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Mumford And Sons (formed in London, 2007) Mumford & Sons rose to fame as a part of the London folk scene that includes artists such as Laura Marling, Noah and the Whale and Johnny Flynn. The lineup of the band consists of Marcus Mumford (banjo, vocals, dobro), Winston Marshall (banjo, vocals, dobro), Ted Dwane, (vocals, double bass) and Ben Lovett (Vocals, accordian, keyboard).

Music Career: After forming in 2007, Mumford & Son's popularity rose, as they toured the following year with support from the likes of Peggy Sue ad Alessi's Ark. At the end of 2008, the band was longlisted for the BBC's 'Sound of 2009' music poll. The poll was eventually topped by Little Boots.

'Little Lion Man' was the debut single from their first studio album, Sigh No More. The track was supported by a number of high profile radio DJs, including Xfm's Dave Berry as well as Zane Lowe and Greg James of BBC Radio 1.

'Little Lion Man' brought the band popularity across the globe, being voted number one in the Australian Triple J Hottest 100 and seeing them perform on The Late Show With David Letterman. Mumford & Sons also performed The Cave live on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.

In October 2010, Mumford & Sons performed live on Later. with Jools Holland with Ray Davies of The Kinks.

In 2010, Mumford & Sons proved to be hugely popular at the UK's summer festivals, such as Leeds Festival, when the queues outside their tent were so huge that many fans could not get in to see the band.

Lead singer Marcus Mumford is dating the folk singer Laura Marling. In 2010, they released an EP entitled 'Mumford & Sons, Laura Marling and Dharohar Project'.



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Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up Add Further Names To Line-up

Tags: Leeds & Reading Festival - Mumford And Sons - Catfish And The Bottlemen - Metallica - Bastille

Reading & Leeds Festival goers will be happy to hear the line up for this year has been released, and it is already looking like an incredible weekend for music enthusiasts. The bank holiday weekend of 28th-30th August 2015 will be hosting one of the UK's biggest music festivals. Across the weekend, bands are being plucked up to offer one of the best line-ups for the festival yet. Mumford And Sons will be headlining alongside Metallica this year, four years after their last performance at the festival. They will be joined by Royal Blood, Bastille, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Hannah Wants, Rebel Sound ft. Chase & Status, Rage, David Rodigan and Shy FX, Years & Years, Wolf Alice, and plenty more yet to be announced.

Mumford and Sons are due to perform at 2015's Reading and Leeds festivals
Mumford and Sons are due to perform at 2015's Reading and Leeds festivals

Mumford and Sons are proving to be a great choice for headline act this year. The bands last performance at Reading & Leeds was in 2010, where they played on the NME/ BBC Radio 1 stage. This will be their first live performance in two years, and with their stage upgraded to the Main stage, they are showing themselves to be a very worthy choice for headline act. 

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Twitter Reacts to Mumford and Sons Headlining Leeds and Reading 2015

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Mumford And Sons have been announced as the headliners for this year's Leeds and Reading Festivals and will share the Main Stage with U.S rockers Metallica. The British band, who have enjoyed huge success across the Atlantic, previously appeared at the festivals in 2010 when they performed on the NME/BBC Radio 1 Stage.

Mumford and SonsMarcus Mumford will be hitting the Leeds & Festival festivals this summer

After a brief hiatus, the shows will be Mumford and Son's first UK performances in over two years though they'll make their live comeback at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tennessee in June alongside Billy Joel and Kendrick Lamar. The group headlined the Glastonbury Festival in 2013. 

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Mumford And Sons Announce Live Return

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After more than a year out of the game, Mumford & Sons have announced their long-awaited live return. They’ve chosen to stage their comeback in the US, where they’ll be playing the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tennessee in June.

Marcus Mumford and his merry band will appear at the festival, held on June 11-14, alongside Billy Joel, Kendrick Lamar, Run The Jewels, Royal Blood and Florence & the Machine. The four-piece were booked to play the festival back in 2013, but had to pull out due to their bassist Ted Dwane needing to recover from emergency brain surgery.

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Mumford & Sons will return to live arena in June this year when they play Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee

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Idris Elba On His Way With First Single 'You Give Me Love' [Listen]

Tags: Idris Elba - Nelson Mandela - Maverick Sabre - Mumford And Sons - George The Poet - Cody ChesnuTT - Shaun Escoffery

Actor and DJ Idris Elba returns to music with an elegant first single entitled 'You Give Me Love' featuring singer and rapper Maverick Sabre. The track is inspired by contemporary pop and R&B, fused with the sound of South Africa.

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Idris Elba releases 'Mi Mandela' this November

'You Give Me Love' will be released as part of Idris Elba's latest musical project 'Idris Elba Presents: Mi Mandela', which incorporates both high-profile Western pop sensations; from Mumford & Sons to George The Poet; with virtually unheard of South African genius; including the Mahotella Queens and Nothembi Mkhwebane. It will be released just in time for Christmas through Elba's own label 7wallace and Parlophone Records, and marks Elba's first musical venture since 2010.

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Johnny Depp To Play Guitar On 'Lost' Bob Dylan Album

Tags: Johnny Depp - Bob Dylan - Elvis Costello - Mumford And Sons

Johnny Depp will appear alongside some of the biggest names in music on a new album of ‘lost’ Bob Dylan songs.Depp, who turned 51 this year, will play guitar on Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes, due for release this Autumn.

Johnny DeppActor Johnny Depp will play guitar on album of 'lost' Bob Dylan songs

The actor is an accomplished guitarist who has previously played on albums by artists including Neil Young, Iggy Pop and Oasis. He has also performed live with indie rockers the Black Keys and veteran grunge band Pearl Jam, among others.


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Picture - Mumford & Sons - Mumford... Amsterdam Netherlands, Saturday 30th March 2013

Mumford & Sons - Mumford & Sons performing live in concert at the Ziggo Dome - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Saturday 30th March 2013

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