The Barefoot Bandit
The Barefoot Bandit is an explosion of reggae, dub and world music based in the South-West, UK.
TBB have spread their sounds far and wide. shows at prestigious venues such as the Electric Ballroom, Camden have seen The Barefoot Bandit become a must watch act on the UK touring and festival circuit. The band were also happy to sell out their hometown show (Exeter Phoenix) of their 2023 Spring tour.
Festival highlights include multiple appearances at Glastonbury Festival, Boardmasters, Boomtown Fair, Beautiful Days and many more, whilst taking their zestful live show further afield into Europe.
TBB have received substantial support across national radio from legendary DJ David Rodigan on BBC Radio 1 Extra and have had numerous airplay from Craig Charles on BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Introducing.
The Bandit has had the pleasure of supporting renowned artists such as Lee “Scratch” Perry, Katchafire, The Cat Empire, Easy Star All-Stars, Dubioza Kolectiv, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Horace Panter & Lynval Golding (The Specials), Dreadzone and more.
The group dropped their long-awaited debut album ‘Hello Welcome’ in April 2023 and are heading out on tour with the legendary Dub Pistols across the UK in winter 2023.
“People are going crazy for it! A thing of beauty! Excellent Debut album” – Craig Charles, BBC Radio 6 Music
“Fresh Brit Reggae” – David Rodigan, BBC Radio 1xtra
“The band have built a massive cult audience with their bass-heavy live shows, a supreme fusion of roots reggae, dub, and soulful aspects” – Clash Magazine