Wille and the Bandits

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Wille and The Bandits
Origin Cornwall, UK
Genres roots rock, blues, folk, rock, latin
Years active 2010–present
Website www.willeandthebandits.com
Members Wille Edwards
Matthew Brooks
Andrew Naumann

Wille and the Bandits are a British-based band who play a variety of different genres spanning across the Blues, Rock, Latin and Folk styles. The band consists of Wille Edwards, Matthew Brooks and Andrew Naumann.[1][unreliable source?]


Forming in 2010, Wille and The Bandits are band from Cornwall, UK taking their inspiration from a variety of artists such as Pearl Jam, Ben Harper and Jimi Hendrix.[1][unreliable source?] Additionally, the band have played at festivals such as Glastonbury, Isle of Wight, Greenman, Shambala and Greenbelt.[1][unreliable source?] The band was chosen as one of three top unsigned bands in the United Kindgdom by the Daily Telegraph.[2] Edwards is sponsored by Anderwood guitars and received his own signature Weissenborn from them.[3][4]

Grow album release[edit]

The band were listed in the top ten must-see bands at Glastonbury 2014 by BBC Radio 1.[5]

Both 2014 and 2015 saw Wille and The Bandits headline[citation needed] multiple shows in countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Holland, France, Belgium, Italy, Poland[6] and Austria. The band were invited to perform on the German TV show Rockpalast.[7]

Studio albums[edit]

  • New Breed May 2010
  • Breakfree May 2012
  • Grow October 2013
  • Steal February 2017


  • Wille Edwards – Vocals/Guitar/Weissenborn
  • Matthew Brooks – Bass
  • Andrew Naumann – Drums

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