23rd January 2018
Delighted to announce folk trio Lau will perform at Whelan’s in January 2018 in support of their new album Decade (The Best of 2007 – 2017).
Lau is the pioneering contemporary folk trio comprising three of the UK’s 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 trio’s 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 festivals in November, December & into 2018.
“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’’ ***** 5/5 - (THE GUARDIAN)
Tickets priced €20 go on sale Wednesday 25th October at 9am through www.ticketmaster.ie & usual outlets nationwide.