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ENGLISH acoustic folk rock trio The Staves are paying a visit to Cardiff as part of their current tour.

After releasing their latest album, If I Was, the trio of sisters from Watford have 11 shows lined up, the first which took place in Manchester last week and now they are on their way to Wales where they will play for one night only at Cardiff University on November 3. The band - featuring Emily, Jessica and Camilla Staveley-Taylor - are celebrating their second full-length album following the success of their debut, Dead & Born & Grow.

Their career began to take off five years ago when they sang backing vocals on Tom Jones' Praise & Blame album. They attracted the interest of Kings of Leon producer Ethan Johns and his father, Glyn Johns, a heavyweight who had worked with bands including the Rolling Stones and the Eagles and they went on to produce the sisters' debut recording.

The three sisters, although still in the early stages of their career, have achieved so much already, appearing on Sir Tom's album, supporting Mt Desolation on their autumn tour and appearing on Fionn Regan's third studio album.

If I Was was released earlier this year on Atlantic Records in the UK and Nonesuch Records in the US. It was produced by Justin Vernon of Bon Iver. The Staves attracted attention in the United States while supporting The Civil Wars in January 2012. Now they are about to showcase their latest tracks at Y Plas, which is a multi-purpose venue at Cardiff University and hosts a number of gigs.

Among the other live performances coming up at Cardiff University in the next few weeks are Catfish And The Bottlemen (October 29), Jess Glynne (October 31), Everything Everything (November 7), Foals (November 8) and Slaves (November 15).

The Staves appear at Y Plas, |Cardiff University on Tuesday, November 3 at 7.30pm. Tickets are priced PS16 (plus booking fee). For more details, visit www.cardiffstudents.com Eve Edmunds |

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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Oct 27, 2015
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