Mike Leslie joins The Outfit as the band’s new lead singer/guitar player. The singer/songwriter previously played guitar and toured with the multi-platinum artist Candlebox.
The Outfit states, “We had a great four years with lead singer Andy Mitchell, but due to personal reasons Andy has decided to leave the band. We wish him the best. We are excited to welcome Mike Leslie to The Outfit. Mike is extremely talented, and we look forward to adding his dynamic vocal ability and guitar playing to the band.”
Mike Leslie joins The Outfit
Leslie says, “It’s an honor to join such a talented group, and I’m looking forward to creating and bringing some great music to the stage!”
Former lead singer Mitchell says, “It wasn’t an easy decision. It’s been a great run over the last four years, and I love these guys dearly. I know they will continue to kick ass and do what they do, and I look forward to watching their success.”
The Outfit formed in 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The band is made up of veteran musicians with a forward-thinking attitude. With their experience, they will make an impact with a fresh new sound in today’s music scene. The band’s 2018 single “Soldier Boy” secured the #34 spot on Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock chart. Their sophomore album Viking also has created a buzz in the rock world. The single “Come Alive” has over 174,000 plays on Spotify. The Outfit has done several shows spanning the Midwest to the West Coast and has the following shows scheduled this year.
8/26 – Griffith, IN @ Avenue 912 w/ Quiet Riot
9/17 – West Chicago, IL WC Social Club
9/19 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues w/ Candlebox
10/8 – St. Charles, IL @ Arcada Theater w/ Quiet Riot
11/20 – Green Bay, WI Epic Events Center w/ Puddle of Mudd
The Outfit is:
Mark Nawara – Drums
Matt Nawara – Guitar
Mike Gorman – Bass
Mike Leslie – Vocals/Guitar