Born in Canada. Based in Australia.
MAPSTONE are a 5 piece powerhouse band. Steeped in conscious
lyrics, thoughtful grooves and an energy that is simply captivating
Blending and bending Reggae, Folk and world music into a unique
fusion that has been quoted as “Tribal Heart Roots music”.
We are Song carriers with a message of strength, hope, unity,
community and universal love. It is our mission to uplift, inspire and
activate our global tribe. Elevating hearts and minds one beat and one
melody at a time. Collectively Moving and grooving our way towards a
more abundant, vibrant and healthy future and existence with each
other and our planet.
Combining Voice, Didgeridoo, bass, percussion, guitar and hammond
organ, Mapstone infuse the dancefloor with an uplifting and enticing
sound. The lyrics and music are powerful and take the listeners and
dancers on a deep journey; some say transformative; some say
Their music is from the heart, for the heart and of the heart.
Mapstone have been travelling the world for the last 3 years and
sharing the stage with the likes of Nahko and MFTP, Dustin Thomas,
OKA, The Beautiful Girls, and Murray Kyle. They have graced the stage
at Australian Festivals such Island Vibe and Island Elements; Falls
Festival; and Woodford Folk Festival; as well as international festivals;
Diversity; Bhakti Summer Yoga; and Cranfest on Salt Spring Island, BC.
Returning home to begin their Australian tour this spring and into the
new year, Mapstone will be releasing a double A-side; Tribal Nation
which was recorded with Sunny Coast legends OJ Newcomb and Paulie
B at Yama-Nui studio’s.