First Aid Kit I’ve been waiting for this night for 12 months. I was lucky enough to see First Aid Kit at a one-off show in Shoreditch this time last year and as we all filed out of the town hall that night, I spotted two of the Staveley-Taylor sisters popping backstage to see Klara and Johanna. The thought crossed my mind – wouldn’t it be great if they played a show together. Fast forward a year and here we are – Newcastle O2 Academy for a night of harmony and some of the most beautiful voices you will ever hear.


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The Staves The three Staveley-Taylor sisters return from America to play their first gig in the UK for almost a year. An emotional comeback in Manchester for The Staves, and they bring the first ever indie harpist Mikaela Davis along for the ride.


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The Staves Impeccable English sister trio The Staves activated a tightly packed venue of the Institute, Birmingham, with their appealing harmonies and outstanding choral vocals, they’ve fascinated their fans who’ve inflated in numbers since their latest sell out tour and release of album ‘If I Was.’


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Florence + the Machine Alexandra Palace is always a magical venue feeling in part like an indoor music festival and part like a museum with its impressive cavernous ceilings and stain glassed windows. It’s cool yet classic and almost gothic feel makes it the perfect venue for a Florence and the Machine show with front lady Flo encompassing a similar dichotomy of classical and quirky in her performances.


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Moseley Folk Festival 2013 Oh lordy, the OAPs are right you know. The older you get the faster the years fly by. It seems like only yesterday that we were singing along lustily to All Around My Hat (the degree of lustiness being in direct proportion to the quantity of cider consumed) and yet here we are again at another MoFo. I’m not complaining, it’s the bit between festivals that gets my goat... real life I think it’s called. Jolly silly idea.


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Japandroids at Summer Sundae 2012 Here at GigJunkies we're lucky-so-and-so's as we get to go to some fantastic events and festivals. Summer Sundae is just one of those events. Spanning 3-days in August 2012, about when we were blessed by glorious sun and cooling winds, I got the chance to shoot bands from a very varied cross-section of the popular and alternative music scene. Get in!


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The Staves It couldn’t just have been the Summer-time booze that had the Moseley Festival crowd going all gushy late last August when The Staves’s bewitching harmonies beguiled the approaching twilight hour. It’s kind of magical faerie wings brushing across crystal cats’ whiskers.


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