MoorReason

Live Act Folk
MoorReason - Folk Live Act in Okehampton

MoorReason Short Info

MoorReason hail from Okehampton, in the heart of Devon. A five-piece band playing original songs in an alt-folk groove.

The band's constantly expanding repertoire of songs range from raucous, alcohol-tinged crowd-pleasers (for the revellers/drunks) to reflective, heartfelt ballads (for the more sensitive listener/designated driver).

Drawing on influences from a wide range of musical styles (folk, country, bluegrass, indie-rock, prog-rock) - this is an accessible band that gets most toes tapping and works hard to engage and uplift* their audience (*weight restrictions may apply).

The present line up has been together since the summer of 2012. MoorReason are husband and wife Lee (guitar/vocals) and Yvonne (lead vocal) Coatham, joined by the multi-instrumental Elaine Lightfoot (mandolin/flute/guitar/vocals), the multi-faceted Paul China (electric bass/double bass/vocals) and the multi-storey Dick Terry (drums/vocals).

"A band that are making quite a name for themselves in the South West" Exeter Phonic FM

"An awesome band" Hum Dinger, DJ and Sound Engineer

"Amazing, you have to check this band out" DJ Francis

Also featured on:
BBC Radio Introducing
Live Session performed on BBC Radio Devon - John Govier's Saturday Morning Show
Live Session performed on Exeter Phonic FM and Riveria FM, Torbay

MoorReason hail from Okehampton, in the heart of Devon. A five-piece band playing original songs in an alt-folk groove.

The band's constantly expanding repertoire of songs range from raucous, alcohol-tinged crowd-pleasers (for the revellers/drunks) to reflective, heartfelt ballads (for the more sensitive listener/designated driver).

Drawing on influences from a wide range of musical styles (folk, country, bluegrass, indie-rock, prog-rock) - this is an accessible band that gets most toes tapping and works hard to engage and uplift* their audience (*weight restrictions may apply).

The present line up has been together since the summer ...

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Media

  • Sound

Origin

  • Okehampton GB