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. The band pay respect to the colossal world of roots music, while confidently bringing their own influences and positive messages to the mix.
Cornerstone Roots have released three critically acclaimed albums, Soul Revolution, Free Yourself and Future Is Now, plus four EPs, One Fine Day, Forward Movement, Free Man and Summer Haze.
The band continues to play live and release music while living in Raglan, New Zealand.
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