lovelovelove: Bleached, Porcelain Raft, and Smith Westerns…what a dreamy gig!

Last weekend I went to Boston to visit friends, and I found out two of my favorite bands were in town: Porcelain Raft and Smith Westerns. I went to see them, and found another band to love. The opening band Bleached absolutely rocked. I was so excited to see Porcelain Raft play one of his first shows after releasing his incredible debut album Strange Weekend. Everyone there, whether they have heard of Porcelain Raft before or not, could not help but dance. He was fantastic live, and it was awesome to see him perform with a live drummer as well. Smith Westerns were also awesome as usual, they always have so much energy when they play and it’s contagious. Porcelain Raft is now touring the UK with M83 (another favorite of mine), so make sure you get to the show if there is one near you! Definitely buy Porcelain Raft’s Strange Weekend, it’s already one of my favorite albums of 2012!

Porcelain Raft Tour:
Feb 12 – HMV Next Big Thing at The Garage, London (with Elephant)
Feb 13 – Rough Trade East instore, London 7pm
Feb 16 – Shepherds Bush Empire, London * SOLD OUT
Feb 22 – U&G. Hamburg DE *
Feb 23 – Vega, Copenhagen DK *
Feb 24 – Rockefeller, Oslo NO *
Feb 25 – Berns, Stockholm SE *
Feb 27 – Tavastia, Helsinki FI *
Feb 29 – KB, Malmo SE *

Mar 02 – Introducing Festival, Berlin DE *
Mar 03 – Introducing Festival, Cologne DE *
Mar 04 – Lucerna, Prague CZ *
Mar 05 – Hansa 39, Munich DE *
Mar 06 – Magazini Generali, Milan IT *
Mar 08 – Rockstore, Montpelier FR *
Mar 09 – Razzamatazz, Barcelona ES *
Mar 10 – Riviera, Madrid ES *
Mar 11 – Hard Club, Porto PT *
Mar 12 – Lux, Lisbon PT *
Mar 14 – I.Boat, Bordeaux FR * SOLD OUT
Mar 15 – La Cigale, Paris FR * SOLD OUT
Mar 16 – Le Grand Mix, Tourcoing FR *
Mar 17 – La Laiterie, Strasbourg FR *
Mar 18 – Les Docks, Lausanne CH *

Apr 02 – Radio Radio, Indianapolis IN^
Apr 03 – Off Broadway, St Louis MO^
Apr 11 – Porter’s Pub, San Diego CA^
Apr 12 – Troubadour, Los Angeles CA^
Apr 13 – The Independent, San Francisco CA^

*With M83
~With Smith Westerns
^With Youth Lagoon

Bleached:

Porcelain Raft:

Smith Westerns:



xx

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