American Idol winner Iam Tongi coming to Aotearoa for first NZ performance

Didn't know we'd get to see the toko perform live this soon!

As announced on Mai Home Run, Iam Tongi is joining the line up for the 'Eden Festival' - Aotearoa's first music festival to blend the hypnotic rhythms of Afrobeats, Amapiano, Reggae and R&B.

It's all going down on October 7 in Tāmaki Makaurau at Go Media Mt Smart Stadium. 

The global Hip - Hop and R&B sensation Ms Lauryn Hill will headlining the music festival and will be supported by a rande of leading acts including special guest SIX60. 

And when we say the line up is stacked - it is stacked! 

Check out the line up:

Ms Laurny Hill



Iam Tongi



Sammy Johnson


DJ Noiz

DJ Sir Vere

Special Guest - SIX60

For tour details and ticketing, click here. 

The 18-year-old singer became the first Pacific Islander to win American Idol earlier this year.