Supported by Celestial Serpent
Tribal Heart Roots Music troubadours, 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 Dubarray.
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.
The Dynamic 5 band blending roots, folk, reggae and world elements, Mapstone expand beyond the confines of regular classifications with their unique style. Carrying a strong message and playing a captivating and engaging set of uplifting songs, Mapstone is a great band for any venue.
They are returning from their successful “Protectors Of The Sacred’ tour of Europe and Canada which saw them headline Diversity festival and Cranfest in Canada and Bhakti summer yoga Fest in Germany.
Celestial serpent is a Filmmaker, Artist, Musician and Polymath Educator from New Zealand. He is most well known for his inspiring hip-hop presence. Quoted as one of the worlds best Freestylers,Celestial serpent earns his esoteric alias Speaking/rapping in ancients tongues such as Maori (NZ), Bundjalung (AU), Metu Neter (Africa) and Sanskrit (Veda). Celestial has played in a number of Bands including Wandering eyes, substance, Soundbugz and the Celestial Serpent Band. His diverse stage show combines Hip Hop with a number of genres including Ska, Rock, Reggae, Funk, Dub, Glitch hop, Drum n Bass, Dub step and more. Musically he is known for his improvisational abilities and his High-energy stage presence. Performing with the likes of Salmonella dub, Nicky Bomba (John butler trio) Oka, Sticky fingers, Dubbaray, Matiu te Huki an more.