by Frank Atlas for Music in Minnesota.com Posted December 2017 Listening to The Swallows’ album Witching and Divining makes it seem like this band belongs nowhere and no place, butContinue readingRising Stars, Swallows Wallop the Whiskey
Learn more about Jeff’s World on the Adventure Minnesota Films website Jeff’s World is a documentary film by Adventure Minnesota Films about rock climbing in northern Minnesota. This film wasContinue readingSwallows’ “The Winnowing” featured in “Jeff’s World: The Movie”
Beneath the Surface #2: A weekly look at lesser-known and unsigned Minnesota bands Hello everyone and welcome to the second edition of Beneath the Surface! This week features the dark,Continue readingSwallows reviewed in Curious North
November 5, 2013 University of Wisconsin, Stout By Eric Koeppel The Minneapolis-based folk rock band Swallows will be making their Menomonie debut on Friday Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. atContinue readingSwallows to play the Acoustic Café (Stoutonia Online Article)
Swallows recently took a trip down to the Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) in Minneapolis where we got a chance to talk with Kevin Bowe and IPR students aboutContinue readingSwallows DIY 360 at the Institute of Production and Recording
Photo of Swallows in the First Avenue men’s room that a few venues have used for Swallows promotions. Cellist Toni Tinetti probably wasn’t having one of her proudest moments! WeContinue readingPhotos: Unofficial Promo Photo (2011)
Photos from Swallows August 10, 2011 set at 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis. Other bands on the bill were Jezebel Jones and Her Wicked Ways, Cantankerous Folk and El LeContinue readingPhotos: First Avenue 7th Street Entry (2011)
Photos from Swallows’ Americana Mondays set on July 9, 2012 at Cause Spirits and Soundbar in Minneapolis. Other acts performing that night were Kivi and Pray and Pleasure Horse.
Photos from Swallows May 16, 2012 set at Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul, MN. The other bands on the bill that night were Sarah Morris and Colonization andContinue readingPhotos: Amsterdam Bar and Hall, St. Paul (2012)
Photos from an early evening set at Louis Bar in Omaha, Nebraska, the 4th stop on Swallows’ October 2012 Witching & Divining tour. We got to play a good longContinue readingPhotos: Witching & Divining Tour – Louis Bar, Omaha (2012)
Photos from Swallows’ set at The Fremont in Des Moines, Iowa, the third stop on Swallows’ fall 2012 Witching & Divining tour. This was a crazy drunk set – evidencedContinue readingPhotos: Witching & Divining Tour – The Fremont, Des Moines (2012)
Photos from The Elbo Room in Chicago– the second stop on Swallows’ October 2012 “Witching & Divining” release tour.
Photos from the Art Bar in Milwaukee – the first stop on Swallows’ October 2012 “Witching & Divining” release tour.
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”