Photos from Swallows opening set for Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside at First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry on May 23, 2012. All photos were taken by photographer Brandie Johnson.
One of the early shows Swallows played with new members Justin DeLeon (drums) and Mike Nordby (mandolin/percussion) who both joined Swallows in 2010.
A collage of most of the players on “Songs for Strippers (and other professions)” plus the core of the new Swallows line-up. Thinland alums Patrick Hennessey (drums) and Jason FrittsContinue readingStrippers release postcard 2 – band collage (2008)
Early Swallows’ promotions with players from the first album (before we had a full live performance line-up in place): Aaron Kerr, Jeff Crandall, Tyson Allison, Frank Spencer and Leigh Gregory.
Photos from Swallows’ set at Ed’s (No Name) Bar in Winona, Minnesota at the 2013 Mid West Music Fest
Photos from a couple of early Swallows gigs at the Terminal Bar in Minneapolis in 2008.
Various photos from Swallows shows at the White Horse Saloon in St. Cloud, MN (2009-2010)
Swallows at the June 2010 Get Your Rock On Music Festival at Station 4 in St. Paul, MN.
Shots from May 2010 501 Club gig in Minneapolis with Jezebel Jones and Her Wicked Ways and Beller. This was essentially the first Swallows show with a full band line-up.
Swallows album release postcard for “Songs for Strippers (and other professions) debut album (2008).
Poster for August 10, 2011 show at 7th Street Entry with Jezebel Jones, Swallows, Cantankerous Folk and El Le Faunt and His Traveling Circus.
Dave Griffiths Buzz Magazine, Sydney Australia 5 out of 5 Stars It seems fitting that Minnesota based folk rockers Swallows have gone with a bright sun on their Clear SkyContinue readingBuzz Magazine – Swallows make folk-rock sound heavenly
Ned Raggett All Music Guide 3 out of 5 stars There’s something about roots rock as willfully claimed by its practitioners that seems increasingly strange the more the 21st centuryContinue readingAll Music Guide Review of Swallows’ “Songs for Strippers”