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:

Indian Music Fusion Night. Friday 8pm 14th April. Jam Jar Bristol. 4a The Old Malt House. Little Ann St. Bristol BS2 9EB. Sitar and tabla live dub show featuring Ricky Romain sitar. Jeevan Singh tabla. and J9 on Bass, playing to J9’s new Dub tracks.

Music In The Meadow In Aid Of Refugees Sunday 21st May 2023 starting @ 2pm. Ricky Romain Sitar. ToadFlax Folk Band Mitchell and Vincent. Folk Duo. Tickets £10 at tye gate or available from Amanda tel; 01460 72553. @ Hinton St. George TA17 8SA. Once in the village follow the signs for ‘Art In The Secret Garden’ All the musicians are not taking a fee all proceeds will go to refugees.

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


  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.