The Barefoot Bandit
The Barefoot Bandit are a highly energetic UK reggae/dub band based in Devon. Their sound mixes catchy melodies and exciting rhythms with a combination of modern roots reggae and deep, dark dub. Building a strong and loyal fan base over the last couple of years, the ensemble is set for big plans in 2017. TBB have played countless shows up and down the country including numerous festivals such as headline performances on small stages at Glastonbury Festival and Love Summer. The 4 piece have also made appearances at BoomTown Fair, Glass Butter Beach to name a few. The Band are rapidly developing a deserved reputation for their dynamic live show, guaranteeing a dance floor full of satisfied skankers.
The reggae outfit released their debut EP ‘Call Me a Liar’ on 2nd October 2015. The Band has since released a new single and debut official video for their track ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’ in May 2016. The Bandit has had the pleasure of playing alongside and supporting renowned artists such as Dreadzone, Less Than Jake, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Horace Panter & Lynval Golding (The Specials), Bad Manners, Backbeat Soundsystem, Jaguar Skills and more.
What people are saying about The Barefoot Bandit:
“New and fresh Brit Reggae” David Rodigan – BBC Radio 1xtra
“I love these guys!” – Dennis Bovell – SOHO Radio/Matumbi
“Up there with the best Reggae/dub bands in the area. I’m a big fan of The Barefoot Bandit. Definitely one of our finest exports in terms of their success. Recognised by the most important people in their genre of music” James Santer – BBC Introducing
“Traditional reggae and dub combined with some slick guitar playing and seriously catchy vocal hooks. The Barefoot Bandit are well worth checking out.” Adam Rowden – And Antarctica