Welcome's "Seance" Premiere Photos

Welcome recently unveiled their Séance to a sold-out crowd at the Observatory in Costa Mesa over the weekend. I didn’t see any ghosts but the skating was certainly out of this world. —Ben Karpinski

1 750pxWelcome team headlining the main stage at the Observatory


2 750pxWelcome TM and mastermind behind Séance, Richie Valdez making sure everyone gets in


3 750pxThe Townleys


4 750pxIvan Federico and his lady made it all the way from Italy


5 750pxDouble angles for Nora and crew


6 750pxBig night for the Vasconcellos family


7 750pxJason Salillas and Ryan Lay


8 750px“It’s called a mock neck!”


9 750pxThe Goures made the trek from AZ in Aaron’s mobile studio


10 750pxJake Selover. Seen that Burnside clip yet?!


11 750pxAidan Campbell is definitely on the list


12 750pxNora had a +50


13 750pxJust got to make it past the hall monitor and were in!


14 750pxShane Cox and company


15 750pxRichie and Citi Boy


16 750pxPlace was starting to fill up


17 750pxThat fucking shirt…


18 750pxBentley Boys: Shawn Hale, Jason Salillas and Jacky Long Shot


19 750pxFirst 50 people through the doors got a free shirt. Will Blaty approved


20 750pxAce Pilots Shrewgy and Riley Boland


21 750pxNHS crew


22 750pxNora and Richie with Corin Roddick from Purity Ring


23 750pxLake Forrest commuters


24 750pxThen Jason Celaya called everyone onstage to introduce the video


25 750pxBut not before a heartfelt speech from Richie


26 750pxTownley started it off with a bang


27 750pxFull house


28 750pxNora fans were not disappointed. Wait ’til you see the video!


29 750pxImmediately after the premiere, Kim and the Created played a set


30 750pxCan’t say enough good things about this band


31 750pxTotally could see them on Dangerhouse Records if this was 40 years ago


32 750pxThought there wouldn’t be a pit at the Welcome premiere?


33 750pxKim


34 750pxVasconcellos, front and center


35 750pxTime to get mom out of the pit


36 750pxAnd that’s goodnight. Congrats to the Welcome team. You guys really conjured up something special!

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