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Concert Tue Sep 20 2011

Preview: Laura Marling @ Lincoln Hall 9/22

[The following preview comes to us from writer Davis Inman.]

Laura Marling, the young British singer-songwriter who came up alongside the London folk ranks with Mumford & Sons and Johnny Flynn, will play Lincoln Hall on Thursday.

Marling's new album A Creature I Don't Know puts her more firmly in the spotlight, having gained steam off last year's I Speak Because I Can, as well as a nice Jack White-helmed cover of Neil Young's "The Needle and the Damage Done" for Third Man Record's blue series.

Laura Marling The Needle And The Damage Done from TheMemeticArchitect on Vimeo.

On Creature, the comparisons to Joni Mitchell's Laurel Canyon golden age are even harder to ignore. First single "Sophia" finds Marling rolling through the hills and hitting those high lonesome notes.

Laura Marling 'Devils Spoke' from Ben Magahy on Vimeo.

Opening for Marling will be Alessi's Ark, another young Brit, whose obscure and whimsical tunes are given a wider audience by the British indie label Bella Union (Midlake, Vetiver).

Laura Marling plays Lincoln Hall on September 22, 2011 at 9pm (18+). Alessi's Ark opens. The show is currently sold out. Lincoln Hall is located at 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.

-Davis Inman


Danielle Vachon / September 20, 2011 10:22 AM

I am dying for a ticket. Let me know if anyone has an extra!!!

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