Like many bands, DeVotchKa spent much of their early years traveling the highways and byways searching for gigs and a musical direction.
Portland, OR, monday, February 19, pDX Jazz Presents: Tigran Hamasyan Trio 2006 Thelonious Monk Competition Winner at McMenamins Mission Theater.
With Gogol Bordello, The Very Best, Grouplove, Two incontri amatoriali milano Gallants, Apache Relay, Haim.On "A Mad and Faithful Telling the band had more time and conducted complex arrangements and experimental recording techniques.Tuesday, February 20, sabertooth Presents: Blasphemous Collaboration Series w/ Bell Witch, uada, and Shrine Of The Serpent at McMenamins Lolas Room.Saturday, February 24 Dorothy with Skull Diver at Hawthorne Theatre.International tours with Gogol and recordings with Calexico have helped spread the band's sound around the globe.Thursday, February 22, grace Vanderwaal Just The Beginning Tour at Hawthorne Theatre.
Numerous nationwide tours in support of self-released records earned the band an underground following.
Saturday, February 24 Garcia Birthday Band at McMenamins Mission Theater.
Saturday, February 24 Snarky Puppy and Banda Magda at Roseland Theater.
Judah The Lion Going to Mars Tour with Colony House and Tall Heights at Roseland Theater.Sunday, February 25 Neck Deep, Seaway, Creeper, and Speak Low If You Speak Love at Roseland Theater.Haim, St Vincent, The Maccabees, The Very Best, Dawes, Two Gallants, Justin Townes Earle, Simone Felice and, gogol Bordello.As hardcore Misfits fans will know, that their live shows are always a theatrical, spikes 'n leather-laden frightfest, and an exhilaratingly unique experience.Guests on the album include members of Calexico and Mauro Refosco, David Byrne and Thom Yorke's go-to percussionist.29 on the Top Independent Albums chart."New World" and "Head Honcho" were featured in a season 4 episode of the Showtime television show Weeds.Pickles Thrash-Tacular featuring Exodus and Municipal Waste, with Raptor at Hawthorne Theatre.Mumford and Sons will stage the first two Gentlemen of the Road Stopover festivals this month in the.
For "100 Lovers DeVotchKa spent over a year defining their sound, taking multiple trips to the desert studio to craft twelve new recordings.