Five-piece powerhouse band Mapstone will be rocking Tractorgrease on Thursday, July 25.
The group is steeped in conscious lyrics, thoughtful grooves and an energy that is simply captivating. They blend and bend reggae, folk and world music into a unique fusion that has been quoted as “tribal heart roots music.”
Mapstone describes is self as “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 infuses the dance floor 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 awakening.
Their music is from the heart, for the heart and of the heart.
Mapstone has been travelling the world for the last three 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, B.C.
Mapstone performs at Tractorgrease Cafe (48710 Chilliwack Lake Rd.) on Thursday, July 25 at 7 p.m. Tickets $12 and available at eventbrite.ca.