The Leylines set to perform in Exeter this weekend

PUBLISHED: 17:10 26 November 2018

The Leylines. Picture: The Leylines

The Leylines. Picture: The Leylines

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Popular band The Leylines will be performing at the Voodoo Lounge in Exeter on December 1

West-country collective The Leylines will be performing on Saturday, December 1, at the Voodoo Lounge,in Exeter from 7pm.

Established in 2013, with a genre-defying, eclectic sound that ranges from traditional folk to full blown festival rock, the band is made up of Dan Thompson (electric guitar); Dave Burbidge (drums); Hannah Johns (violin); Matthew Wilkins (acoustic guitar); Sean Booth (bass); and Steve Mitchell (vocals/guitar).

The Leylines was founded by a group of musicians in Weston-super-Mare (via Bristol), wishing to combine their individual musical styles into something that isn’t quite folk, sort of punk, 100 per cent heart- pounding revelry.

This unique sound, combined with frontman Steve Mitchell’s lyrics centred around life on the road and the state of society, has launched the band into the heart of the live music community and made them firm favourites of the festival circuit.

The band released their debut album, ‘Along The Old Straight Track’ in June 2016, produced by Sean Lakeman, recorded at The Metway studios in Brighton and mixed by Al Scott.

With this team on board, inevitably the record has drawn strong comparison to the likes of The Levellers, Mad Dog Mcrea and Ferocious Dog, whilst remaining an album by a band which have forged their own sound and identity.

With a fiercely loyal and ever-growing fan base, The Leylines guarantee to have their audiences up on their feet – and they will be having as much fun as their audience while they’re doing it!

To find out more about the band, click here.

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