Raku One O’Gaia’s soul, blues and gospel infused music is super-charged with feel good vibes.
From Jamaica, via the U.K, Raku now lives on the East Coast of Australia. He's an artist who has rapidly developed a reputation with the high energy performances that are his trademark. An adept multi-instrumentalist he brings a wealth of influences to the bear in a genre hopping blend of roots music all delivered with unique style and singing voice that has real range, subtlety and power.
Expect groove-laden rhythms on guitar, mouth-harp, slide guitar and assorted percussion to move from story-telling acoustic-soul to toe tapping delta blues, to road-ready funk and R’n’B, all in the
“Great sound coming from that axe …and that voice …Absolutely Magnificent!” Karl Stefanovic Channel 9 Today Show
Raku One O’Gaia has featured on recorded work alongside John Butler, Paul Kelly, Xavier Rudd, Archie Roach and Tex Perkins. He has recently opened for Ash Grunwald, The Black Sorrows, The Commitments, Dragon and Kasey Chambers