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Friday, February 11, 2011

\’Best Band in The World\’, Lau Return To The Met

The Met welcomes back the multi award winning Scottish trio, Lau on Saturday 26 February at 8pm.

\”Quite Frankly, the best band in the world right now.\” Channel 4 Music

Formed out of the progressive traditional music scene in Edinburgh, Lau have consistently discovered new musical boundaries with their unique take on folk. The band combine the talents of Scotland\’s Kris Drever and Aidan O\’Rourke, and token Englishman Martin Green – each highly regarded musicians in their own right but together an all-conquering trio who have been crowned Best Group three times at the BBC Folk Awards.

\”Lau\’s explosive live performances have been generating a major buzz around the UK folk circuit… one of the most exciting acts in years\” Songlines

The trio have issued three highly acclaimed albums, which have seen the band taken their legendary live show to all corners of the globe. This year Lau will be continuing to record their limited edition EPs – the first, Lau Vs Karine Polwart was released to great acclaim at the end of last year, the next EP, Lau Vs Adem is released in April this year.
Tickets for the show are £15, £12 concessions and the show starts at 8pm. To book or for more information please call our ticket office on 0161 761 2216 or go to the web site at www.themet.biz