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"Schreck is an exceptionally talented guitarist: The guitar really finds its voice in his hands.”
- HELSINGIN SANOMAT

LAURI SCHRECK

Lauri Schreck is a 38 year old artist and a multi-instrumentalist from Helsinki. Lauri was widely recognized for his performances with the finish traditional instrument kantele on the tv show Finland’s Got Talent where he reached the finals in the fall of 2016.

Since then Lauri has performed all around Finland in major events showcasing both own songs and unique covers. A video of Lauri performing a cover of Foo Fighters song Times Like These went viral on Facebook in the spring of 2017.

Lauri was singed to Live Nation and has astonished crowds of al ages with live performances with a unique and modern use of kantele combined with synths, drum pads and guitar. Lauri builds up the the songs using live looping in a way never seen before creating pop sounds with a magical nordic touch.

Lauri became a permanent member of the Helsinki music scene after he organized and performed the first ever stage interpretation of the rock opera ‘Joe’s Garage’ by Frank Zappa in cooperation with Gail Zappa. Full performance rights are rarely given to any Zappa opera, with Gail commenting: “Lauri was very persistent and his idea was pretty cool!” The event was sold out and widely publicized in the Finnish media, with Lauri receiving particular praise for his lead vocal performance. The rebellious story at the heart of ‘Joe’s Garage’, and its massively complex musical landscape had always inspired Lauri, and getting the chance to play it live with the support of a full-scale production, was a musical dream come true.