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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 & usual outlets nationwide.


€20 available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-7pm M-F)

– 50c per ticket service charge applies on phone, internet or credit card bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required


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