Restless Oceans is acoustic indie folk, infused with rock, pop and fun!
Crowds love the band’s upbeat, catchy and heartfelt original songs. After a busy 2023 of gigs, increasing radio airplay, festival appearances (including the legendary Towersey Festival), supporting Rusty Shackle and the release of the debut EP ‘Time & Light’, the band’s rapidly growing following can expect exciting things in 2024.

Listen to new EP, Time & Light today! Follow us on socials for the most up to date news and events.

“Loved these guys!”

Rusty Shackle

“I hear shades of The Waterboys, Fleet Foxes and James Taylor in their songs, all with such beautiful instrumentation”

– ‘Motorcycle Alan’ Watts, The Flash Radio

“[Time & Light] would sit well in the company of First Aid Kit or Frank Turner. as you listen a few times, you start to feel that this band are a very exciting prospect for our music scene”

Nightshift Magazine,Oxford

“You guys were the highlight of Bunkfest for me”


“your performance was exceptional. Definitely rebook for next year!”

Mark, Thame Food Festival Stage Manager



Restless Oceans

Restless Oceans


Acoustic Indie Folk with shades of First Aid Kit, Fleet Foxes and James Taylor. 📍Oxford, UK

2 weeks ago

Restless Oceans
We can’t wait to return to The Beacon Festival this weekend. The location on the hill is epic with the long summer evening accompanied by great music and all good vibes!So sad it’ll be the last, but let’s send it off in style. Tickets still available.We are thrilled to announce that Restless Oceans will be joining us on Saturday afternoon at Beacon! A 5-piece acoustic band playing upbeat folk-rock inspired originals, Restless Oceans bring together their voices, guitars and violin – with enticing percussion – to create a unique blend of catchy riffs with intricate harmonies.You all loved them at our Sundowner event – so we know you’ll be excited to see them perform again on the Hilltop Stage this weekend! Get your tickets here: See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

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We sat down recently for a chat with none other than Alan Ritson for his Fine Folk Show on LCR FM Lincoln Our conversation, as well as tracks from our EP Time & Light, will be broadcast tomorrow, Tuesday 11th June from 7pm. For those close to Lincoln, tune in to LCR FM 103.6FM or for those further away, listen online at – Link in bio too.We loved chatting with Alan. He’s doing great things for the world of folk music and produces an excellent show that we’re proud to be a part of. Check it out! Name checks in the interview too for The Beacon Festival Towersey Festival Sam Kelly Hogshaw Farm The Cross Keys Pub Tap Social Movement Rusty Shackle Dorchester Festival Christina Alden & Alex Patterson Evolution Recording Studios Glastonbury Festivals Haddenham Beer Festivals Trust Little Ox Brew Co Gaelforce Bellingham All Acoustic Music Festival (BAAFEST) See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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Keys at the Cross Keys 🎹🗝️ (yep, the piano stand = beer barrels!) Whilst we love gigging, sometimes you just can’t beat writing and creating. Something we are planning lots of over the rest of this year.Last night we played around with some ideas ready for our next recording session at the end of summer. Exciting stuff!#songwriting #recording #indiefolk See MoreSee Less
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