Courteous Thief. Indie/Folk, Singer/Songwriter. BBC Radio Wales / BBC 6 Music / BBC Introducing / British Airways Playlist / BBC Gloucestershire.
Described as both contemporary new folk and acoustic indie pop, Courteous Thief (aka Gary Roberts) has been a regular on the live circuit, supporting bands and artists such as Turin Brakes, Chris Helm, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Mark Morris (The Bluetones) and Tom Hingley (Inspiral Carpets) as well as festival appearances with performances at some of the UK's top venues and festivals. Accolades from past singles and releases has seen Courteous Thief being championed By BBC Radio Wales, achieving the coveted BBC Radio Wales Single Of The Week, BBC live sessions, interviews as well as hitting the airwaves on BBC 6 Music, BBC Introducing, BBC Gloucestershire and recently hitting the British Airways Playlist. 2019 will see new release “A Bed For Me” video will be released on the 15th of June with the single being released on July 1st on welsh label “CEG Records, with more live dates and new tracks on the horizon for late 2019 and beyond.
“Melodiously mesmerizing, harmoniously vibrant and warmly atmospheric folk-pop finery” (Nessi Hault, Carpe Carmina)
May 25th - Rhuddfest
June 7th - Alchemy, Runcorn.
June 15th - Pie, Rhos On Sea.
July 6th - B Fest. Caerwys.
July 27th - Movable Feast, Llandudno.
Aug 3rd - Bold Arms, Anglsea.
Aug 17th - Movable Feast, Benllech.
Aug 23rd - Irish Bar, Llandudno.
Aug 24th - TVW Stock.
New single "a bed for me" out July 1st
Four track EP including the singles "Rooftops" and "Leather Soles". Recorded at Orange Sound Studios, Penmaenmawr, North Wales by Russ Hayes. Produced by Courteous Thief and Russ Hayes. Cover photography by Adam Groves.