More than 200 shows a year. Jubilant fans who follow him from Minnesota to Mexico. 12 albums. More than 70,000 albums sold.'s Top 10 Country Artist to Watch.
All without the support of a major record label.


Changing of the Guard... 

It is with great admiration, respect, and friendship that I say goodbye to my drummer Scott Wenum. 

He has been a friend of mine since 1988 when I first started Gb Leighton. He was my first drummer in my new band. We've played on and off again for years and have remained great friends and band mates.

Scott has been pursuing a college degree as he's been playing with us, and he has achieved his goal. I'm so proud of him and to have played with him as long as I have. I look forward to his future. You may see him again subbing if we need him but he's taking a new step and starting a new future. We as a band are backing him in his decision and look forward to seeing what he does. 

Another great drummer I've worked with is coming back. I'm so happy that Ryan Inselman will be a part of Gb Leighton again. Ryan is such a great guy and he'll pick up right where Scott left off. 

So please give your respect to Scott in this last month of him playing, and please welcome back Ryan with open arms. Gb Leighton has always been about family and friends. Never about egos. I'm happy to say that this is the same. 

Scott, we wish you the best as you move on. We only want great things for you.

Ryan, I love that you are coming back to the family. I look forward to rocking with you again. 

Fans, I love you all and I'll always make sure you have the best possible band in front of you. You deserve it. 

Ryan will start in April. 

Thank you all for your support!! 

Love you 


Thank you fans! 

Our 2018 trip to Mazatlan, Mexico was a huge sucess thanks to you all! A huge thanks to Norma Cisneros of El Cid for making our stay so amazing. We had over 100 fans fly Sun Country Airlines with us. We had a meet and greet sunset cruise, played three amazing shows, and got to spend lots of time with you in the sun. We also were able to do something truly special, to give back to the Mazatlan community. We were put in touch with a girls orphanage and boys orphanage to see how we could help. We put out a list of items to those heading down with us and within 24 hours all of it and more was being donated and brought down from our fans and band members. Not only that, we had over $1200 in donations from our amazing fans that Brian was able to present to the orphanage. We are beyond blown away by the love and generosity our GB Leighton family. Thank you for making this trip so amazing and memorable. 

Should we do it in 2019 too?! Drop us a message and let us know if you want to come party with us!

Join GB Leighton in Mazatlan Mexico! 

Get ready for a rockin’ good time this January in Mazatlan with GB Leighton!

January 20-27, 2018

GB Leighton will be staying in Mazatlan at the all-inclusive El Cid El Moro Beach and El Cid Castilla Beach hotels, which are connected to each other and are offering savings of up to $200 with the purchase of a Sun Country flight and hotel package. 

Use promo code GBMZT18 at checkout to save: 

  • $25 on vacations of $699 - $999 
  • $50 on vacations of $1,000 - $2,499 
  • $100 on vacations of $2,500 - $4,999 
  • $200 on vacations of $5,000 or more

You can save on qualifying vacations of four nights or more for travel anytime between January 16 and February 4, 2018, but remember, the band will only be there January 20-27, 2018.

Find more details on the GB Leighton Mazatlan page here!

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