Indian Music by Ricky Romain

Ricky Romain is a sitar player based in the South West of England. Over the last 14 years Ricky has worked extensively with tabla player Jon Sterckx. They have performed at festivals, concert halls, art centres and weddings throughout the UK. He has also been involved in a wide variety of collaborations and recordings with Classical Indian musicians.

In addition he has worked with practitioners from other musical and artistic genres including Jazz, Rock, Folk, World and Western Classical Music, Dance, and Movement.

Ricky has also been involved in a number of school and community arts projects using Indian Folk and Classical music as a focus for interdisciplinary study. For the last ten years he has been an associate lecturer in Indian classical music at the University of Plymouth.

Latest News and Upcoming Gigs:

Samswara @ Trafford Centre Manchester M17 8AA performance between 5-9pm part of Eid Celebration

Sitar and Violin at Axminster Church Lunchtime gig 12-30 -1pm Tursday 28th July. free admission

Samswara  @ ‘ Dorset One World Festival’ August 6th Dorchester Borough Gardens performance between 2-4pm

Drumscapes and Samswara at The Acorn Parade St, Penzance. TR18 4BU. Saturday  13th August. Tickets £12/£10. TEL-01736-353545. http://theacornpenzance.com/whats-on/music/drumscapes-samswara/

Sitar Jugalbandhi @ Axminster Arts Cafe Garden Church St. EX13 5AQ (indoor event) Saturday 17th September 11am -1pm. sitar, Ricky Romain. sitar, Ramut Gonzalez. Admission free, sponsored by Axminster Arts.

Samswara @ Abbfest Sunday 18th September 2016. From 12-3pm. 2×45 minute sets within that period. Fermoys Garden Centre. Newton Abbott Devon TQ12 5TN  



  1. MTM South West Asian & Ethnic Minorities Awards 2014 – Thanks to all your amazing support, we are happy to announce that we have won the best singer/solo/group award 2014! Read more on the Samswara page.

See the performance page for a full diary of upcoming gigs.