Folk trio Lau at Cambridge Junction

PUBLISHED: 11:52 01 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:52 01 December 2017

Lau are at The Junction, Cambridge

Lau are at The Junction, Cambridge

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Folk trio Lau, celebrated at Cambridge Folk Festival, will be at Cambridge Junction on Sunday, December 3.

The band of Scottish and English musicians formed in 2005 and is named after an Orcadian word meaning natural light.

Kris Drever (vocals, guitar), Martin Green (accordion, wurlitzer, keys, electronics) and Aidan O’Rourke (fiddle) have won multiple awards. Their debut album, Lightweights and Gentlemen, was released through Reveal Records in 2007. The band subsequently won the Best Group at the BBC 2 Folk Awards, 2008 and went on to receive the award the next two years running.

Individual members have all won recognition for their solo work. Kris Drever was nominated for 2017 Folk Singer of The Year and Best Original Track, Martin Green was nominated for 2017 Best Album and Best Original Track BBC Folk Awards. The group have appeared as guests on BBC 2’s Later With Jools Holland.

Lau is now touring its first retrospective album, Decade the Best of 2007-2017.

7pm. Tickets, £18.70 from 01223 511511 or junction.co.uk

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