Indie folk band The Paper Kites from Melbourne, Australia are coming to North America for their first full length album States. The Paper Kites are comprised of Sam Bentley on vocals, guitar, harmonica, and keyboards; Christina Lacy on vocals, guitar, keyboards, and mandolin; David Powrys on vocals, guitar, banjo, and lap steel; Josh Bentley on drums and percussion, and Sam Rasmussen on bass and synth.
- States debuted at #17 on the ARIA Albums chart and #5 on the ARIA Australia Albums chart and is now available in North America on iTunes, Amazon, and indie retailers. This release comes just in time for their first venture to Canada and the US. They will support City and Colour on his 13 day tour through America before they move onto their own headlining tour. For all tour dates and ticket information, check here.
For all of their Victorian fans, The Paper Kites will be at Lucky Bar in Victoria on Wednesday, October 23 at 8pm with Reuben and the Dark. Tickets for the show can be found here.
As The Paper Kites are our band of the month, check back throughout the month for album review, band interview, and concert review and show photos.