The Basics

Name of Cause: Emergency Aid Benefit for Antifolk Founder Lach
Purpose: To assist Lach and his family with urgent medical and utility expenses.

The Details

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Generally regarded at the founder of the music genre Antifolk, singer/songwriter, Lach, also created The Antihoot at Sidewalk (NYC’s longest-running open mic), inspired the annual Antifolk Fest, wrote hundreds of unforgettable songs, created a brand-new music scene, and nurtured, supported, and inspired two generations of singer/songwriters. He now resides in Edinburgh, Scotland where he writes and records a series for BBC Radio 4 as well as performing in the UK and working as a creative director during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. 

Lach’s wife of twenty years, Anu, is undergoing chemotherapy and other treatments for metastatic breast cancer. In order to provide the full-time care needed for Anu and their eleven year-old son, Henry, Lach is currently unable to pursue his writing, recording, performance and touring careers, which are the family’s sole source of income. Funds raised in association with Sweet Relief through this website will be used to provide emergency direct assistance to Lach and his family

Past Events:                                                                




Lene Lovich Band

       David Cronenberg’s Wife

Erin K

Elena Dana


Filthy Pedro

JJ Crash

Sgt. Buzfuz

PLEASE NOTE: This is Lene Lovich band’s ONLY London appearance for 2017!

Sunday, March 19

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm 

The Lexington

96 – 98 Pentonville Road

London, N1 9JB 

TEL: 020 78375371

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Donations are most welcome and very much needed! You do not need to attend the concert to support Lach and his family.


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How to help

To donate online click the DONATE NOW link.

To donate by check, write check to:
The Emergency Aid Benefit for Antifolk Founder Lach at Sweet Relief

Mail to:
Sweet Relief Musicians Fund
2601 East Chapman Ave., Suite 204
Fullerton, CA 92831

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund is a 501(c)3 non-profit charity. Federal ID# 95-4443269

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