Les Shelleys to play The New Los Angeles Folk Festival
Les Shelleys, the duo of FatCat’s Tom Brosseau and his Los Angeles-based vocal partner Angie Correa, have announced they’ll be playing alongside other LA-based musicians, including Linda Perhacs and Mia Doi Todd, at the first annual New Los Angeles Folk Festival, which will be held 7 August at LA’s Historical Monument 157. All proceeds from the festival will be donated to the Environmental Defense Fund’s Gulf relief efforts.
Festival organizers describe the aim of the event thus: “Not only will we be able to sit back, watch and listen to all of these amazing performers for a day, but having everyonefans and artists alikein one spot will build momentum towards future gatherings and events. We hope to centralize some of the different factions of roots music in LA and we’d like to encourage everyone to participate.”
Les Shelleys will be releasing their FatCat debut 31 August in the US, 20 September UK/Europe.