A stomped up, pop-folk, originals band who also weave unique arrangements of highly selected covers into their sets to create a bouncy, joyous, festival experience.

With a mix of acoustic and electric instruments, ripping violin solos and carefully crafted, multiple part, harmonies the band generates high-energy, feel good music that engages audiences of all ages.

This well-established Surrey/Hampshire based band have a strong following and play regularly at smaller music festivals (e.g. Guilfest, Weyfest, Secret Widget Festival), local music venues (e.g. Wedgwood Rooms, Portsmouth; G-Live, Guildford; Boileroom, Guildford) and many other selected, live music venues across the South East.

The Nefarious Picaroons are:
Ashley Paddon: tenor guitar, banjo, harmonica, vocals
Rachel Hazy: vocals, ukulele
Alex Bone: drums
John Hudson: bass guitar, vocals
Christina Laing: violin
Pete Buckle: guitar, mandolin
Hussein El-Bahrawy: lead guitar