Formed in Teignmouth, Devon, original Roots fusion 4-piece ‘The Datura Roots Collective’ have been busy tearing up the south-west UK – becoming renowned for their vibrant stage energy and crowd engagement, making waves with their ‘saltwater’ sounds. Inspired by Roots Reggae and Dub pioneers to smokey Blues & Jazz clubs, hard-hitting HipHop & Rap, then twisted with crazy electronica from Electro-Swing to live Jungle / Drum & Bass. Expect a deliciously delirious cocktail of soulful vocals, mad bars & hype, blistering Sax, raw and swirling Dub/Slide guitar, allied together with an irresistible groove guaranteed to make you move.

Their unique blend of styles and high-octane live show has seen Datura Roots Collective support several strong favourites on the UK & International gig circuit, including:- Gentleman’s Dub Club, Zion Train, Dubioza Kolektiv, Electric Swing Circus, Chainska Brassika and BBC Radio 6’s Donn Letts. Having also shared festival stages with the likes of Macka B & the Roots Ragga Band, Island Records’ Kiko Bun, and Laid Black, DRC are set to enchant and capture the senses of music lovers across the UK and beyond…

Having already secured Boomtown, Beautiful Days, Port Eliot and Love Summer Festivals for 2019, the year ahead is looking bright, with plans the recording of their debut studio release underway…