Some of New Zealand’s biggest artists are part of this homage to one of the greatest influences on NZ music. Tiki Taane, Che Fu, Annie Crummer, Laughton Kora, Fran Kora, Logan Bell, Boh Runga, Ria Hall, Anna Coddington and Joel Shadbolt each take the lead vocals in one or more songs including Get Up Stand Up, 3 Little Birds, Stir It Up, Redemption Song, Turn Your Lights Down Low, Buffalo Soldier, Punky Reggae Party, Exodus, No Woman No Cry, One Love and many many more.
They are backed by the amazing NZ All-Stars band, featuring Grenville Bell, guitar, Hani Totorewa, keys and Leon Davy, percussion (past and present members of Katchafire); Fran Kora, bass and vocals (Kora), Brad Kora, drums and percussion (Kora), Stu Kora, guitar and keys (Kora); Ara Adams-Tamatea, bass (L.A.B), Lucien Johnson, sax and Barrett Hocking, trumpet (both from The Black Seeds); Paul Russell, drums (Stomp and Supergroove); Joel Shadbolt, guitar (L.A.B); Shelton Woolright, guest drums (I Am Giant, Blindspott) and Godfrey de Grut, keys (Elemeno P, Che Fu & The Krates), with our very own I-Threes on backing vocals, Boh, Ria and Anna.
WHAT THE FANS SAY…..
This was an amazing show. You people and your talent blew me away. What incredible music, what beautiful people, what fun we had. Thank you so much. Issac Watts, Northland
What a fantastic line up, was an awesome concert – so much talent Sian Williams, Napier
That was such an epic night!! Highlights were Redemption Song and Tiki Taane’s “Get Up, Stand Up” for Standing Rock!! Sarah Doyle, Hastings
WOW! That was an awesome evening and a beautiful start to summer. Massive respect to all of the talent entertaining us Nicky Newman, Rotorua