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Kris Drever (lau)


Old Cinema Launderette


Friday 15th of October 2021


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Kris Drever (lau)

Event Type

Genre : Music - Folk/blues/world


MrWishyWashy presents Launderette Sessions

Fancy staying over somewhere in Durham that's a little quirky?







Old Cinema Launderette is a mix of standing and seating. If you wish to be seated it is best to arrive early. Doors open at 7pm.

If you have any special needs please advise us by email to mrwishywashypresents@gmail.com and we will do our very best to accommodate these. The launderette is wheelchair friendly as is our beautiful toilet.

All timings are approximate but generally:-

Doors - 19.00

Support - 19.45 (if programmed)

Headline - Between 20.15 & 20.30

Please check Old Cinema Launderette Facebook page for more up to date information.

Old Cinema Launderette & bar serves craft beers on draught and a small but perfectly formed gin menu. We also serve fresh coffee and Yorkshire Tea. We have a selection of fruit Teas and posh soft drinks.


Kris Drever is a Scottish folk singer songwriter, who has won multiple awards including an incredible 7 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, two shortlist nominations for Scottish Album of The Year (with his trio Lau) and much acclaim for his solo recordings and concerts including glowing reviews from The Herald, The Guardian, Mojo and Q Magazine.

His recent single 'Scapa Flow 1919' was nominated for Best Original Track by BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards whilst his (John Parish produced) album with Lau, "Midnight and Closedown" was released in 2019 by Reveal Records to wild acclaim including being chosen in The Best Albums of The Year feature by The Guardian.

Drever's voice and guitar form a part of the backbone of today's contemporary roots and folk scene. Hugely admired as a solo artist, collaborator, a phenomenal and prolific artist. Kris has collaborated with Cream's Jack Bruce, Bela Fleck, Tinariwen, Joan As Police Woman, Jerry Douglas, Danny Thompson, Tim O'Brien, Sarah Jarosz, Shawn Colvin, Phil Cunningham,
Rosanne Cash, Roddy Woomble, Eddi Reader, Adem, Kate Rusby, Julie Fowlis, Karine Polwart, Seckou Keita and many more. One of Scotland's finest and most in demand musicians.

'The folk revival has a new standard bearer'

'Folk Singer of The Year & Best Original Track Award Winner''
BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017

'Completely infectious'
BBC Music *****

'Utterly stunning'

'Immense yet ultra-supple sophistication, musicianship of the first order ...a breath of fresh air'

'Guitarist with that bravely experimental trio Lau, Kris Drever has all the makings of a solo celebrity'

'Kris Drever is a serious talent'

Old Cinema Laundrette

Venue Type

Laundrette and Coffee Shop

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Marshall Terrace, 38 Sunderland Road,


County Durham,


DH1 2HX.

Sorry, This Event is in the past!

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