Tuesday 23 January 2018
We are absolutley delighted to announce First Aid Kit as the third and final headline act for 2018. The Brit Award nominated and critically acclaimed indie-folk sisters will close the main stage on Friday night with what is set to be an unmissable Festival highlight.
Hailing from Stockholm, Sweden, sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg make up the dazzling duo that is First Aid Kit. Originally shooting to international fame for their YouTube cover of Fleet Foxes’ 'Tiger Mountain’, the band have now released four albums to critical acclaim, with The Lion’s Roar and Stay Gold reaching Number 1 in Sweden.
The siblings’ ethereal blood harmonies will reverberate throughout Cambridge as First Aid Kit do what they do best, pour their hearts and souls into their enchanting music. The stunning headline set promises to include material from their latest album ‘Ruins’ along with previous gold selling albums ‘Stay Gold’, ‘The Lion’s Roar’ and debut release ‘The Big Black and the Blue’.
The critics acclaimed the new album as:
“Lustrous Americana heartbreak pop” Michael Hann, The Guardian
“Invigorating twists on traditional country, folk, and indie rock, Ruins is a mature return.” Adrian Thrills, Daily Mail
“Radiant masterpiece” Gavin Martin, Daily Mirror
“Most heartfelt album yet” Will Hodgkinson The Times
First Aid Kit join Saturday headliner, the iconic Patti Smith and her band along with Sunday night’s headliner the legendary John Prine amongst many other stellar artists.