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Cocos Lovers

  • Flat Iron Square 68 Union Street London SE1 1TD UK (map)

Every Wednesday we present one heavyweight live band at Flat Iron Square - a meeting place for people, food and friends. Entry is free!


Operating well beyond the remit of alt-folk, Cocos Lovers (pronounced Co-Coss) are a distinctive musical force, seamlessly channelling influences from Africa, the US Deep South and several other real and imagined corners of the globe, while staying ever faithful to their Kentish roots. Hailing from the small but musically rich town of Deal, they are a close-knit 7-piece band of family, friends and former au pairs.

Their music swells with powerful choir-like harmonies and glorious widescreen melodies, and they’ve earned a reputation for fantastic live performances with an ever-changing instrumental line-up of mandolin, acoustic and electric guitars, violin, musical saw, flute and a unique blend of drums and percussion. The latest incarnation of their sound sees a healthy step into more electric realms.

The band will play two sets between 7 and 9pm