Laura Marling @ Lincoln Hall, September 2011 (more by Ben Rodig)
Incredibly endearing UK songstress Laura Marling is set to welcome her new album, Once I Was an Eagle, on May 28 in North America via Virgin Records. You may have already heard the soothing "Where Can I Go" from the LP, and she's also revealed a more intense track called "Master Hunter." While her recordings are in fact great, if you're into Marling, you know she really shines in the live setting. Last week, she performed "Master Hunter" solo on Later... with Jools Holland, and gave the track a welcomed bluesy spin. It's a pretty great clip, which you can check out at the bottom of this post. She's also got a new short film, called When Brave Bird Saved, that can be found alongside the Later... performance.
Laura will be touring North America later this month in support of Once I Was an Eagle. That tour includes a performance at the Athenaeum Theatre on May 23. (Few concerts take place at the theatre, and she also played there last summer.) Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (5/3) at noon CST.
All known Laura Marling tour dates, her Later... performance, short film, and a couple of song streams are below...
Laura Marling - "Master Hunter" on Jools Holland - 4/26/13
Laura Marling - "Where Brave Bird Saved" A Short Film
Laura Marling - "Master Hunter"
Laura Marling - "Where Can I Go"
Laura Marling -- 2013 Tour Dates
Wednesday May 15 - Seattle, WA - Columbia City Theater
Thursday May 16 - Portland, OR - Star Theater
Saturday May 18 - San Francisco, CA - The Chapel
Tuesday May 21 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Forever Cemetery Masonic Lodge
Thursday May 23 - Chicago, IL - Athenaeum Theatre
Saturday May 25 - Toronto, ON - 99 Sudbury "The Gallery"
Tuesday May 28 - New York, NY - Roulette Ballroom
July 10-14 Winnipeg Folk Festival Winnipeg, MB
July 25-28 Splendour in the Grass Byron Bay, Australia
Monday August 12 - Royal Albert Hall - BBC Prom 40: 6 Music Prom