WE LOVE SHOWS (London)
Promoter: Kal Lavelle
Genre: Various including Acoustic, Singer-songwriter, Folk and Americana
Venues: St. Giles in the Field, Various Festival Stages including the Kopparberg Urban Festival.
WLS founderer Kal Lavelle is a very experianced promoter after running her weekly Sunday showcase nights at the World's End, Finsbury Park for a number of years. The WLS gigs are some of the best in town and are a firm favourite with music lovers. WLS moved to it's new home St.Giles in the Field Church in Central London last Christmas. The gigs are held on a quarterly basis and follow the seasons 'We Love Spring', 'We Love Summer', 'We Love Autumn' and 'We Love Christmas'.
These nights highlight the best in 'up and coming' talent from the UK and beyond.
Kal also curates Festival stages, the most recent being the main stage at 'Kopparberg Urban Forest Festival 2015' in Hackney Wick, which was on Wed 24th June 2015, with nearly 800 people in attendance!
The WLS showcase nights in St Giles in the Fields are sponsored by Kopparberg.
PREVIOUS ACTS - ED SHEERAN / LIANNE LA HAVAS / LABRINTH / FIONA BEVAN / RYAN KEEN / NINA NESBITT / SHLOMO / KARIMA FRANCIS / HUDSON TAYLOR / KIMBERLY ANNE / ANTONIO LULIC / FRANKMUSIK / NATTY / PAPER AEROPLANES / JAMIE LAWSON / LEDDRA / SOPHIE JAMIESON / RHIANNON MAIR / SWALLOW & THE WOLF / PEARL & THE BEARD & more!
"Attending a WLS showcase night felt like winning the lottery!" (The Sunday Mirror)
"The church at the other end of guitar-store heaven Denmark Street, St Giles-in-the-Fields has hosted performances by Bon Iver and Julianna Barwick, as well as poetry readings by Patti Smith (who named it one of her favourite churches in England)." - (Time Out London)
"Thoroughly impressed by the quality of music on offer" (Yourlocallondon.com)
"Quality live sets." (Greenwedge.org)