Established in London, Mumford & Sons is a folk rock band. The band is consists of Marcus Mumford (vocals, guitar, mandolin), Marshall Winston (vocals, banjo, dobra), Ben Lovett (vocals, keyboards, organ), Ted Dwane (vocals, double bass). The band recognized in late 2007, rising out of London's folk scene with other artists such as Laura Marling, Johnny Flynn, Jay Jay Pistolet and Noah and the Whale.
The band has often supported Laura Marling at concerts, while their relationship with Noah and the Whale can be traced back to St Paul's School, Barnes and King's College School, Wimbledon. Mumford and Lovett listened King's College School alongside Noah and the Whale bassist Matt Owens, while Marshall attended St Paul's School along with Charlie Fink, lead singer of Noah and the Whale. The band's first album, Sigh No More, was introduced in the United Kingdom (UK) in Oct., in the year 2009, and Feb., the year 2010 in the United States.
In Feb., the year 2008, the band finished an extensive United Kingdom tour with support from Alessi's Ark, Sons of Noel and Adrian, Peggy Sue, Pete Roe, The Cutaway and more they were long scheduled for the BBC's Sound of 2009. They have presently been touring with The Maccabees.