The Joy Formidable's Concert History

The Joy Formidable is an indie rock band formed in 2007 in North Wales, United Kingdom, currently located in London, England. The group members are Ritzy Bryan (vocals, guitar), Rhydian Dafydd (bass, backing vocals), and Matt Thomas (drums). Their music has been described as "primal epic grunge rock à la The Breeders, Arcade Fire and Yeah Yeah Yeahs".

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Oct 07, 2021 –
Oct 09, 2021
Focus Wales 2021  
The Joy Formidable / Richard Hawley / Billie Marten / lucy spraggan / Gruff Rhys / Kelly Lee Owens / Chasing Shadows / Madi / Stealing Sheep / Emmi / Tim Burgess / Zeb / Karima Francis / Catrin Finch / Flamingods / Gallops / Art School Girlfriend / Mel / JOHN / PAVVLA / Francis Lung / Núria Graham / The Breath / God Damn / The Membranes / Georgia Ruth / HENGE / Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard / Natalie McCool / Golden Fable / Bob Vylan / Haviah Mighty / Tim and Sam's Tim and the Sam Band with Tim and Sam / Alffa / Goodbye Honolulu / Memes / CHROMA / Kidsmoke / The Royston Club / St Woods / Seazoo / The Zangwills / Adwaith / The Trials of Cato / Bodywash / Hilang Child / Denuo / Swnami / Cotton Wolf / Vishtèn / Bronnie / Katherine Priddy / Afro Cluster / Alexandria Maillot / Yr Ods / Right Hand Left Hand / Danny Gruff / Casi / Kiddus / Micah Erenberg / Panic Shack / Port Erin / twst / Yr Eira / Samana / Bandicoot / Mondegreen / moja / Campfire Social / Bottlecap / Nik Colk Void / Skunkadelic / Seafoam Green / Juice Menace / Cara Hammond / Zulu Zulu / Band Pres Llareggub Brass Band / Pet Crow / Posh Chocolates / Rosehip Teahouse / The Bug Club / Nuha Ruby Ra / AF THE NAYSAYER / ĠENN / Omaloma / Melin Melyn / Hollie Rogers / Rude GRL / Lewys / Harri Endersby / Eve Goodman / Breichiau Hir / Jorra i Gomorra / Ennio the little brother / Virginia and the Flood / Hourglvss / Lo! Peninsula / Hyll / Escorpio / Laura Power / Rebecca Hurn / Gravves / Wynt / Stephanie Finegan / Velvet Shakes / Yammerer / L E M F R E C K / Go Go Machine Orchestra / Ynys / Magpie Blue / Jack Found / Thallo / CLwb FUZZ / Flamingo House / Elis Derby / Sustinere / Neighbours Burning Neighbours / Eitha Da / TELGATE / The Columbians / Katy Rose Bennett / Deh-Yey / Saltwater Injection / Bryony Sier / Ophelia Xerri / Lunar Bird / Karma Shake / Dresden Wolves / DD Darillo / Baby Missiles / Ghostlawns / The Wilderness (Kingston) / Andy Hickie / Twin Stranger / Accü (Wales) / DRAMAS (A) / Red Telephone (UK) / CHROMA (UK) / ACCU(EU) / The Secret Beach (CAN) / tribeless (Band) / Yazmean / Tapestri / Culture Vultures (Wales, UK) / Cor DAW / Worldcub (UK) / Delta Academy Ladies Choir / Double-Barrelled / Natasha Borton / Virgin Kola / MADI (UK) / The Brood (CAN) / Ben Wilson (UK) Show all bands
Town Sq Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom
Dec 21, 2019 The Joy Formidable / TWEN Teragram Ballroom Los Angeles, California, United States
Dec 20, 2019 The Joy Formidable / Bryde / Twen     The Chapel San Francisco, California, United States
Dec 18, 2019 The Joy Formidable Doug Fir Lounge Portland, Oregon, United States
Dec 14, 2019 The Joy Formidable   Fine Line Music Cafe Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Dec 13, 2019 The Joy Formidable   The Backroom at Colectivo Coffee Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Dec 12, 2019 A Balloon Called Moaning 10th Anniversary Tour   Bottom Lounge Chicago, Illinois, United States
Dec 10, 2019 A Balloon Called Moaning 10 yr  
Twen / The Joy Formidable
Velvet Underground Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dec 07, 2019 The Joy Formidable / Twen   The Hollow Bar + Kitchen Albany, New York, United States
Dec 06, 2019 The Joy Formidable / TWEN / Byrde   Rough Trade NYC Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nov 22, 2019 The Joy Formidable / Walt Disco   The Bread Shed Manchester
Aug 31, 2019 –
Aug 31, 2019
Pasadena Daydream 2019  
The Cure / Pixies / Deftones / Mogwai / The Joy Formidable / Chelsea Wolfe / The Twilight Sad / Throwing Muses / Emma Ruth Rundle / Kælan Mikla
Brookside Golf Course Pasadena, California, United States
Aug 31, 2019 Pasadena Daydream  
The Cure / Throwing Muses / Pixies / The Joy Formidable / Deftones / Chelsea Wolfe / Mogwai / Emma Ruth Rundle / The Twilight Sad / Kælan Mikla
Brookside at the Rose Bowl Pasadena, California, United States
Aug 19, 2019 Summer sessions  
The Cure / Mogwai / The Twilight Sad / The Joy Formidable
Bellahouston Park Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Aug 16, 2019 The Cure / Mogwai / The Twilight Sad / The Joy Formidable   Bellahouston Park Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Aug 16, 2019 The Cure / Mogwai / The Twilight Sad / The Joy Formidable   Bellahouston Park Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Aug 16, 2019 The Cure / Mogwai / The Twilight Sad / The Joy Formidable     Bellahouston Park Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Jul 25, 2019 –
Jul 28, 2019
Kendal Calling 2019  
Years & Years / The Fratellis / KT Tunstall / Manic Street Preachers / Doves / Jax Jones / Tom Jones / The Joy Formidable / Gomez / Badly Drawn Boy / Miles Kane / Mystery Jets / Orbital / The Courteeners / The Subways / The Pigeon Detectives / Rival Sons / nina nesbitt / High Contrast / Dermot Kennedy / Blood Red Shoes / Mahalia / Reverend and The Makers / Arkells / Don Broco / The Rifles / IDLES / Chris Lorenzo / The Big Moon / Waze & Odyssey / Goldie Lookin Chain / Slowthai / Dream Wife / Paul Woolford / Gerry Cinnamon / Beans on Toast / Krystal Klear / Melé / Easy Life / Ten Tonnes / Danny Howard / Cassia / Sea Girls / The Allergies / Darkzy / The Lancashire Hotpots / The Cuban Brothers / Low Island / Sports Team / The Snuts / Zuzu / The Hempolics / Broken Brass Ensemble / Monki / CHIC ft. Nile Rodgers / Barely Legal / Only The Poets / Rascalton / Kyle Falconer / Lydian Collective / Fleetmac Wood / The Pearl Harts / Leftfield (DJ) / Lazy Day / Sophie And The Giants / Maribou State (DJ Set) / Walt Disco / Hardwicke Circus / Average Joe / Kadija Kamara / Hey Bulldog / Bethlehem Casuals / The Northern Threads / The Postcard Band Show all bands
Lowther Deer Park Pentrich, UK
Jul 25, 2019 –
Jul 28, 2019
Standon Calling 2019  
Rag'n'Bone Man / Echo & the Bunnymen / Lewis Capaldi / Kate Nash / Band of Skulls / Wolf Alice / The Joy Formidable / Simian Mobile Disco / The Japanese House / Mahalia / IDLES / Hypnotic Brass Ensemble / Laurel / The Big Moon / Erol Alkan / Sea Girls / Juniore / The Reverse / Connie Constance / Emily Burns / Everyone You Know / La Fleur / The Howl & The Hum / Flamingods / Warmduscher / The Cuban Brothers / CC Smugglers / Some Sprouts / CHIC ft. Nile Rodgers / Saint Agnes / Iris Gold / Emma McGrath / Annabel Allum / William The Conqueror / Honey Lung / Maddox / Elvana / Meggie Brown / Big Society / Monty Taft / 4 to the Floor / Hattie / Tasty Lopez / Fleet Mac Wood / Maven Grace / Shiivers / The She Street Band / Emily Dust / Delia Teșileanu Show all bands
Standon Lordship Standon, UK
May 15, 2019 The Joy Formidable   Foro Indie Rocks!
May 11, 2019 Boy Pablo / Chromeo / Classixx / Chemical Brothers / Christine and the Queens / Dillon Francis / Francis / GG Magree / Goldroom / Goo Goo Dolls / Holy Ghost / Jax Jones / Kimbra / of Montreal / Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark / Rhye / Tame Impal...   Explanada Estadio Akron Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
May 11, 2019 Corona Capital Guadalajara 2019  
Tame Impala / The Chemical Brothers / Phoenix / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Dillon Francis / Goo Goo Dolls / Chromeo / White Lies / Rhye / Kimbra / The Joy Formidable
Explanada Estadio Akron Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
May 11, 2019 Corona Capital Guadalajara  
Tame Impala / The Chemical Brothers / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / OMD / Christine and the Queens / Holy Ghost! / Kimbra / The Joy Formidable / of Montreal
Explanada Estadio Akron Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
May 11, 2019 Corona Capital Guadalajara  
Tame Impala / of Montreal / Phoenix / White Lies / Holy Ghost! / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / The Chemical Brothers / Boy Pablo / HONNE / Kimbra / Holy Ghost! / The Joy Formidable / Rhye / OMD / Goldroom
Explanada Estadio Akron Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
May 03, 2019 –
May 05, 2019
Shaky Knees Festival 2019  
Beck / Tame Impala / Cage The Elephant / Incubus / Grouplove / Foals / Interpol / Tears For Fears / Dashboard Confessional / Deerhunter / The Dandy Warhols / Gary Clark Jr. / Electric Guest / The Joy Formidable / Black Lips / HONNE / Phosphorescent / Tash Sultana / Oh Sees / FIDLAR / Liz Phair / Yellow Days / Jim James / Japanese Breakfast / The Struts / Face To Face / Wallows / Peach Pit / Rayland Baxter / Lucy Dacus / Pedro The Lion / Bad Books / Soccer Mommy / CHON / IDLES / Curtis Harding / Welshly Arms / Natalie Prass / Foxing / Julia Jacklin / Caamp / Tyler Childers / I Don't Know How But They Found Me / Jade Bird / The Murlocs / Slothrust / Mark Lanegan Band / Mipso / Calpurnia / Wilderado / The Blue Stones / Low Cut Connie / Walden / cleopatrick / duncan fellows / Demob Happy / Ruen Brothers / The Nude Party / The Inspector Cluzo / Bones Owens / Devon Gilfillian / Liily / Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones / Illiterate Light / Taylor Janzen Show all bands
Central Park Atlanta, Georgia, United States
May 03, 2019 –
May 05, 2019
Shaky Knees Music Festival 2019  
Tame Impala / Beck / Cage The Elephant / Incubus / Tears For Fears / Gary Clark Jr. / Interpol / Foals / Tash Sultana / Maggie Rogers / Grouplove / Jim James / Phosphorescent / The Struts / Tyler Childers / Dashboard Confessional / FIDLAR / Liz Phair / Sharon Van Etten / Deerhunter / Oh Sees / The Dandy Warhols / HONNE / Black Lips / Yellow Days / Bad Books / Calpurnia / Japanese Breakfast / Electric Guest / Wallows / Caamp / Mark Lanegan Band / Rayland Baxter / Soccer Mommy / The Joy Formidable / Jade Bird / CHON / Pedro The Lion / Foxing / The Murlocs / Lucy Dacus / IDLES / Curtis Harding / Face To Face / Slothrust / Natalie Prass / Mipso / Welshly Arms / Peach Pit / The Nude Party / Devon Gilfillian / Wilderado / Low Cut Connie / Julia Jacklin / cleopatrick / Ruen Brothers / Hannah Wicklund & the Steppin’ Stones / Demob Happy / The Blue Stones / I Don't Know How But They Found Me / Bones Owens / Liily / duncan fellows / Walden / Taylor Janzen / Illiterate Light / The Inspector Cluzo Show all bands
Central Park Atlanta, Georgia, United States
May 03, 2019 –
May 05, 2019
Shaky Knees Festival 2019     Central Park Atlanta, Georgia, United States
May 03, 2019 –
May 05, 2019
Shaky Knees Festival 2019  
Beck / Tame Impala / Cage The Elephant / Incubus / Grouplove / Foals / Interpol / Tears For Fears / Dashboard Confessional / Deerhunter / The Dandy Warhols / Gary Clark Jr. / Electric Guest / The Joy Formidable / Black Lips / HONNE / Phosphorescent / Tash Sultana / Oh Sees / FIDLAR / Liz Phair / Yellow Days / Jim James / Japanese Breakfast / The Struts / Face To Face / Wallows / Peach Pit / Rayland Baxter / Lucy Dacus / Pedro The Lion / Bad Books / CHON / Soccer Mommy / IDLES / Curtis Harding / Welshly Arms / Natalie Prass / Foxing / Julia Jacklin / Caamp / Tyler Childers / I Don't Know How But They Found Me / Jade Bird / The Murlocs / Slothrust / Mark Lanegan Band / Mipso / Calpurnia / Wilderado / The Blue Stones / Low Cut Connie / Walden / cleopatrick / Demob Happy / duncan fellows / Ruen Brothers / The Nude Party / The Inspector Cluzo / Bones Owens / Devon Gilfillian / Liily / Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones / Illiterate Light / Taylor Janzen Show all bands
Central Park Atlanta, Georgia, United States
May 03, 2019 –
May 05, 2019
Shaky Knees Music Festival 2019    
Tame Impala / Tyler Childers / Maggie Rogers / Deerhunter / Foals / Calpurnia / Phosphorescent / Caamp / Grouplove / The Murlocs / HONNE / Lucy Dacus / Electric Guest / Slothrust / Welshly Arms / Demob Happy / Rayland Baxter / The Blue Stones / The Nude Party / The Inspector Cluzo / Cage The Elephant / The Dandy Warhols / Gary Clark Jr. / Soccer Mommy / Interpol / Japanese Breakfast / FIDLAR / Pedro The Lion / The Struts / CHON / Jim James / Mipso / Bad Books / Jade Bird / Wallows / Natalie Prass / Mark Lanegan Band / cleopatrick / Ruen Brothers / Walden / Julia Jacklin / Bones Owens / Liily / Beck / Yellow Days / Illiterate Light / Tears For Fears / Foxing / Incubus / Oh Sees / Dashboard Confessional / Face To Face / Tash Sultana / Black Lips / Liz Phair / Peach Pit / Sharon Van Etten / IDLES / The Joy Formidable / Wilderado / Curtis Harding / Low Cut Connie / Devon Gilfillian / Duncan Fellows / Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones / Taylor Janzen / I Don't Know How But They Found Me / Songs For Kids Show all bands
Central Park Atlanta, Georgia, United States
May 03, 2019 –
May 05, 2019
Shaky Knees Music Festival 2019  
Tame Impala / Beck / Tears For Fears / Interpol / Foals / Grouplove / Jim James / Sharon Van Etten / Thee Oh Sees / Black Lips / Jade Bird / Pedro The Lion / Foxing / The Murlocs / Lucy Dacus / IDLES / Natalie Prass / Low Cut Connie / Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones / Julia Jacklin / Mark Lanegan Band / Soccer Mommy / The Dandy Warhols / The Nude Party / Demob Happy / Slothrust / Phosphorescent / The Joy Formidable / I Don't Know How But They Found Me / Taylor Janzen / Devon Gilfillian / Wilderado / Face To Face / Tash Sultana / Yellow Days / Bones Owens / Liily / cleopatrick / Ruen Brothers / Wallows / CHON / Natalie Prass / Gary Clark Jr. Show all bands
Central Park Atlanta, Georgia, United States
May 03, 2019 Shaky Knees 2019 - Friday  
Beck / Tears For Fears / Incubus / Dashboard Confessional / Peach Pit / Tash Sultana / Wilderado / Low Cut Connie / I DON’T KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME / Liz Phair / The Joy Formidable
Central Park Atlanta, Georgia, United States
May 03, 2019 Shaky Knees Fest  
The Joy Formidable
Piedmont Stage Atlanta, Georgia, United States
May 03, 2019 –
May 05, 2019
Shaky Knees Music Festival  
Tame Impala / Beck / Cage The Elephant / Tears For Fears / Gary Clark Jr. / Tash Sultana / Maggie Rogers / The Struts / The Joy Formidable / Peach Pit / Wilderado
Central Park Atlanta, Georgia, United States
May 03, 2019 –
May 05, 2019
Shaky Knees Festival 2019  
Tame Impala / Cage The Elephant / Beck / Incubus / Grouplove / Foals / Interpol / Tears For Fears / Dashboard Confessional / Deerhunter / Gary Clark Jr. / The Dandy Warhols / HONNE / Tash Sultana / Electric Guest / Wallows / Black Lips / Phosphorescent / The Joy Formidable / FIDLAR / Yellow Days / Peach Pit / Osees / Liz Phair / Japanese Breakfast / Jim James / The Struts / IDLES / Lucy Dacus / Tyler Childers / Soccer Mommy / Caamp / I Don't Know How But They Found Me / Rayland Baxter / Julia Jacklin / Face To Face / Welshly Arms / CHON / Curtis Harding / Jade Bird / Bad Books / Foxing / Pedro The Lion / Natalie Prass / Calpurnia / The Murlocs / Mipso / Slothrust / Wilderado / cleopatrick / The Blue Stones / Mark Lanegan Band / Low Cut Connie / duncan fellows / Demob Happy / The Nude Party / Walden / Ruen Brothers / Liily / Devon Gilfillian / Bones Owens / The Inspector Cluzo / Illiterate Light / Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones / Taylor Janzen Show all bands
Central Park Atlanta, Georgia, United States
May 03, 2019 –
May 04, 2019
Shaky Knees 2019  
The Joy Formidable / Black Lips / Oh Sees / Tears For Fears / Beck / Mark Lanegan / Bad Books / Jim James / The Struts / FIDLAR / Interpol / The Dandy Warhols
Central Park Atlanta, Georgia, United States
May 03, 2019 –
May 05, 2019
Shaky Knees Festival 2019  
Black Lips / Interpol / Gary Clark Jr. / Dashboard Confessional / Electric Guest / Incubus / Grouplove / The Joy Formidable / Father John Misty / Low Cut Connie / The Dandy Warhols / Pedro The Lion / Deerhunter / Foxing / Tame Impala / Foals / Bad Books / Phosphorescent / Rayland Baxter / Thee Oh Sees / Liz Phair / Peach Pit / Welshly Arms / Ruen Brothers / Tears For Fears / Curtis Harding / The Struts / Beck / The Inspector Cluzo / Demob Happy / Lucy Dacus / Mipso / The Murlocs / Japanese Breakfast / HONNE / Julia Jacklin / Wilderado / Tash Sultana / Walden / Mark Lanegan Band / duncan fellows / Caamp / The Nude Party / IDLES / Soccer Mommy / Face To Face / Jade Bird / The Blue Stones / Devon Gilfillian / Tyler Childers / CHON / Wallows / Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones / Bones Owens / Yellow Days / Calpurnia / Cage The Elephant / I Don't Know How But They Found Me / cleopatrick / Taylor Janzen / Illiterate Light / Liily Show all bands
Central Park Atlanta, Georgia, United States
May 01, 2019 The Joy Formidable   The Basement East Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Mar 07, 2019 –
Mar 09, 2019
Savannah Stopover Music Festival 2019  
Deerhunter / The Joy Formidable / Lucy Dacus / Vacations / Faye Webster / Hot Flash Heat Wave / Caitlin Rose / The Beths / Bad Bad Hats / The Bright Light Social Hour / William Tyler / Boyscott / Paul Cherry / Andrew Combs / Susto / Lunar Vacation / Mike Krol / TEEN / Sleepwalkers / Sneaks / The Mystery Lights / Ruen Brothers / Pinc Louds / Illiterate Light / Deeper / Spider Bags / Chastity / Michigan Rattlers / Little Stranger / Dan Luke and the Raid / Empath / Sun Seeker / Weakened Friends / Savannah Conley / Super Doppler / Little Bird / Priests - DC / SONTALK / Living Hour / Tallies / Esther Rose / Honey Lung / Pip the Pansy / Faux Ferocious / Dead Soft / The Kernal / The artisanals / Skylar Gudasz / McKinley Dixon / The Underhill Family Orchestra / Well Wisher / Billy Moon / Bencoolen / Home Body / Graham Van Pelt / Pylon Reenactment Society / Teddy and the Rough Riders / Babe Club / The Holy Knives / The Maggie Valley Band / Damn Jackals / Lovelorn / The Minks (US) / Bero Bero / Shouldies Show all bands
Savannah Stopover Augusta, Georgia, United States
Nov 09, 2018 The Joy Formidable   Music Hall of Williamsburg New York, New York, United States
Nov 06, 2018 The Joy Formidable / Tancred   The Sinclair Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Nov 03, 2018 The Joy Formidable / Tancred   Lincoln Hall Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nov 02, 2018 The Joy Formidable / Tancred Turf Club Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Nov 01, 2018 The Joy Formidable / Tancred   recordBar Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Oct 28, 2018 The Joy Formidable     Neumos Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 26, 2018 The Joy Formidable / Tancred Doug Fir Lounge Portland, Oregon, United States
Oct 23, 2018 Foo Fighters / The Joy Formidable   Scotiabank Saddledome Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Oct 22, 2018 The Joy Formidable / Foo Fighters   Rogers Place Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Oct 19, 2018 The Joy Formidable / Tancred   Lodge Room Los Angeles, California, United States
Oct 18, 2018 The Joy Formidable   The Independent San Francisco, California, United States
Sep 30, 2018 The Joy Formidable   Rough trade Bristol
Latest Setlist (12/20/2019):

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Concerts Per Year:
2021 1 concert
2019 37 concerts
2018 26 concerts
2017 9 concerts
2016 127 concerts
2015 64 concerts
2014 7 concerts
2013 117 concerts
2012 104 concerts
2011 144 concerts
2010 63 concerts
2009 57 concerts
2008 13 concerts
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