thanks to all the incredible bands that made the trek for this year’s barn party on the remote camas prairie in central idaho. high desert rock n roll. doesn’t get much wilder. amazing amazing amazing. thanks to everyone that attended and helped out and rallied the spirits!! what an incredible group of people committed to awesomeness. seriously, blew our minds how smoothly everything went. and what a ridiculously amazing time the whole weekend was. please do keep up with the bands (links below) that played this year on their endeavors around the country and we’ll see you next year!
summer tour dates announced next week!! some very exciting stuff going on this summer season.
the finn rigginses
RANCH FEST 2010
FRI MAY 28TH
12am CATCHUM TROLLS (hailey)
11pm YEAH GREAT FINE (portland) http://www.myspace.com/yeahgreatfine
10pm THE HOLIDAY FRIENDS (moscow, id) http://www.myspace.com/theholidayfriends
9pm SONS OF GUNS (la grande) http://www.myspace.com/sonsofguns
8pm SLEEPY SEEDS (boise) http://www.myspace.com/sleepyseedsmusic
7pm ROOKS (hailey)
6pm FINN RIGGINS (boise) http://www.myspace.com/finnriggins
SAT MAY 29TH
12am FINN RIGGINS (boise) http://www.myspace.com/finnriggins
11pm THE DONT’S (san francisco) http://www.myspace.com/thedonts
10pm BOY EATS DRUM MACHINE (portland) http://www.myspace.com/boyeatsdrummachine
9pm TARTUFI (san francisco) http://www.myspace.com/tartufi
8pm LE FLEUR (boise) http://www.myspace.com/lefleurgang
7pm CITY OF ANIMALS (la grande) )
6pm LOW-FI (boise) http://www.myspace.com/lowfirocks
5pm WITH CHILD (boise)
4pm PIERS LAMB (hailey) http://www.myspace.com/pierslambartist
3pm THE VERY MOST (boise) http://www.myspace.com/theverymost
2pm TRAVIS SILVERS (bay area) http://www.myspace.com/travissilvers
HILLFOLK NOIR (boise) http://www.myspace.com/hillfolknoir – in between sets acoustic by the fire
A SEASONAL DISGUISE (boise) http://www.myspace.com/aseasonaldisguise – in between sets acoustic by the fire.
the time has come once again. may 28th and 29th. the mysterious barn party in ‘ol Tumbleweeds, ID. going to be epic this year. get your schedule and other details at http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=108842112486996&ref=mf and keep up for regular updates at www.facebook.com/ranchfest
more summer dates to be announced soon!
we’re home safe and sound. best tour yet! thank you all for making it so incredible. blown away by all the enthusiasm and generosity that came our way over the 80 days we were out bouncing around this country in our humble little van. we couldn’t have done it without all of your kindness and we can’t thank you enough. great people all over this country. it’s moving. it’s awesome. thank you.
more blog postage and some photos on our Boise Weekly tour blog
lots of exciting things on the horizon. some shows regionally this weekend and throughout the summer and fall. full schedule at www.myspace.com/finnriggins more updates soon!!
but first, shows in MINNEAPOLIS tonight! DICKINSON, ND tomorrow! MISSOULA, MT thursday! played a really fun show in LAWRENCE, KS last night. more updates on recent adventures on our tour blog hosted by the Boise Weekly: http://www.boiseweekly.com/TourMode/archives/2010/05/11/finn-riggins-headed-home-day-76-last-week-of-tour
hard to believe we’ll be home in 4 more days. day 76 today. our own beds are calling us! big bad fun shows in MOSCOW, IDAHO this friday and back home in BOISE on saturday! more details at www.myspace.com/finnriggins
sunday was mother’s day. the LimeWire Music Blog out of NYC asked Cameron and Eric and their moms a few questions… very cute. we LOVE our moms!! http://blog.limewire.com/posts/41420-mothers-day-love-from-finn-riggins-and-their-moms/
thanks for all the love and support. y’all have made this monstrous tour the best ever!!
PS we stopped by the infamous Daytrotter Studios yesterday morning in Rock Island, IL and recorded a 5 song session. got to play on some rad gear and re-interpret a couple of our songs and record a little surprise. not sure yet when the session will be released, but we’ll keep you posted. very excited to share!
holy moly what a tour!! can’t believe we left in February and it’s now May 3rd and we still have almost two weeks left… but the light at the end of the tunnel is definitely getting brighter as we turned our headlights westward today from Ithaca, NY to Cleveland, OH. from here on our out we’re headed West toward home. pretty exciting. still lots of great shows on the way though. here’s what’s left:
5/3 CLEVELAND, OH @ PAT’S IN THE FLATS — w/ Talons’ + Safari + Chief Bromide
5/4 MIDDLETOWN, OH @ THE VENUE at KIDD COFFEE w/ The Spring Standards
5/5 INDIANAPOLIS, IN @ VOLLRATH TAVERN — w/ Holy Ghost Canyon + Home School
5/6 KALAMAZOO, MI @ THE STRUTT (WIDR sponsored show) w/ Pan
5/7 CHICAGO, IL @ THE ELBO ROOM w/ Teenage Rage
5/8 SHEBOYGAN, WI @ THE GREEN ROOM w/ Surgeons in Heat
5/9 IOWA CITY, IA @ PUBLIC SPACE ONE w/ Hello Shark
5/10 ROCK ISLAND, IL @ Daytrotter Session
5/10 LAWRENCE, KS @ REPLAY LOUNGE w/ The Kinetiks + New Franklin Panthers
5/11 MINNEAPOLIS, MN @ KITTY CAT KLUB w/ Prozac Rat + Sorry OK + Gallupstar
5/12 DICKINSON, ND @ THE EVIL OLIVE
5/13 MISSOULA, MT @ THE PALACE — w/ Vera + Airstream Safari
5/14 MOSCOW, ID @ ONE WORLD CAFE — free all ages early show!! 7pm
5/14 MOSCOW, ID @ JOHN’S ALLEY
5/15 GARDEN CITY, ID @ VISUAL ARTS COLLECTIVE — Fauxbois album release party!!
for tour bloggage on the tour including new posts from our time in NYC and the Northeast visit the archive on the Boise Weekly site http://www.boiseweekly.com/boise/ArticleArchives?author=1511264
full tour schedule at www.myspace.com/finnriggins