Four piece Irish indie-folk group Lore were nominated for ‘Best Irish Band’ and ‘Best EP’ by the Pure M Awards 2015 for their self-titled debut EP,
The band is fronted by singer/songwriter Carolann Carlile. Born in Belfast Carolann was raised in the musical heart of Derry- Stendhal and Danny Boys own Limavady. Carolann has never meet a cupcake that she didn't like and loves kittens (especially fluffy ones).
On piano and from rural Dungiven is composer/song writer Raymond O‟Kane. Raymond is a degree level music student and has a background in community related arts. Raymond loves a good cup of tea and isn't keen on having his photo taken (like ever).
Guitarist and composer Luke McCloskey, from Dungiven Co.Derry is the founding member and original driving force behind the 4 piece indie-folk band. He loves wine and live music.
Last but not least is Rebecca Hall form Ballymena on violin/fiddle. Rebecca also is a music graduate and music teacher. She joined Lore in late 2015 and has designed her own tattoos.
With recent appearances in UK and Irish festivals and playlisted on national radio the band has supported international touring acts such as Cara Dillon, Kila and Ciaran Lavery. Lore are set to release their second single ‘Teenage Kicks’ and second highly anticipated EP ‘Believe’.
Lore is taken from folklore and refers to the traditional art of storytelling …telling the story of Life, Love, Loss and Fate one note at a time.