£12/£10 concs (accompanied under 16s free )
Photo ? David Angel
Winner of 'Best Group' in BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2008, 2009 and 2010
Winner of 'BEST LIVE ACT' Scots Trad Music Awards 2009
Lau employ rising, epic song structures not usually associated with Folk music and more akin to those on the leftfield of rock and jazz. The follow up to their hit debut cd, 'Lightweights and Gentlemen', 'Arc Light' released in March 09 is Lau at their very best and was acclaimed by critics and fans alike.
'Creative and genre bursting' **** The Scotsman
'Balancing frenzied hi-octane moments with those of aching beauty. Album of the Year' FROOTS Magazine
'a combined sense of style, adventure and fun that turns the album into an utter corker' Daily Telegraph
'Lau are so special' **** The Guardian
'Lau's explosive live performances have been generating a major buzz around the UK folk circuit, and this brilliant debut confirms their standing as one of the most exciting new acts in years' Songlines 5/5
"quite frankly the best band in the world right now". Channel 4 Music
KRIS DREVER (guitar & vocals) His distinctive guitar style & singing voice have brought him much attention in recent years. His debut album as a solo artist, Black Water, won him the Horizon/Best Newcomer Award at the 2008 BBC Folk Awards.
MARTIN GREEN (accordion) has played with many of the great singers & players of folk & traditional music including Joan Baez, Kathryn Tickell, Linda Thompson, & a long-term collaboration with Eliza Carthy culminating in a duo album "Dinner". 'First Sighting' by The Martin Green Machine was released in February 09.
AIDAN O'ROURKE, (fiddle) an incredible fiddle player & composer, was voted Instrumentalist of the Year 2006 at the Scots Trad Music Awards. A member of the hugely successful Blazin' Fiddles, Aidan's skills are much sought after having performed on over 60 albums.
Mon to Sat
07.15 (not Sat); 07.45; 09.00; 09.15; 09.30; 09.45; 10.15; 10.45.
On demand from 11.15 until 12.50 and from 14.00 until 16.15.
16.45; 17.15; 17.45; 18.00; 18.15
19.30; 20.00; 20.30; 21.00; 23.00