Mumford & Sons — Santa Barbara Bowl, April 18, 2011

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Santa Barbara Bowl, April 18, 2011
Stubbs BBQ in Austin, TX on November 3, 2010
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Austin City Limits Lineup: Radiohead, M83, HAIM, LCD Soundsystem, Foals, and More

Plus: Mumford and Sons, Kendrick Lamar, Chairlift, Local Natives, Band of Horses, Frightened Rabbit, and Others

May 05, 2016

Austin City Limits have announced the lineup of their 2016 festival, in which they will celebrate their 15th anniversary. Highlights include Radiohead, M83, HAIM, LCD Soundsystem, Foals, Kendrick Lamar, Mumford and Sons, Andrew Bird, Local Natives, Conor Oberst, Chairlift, Flying Lotus, Caveman, Marlon Williams, Willie Nelson, Band of Horses, Major Lazer, Frightened Rabbit, and more.  More

Mumford & Sons Announce New Collaborative EP with The Very Best, Baaba Maal, and Beatenberg

Johannesburg Due Out June 17, Listen to "There Will Be Time"

Apr 22, 2016

Mumford & Sons have announced a new collaborative EP recorded with The Very BestBaaba Maal, and Beatenberg. Entitled Johannesburg, it's due out June 17. Johannesburg was recorded in the South African city of its title over two all-day and all-night sessions.  More

Mar 15, 2016

Kanye West, The National, Mumford and Sons and Ellie Goulding are among the artists that have contributed to a new album titled Metamorphoses in support of the advocacy organization Global Citizen. More

David Bowie Tribute Concerts Add Michael Stipe, Cat Power, Pixies, Mumford & Sons, and More

Plus Anna Calvi, Blondie, Amanda Palmer, and Others at Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall

Feb 17, 2016

Two tribute concerts to the late David Bowie were actually announced just before his death, but have taken on new meaning following his passing. The Music of David Bowie shows are going down March 31 at Carnegie Hall and April 1 at Radio City Music Hall.  More

Jul 06, 2015

Last weekend, Gdynia, Poland hosted Open’er Festival—the country’s largest four-day music event. More

Apr 20, 2015

Recently sharing a performance video of their single "The Wolf," Mumford & Sons have returned with another track from the same live session with the newly premiered "Snake Eyes." More

Apr 13, 2015

Moving full steam ahead in the promotion of their forthcoming third album Wilder MindMumford & Sons have followed their recent appearance on Saturday Night Live with a brand new video featuring their single, "The Wolf." More

Watch: Mumford & Sons on “SNL”

Perform "Believe" and "The Wolf"

Apr 12, 2015

Showing off the new plugged-in side of themselves in the lead-up to their anticipated third album Wilder MindMumford & Sons were welcomed as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this past weekend. More

Listen: Mumford & Sons - “The Wolf”

New Album Wilder Mind Out May 4

Apr 09, 2015

Pulling a divisive move by plugging in and going electric on their upcoming third album Wilder MindMumford & Sons have premiered a brand new track, "The Wolf." More

Listen: Mumford & Sons - “Believe”

Off Upcoming Album, Wilder Mind

Mar 09, 2015

Mumford & Sons have premiered the lead single from their forthcoming third album, Wilder Mind. More

Mar 02, 2015

Following last week's video teaserMumford & Sons have officially announced the release of their third studio album, Wilder Mind. More

Mumford & Sons Share Video Teaser

Announcement Coming Monday

Feb 27, 2015

After taking some extended time off following the success of their massive sophomore LP BabelMumford & Sons have premiered a new teaser video promising some interesting news this coming Monday. More

Under the Radar’s Top 50 Music Videos of 2013

Our Favorite Visuals of the Year

Jan 03, 2014

While the days of watching music videos on television are long gone, over the past several years the visual art form has certainly found second life (like so many other things) as an excellent online commodity. More

Aug 20, 2013

On Dec. 6, the Coen brothers will release their newest film, Inside Llewyn Davis, depicting a week in the life of a young folk singer living in Greenwich Village in the winter of 1961 as he struggles for his big break. More

Aug 05, 2013

Over the weekend UK folk rockers Mumford & Sons premiered the music video for their latest Babel single "Hopeless Wandere," demonstrating that they are not only completely self-aware of people's perception of them, but that they're willing to turn that perception on its head for their own self-parodying amusement. More

Listen: The Very Best Cover Mumford & Sons

“Below My Feet” Gets a New Take

Jul 23, 2013

Swedish/African duo The Very Best was joined by Seye for a cover of kings of the road and charts, Mumford & Sons. More

Watch: Mumford & Sons - “Babel” Video

Mumford & Mumford & Mumford & Sons

Jul 09, 2013

Following their massive headlining performance at this year's Glastonbury Festival UK anthem folkies Mumford & Sons have premiered a brand new music video featuring the title track off their Grammy-winning album Babel. More

Watch: Mumford & Sons Cover The Beatles’ “With a Little Help From My Friends”

With Vampire Weekend, First Aid Kit, and The Vaccines

Jul 01, 2013

This past weekend thousands of people descended on Pilton, Somerset, England for this year's Glastonbury Music Festival. More

Check Out Photos from Sasquatch Festival 2013 Including alt-J, Grimes, and The xx

Plus Arctic Monkeys, Mumford and Sons, Sigur Rós, The Postal Service and More

Jun 03, 2013

The 2013 Sasquatch music festival took place in Quincey, WA last weekend and we sent photographer Allyce Andrew out to capture the action. Check out her photos of alt-JArctic MonkeysMumford and SonsGrimesThe xxThe Postal ServiceVampire Weekend (and more) here. More

Mar 26, 2013

Mumford & Sons have announced plans for a new North American tour. More

Mar 11, 2013

Following their recent Grammy win for Best Album Mumford & Sons have premiered a multi-part music video for their latest Babel single "Whispers in the Dark." More

Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons, and The Black Keys Take Home Grammys

Watch Performances by Ocean, Jack White, Mumford & Sons, and The Black Keys

Feb 11, 2013

Yesterday the strange annual pageantry of the Grammys took place, offering its usual mix of unnecessary self-congratulation and worthwhile artistic recognition. More

Dec 12, 2012

The 2013 Academy Awards has revealed the shortlist for its Best Original Song category. More

Frank Ocean, The Black Keys, Jack White, Score 2013 Grammy Nominations

Ocean Up for Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best New Artist

Dec 06, 2012

On Feb. 10 the 55th Annual Grammy Awards will take place in Los Angeles. More

Nov 14, 2012

With their sophomore album Babel selling over a million copies, Mumford & Sons took to the Ed Sullivan Theater yesterday to play The Late Show with David Letterman. More

Nov 05, 2012

This morning UK folk rockers Mumford & Sons premiered what could arguably go down as one of the best music videos of the year with their Babel track "Lover of the Light." More

Oct 30, 2012

Why stop at a chart topping sophomore album? Today Mumford and Sons announced they’ll be kicking off 2013 in style with the release of their concert film, The Road to Red Rocks. More

Oct 03, 2012

With their sophomore album Babel selling over 600,000 copies in its first week, giving it the best opening of any record this year, Mumford & Sons jumped back across the pond last night to making a special appearance as a musical guest on Later ... with Jools Holland. More

Watch: Mumford & Sons Play “SNL”

Perform "I Will Wait" and "Below My Feet"

Sep 24, 2012

Over the weekend Mumford & Sons stopped by Studio 8H at Rockefeller Center appearing as the music guest on Saturday Night Live. More

Sep 10, 2012

In case you've lost track of just how big Mumford & Sons' brand of anthem folk tunes have become, look no further than than the band's official video for their Babel single "I Will Wait." More

Slow Club Release Digital Single for “Beginners”

Remixes from King of Town and In Fields

Aug 24, 2012

The new digital single for Paradise track "Beginners" is available now on iTunes. More

Aug 07, 2012

Set to release their much-anticipated sophomore LP Babel next month, UK folk quartet Mumford & Sons have premiered the effort's first proper track with "I Will Wait." More

Mumford & Sons Reveal Title, Tracklist of Sophomore LP

Sophomore Album Babel Out Sept. 24

Jul 16, 2012

After teasing an arrival date at a live show and releasing a trailer videoMumford & Sons have officially announced that their sophomore LP will be titled Babel. More

Jun 28, 2012

As previously announcedMumford & Sons will release their sophomore album this September. Now—in a move that’s becoming increasingly obligatory—you can watch a trailer for it. More

Jun 27, 2012

Folkie anthem-makers Mumford & Sons have announced a series of summer tour dates set to take place amidst their already sold out "Gentlemen of the Road" outdoor events. More

May 29, 2012

As announced by the band yesterday at the Pinkpop Festival in The Netherlands, Mumford & Sons will release their sophomore effort this fall. More

Watch: Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Perform New Songs at SXSW

"Where Are You Now" Debuted After "The Easy Express" Screening

Mar 21, 2012

Appearing at SXSW last week to support the premiere of director Emmett Malloy's music documentary Big Easy Express, which followed Mumford & SonsEdward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and Old Crow Medicine Show alongside their 2011 Railroad Revival Tour, all three artists took part in a short but no less special acoustic set of songs after the screening in Austin's Paramount Theatre.  More

Dec 01, 2011

Last night the 54th Annual Grammy Awards presented its year's list of contenders, with Bon Iver coming away big and scoring some of the evening's higher profile nominations, including Record and Song of the Year ("Holocene"), Best New Artist, and Best Alternative Album.  More

Nov 02, 2011

We haven't heard any new material from Mumford & Sons since their debut album, Sigh No More came out in 2009. More

Check Out Photos from Bonnaroo Day Three

Including The Black Keys, Mumford & Sons, Loretta Lynn, Man Man and More!

Jun 12, 2011

Day Three Bonnaroo! Check out photos from the performances on Saturday, June 11th 2011. Photographer, Matt Jones, was there to capture all of the action. Full gallery here.
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Jun 09, 2011

Bright Eyes, St. Vincent, Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, and Wilco donate items to charity auction. Civil Wars Created Benefit to Aid Alabama. More

Mumford and Sons Announce U.S. Tour Dates

Coming to a City Near You This June

Apr 04, 2011

Banjo kings Mumford and Sons are hitting the road this June. We have the dates.  More

Mar 07, 2011

Americana experts, Mumford & SonsEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, and Old Crow Medicine Show, are all joining forces for the “Railroad Revival Tour.”  More

Arcade Fire Win Top Grammy Award for Album of the Year

The Black Keys Also Win Multiple Awards

Feb 14, 2011

Arcade Fire's The Suburbs beat out such heavyweights as Eminem, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, and Katy Perry to win the Grammy for Album of the Year, the last award of the night. The Black Keys also won multiple awards and we have video highlights from Arcade Fire, Florence and the Machine, Mumford and Sons, Cee-Lo Green, and Muse.

More

Arcade Fire, Florence and the Machine, and Black Keys Nominated For Grammys

Mumford & Sons, Okkervil River, and Goldfrapp, and Gorillaz Also Receive Nods

Dec 02, 2010

Last night, this year’s Grammy nominations were announced. Among the bevy of expected commercial artists (Hello Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Eminem) a fair number of Under the Radar-friendly artists received recognition for their accomplishments More

Nov 09, 2010

Mumford & Sons and Laura Marling are set to release a new EP featuring collaborations with The Dharohar Project. Plus we have streams of Marling's new Jack White-produced 7-inch. More

Nov 08, 2010

On November 3rd, Mumford & Sons performed at Stubbs BBQ in Austin, TX. We sent photographer Iman Mannie Saqr down to capture the action. See a fulll gallery of photos here. More

Mumford and Sons Reissue “Sigh No More”

Includes Bonus Disc Live From Shepherds Bush Empire

Oct 28, 2010

After a triumphant year of touring, Mumford and Sons is giving the public another chance to catch their album, Sigh No More. On November 29th the banjo kings of Britain are re-releasing their album with special extras. More

Mumford & Sons Play Kimmel, Hang With Ray Davies, Release EP

That’s One Way To Rack Up Frequent Flyer Miles

Oct 21, 2010

Mumford & Sons have been a busy lot as of late, hitting both British and American television and releasing a tour EP.  More

Jul 20, 2010

Nominees for the prestigious Mercury Prize were announced today. Among the honorees are Under the Radar favorites Laura Marling (nominated for the second time), Foals, Mumford and Sons, and The xx. We have the full list of nominees.  More

Mumford and Sons to Release Songs Recorded in India

No Solid Release Date as of Yet

Jun 11, 2010

Mumford and Sons have reported shelved their planned bluegrass EP in favor of a project with a more international flair. More

Photos from Sasquatch Music Festival 2010 - Dirty Projectors, My Morning Jacket, Band of Horses

Plus Mumford and Sons, Public Enemy, Edward Sharpe, The xx, and more

Jun 03, 2010

Last weekend (May 29th - 31st), Sasquatch! ruled The Gorge with performances from Band of Horses, Dr. Dog, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, My Morning Jacket, The xx, Public Enemy, Mumford and Sons, Dirty Projectors, Tallest Man on Earth, and many more. We sent Under the Radar writer/photographer Robin Bacior down to cover the action. Check out a full gallery of her photos here. More

May 20, 2010

Last night, Mumford and Sons brought their indie bluegrass sounds to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. We have the video.
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Mumford & Sons Announce New U.S. Tour Dates

Debut Album Sigh No More Out Now

Mar 03, 2010

Mumford & Sons recently appeared on the Late Show With David Letterman and now are ready to embark another full U.S. tour. Their sound, described by Under the Radar's own Laura Studarus in her review of the band's debut album Sigh No More in our Winter Issue, is a marriage of "the sophisticated storytelling of Sufjan Stevens to folk and bluegrass." Their critically acclaimed debut was just released in America and so Mumford & Sons will kick off their tour on May 13th in Montréal. More

Feb 18, 2010

Last night, Mumford and Sons stopped by the Late Show with David Letterman to perform “Little Lion Man.” We have the video. More

Mumford and Sons Plot Stateside Release of Debut Album, Tour

Sigh No More Out in the U.S. March 2nd

Dec 07, 2009

British quartet Mumford and Sons' debut album Sigh No More will see its American release March 2nd on Glassnote Records (current home to Phoenix). The albumalready available and receiving praise in the U.K.features rootsy rock similar to Noah and the Whale, Fleet Foxes, and CSN&Y.

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Mumford and Sons Start a Book Club

Welcome to Indie Rock’s Answer to Reading Rainbow

Oct 29, 2009

As announced on their blog, British bluegrass-esque indie band Mumford and Sons is starting a book club. Their first selection is All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy. More

Under the Radar’s SXSW Party 2009

Camera Obscura, Mumford and Sons, and others impress at our SXSW party

Mar 23, 2009

Under the Radar's 2009 SXSW party was presented by JanSport and featured spirited sets from Mumford and Sons, Frances, Viva Voce, Loney Dear, Chairlift, Jason Lytle (of Grandaddy), and Camera Obscura. More


Interviews

Mumford and Sons

Banjo Princes of Britain

Sep 01, 2008

"Not everyone sees the genius in bluegrass,” says Mumford and Sons vocalist/guitarist Marcus Mumford. “Our banjo player, Winston, is the driving force behind the bluegrass leanings in Mumford and Sons. He taught himself how to play banjo while in high school. He’s really the bluegrass guy, but we all love it.” More


Reviews

Wilder Mind

Wilder Mind

Glassnote

May 14, 2015

Sometimes, different is good. Other times, it's bad. In the case of Wilder MindMumford & Sons' latest album, different is drastic. The band took a very public hiatus in late 2013, which finally concluded earlier this year.  More

Osheaga Festival 2013 Day Three: Mumford and Sons, New Order, Father John Misty

August 4th, 2013

Aug 05, 2013

The final day of a three-day music festival is usually a bitter-sweet affair. While there's a part of you doesn't want the incredible performances and time-out-of-time experience to end and real life to take over again, another part of you is utterly relieved not to have to trek for miles across muddy fields, eat overpriced festival food and stand in long lines for porta potties. More

Babel

Babel

Glassnote

Oct 04, 2012

With Babel, Mumford & Sons has proven that it can do it again, replicating all that made Sigh No More so successful and well loved. It’s certainly not a departure from the band’s debut, but rather a continuation. More

Coachella 2011 Day Two Report – Arcade Fire, Suede, Mumford & Sons, and Elbow

Apr 18, 2011

Day two of Coachella 2011 offered few surprises, but plenty of solid sets, including two British bands—one reunited '90s legends back for another try, and the other a star-making main stage performance from a band still on their debut album. More

Sasquatch! Festival, The Gorge, George, WA

June 29th, 2010

Jun 04, 2010

Thousands of North Westerners packed the normally barren fields of George, WA with bare-bones camping gear and their most exotic festival apparel to witness the epic line-up of Sasquatch! 2010. The list was stacked, and showed why the festival had already sold out by early spring with performances by Mumford and Sons, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, and  Vampire Weekend among others. More

Under the Radar’s SXSW Party 2009

March 20th, 2009

Mar 23, 2009

Under the Radar's 2009 SXSW party was presented by JanSport and featured spirited sets from Mumford and Sons, Frances, Viva Voce, Loney Dear, Chairlift, Jason Lytle (of Grandaddy), and Camera Obscura. More