The Joy Formidable, Ace of Spades, Sacramento, on 23rd March 2013, a set on Flickr.
By the time The Joy Formidable arrived on stage, the Ace of Spades had filled; not crammed-to-the-gills like for Rebelution, but well-full of people, all ready to hear this strong three-member band from the UK.
The Joy Formidable already has a strong following in Sacramento, and they were in for a treat. Lights and smoke and video, and some fine music. Ritzy is beautiful. The lights on the mic stand were so sculptural, they took on a persona of their own...
Photographer (and hi-res editorial photos): alisontoon.com