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Arcadia Roots are a Worcestershire based band that deliver an exciting hypnotic blend of Trance, Dance, Reggae and Roots music.
The bands vibe has been described as ‘earthy’, ‘psychedelic’ and ‘infectious’. This 4 piece dance band combine world, reggae and rock music to create a very unique & captivating sound. To quote the Alabama 3 “We’ve never been on X Factor or Pop Idol”, we are doing things the old fashioned way by gigging as much as we can in as many places as we can to win over the fans who come to see us.
We write a majority of our own music and live performances can only be described as “Infectious” due to our ability to get you on your feet and moving to the roots rhythms. If you are having a good time, then so are we!
The lyrical content of the music reflects the band’s extensive travels. Themes cover some current political and environmental concern’s (fracking, trophy hunting, and religious indoctrination) to time-honoured topics such as love, lust and the search for meaning. These words are placed in between swirling delay and reverbed guitar melodies grounded with a pounding rhythmic backbone.
Following a 2017 summer of festivals and high-profile gigs, notably sharing the Glastonbury Festival Pilton-Party stage with Bastille and Declan McKenna plus headlining the BBC stage at Lakefest alongside Aswad, Alabama 3 and The Charlatans, we decided to record and release 6 of their most popular tracks to round off a very successful year.
Currently, the band have a number of 2018 UK festivals booked as well as a UK tour taking in venues up and down the country to “Spread the Word” that is Arcadia Roots.
The bands current release is doing well and a new CD and video are planned for later in the year.
Live Music Bar & Bistro
Here at Worley's at the Swan, we pride ourselves on being different and have created a shrine to the golden era of music, the 60's.
With our bespoke interior and guitars on the wall, we boast 6 Real Ales and a Gin Bar with no fewer than 22 Gins.
Here you'll find live music of all genres nearly every night of the week as well as Mimi's Bistro & Cocktail bar and Worley's Strings & Things guitar shop all under one roof.
The integral Mimi's Bistro serves breakfasts from 9am and Mediterranean specialities from a wood fired oven during the day.
Themed food evenings on Fridays and Saturdays 7-9.30 in the bistro, for which booking is essential.
Pop in and see us soon for a beer and some cosmic vibes!
Child friendly until 7pm
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