The Rock City archives: 2011

MC Lars, Live at Rock City, Nottingham: The Basement

  • Sunday 22nd May 2011
  • Supported by: Weerd Science + MC Chris + Akira the Don

MC Lars

MC Lars performs live at Rock City, The Basement, Nottingham

MC Lars, real name Andrew Nielsen, (born October 6, 1982 in Berkeley, California) is an American rapper. He is the self-proclaimed originator of “post-punk laptop rap”. He has recorded for Truck Records in the UK and his Laptop EP is licensed to Sidecho Records in the USA. He was formerly known as MC Lars Horris but changed his pseudonym to MC Lars in 2004 for the sake of simplicity. Nielsen has toured and done one-off performances with many different bands and rappers, including Simple Plan, Bowling For Soup Army of Freshmen, Gym Class Heroes, Say Anything, Streetlight Manifesto, Fightstar, Zebrahead and many more.