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FELIX MB + LORKIN REILY


Felix M-B & Lorkin O'Reilly return to The George Tavern for the London date of their UK & Ireland Summer Tour on July 11th. The night will also be opened by multi-instrumentalist, Loz Keystone.

PLUS DJ SET

Advance Tickets are only £4.90 so snap them up quick!

Doors 7pm

Felix M-B:
Felix released an EP, ‘The Pipes’, in March 2018, produced by Ben Walker (Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker). The release was followed with an East Coast US tour supporting Lorkin O’Reilly. The pair then toured across the UK in September '18. Now a member of Notts/London duo, Megatrain, Felix has spent much of the last year in the studio, but with new solo work in progress there are plans for more touring and releases later in 2019.

"He’s absolutely on a roll at the moment. His music is spine-tingling, chilling, the lyrics are alluring, in fact the whole thing is pretty hypnotic." ~ Dean Jackson (BBC Introducing East Mids)
"Last year's 'The Pipes' EP marked Felix out as a bold and distinctive songwriter unmatched on the scene. Whether he's appropriating trad folk songs for our modern era or simply reminding an audience what it is to have your breath taken away by music, he's always worth catching live." ~ Folkroom Records
Lorkin O'Reilly:
"Since immigrating to the United States from Scotland in 2014, Lorkin O’Reilly has been making a name for himself as a commanding new songwriting talent. His unique transatlantic approach blends old-country inspired open tunings similar to that of Bert Jansch, Nike Drake and Dick Gaughan with direct and personal reflections and poetry. His writing portrays not only his own reality, but experiences faced by most of us: the purgatory between childhood and adulthood, between new home and old home and finally the overarching struggle of finding a new identity.
Born in Edinburgh in 1994, Lorkin’s early musical education was heavily steeped in the sounds of his mother’s native Ireland. Those early influences are heard throughout his work on tracks like “Alba,” “When The Days Cool Down,” and “Tuttles Reel.”
In 2014 Lorkin moved to upstate New York to work on a farm. In the basement of the farmhouse he found an old acoustic guitar and began writing, resulting in his first E.P., After The Thaw. Recorded in a single day on two-inch tape, After The Thaw is a small body of work that tastefully sets the stage for what would become his debut album, Heaven Depends.
Heaven Depends is the result of late night-writing sessions in the kitchen after long days working construction in Poughkeepsie N.Y. With songs that range from traditional reels to twanging Townes-esque imagery, the album is a musical representation of an immigrant’s journey. Using a multitude of instruments set against a backdrop of alternative tunings and fingerpicking “Heaven Depends” invites the listener on a complicated, yet ultimately beautiful journey." ~ Team Love Records

Support from Loz Keystone

Earlier Event: July 5
CLOSE TO THE SUN + DJ TBC
Later Event: July 11
RAY NOIR + VAEIN