Indian Music by Ricky Romain

Ricky Romain is a sitar player who plays Indian Classical Music and is based in the South West of England. Ricky has 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 and has worked with musicians from other musical and artistic genres including Samswara (sitar and tabla duo) 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 (www.rickyromain.com) 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. (Now retired 2022)

Latest News and Upcoming Gigs:

Solo Sitar Goren Festival  Stockland Hill, Honiton EX14 9JD Saturday July 1st Main Stage 4pm

Thursday July 20th 12-30. Lunch Time Concert. Ricky Romain sitar. Sudhi Salooja Violin. Steve Scott Tanpura. Admission free.

Reconnection Festival. Goldberg Romain Piano and Sitar Sunday 23rd July. www.reconnection.community


  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.