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Lau is the pioneering contemporary folk trio comprising three of the UKs finest traditional musicians: KRIS DREVER (vocals, guitar), MARTIN GREEN (accordion, wurlitzer, keys, electronics) and AIDAN O’ROURKE (fiddle).
Lau has garnered four awards for Best Group at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and also appeared on the Later… With Jools Holland TV show (BBC 2 TV). Individual members have all won multiple awards and recognition for their solo work. Kris Drever is shortlisted for Folk Singer of The Year 2017 & Best Original Track 2017, Martin Green nominated for Best Album 2017 & Best Original Track 2017 at this years BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
Lau announces the release of its first ever retrospective album, DECADE (THE BEST OF 2007-2017). A compilation of the trios best tracks, curated by the band and manager Tom Rose from the song and tune suggestions of their very many fans.
As you might expect for a band as renowned for its brilliant stage performances as recordings, Lau will be taking this retrospective material to concerts and festival stages throughout the summer of 2017 and then touring it in the UK during the November and December 2017.
“The U.K’s best live band, Lau are remarkable – the most musically adventurous trio in British folk: exquisite and hypnotic, musicianship at its best.” THE GUARDIAN
We have something for everyone; families looking to get into the Christmas spirit with a spectacular show; friends and workmates looking to let their hair down and party the night away; and anyone looking to reflect on what Christmas means to them with a more traditional performance. Whatever...
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