Category Archives: Tour Blogs

On the Road with DeVotchKa: The End of the Tour

update and additional photos by Shawn King So yeah, everything you’ve heard about Glastonbury is true; it’s a madhouse. Getting in the night before, I went to see Battles, who were having trouble with some video, but it didn’t matter -- they were champs. Mud, drugs, and sprawling dystopian villages are Glasto’s fame.

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On the Road with DeVotchKa: Munich and Brussels

update and photos by Shawn King Shows have been going really well over here after a few hang ups. Jeanie scored a flute, and Nick found the only other dude in Zurich who could replace a busted Moog theremin.

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On the Road with DeVotchKa: Zurich

update and photos by Shawn King That first day was a bit delirious but it was too beautiful to waste, so Tom and Jeanie and I weaved through town along the waterways. Then in the eve some mutual friends with Bright Eyes invited us to come down at a posh club downtown in Zurich toRead more...

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On the road with DeVotchKa

Hello, Seattle friends -- we’re getting ready to split for a European tour starting in Switzerland on Friday, and our favorite radio station here will be hosting a few updates and photos, & random anecdotes from our travels through July. The set we did down at Bonnaroo last weekend got the kinks out a bit,Read more...

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On the Road With Ravenna Woods: Days 10, 11, 12 and 13

Photos and update by James Bailey I slept for 15 hours. It was my second day at SXSW and I was feeling a bit better from the flu that I’d contracted on the journey down from Seattle. I was certain that I’d gotten enough rest to make it through the day.

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On the road with Ravenna Woods: Days 8 and 9

photos by James Bailey / update by James and Matt Badger I awoke at five am in the cold New Mexican White Sands desert. Laying in my sleeping bag under the stars I noticed the sun was starting to climb into the sky. I looked around and began to call out to the boys ofRead more...

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On the road with Ravenna Woods: Day 7

Photography by James Bailey, update by Chris Cunningham For this next update I’ll be handing over the story telling part of the blog post to the singer and guitarist of Ravenna Woods, Chris Cunningham. March 16th Waking up on the floor of our gracious hosts [Jenny Invert], we slowly gathered our belongings and made forRead more...

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On the Road With Ravenna Woods: Day 6

Photos and update by James Bailey A late night, mixed with the bright sun of the dessert, creates an all encompassing sleepy feeling in the van. The Seattle band, Ravenna Woods and I had driven quite a distance the previous day. The trip had consisted of most of the 450 mile gradual downgrade from theRead more...

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On the Road With Ravenna Woods: Days 4 and 5

Photos and update by James Bailey The band Ravenna Woods and I were on our way to SXSW with a few stops along the way. Midway between Colorado Springs and Denver we started to get hungry. Seeing a road sign for a Waffle House we thought it might be a good place to grab someRead more...

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On the road with Ravenna Woods: Day 3

We had driven through a blizzard in the northern mountains of Utah to enter Wyoming and find an eerie hotel in a one horse town. We had to apologetically wake the desk clerk to obtain a room in the building where we were the only guests. We opened the door to #112 only to discoverRead more...

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