This is an archive of the band profile for Simon Pollard Band.
The Bondurants are a 6 piece Alternative Country Band from Leeds.
Under their previous name "The Simon Pollard Band" they have performed on the BBC Introducing Stage at the Reading & Leeds Festival 2011, Bingley Music Live Festival 2012 and Live at Leeds Festival 2012 as well as performing at some fantastic venues up and down the country Including Kensington Roof Gardens, Proud Camden, The Bedford Live, The Cockpit, The Brudenell Social Club and many more.
"cruised through their set[s] with the kind of authority you expect to see when you attend the O2 Academy or bigger." James Elson Leeds Music Scene Live Gig Review
With the release of their new EP (and new band name) they are building on the fantastic opportunities and experience's they have had in their past whilst looking forward to what is in store for the band in the year to come.
The EP - which was produced by Andy Hawkins (Flogging Molly, Pulled Apart By Horses) and recorded at Cottage Road Studios in Leeds - draws upon a diverse array of influences, such as Ryan Adams, Kings of Leon, Simon & Garfunkel, Steely Dan, Bruce Springsteen, John Mayer and The Who.
The band are set to promote their new material (to be released January 2014) with shows at Kensington Roof Gardens, The Wardrobe, The Crusader and many more TBC.