About SKINNY LISTER The Story Continues...UK Tour

Skinny Lister are a British folk band formed in London in 2009. Initially performing as a five-piece band until October 2013 when a drummer was added. They are signed to Xtra Mile Recordings, and were previously signed to Sunday Best Records in the UK, SideOneDummy Records in the US, and Uncle Owen Records in Japan.

The band were formed in London in 2009 having met through folk clubs in Greenwich. Prior to forming Skinny Lister, Dan Heptinstall, Sam Brace and Dan Grey had played together in Indie band The Alps.

Dan Gray left the band in the summer of 2012 and was replaced with Michael Camino from Hawaii, USA. In the spring of 2013 Sam Brace left the band and was replaced by Andy "Slim" Black; he has since rejoined. In the autumn of 2013 the band expanded to a six piece with the addition of drummer Dave Neale.

The band name is usually said to be taken from the nickname of someone Dan Heptinstall was at school with.

During their first year the band put three tracks on iTunes - "Plough & Orion", "December", and "The Kite Song".

During 2010 the band put out a two CD-only EPs: "Grand Union EP" which was recorded on a canal boat as they toured down the Grand Union Canal network and the "Homemade Tour EP" recorded at friends and family residences as the band toured their hometowns.

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