Tag: The Staves

#562 The Staves – The Blood I Bled

If you don’t know how much we love the Staves, you haven’t been paying attention. You should be able to guess therefore how thrilled we are that there’s a new track for us to drink in. Produced by Bon Iver’s…

News | The Staves reveal new material and UK live dates

The Staves have unveiled brand new material from their upcoming as-yet-unannounced second album as well as details of six intimate UK and Ireland headline shows with Lauren Laverne today premiering the lead track on BBC 6 Music. The Blood I…

#403 The Staves – Facing West

It’s a while since we’ve picked the Staves as Song of the Day: today we correct that. ‘Facing West’ is perhaps the simplest and most beautiful track from their debut album Dead & Born & Grown. It’s also heartbreakingly sad,…

#245 The Staves – Mexico

The Staves are on tour at the moment, which is easily excuse enough for us to bang on about how amazing they are all over again. This session recording of ‘Mexico’ – on a beach and then, when the rain…

Playlist | Our picks of End of the Road 2013

Two of your humble FFS servants are off to End of the Road festival in Dorset today and we’re barely able to contain ourselves. The festival never misses a beat with its line-ups and we’ve been faithful attendees since we…

News | Staves to play Shepherd’s Bush Empire

For Folk’s Sake favourites the Staves will move one step closer to world domination when they headline London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire in November. The three Staveley-Taylor sisters will follow up their tour of America and a summer of appearing at…

Festivals | Cambridge Folk Festival: Sunday preview

By now, you should have your CFF routine down to a fine art. So, baby-wipe yourselves down, rinse your recyclable pint glass and ready yourself for the final day of¬†folk¬†festivities. Continuing with its line-up of emerging talent, the intimate staging…

Live | The Staves @ Scala, London

staves band live village underground london 19th November 2012

That The Staves’ two-day residency at London’s Scala coincides with a brief heat wave in the capital may be no coincidence: more warmth radiates from the audience to the stage and back again over the course of their set than…

News | Staves complete Cambridge line-up

The Staves headed the final wave of acts to be added to the Cambridge Folk Festival as the complete line-up was revealed today. The trio will play Main Stage 1 on the Sunday of the event which runs from July…

News | Staves to tour UK and Europe

The Staves have announced a full-scale UK tour in April and May. The band already had two shows at London’s Scala planned, but they have now added dates in Ashford, Oxford, Norwich, Bath, Cardiff, Sheffield and Manchester, as well as…