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Leon O'Leary wins BurySOUND 2020 heat two to make final in The Apex




Leon O’Leary was the second teenage act in two weeks to be chosen for the final of BurySOUND.

The singer-songwriter won the second heat of the 2020 competition in front of a packed Hunter Club in Bury St Edmunds on February 14.

It means he has won a place in the final in The Apex theatre on March 20 alongside heat one winners The Daze once the remaining three heats are complete.

Teenager Leon O'Leary triumphed in heat two	Photo by Barny Cutter
Teenager Leon O'Leary triumphed in heat two Photo by Barny Cutter

Kill The Crow, Substation, The 55 and The Taboos also competed for the one final slot in the event headlined by guests A.N.G.

Co-organiser Seymour Quigley said the event also featured ‘moshpits galore’, ‘impromptu collaborations’ with audience members and ‘ a tall man dressed as an angry pig’.

Read more: All the best pictures as Bury St Edmunds teens The Daze storm BurySOUND 2020 in The Hunter Club

Kill The Crow perform picture by Barny Cutter
Kill The Crow perform picture by Barny Cutter

Heat three will be held at Haverhill Arts Centre on Friday, February 21 from 6.30pm with six more acts lined up.

These are:

Adam Evans,

Far From Refuge,

In And Out Of Sleep

Phoebe Austin

Umbrella Assassins

with The Extons as guest headliner.

For more information and tickets, costing £5, visit: www.whatsonwestsuffolk.co.uk


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