5 Hills Out are a 5-piece folk-punk band, noted for their entertaining and captivating performances, taking inspiration from the heritage and customs of folk and the aggression and energy of punk. Their sound is refreshing and shows their eclectic influences taken from the likes of The Levellers, X-Ray Spex, Richard Thompson, Stiff Little Fingers, New Model Army and Gogol Bordello. Making a vital stand against messing up the world, 5 Hills Out are armed with passionate lyrics and a fascinating mix of instruments, including accordion, saxophone and mandola. The band always generates a diverse and energetic live show and is experienced in playing both intimate acoustic shows and big stage electric sets. The band have played extensive live shows around the Peak District, which enabled the self-released debut acoustic EP 'No Way In' in 2016, on all major download platforms and CD. They released their second EP ‘Still Outside’ in Autumn 2017, which showed the band’s diverse electric capabilities. The band has seen their 2019 release ‘The Snug Sessions’, receive critical acclaim and multiple airplays. The release is the first on the band’s own label ‘Culvert Collective Recordings’.