'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 Club, Stratford 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"
'Soothed our musical hunger' 'Notable talent'
'Awesome' 'Gave me chills'
the mourning suns
'Grand' 'More fingers than the average'
'One of the finest exponents of traditional influenced folk music that we have encountered.'