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    Darkest Night
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    Space & Time
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    Love My Love
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    Lover of the Light
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This Dutch ‘folky’ gave up her job as a lawyer to leave to Ireland with nothing but a backpack and a guitar to explore the backgrounds of folk music.
One can now clearly hear back the Irish influences in her music, besides the typical songwriter sound of artists as Jewel, Kate Rusby, Joan Baez and many others.
In Ireland HannekeLaura played several editions of SligoLive, one of the bigger international Irish festivals. Also HannekeLaura accompanied wellknown Irish artist Perry Blake for a few acoustic shows in Holland and Ireland.
In 2012 she played support for Dutch songwriter Tim Akkerman, after which the two songwriters went back to Ireland for a mini tour together.
Hanneke contributed to the The Hague International Singer Songwriter festival which created an amazing network worldwide. Same organization awarded HannekeLaura a THISSAWARD for ‘Best English Lyrics’, leading to a performance at Parkpop festival.
HannekeLaura played support for The Dublin Legends (The Dubliners) on their Dutch tour in 2015 & 2016, supported by a folk formation.
Some concerts in the legendary venue Paradiso Amsterdam followed in recent years, and there is more to come…..both solo acoustically and with band support!
Discography: Silence of the Winds (2007), Storybook (2010), Caledonia (single) (2012), Signs & Stars & Miracles (2014), The Folk Session (2017), Space & Time (2017)


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