• Rusty Shackle
  • Baz Barwick
  • James McKeon
  • Owen Emmanuel
  • Liam Collins
  • Ryan Williams
  • Scott McKeon



The Bodega - Nottingham


The Jericho Tavern - Oxford


Gullivers - Manchester

Latest Video


Rusty Shackle are an indie folk band from Wales that have been captivating audiences with their incredible live performances since the early months of 2010. Their shows blend well crafted catchy tunes with stunning high-energy level performances which will make sure you’ll leave exhausted with their tunes swimming around your head for days afterwards.

The six-piece group are made up of band members Liam Collins, Baz Barwick, Owen Emmanuel, Ryan Williams and brothers Scott and James McKeon. They combine guitars, fiddle, banjo, bass, mandola, trumpet, tenor guitar and tight vocal harmonies to create a sound that is unique to them and one that instantly fills you with emotion and energy. Rusty Shackle draw influences from folk, roots, rock and mix it all up with a Celtic slant.

With years of domestic and international touring under their belts, and a large and loyal fan base already in place, Rusty Shackle have found themselves to be seasoned regulars on the British festival circuit. Their most prestigious performances to date have been at Glastonbury, Cambridge Folk and Beautiful Days Festival. The summer of 2014 also saw the band cross the Atlantic to America, where they performed in half a dozen cities across three different states.

As well as playing masses of live shows the band have managed to release two albums and an EP over the past few years, with songs from all three gaining national airplay. Most notably, the title track from the album ‘The Bones’ achieved airplay on Bob Harris’ BBC radio 2 show.

When The Morning Comes

Latest News

Heb Celt 2016

We will be returning to the mighty Hebridean Celtic Festival this summer.  It's a...

Posted By:James

Back in the Charts

We are over the moon with how well our newest release went.  Last Friday (8th Jan) we...

Posted By:James

January 8th

We are releasing our first single in over two years on the 8th January.  'When the Morning...