Leogun coming home to headline Danson Festival in Bexleyheath

PUBLISHED: 17:51 04 June 2013 | UPDATED: 17:51 04 June 2013

Leogun l-r: Matt Johnson, Tommy Smith, Mike Lloyd. Pic by Rob Shanhan

Leogun l-r: Matt Johnson, Tommy Smith, Mike Lloyd. Pic by Rob Shanhan


It’s that time of year again - Danson Festival is returning to Bexley.

The headliners for the free festival on Sunday, July 7, have been announced and local three-piece band Leogun will aim to light up the park.

They have been hailed as the “purest and most powerful young rock band on the scene.”

Tommy Smith, Mike Johnson and Matt Lloyd, who comprise the band, will play in Danson Park just two days after supporting Bon Jovi in Hyde Park.

They have also been signed to music management label co-founded by Elton John, Rocket Music.

Smith said: “Whenever one of my favourite acts played London, I made sure I was at the show.

“I was always trying to get backstage so I could meet people and tell them about my music.

“It’s crazy how it all started with me being cheeky and ending up in the right place at the right time. You can’t be arrogant, but you’ve got to at least ask for what you want. I’m one of those people who will ask.”

DJ and actor Craig Charles will also be performing with his Fantasy Funk Band.

The project was first imagined in 2007 and Charles, famous for acting in Red Dwarf and Coronation Street, has put together a who’s who of the UK including Mick Talbot from Dexys Midnight Runners while guest singers have included Beverley Knight and Lisa Stansfield.

Visit for more inforamation.


Latest Bexley news

Friday, November 16, 2018

Christmas 2018 and the Northern Lights are welcomed to Bexleyheath on Saturday, November 17 with a spectacular mix of music and dance from stilt walkers to bhangra dancers, and acoustic artists to fire shows.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Now back from recording the second series of All Together Now, Brit School teacher and Bromley local Georg Tormann is now warming up for Christmas with his Beckenham-based choir.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

A Bexley artist has raised her concerns that a revamp of Hall Place will see the death of the art scene in the area.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Wildlife enthusiasts are calling for “embarrassing” fly-tipping that is blighting marshland in Bexley to be cleared up.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas expressed concerns that an energy park in Bexley will lead to “toxic fumes” billowing across the Thames to the Rainham and Beam Park development area.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A Bexleyheath pub will be offering free gin and tonic today, in exchange for a very unusual currency - cake.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Cash-strapped Bexley schools have been writing to parents asking for money for supplies, according to a councillor.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford David Evennett was the guest of honour and speaker at an Armistice and Remembrance Commemoration held at the Bexleyheath Conservative Club on Sunday (November 11).

Most read news

Digital Edition

Read the Bexley Times e-edition today

Newsletter Sign Up

Bexley Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24