Events at Laylow
This month we have a plethora of entertainment lined up at Laylow. We are joined by the likes of London based alternative rock and dark pop band, MATA. Songs of Innocence are back again to perform their own interpretations of hymns and spirituals from the American, British and Scandinavian songbook. We have the Pink Protest discussing women rights as well as introducing weekend yoga on our roof terrace. Comedians will be donning the stage and we introduce our monthly film night. As always, guests can expect to enjoy dinner and a show, Laylow is the one stop shop for all your evenings requirements and entertainment. Leave your troubles at the door, prepare to get settled in and lay low with us for a while.
All of our events can be attended by the single ticket purchase of the night at £10.00. Alternatively, a subscription to the room at £9.00 per month can be purchased which allows access to all events.
06 FriNOONDAY PARADE
07 SatAlxndr LONDON
Inspired by the sounds of UK Funky, London’s Garage sound, Yoruba Spirituals and Electronic Soul, 2023 is an experimental project rooted in a genre-less space that balances spiritual conflict and Afrocentric themes, with unconstrained fantasy and science-fiction.
Expect seamless storytelling, poetic lyricism and epic soundscapes, all delivered by the soulful entity that is Alxndr London.
08 SunSongs of Innocence
Returning to Laylow after some very spiritual performances are the trio of pianist Nikolaj Torp Larsen (The Specials/Jack Savoretti), bassist Tom Herbert (The Invisible/Polar Bear) and drummer Corrie Dick (Dinosaur)
Performing their own interpretations of hymns and spirituals from the American, British and Scandinavian songbook, this is a rare opportunity to hear three of
London’s most in-demand and creative musicians playing soulful, beautiful and inspiring music in this intimate setting.
12 ThuKensal TownKensaltown Studios on Kensal Road has been a local west London ‘brill building’ since it was opened by owner, producer / musician Martin Terefe almost 15 years ago in January 2004.A-ha, Jason Mraz, Lana Del Rey, Adele, Cat Stevens, Florence and The Machine, Mike Posner, Mary J. Blige, Coldplay and Arcade Fire are among the hundreds of artists that have written, recorded or mixed their music there. In the living room like Kensaltown Studio A, the ‘regular’ group of musicians have played on dozens of albums together with Martin and his Kensaltown partners producer / songwriter Sacha Skarbek and mixer / producer Craig Silvey. One Thursday every month Martin, Sacha, Craig and the band will be moving the studio in to Laylow for a chill night of live music, guest artists, conversation and good cocktails.
13 FriCrewel Intentions
14 SatKelly McGrath and Catty Pearson
19 ThuJustin Thurgur’s Afro-Jazz Project
Lokkhi Terra is a music project created by UK/Bangladeshi musician Kishon Khan – combining Bangladeshi music traditions with those from Africa and Latin America – creating a sound that can truly be called “world music”.
ALLTHINGSMATA is a London based alternative rock and dark pop band fronted by British-Peruvian singer, guitarist and producer Luis Atawallpa Felber.
21 SatLeo Greenslade Birthday
26 ThuEar Smoke poetry
Stand up poetry and live music from the best talent in London
27 FriBarker Band and Sam Beer
This group of long time friends featuring twins Jake & Sam Barker and oldest mate Laurie Sherman, The band includes vocalist Nella Johnson, bass player Tom Wright with drummer Ru Shreeve and fiddle player Simon Cohen. Sadly the twins father Lenny Barker who was a founding member pass away leaving a massive hole in the band, so they have made and dedicated their next album to their old man RIP
The West London based band have been making music together for the last ten years, gaining support from the likes of Bob Harris on BBC Radio 2 and Steve Lamacq on BBC 6 Music, as well as playing a wide range of festivals, from Glastonbury and Bestival to South by South West, in Texas.
20 ThuStealth EP Launch
Upcoming event, Stealth, an insomniac with a flair for music. His dark tone mirrors the nights he spends awake writing moody lyrics and melodies, yet his voice is big enough to wake the dead.
Stealth’s sound takes strong influence from blues and soul, Howlin Wolf and Etta James are two of his idols.
He’s found, between the dark tone of his voice and emotive lyrics, a moving and personal style of music.
He’s gained early and major support from BBC Introducing. ‘Judgement Day’ taken from his forthcoming EP is a recent track of the week for BBC Beds, Herts and Bucks.