Last Orders (band)

Infobox musical artist |
Name = Last Orders


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Origin = flagicon|England Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Genre = Folk
Years_active = 2006–present
Label = Fellside Records
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Current_members = David Jones - Fiddle Matthew Jones - guitar Kevin Lees - Fiddle Joe O'Connor - Melodeon

Last Orders is a four piece folk band originating from Newcastle upon Tyne. The four members of the band met when they were all members of Folkestra, a youth folk ensemble at the Sage Gateshead.

Band consists of Joe O'Connor, David Jones (studying at Leeds University), [cite web |url=http://www.leeds.ac.uk/music/news/bbc_folk_awards.htm |title=BBC Folk Awards |publisher=Leeds University |accessdate=2008-04-06] Matthew Jones and Kevin Lees (studying at Newcastle University). The majority of the band studied at Gosforth High School.

Last Orders won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award 2007 on 1 December 2006. [cite web |url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/events/youngfolkawards2007/interview.shtml |publisher=BBC Radio 2 |title=Young Folk Award, Winners Interview |accessdate=2008-04-06] As part of their prize, the band performed at the 2007 Cropredy Festival, Towersey Village Festival and Cambridge Folk Festival. [cite web |url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/cambridgefolkfestival/2007/artists/lastorders/ |title=Cambridge Folk Festival |publisher=BBC |accessdate=2008-04-06]

Last Orders released their self-titled debut album with Fellside Records on 30 July 2007. [cite web |url=http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B000SSDCYA |title=Last Orders - Last Orders |publisher=Amazon UK |accessdate=2008-04-06]

Discography

* "Last Orders"

References

External links

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* [http://www.fellside.com/Shop/Details.asp?ProductID=612 Last Orders] at Fellside Records


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