ladyhawke, Melbourne raconteurs The Grogans, and Raglan indie-groove band Masaya.

Lock in the date - Friday December 29 2023 - for the inaugural Rock The Bowl festival, and stay tuned for more line-up announcements to come!