Leap To Your Feet
Appalachian Dancers and Musicians
Members of the band play:
5 string Banjo,
Acoustic and Electric Guitar,
The band play a wide variety of tunes and dances from England, Scotland, Ireland and the USA.
Several of the band also perform as a singing group
Strange name, how did we get it?
Someone said “The dancers leap to their feet, what do the band do?” Reply “Sit On Your A...”
Last Drop, Bolton, 2012
Lowry Theatre 2006
Peterborough Bluegrass Festival 2003
Fylde Folk Festival 2009
Ulverston Folk Festival 2004
Ceilidh in Horwich 2005
Reebok Stadium, Bolton 2007
Ulverston Folk Festival 2010
Saltburn Folk Festival 2010
Ireby Folk Festival 2013
Over the past 21 years the band line up has changed many times. Two members have been there since the beginning and many of the others for 10 or more years.
At present there are 9 musicians who regularly play at the weekly dance rehearsals. For performances, the Soyaband can comprise anything from 4 to 9 people.
Bolton Day of Dance 2014