leon gormley


'Impeccable guitar playing and socially engaged lyrics in the classic British contemporary folk tradtion. Leon is earning a well deserved reputation on the folk circuit.'
andrew morton - blue piano


Contemporary folk performer with a hypnotic, motoring finger style. Emotive vocals accompany songs of simple complexity.

As well as his solo work he is one third of the Town Musician Of Bremen alongside Andrew Lowings on Bouzouki and Lewis Jones on Nyckelharpa & Melodeon. He also collaborates with artists such as Kim Lowings and is an occasional member of The Greenwood.


You can catch Leon this year supporting Gigspanner at The Ruskin Glass Centre, Sarah McQuaid at Evesham Arts Centre, Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar at Downed Folk Club and Chris Wood at The Hinckley Act. He will also be appearing in his own right at

Warwick Folk ClubStratford Folk Festival, Fire In The Mountain and Folkin' Great 17.

what they said


"Ferocious finger picking technique, engaging songwriting style and a voice as evocative as it is unique"

chris cleverley

'Soothed our musical hunger' 'Notable talent'

mytacism music

'Awesome' 'Gave me chills'

the mourning suns


'Grand' 'More fingers than the average'

genevieve tudor

'One of the finest exponents of traditional influenced folk music that we have encountered.'

electric eden