News Lach - thin book of poems

Published on January 19th, 2015 | by admin


Lach releases “The Thin Book of Poems”

The legendary Lach, one of the founders of the Antifolk scene, has just released a new book  – The Thin Book of Poems.

Hot on the heels of his latest series of the Lach Chronicles on BBC Radio 4, Lach’s new book features poems inspired by the Antifolk movement and his time hosting New York’s longest running club night, the Antihoot open mic.

To celebrate, he’s touring UK venues and book shops, featuring readings from his new collection of poems. See below for the dates:


27 January – Liverpool – Daytime Reading: 4pm – Free admission: News From Nowhere Book Shop (96 Bold Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 4HY Tel: 0151 708 7270)

Night-time Show: 9pm – £5 – 18+ only – at The Lomax (34 Cumberland Street, Cumberland Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 6BU, United Kingdom Tel:0151 236 1834)


28 January – Dibsbury and Wakefield – Daytime Reading 4pm – Free Admission: Art of Tea (47 Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M20 6TW

Tel: 0161 448 9323)

Night-time Show – 8:30pm – £5 – 16+ only – (19 Bank Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 1EH, United Kingdom

Tel: 01924 367111)


29 January – Sheffield – Night-time Show – 8pm – £5 – The Rocking Chair (23 Furnival Gate
Sheffield S1 4QR) Also on bill: Dave Woodcock


30 January – London – Daytime Reading – Free Admission: Rock n Roll Rescue Charity Shop (96 Parkway, Camden London NW1 7AN)

Night-time Show: £7/£5 on the door – Dublin Castle (94 Parkway, London NW1 7AN Tel: 020 7485 1773) Also on bill: New Vinyl, Recklings


Feb.1 – Hull – Night-time Show – £5 – The New Adelteli Club (89 De Grey Street, Hull HU5 2RU Tel:01482 348216)


Feb.2 – York – Daytime Reading – Free Admission – 3pm – The Inkwell (10 Gillygate, York YO31 7EQ, United Kingdom (Tel: 07846 610777)


Feb.3 – Nottingham – Rough Trade – 7pm – (5 Broad Street, Nottingham NG1 3AJ Tel: 0115 896 4012) The last show of the tour ends with a giant Antifolk/Antihoot party. Performers are invited to cover one of Lach’s songs or poems and one of their own with a concert from Lach capping the evening!

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