Folk/Roots Musician Phil Underwood

Folk/Roots Musician Phil Underwood is a British singer/songwriter and playwright . He performs folk, Cajun, blues, Appalachian, French and his own traditionally influenced songs and tunes. He is the recipient of three international music awards and has appeared on eight albums in the UK, Europe and the USA.  Phil is internationally recognised for his skill on the cajun accordion, he also plays guitar, fiddle, melodeon and percussion.  He lives on a canal boat and is now writing new songs for the canal. His current projects include membership of acclaimed bands, the  Creole Brothers  and the Anglo/Russian folk band KARAPhils  past achievements include playing for The Fishwives,  selection for audition for War Horse in London and a stage appearance with musician and comedian Bill Bailey at Wembley Arena. His Stage and TV appearances include BBC Breakfast, Songs of Praise, Eastenders and Robson Greens Tales of the Coast

NEWS: Phil’s first stage play – Roses and Castles – is an historical drama set on the English canals. Its first professional performance took place October 2016 at The New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth. A tour is planned for 2017. Please visit our site for more details about this exciting project and its related show “Canals of Old England”

JUST IN: Phil is delighted to be playing occasional gigs with The Delta Ladies under his Americana stage name “Hank Bolliday” see Gigs page for details.

Music page for more media links Here

For all queries, please contact Here

Video of Phil with his band Colin and the Crawfish


The Fishwives Choir video Here


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