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Greetings & welcome to my website 

 

I invite you to have a look around and get to know my music.  Please go to the links above for information, music and videos of each band and music project that I am involved with.

 

See you at a gig or show and come say hello...! 

 

Thank you all again for your support.

Best wishes,

Craig

 

 

CRAIG SHAW - Real Roots Rocker.

If you need the BLUES to ROCK you, If you need the BLUES to ROLL You … If you need the BLUES to reach deep in your Soul and make your SCREAM and CRY .. .then your search is over.... Look no further than CRAIG SHAW.
His high energy performances and a love for great roots music can do nothing but captivate you, 

Based In London  CRAIG SHAW  has been professionally gigging and touring the UK and abroad for many years, both solo and as part of his groups. 
Craig has played many top Rockabilly and Roots Music Festivals around the world including:

Australia, Scandinavia: Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark,Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, Las Vegas – USA and festivals like the High Rockabilly Festival in Calafel, Spain. Get Rhythm Festival in Italy and Hemsby Rock n Roll Festival. UK. 

 

In Recent Years, Since His Days As Front Man & Guitarist With Top London 1990's Rockabilly Band The Bopshack Stompers.

Craig Spread His Musical Wings into the local community And Co-Founded And Became A Musical Director Of Fujam Ltd. An Urban Music Project Running Music Work-Shops With Socially Excluded Young People And In Young Offenders Prisons.

This was also during the time he has spent with Core Arts as a freelance music facillitator. A music & arts based charity based in East London using Music and the Arts as way and means of helping people and artists who have endured severe and on going  Mental Health issues.

Craig Is Also Currently Fronting And Causing A Reverberation With The Excellos. A Romp Stompin vintage Beat Blues Combo Based In London. Who have already played many top Rockabilly and Roots Music Festivals around the world including the High Rockabilly Festival in Calaffel, Spain. Get Rhythm Fest in Italy. Hemsby Rock n Roll Fest. UK. The Excellos have been featured on BBC Radio 2 - Mark Larmars Gods Golden Jukebox. They have also been recording with 60's Blues/Mod Legend Chris Farlowe. Look out for The Excellos vinyl 45rpms on Rollin Records UK.

Craig is also part of Brixton and Harlesden based Jah - Punk - Blues - Rap - Rock musical outlaws The Phony King Of England. Featuring the Voice and Lyrics of South Londons own Doug Graves. (Custard Cream anyone?). The Phony King Of England has already been touted as one of the many growing saviours of Brixton Towns booming music scene. Having made just a couple of Live shows @ The Hootananny, Brixton.

 

CRAIG SHAW - SOLO

'Hear My Train': http://youtu.be/XvWI49aXFNQ

 

THE EXCELLOS -  A romp stompin' vintage Beat Blues Combo relaying of Excello Records in self penned tunes and classics. 

THE EXCELLOS have been featured on BBC Radio 2 - Mark Lamarr's 'God's Jukebox' and recorded with 60's Blues/Mod Legend Chris Farlowe. Look out for The Excellos vinyl 45rpms on Rollin Records UK.

THE EXCELLOS

King Bee b/w Rockinitishttps://youtu.be/u1W_oCy76sg

CRAIG SHAW AND THE ILLUMINATORS -  Original tunes of gut wrenching stomping Gospel Rockabilly, Blues and Rock 'n Roll. 

CRAIG SHAW AND THE ILLUMINATORS recently joined the stable of USA based Wild Records! Legendary for discovering and promoting wild and original roots music acts primarily in the US.

CRAIG SHAW & THE ILLUMINATORS

I Believehttp://youtu.be/Z9eKe9DF3Xk 

 

THE PHONY KING OF ENGLAND - Sonic Dirt...

Day Of The Dronehttps://youtu.be/bJUHG-a7PuY?list=PLcboz7XrUI71Qm3GI7iiUNUzV1-LtWOHq