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The Band Members Return From Their Travels

By the end of this week the band should all have returned from their travels, just in time for a quick rehearsal before we go to The Lake District to play at the Langdale Folk Festival on Sunday 10 Sept … Continue reading

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We’ll Be Back At York’s Little Festival in September!

We’ll be playing on Parliament Street again in September. Jack will probably be playing mandolin with us, then with The Josh Burnell Band at 8pm. He’ll be dashing to Knaresborough straight after that for the Leather’o gig at The Old … Continue reading

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A Great Year So Far!

The first half of 2017 has been great! We’ve been gigging regularly around Yorkshire and in April we played our first few gigs in Scotland. We were also back in the Lake District for a couple of gigs in May. … Continue reading

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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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