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.
Since launching in 2009 Roving Crows have made their mark on the Folk and Roots scene in the UK as well as International tours of Australia, Ireland, France and in 2019 Portugal, where the band will be welcomed to the renowned Costa del Folk Festival
Formed by Paul O’Neill and Caitlin Barrett, the band have created 3 albums; ‘Bacchanalia’ 2012, ‘Deliberate Distractions’ 2013 and the latest 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.
The band are fresh from tours of Brittany and Australia, where they were awarded International Artist of the Year at the Australian Celtic Music Awards.
Roving Crows spent Lockdown recording new material and released their ‘Lockdown EP’ in July 2020. They’re currently in the studio putting the finishing touches to their 4th album ‘Awaken’, which will be released at the beginning of March 2022. They will be touring the UK to promote this.
‘An adventurous, inspired heady cocktail of Celtic & world music with a social conscience & beating heart’
‘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.’
‘The next folk super group in waiting’
‘…exploding outwards in a frenzy of engaging tracks some of which grab you by the collar and give you a thorough shaking’