The band push the boundaries of the Celtic Folk genre and play with genuine passion, energy and soul. A must see live act, who showcase a vibrant mix of fiery, Celtic-inspired fiddle, conscious, intelligent lyrics, backed by pounding tribal rhythms and electronica infused dance grooves.
Roving Crows comprises; Lead vocals from Paul O’Neil and Caitlin Barrett, electric and acoustic guitar, fiddle, Loz Shaw on electric 5 and 6 string bass and pumping percussion from Tim Downes-Hall.
Formed in 2009 by Paul and Caitlin, the band have created 3 albums; ‘Bacchanalia’ 2012, ‘Deliberate Distractions’ 2013 and the new one ‘Bury Me Naked’ which was released in Spring 2017 and has received some fantastic reviews. The former two releases were produced by Nick Brine (Ash, Oasis, Bruce Springsteen, Seasick Steve) at Rockfield Studios and ‘Bury Me Naked’ was handled by Loz Shaw
‘An adventurous, inspired heady cocktail of Celtic & world music with a social conscience & beating heart’Mike Davies
‘The long awaited follow up album is bloody marvelous. Want to wrap your head around innovative, vivacious, pulsating Celtic folk rock? Look no further – this could become the definition of the style.’Tim Carroll
‘The next folk super group in waiting’Nancy Dunham
‘…exploding outwards in a frenzy of engaging tracks some of which grab you by the collar and give you a thorough shaking’Simon Jones