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Lau are modern folk music's most innovative band. Brilliant musicians, thrilling performers and free-thinking visionaries. Featuring the beautiful vocals and skillful guitar playing of award winning Orcadian songwriter Kris Drever. Pioneering post-everything accordion and electronics from Martin Green and the timeless masterful and melodic creativity of Scottish fiddler Aidan O’Rourke.

Their latest album ‘Race The Loser’ (produced by Tucker Martine (Sufjan Stevens, R.E.M., Laura Veirs, The Decemberists) was shortlisted for Album Of The Year by BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and featured in MOJO magazine and fROOTS Best Albums of 2012 and launched to a sold out audience as part of Lau’s very own ‘Lau Land’ festival in London November 2012

Lau have received glowing reviews from international music and arts critics for their live concert performances and were invited to play two tracks from ‘Race The Loser’ on the most prestigious UK music television show ‘Later... with Jools Holland’ (BBC2 TV). Lau have long established themselves as one of the most sought after and creative live acts performing today.

2013 will see the band undertake a world tour in support of ‘Race The Loser’ featuring dates across Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and North America. Several major festivals are already in place with more being scheduled across the summer as Lau cement their growing reputation as this years must-see festival experience. The band will also continue to develop their Lau- Land special events playing London Union Chapel on May 9th.

9 +, u16’s to be accompanied by adult

BBC RADIO 2 FOLK AWARDS WINNERS BEST GROUP 2013 (PREVIOUSLY WINNERS IN 2008, 2009, 2010)

'Lau are a remarkable band- the most musically adventurous trio in British folk...exquisite and hypnotic musicianship at its best' ***** THE GUARDIAN

‘Instrumental virtuosity blends easily with tasteful electronics’ 4/5” MOJO

'A classy, beguiling creation' 8/10 UNCUT

'an innovative, beautifully realised album' 4/5 OBSERVER

‘Buzzes full of natural light from which the band derives it’s name’ FT

'Race the Loser - a confident, assured record from a group stretching themselves and achieving great things' THE MORNING STAR

“An album for alternative music lovers as much as folk fans, brimming over with intoxicating, mesmerising music” BBC ONLINE

'The world's first Post-folk group - Lau continually break new ground' PROPERGANDA

'Leagues ahead of the crowd - worthy of a David Lynch movie - expansive sonic landscapes - it's time to ring some changes - may frighten a few horses' fROOTS

‘This is music of such stunning creativity – one of most thrilling live bands, now one of most thrilling studio bands as well – what phrase, what note can possibly be coming next?’ SUNDAY HERALD

www.lau-music.co.uk

Eat Before The Show

Bar Food Menu

This menu is subject to change on the day
All at £9.50

Freshly made to order

Steak burger with cheese, grilled pancetta, beef tomato, iceberg lettuce relish and onion rings with chunky chips
“Brighton Rocks” battered local fish, chips, pea puree and tartar sauce
Linguine primavera and garlic bread V
“Rustic” Pizza selection (approx 10”)
Pizza Napoli with Italian salami, pepperoni, black olives and mozzarella
Pizza Marinara with mussels, tuna ,capers & green olives
Pizza Gorgonzola with wild mushrooms V

Side orders
£3.00

Garlic Bread
Onion Rings
Potato wedges
Rocket parmesan salad

Please order & pay for food at the bar

 
Thu 21 Nov 2013
Tickets: £14.00

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