CRAIG SHAW - "Music Is My Compass." Reel Roots Rocker.
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 has many years experience of gigging and touring the UK and abroad as a solo and band member including:
Scandinavia: Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark
Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, Las Vegas - USA.