About The Band

Leather'o at Cornucopia 2015Leather’o (think Raggle Taggle Gypsy’o) is a high energy¬†Alternative Celtic – Gypsy Band based in York. They play all acoustic, traditional instruments in venues from small bars unamplified, to full-on ceilidhs, festivals and weddings.

The band plays 50+ gigs each year, usually touring further afield once or twice a year and taking the summer off!

The band has been together since 2012 and has developed extensive repertoire, including many original tunes.

The band includes professional players from the touring Folk Rock scene with many years credits from theatre pit to festival, string quartet to rock band:

Angela Gordon – Vocals, Accordion, Flute, Celtic Whistles
Bob Ward – Guitar
Jack Woods – Mandolin
Lindsey Woods – Flute, Celtic Whistles, Fretless Bass
Rachel Wilson – Fiddle

We are regularly joined by percussionists including Callum Topham, Alex Cromarty and Craig Backway.

Tap your feet, drink your beer, dance, sing along, drink more beer, start shouting, stamp your feet, brilliant!