At Leon, we live for sound. Our mission has always been to bring the music to more people and more spaces, and the Leon Loft—our dedicated performance space right upstairs from our shop—is the ultimate expression of that mission.

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Coming Soon: Foy Vance
Coming Soon:
Foy Vance
October 25, 2016 Foy Vance is a Northern Irish musician and singer-songwriter signed to Glassnote Records in 2013. Vance has toured as a support act to British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran and his music has been featured on numerous TV shows. We are excited to welcome him to the Leon Loft in an exclusive performance in support of his show later that night at The Blind Pig.

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Recent Artists

THE RECORD COMPANY OCTOBER 2016

On October 11, 2016, The Record Company joined us at the Leon Loft to play songs from their debut album, “Give it Back to You”, and to discuss their quick rise to the top of the Billboard charts with a hit that they recorded in their living room.
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MICHAEL FRANTI JUNE 2016

On June 21st, 2016, Michael Franti, joined us at the Leon Loft to play songs from his new album, “Soulrocker”, and to chat with Acoustic Cafe host, Rob Reinhart, about, music, activism, family, and politics.
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BRETT DENNEN MAY 2016

On May 4, 2016, American folk/pop singer-songwriter, Brett Dennen, joined us at the Leon Loft for a private fundraising event to benefit North Star Reach, a nonprofit camp in Michigan for children with serious health challenges. Dennen played songs from his latest release, “Por Favor”, and spoke with Acoustic Cafe’s host, Rob Reinhart, about the inspiration behind the album.
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HOUNDMOUTH APRIL 2016

On April 18, 2016, Indiana indie-rockers, Houndmouth, joined us at the Leon Loft for a charismatic live show and interview with Acoustic Cafe’s, Rob Reinhart. Part 2 of this 2-part video series features the songs, “Sedona” and “My Cousin Greg”, in addition to a portion of their interview with Rob.
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THE LONE BELLOW MARCH 2016

On March 25, 2016, Southern-born, Brooklyn-based indie-folk trio, The Lone Bellow, graced the Leon Loft stage with their gorgeous 3-part harmonies. Part 1 of this 3-part video series features them performing, “Watch Over Me”, off their 2015 album, “Then Came the Morning”.
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CITY & COLOUR JANUARY 2016

On January 31, 2016, Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green, aka, City and Colour, took the stage at the Leon Loft for an intimate acoustic performance. Part 1 of this 2-part video series features Green performing his song, “If I Should Go Before You”.
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GUSTER NOVEMBER 2015

On November 18, 2015, American alternative rock legends, Guster, took the stage at the Leon Loft. Part 2 of this 2-part video series features a live performance of their 2006 hit, “Satellite”, and also the song “Simple Machine”, off of their 2015 album, “Evermotion”. In addition, they chat with Acoustic Café host, Rob Reinhart, about their 20+ year career in the music industry.
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LANGHORNE SLIM OCTOBER 2015

On October 25, 2015, Nashville-based singer-songwriter Langhorne Slim played an acoustic set upstairs at the Leon Loft. Part 2 of this video series features him performing his songs, “Wolves” and “Airplane” off of his 2015 album, “The Spirit Moves”, in addition to answering a few interview questions from Acoustic Café host, Rob Reinhart.
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MATT NATHANSON OCTOBER 2015

On October 4, 2015, American singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson played an acoustic show upstairs at the Leon Loft. This video features Nathanson performing the song, “Headphones” off of his 2015 album, “Show Me Your Fangs”.
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FITZ & THE TANTRUMS NOVEMBER 2013

Brimming with imagination, energy and genre-smashing scope, Fitz and The Tantrums defied the odds to become an indisputable phenomenon, a chart-topping, show-stopping modern pop combo unlike any other.
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ANDREW MCMAHON FEBRUARY 2015

Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, the new solo project from Andrew McMahon (Jack’s Mannequin) visits the Leon Loft and discusses his new record, as well as his foundation called The Dear Jack Foundation, helping children and young adults with cancer. Founded out of Andrew’s own experience with Lukemia at age 22, Dear Jack has raised over $700,000 since 2006.
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JJ GREY & MOFRO MARCH 2015

From the days of playing greasy local juke joints to headlining major festivals, JJ Grey remains an unfettered, blissful performer, singing with a blue-collared spirit over the bone-deep grooves of his compositions.
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JOHNNYSWIM MAY 2014

Johnnyswim is a folk, soul, blues, pop music duo consisting of singer-songwriters Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez. The duo formed in 2005 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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MIKE DOUGHTY OCTOBER 2013

Before emerging as a solo artist, Mike Doughty was best known as the frontman of the unique avant-garde group Soul Coughing. Following their breakup in 2000, Doughty went on to release several solo records, and published a memoir, The Book of Drugs.
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ASGEIR OCTOBER 2014

Asgeir is a singer-songwriter from Iceland. With his most recent release, In the Silence, Asgeir has become something of an overnight sensation in his country’s music scene – breaking all records to become Iceland’s fastest selling debut album by a domestic artist.
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LORD HURON JANUARY 2014

Lord Huron is an American indie folk band based in Los Angeles that has appeared on The Tonight Show with David Letterman, and more recently on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
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JAMIE SCOTT JUNE 2014

Jamie Scott is a British singer, songwriter and producer. His music is heavily influenced by 1970s artists like Cat Stevens and James Taylor, and also by neo-soul artists like D’Angelo.
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CLARENCE BUCARO OCTOBER 2013

Over six albums the prolific, honey-voiced Brooklyn, NY singer-songwriter Clarence Bucaro has crafted an impressive canon of uplifting Americana, garnering comparisons to Jackson Browne and Van Morrison. capturing the human condition in the folk-storytelling heritage with a panoramic view of humanity and love
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