First Aid Kit Comes to America!

by Krista Ciminera

First Aid Kit, the Swedish folk duo comprised of sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg, are making their second trip to the States to promote their album “The Big Black & The Blue,” which will be officially released in North America on May 25th.  By the strength of their music, it’s surprising to find out that Klara and Johanna are just 17 and 19 years old.  Klara’s deep and powerful voice is reminiscent of such seasoned players as Neko Case, and Johanna’s harmonies make their music magical and timeless.  Check out the video for “I Met Up With the King” below:

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They’re first show in the States is June 1st in Los Angeles.  Catch them while they’re on tour!

06/01/10     Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg
06/02/10     San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
06/04/10     Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
06/05/10     Seattle, WA @ The Vera Project
06/06/10     Vancouver, BC @ Media Club
06/09/10     Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Center
06/10/10     Chicago, IL @ Schubas Tavern
06/11/10      Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
06/12/10      Toronto, ON @ Rivoli Cabaret
06/13/10      Montreal, QC @ Green Room
06/14/10     Cambridge, MA @ Middle East Upstairs
06/15/10     Brooklyn, NY @ The Bell House
06/16/10     New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge

Image via Eva Edsjo

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