Lau have been described as a formidable union of three of the finest and most innovative exponents of modern traditional music in Scotland today; Kris Drever, Martin Green and Aidan O’Rourke.
Kris Drever is an Orcadian multi-instrumentalist, from singing and guitar playing to banjo and double bass. He has been in great demand since moving to Edinburgh in 1995. Martin Green grew up playing English and Irish traditional music in the south of England. He has played with many of the great singers and players of English music including Martin Carthy, Norma Waterson, Kathryn Tickell, Linda Thompson, and a long-term collaboration with Eliza Carthy culminatining in a duo album "Dinner" released to great acclaim in 2001. Aidan is a fiddle player and composer from Oban on the West Coast of Scotland. He has toured extensively in Europe and North America from the age of 15 and has made his name as one of Scotland's most expressive and dynamic musicians. At 19, Aidan formed Tabache with Claire Mann and went on to record the internationally acclaimed album 'Waves of Rush'.
In the last eighteen months Lau have become one of the most sought-after acts on the current Scottish scene. The summer of 2007 saw them take festivals by storm across Europe and North-American . The Autumn took them to Japan and Cape Breton, it's become a world-wide party. You have to see it....
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