Last Orders (band)

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Last Orders
Origin Newcastle upon Tyne & Cumbria, England
Genres Folk
Years active 2006–present
Labels Fellside Records
Members David Jones - Fiddle
Matthew Jones - guitar
Kevin Lees - Fiddle
Joe O'Connor - Melodeon

Last Orders is a four-piece folk band originating from Newcastle upon Tyne and Cumbria. The four members of the band met when they were all members of Folkestra, a youth folk ensemble at the Sage Gateshead.

The band consists of Joe O'Connor, David Jones, Matthew Jones and Kevin Lees.

Last Orders won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award 2007 on 1 December 2006.[1] As part of their prize, the band performed at the 2007 Cropredy Festival, Towersey Village Festival and Cambridge Folk Festival.[2]

Last Orders released their self-titled debut album with Fellside Records on 30 July 2007.[3]



  1. ^ "Young Folk Award, Winners Interview". BBC Radio 2. Retrieved 2008-04-06. 
  2. ^ "Cambridge Folk Festival". BBC. Retrieved 2008-04-06. 
  3. ^ "Last Orders - Last Orders". Amazon UK. Retrieved 2008-04-06. 

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