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Cornerstone Roots - Yot Club

Cornerstone Roots - Yot Club

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  • Sat 20 Oct ’18, 8:30pm – 11:55pm


YOT Club, 9 Bow St, Raglan



Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $23.00


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Related Artists:

Toots and the Maytals

Cornerstone Roots is a New Zealand Roots group from Raglan. The 6 piece group that consists of 4 family members vocalist/guitarist Brian Ruawai and bass player and partner Naomi Tuaopepe with daughter Kaea Ruawai on drums and energetic vibrant son Reiki Ruawai on vocals. Playing alongside the family of musicians are longtime members Aaron Bush on percussion and Nicholas Stevens on keyboards.

'Is it Real' featuring Reiki Ruawai was released in August 2013 and the next release features a version of 'Is it real' remixed by Dubmatix from Canada.

'Freeman' EP was released in 2014 with 'Summer Haze' EP released in Dec 2016.

For the record, Cornerstone Roots has released three critically acclaimed albums, Soul Revolution, Free Yourself and Future Is Now, plus three EPs, One Fine Day, Forward Movement and Free Man.

The 4th Album Summer Haze was released 2017 with the first single 'Inna Web' released in March 2017.

New music being recorded in October 2018.

The band have played Glastonbury and Sziget Festivals with UK/European, Australia and Japan Tours.
They’ve also shared the stage and supported reggae greats Burning Spear, Lee Scratch Perry, Sly & Robbie, Toots and The Maytals, Jimmy Cliff and The Original Wailers.

Local band Lost Tribe Aotearoa are in support. An upcoming original band from Raglan playing fresh roots, reggae music and gaining a strong following nationwide.

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