19 Nov 2020

Trinity Roots and Tiny Ruins announce North Island tour

From RNZ Music, 10:00 am on 19 November 2020

Aotearoa's finest indigenous reggae and slow burning funk group Trinity Roots are taking to the stage this summer with an extended line up. They’ll be joined by a horn section, percussion, and additional vocalists, as well as very special guest Hollie Fullbrook of Tiny Ruins.

The band’s vision is to take their well-loved and long cherished songs and flesh them out with new arrangements and a bigger band. It’ll be the first time the group have taken to the stage in over a year.

Tony Ruins’ Hollie Fullbrook will open all three shows with a stripped back solo set.

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Trinity Roots intend to present a reflective and inclusive experience, and wrap a musical ‘korowai’ around the audience, that resonates long after the performance is over.

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“We hope to bring this new energy to audiences around the country and have shaped a new stage show to reflect these experiences and realisations.” - Trinity Roots

Nau te rourou

Naku te rourou

Ka ora o taatou manuhiri’ 
With your food basket

And my food basket

Our guest’s will feast!


  • Warren Maxwell – Vocals / keys / guitars
  • Rio Hunuki-Hemopo – Bass Guitars / Vocals
  • Ben Lemi – Drums / Vocals


  • Lisa Tomlins  - Vocals (Lord Echo, Shapeshifter. Lisa features on Trinity's last album Citizen) 
  • Deanne Krieg - Vocals (Dawn Diver, Ida Lune)
  • Louisa Williamson - Saxophones (LAB (session player, arranger))
  • Eilish Wilson - Saxophones (Raw Collective)
  • Kaito Walley - Trombone (Tunes of I)
  • Leonardo Coghini - Keys & Synths (Deva Mahal live band)

Trinity Roots and Tiny Ruins summer tour:

  • Oakura - Monday, January 4 | Butler’s Reef
  • Coromandel - Wednesday, January 6 | Coroglen Tavern
  • Hawke’s Bay - Thursday, January 7 | Black Barn

Complete tour and ticket info: www.trinityroots.co.nz  

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