After taking a short break over the holidays we’re starting 2015 back to business as usual–well, sort of. Our friend and Portland indie music impresario Ritchie Young has pulled his sometime-dormant band Loch Lomond out for another spin, this time asking Swansea to adopt the moniker as his backing band. We will be touring as Loch Lomond in select cities down the West coast supporting Glasgow’s The Vaselines (see dates and cities below). For those of you unfamiliar with The Vaselines’ cultish brand of garage pop, Kurt Cobain famously called the writing engine of Eugene Kelly and Frances McKee, “my favorite songwriters in the world”–an opinion so pointed that he eventually named his own daughter after Frances.
Here is a link to the world of Loch Lomond
And more about the exploits and conquerings of The Vaselines
Jan 23 Vancouver, BC — Rickshaw Theater
Jan 24 Seattle, WA — Neumos
Jan 25 Portland, OR — Doug Fir Lounge
Jan 27 San Francisco, CA — The Independent
Jan 28 West Hollywood, CA — The Roxy Theater