Royal Northern College of Music
124 Oxford Rd
Manchester M13 9RD
Lau are 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). They have garnered four awards for ‘Best Group’ at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and also appeared on Later… With Jools Holland TV show. 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.
To celebrate the release of their first ever retrospective album, Decade, join us at the Royal Northern College of Music for a live performance that promises to be a real highlight of this year’s folk calendar.
“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