Category Archives: Tour Blogs

Damien Jurado with Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground on the road

photos and updates by Hayley Young Sam Anderson and I are waiting outside Delta Terminal 3 at JFK Airport. Thomas Hunter, having spent the early morning visiting Long Island is now en route with the Kay Kay van to pick us up. From here, he will take us through the streets of New York’s BrooklynRead more...

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Hey Marseilles Tour Blog: Day 8

photos and updates by Hayley Young Day 8: Los Angeles There is a giant food truck backing itself into the venue through a loading dock. In the front of The Bootleg Theater, the bands have set up their gear for the show. In the rear, a theater group is preparing for their own performance thatRead more...

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Hey Marseilles Tour Blog: Day 7

photos and updates by Hayley Young Day 7: Santa Barbara, continued. I am awake and blogging. It is 8am. Sam Anderson, Philip Kobernik, Jacob Anderson and Nick Ward have promised to be up and ready for filming by 9. Around 8:30 my phone alerts me of a text. It is Sam. They are up andRead more...

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Hey Marseilles Tour Blog: Days 5 & 6

photos, video and updates by Hayley Young Day 5: Santa Cruz. The Crepe Place has a beautiful patio. Beautiful patios are in short supply in our Emerald City. I’m pretty easy to please in this regard, however this place gets 5 stars.

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Hey Marseilles Tour Blog: Day 4

photos and updates by Hayley Young Day 4: Nelson Barnard has arrived. He flew in this afternoon from Seattle to join for the last half of the tour. As the band’s tour manager, Barnard will have the key responsibilities of doing sound, working merch and (most importantly) driving the van if/when we are drunk.

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Hey Marseilles Tour Blog: Day 3

photos and updates by Hayley Young Day 3: Kevin Wan, a former resident of Seattle, is waiting to greet us as we enter the front steps of his Davis restaurant/venue Sophia’s Thai Kitchen. Wan, having opened the place in recent years, has done his part to introduce his new hometown to many a Northwest band.Read more...

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Hey Marseilles Tour Blog: Day 2

photos and updates by Hayley Young Day 2: Loch Lomond and Hey Marseilles have the intimate cocktail room of The Vintage surrounded. The bands have been invited to this private after-party by the proprietors who attended the show. Spilling out from the bar into an ivy-covered patio, Richie Young struggles with the propane heaters whileRead more...

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Hey Marseilles Tour Blog: Day 1

photos and updates by Hayley Young Day 1. Van arrives at Sam and Jacob Anderson’s house in Seattle’s Ravenna neighborhood. Drummer Colin Richey has spent the late hours of the evening/morning preparing the 1996 Dodge Ram for this tour, mending the fallen ceiling, sealing the drivers window with duct tape and having the mechanical needsRead more...

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Introducing guest bloggers Hey Marseilles

Seattle group Hey Marseilles is about to begin a West Coast tour with Portlanders Loch Lomond. Starting this Thursday, June 10, the band will share an exclusive behind the scenes tour blog with KEXP for the next week. Stay tuned!

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