The 10 best Joy Formidable photos from First Avenue

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Ritzy Bryan of The Joy Formidable (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)

Welsh band The Joy Formidable performed before a rapt First Avenue audience on April 3, 2013. Photographer Nate Ryan's photos captured the evening's festivities.

Here are the ten best photos from the night, plus a few from openers Guards and Kitten.

12 Photos

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    Ritzy's guitar (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)
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    The Joy Formidable (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)
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    Rhydian Dafydd of The Joy Formidable (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)
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    Matt Thomas, drummer for The Joy Formidable (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)
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    The Joy Formidable (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)
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    Rhydian Dafydd and Ritzy Bryan of The Joy Formidable (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)
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    Ritzy Bryan (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)
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    Pedal, goat, pedal, pedal. (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)
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    The Joy Formidable (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)
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    Guards (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)
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    Guards (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)
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    Chloe Chaidez, aka Kitten (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)