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Black Swan 2017

It’s always such a pleasure and privilege to play at the City of York Folk Weekend, known to most of us as the Black Swan Folk Festival. Roland and the club members did their usual brilliant job of organising the … Continue reading

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Back in The Lake District

The band are all keen walkers, so we were delighted to be able to support the Langdale Folk Festival, which in May raised £5,000 for charities including the local Mountain Rescue Dogs and Air Ambulance. We played a set in the … Continue reading

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Back from our tour of Scotland…

Our three gigs in Scotland over Easter lived up to every expectation! We had great, appreciative audiences and some extraordinary feedback, including a couple of invitations to return and play again, soon. Here we are playing an afternoon session at … Continue reading

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More gigs in the diary, new tunes on the way…

We’ve added some more gigs to the diary, including our first at a great bar in Scarborough – have a look on our Forthcoming Gigs page for details. We’re very excited that Jack will be back on mandolin for our gig at The … Continue reading

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Leather’o play their first gigs in Scotland

We’ve been playing Scottish tunes for years now, so we’re piling all the instruments into the car (plus the dogs, the daughter and the big Scottish guy that Angie’s married to) and we’re off to Scotland for a few gigs this Easter! The first … Continue reading

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Another Great Night At The Snick!

Many thanks to Robert Mitchell for taking some great photos of the band at The Snickleway Inn.

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International Womens Day

Stop Press: It was a great festival and our young dep-guiatrist did an outstanding job ! The band are delighted to be playing at the International Women’s Day celebration in York on 4 March. All the performers will be women so … Continue reading

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Leather’o Review of the Year

OK, it was a good year! We’ve had a great run of gigs (the marketing department points to 43% growth with a very positive trend in the quality and mix…), and played in a lot of new parts of the … Continue reading

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Leather’o Christmas Bash

Join us for our Christmas Bash at Your Bike Shed at the top of Micklegate in York from 7.30pm on Saturday 10 December. It’s a fabulous, quirky venue with lots of the original features dating from its early life as a … Continue reading

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Wedding

Here’s a lovely photograph that turned up out of the blue from a wedding we played at a few months ago. There were four of us there – our mandolin player Jack was at another wedding in Ireland.

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