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.

Latest News and Upcoming Gigs:

Goren Festival Goren Farm, Stockland, Honiton, Devon, EX14 9EN I am playing on the main stage from 3-4pm

‘Around the World in 8 Days’ to be performed at the BIC on the 12th July, 2022. This showcase event will bring together 250+ students of all abilities, from numerous schools, to perform together as an orchestra in the 2100 capacity venue. They will be joined on the night by several guest musicians, I will be playing sitar and Udit Pankhania playing tabla bringing to the stage instrumentation and rhythms from across the globe.

Lunch Time Concert. Axminster Church 12-30 Thursday 25th August. Ricky Romain Sitar. Sudhi Salooja Violin. Steve Scott Tanboura

Ricky Romain Sitar and Udit Pankhania tabla  on Friday 16th September 2022  First Floor Trinity House Axminster EX13 5AP from 19:30 – 21-30

Dear friends the link below are Soundcloud tasters to our forthcoming gig on 22nd October at Eype Church Eype Nr. Bridport . DT6 6AR More details to follow shortly.

  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.