In the first hour of this month's Mainly Folk we talk to Kris Drever about Lau's great new album "Midnight and Closedown". Lau make remarkable, innovative music and there are plenty of examples here. We play three tracks and Kris gives an insight into the workings of Lau.
We close side one with Hector Gilchrist's "The Song and The Story". Hector tells us all about The Trysting Fair At Falkirk which he has recorded on "Days o' Grace"
Side two kicks off with our Americana section and is followed by Sean Cooney of the Young'uns on their new album "The Ballad of Johny Longstaff". They have taken this project on the road and it will also be featured at this year's Sidmouth Folk Festival. Anyone interested in twentieth century social history will be fascinated by this great new work.
Our producer Jim Guynan finishes off the show with a live session from local hero singer songwriter Joe Card.
All in all a vintage Mainly Folk for March plus not forgetting a very busy gig guide.