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
Welcome team headlining the main stage at the Observatory
Welcome TM and mastermind behind Séance, Richie Valdez making sure everyone gets in
Ivan Federico and his lady made it all the way from Italy
Double angles for Nora and crew
Big night for the Vasconcellos family
Jason Salillas and Ryan Lay
“It’s called a mock neck!”
The Goures made the trek from AZ in Aaron’s mobile studio
Jake Selover. Seen that Burnside clip yet?!
Aidan Campbell is definitely on the list
Nora had a +50
Just got to make it past the hall monitor and were in!
Shane Cox and company
Richie and Citi Boy
Place was starting to fill up
That fucking shirt…
Bentley Boys: Shawn Hale, Jason Salillas and Jacky Long Shot
First 50 people through the doors got a free shirt. Will Blaty approved
Ace Pilots Shrewgy and Riley Boland
Nora and Richie with Corin Roddick from Purity Ring
Lake Forrest commuters
Then Jason Celaya called everyone onstage to introduce the video
But not before a heartfelt speech from Richie
Townley started it off with a bang
Nora fans were not disappointed. Wait ’til you see the video!
Immediately after the premiere, Kim and the Created played a set
Can’t say enough good things about this band
Totally could see them on Dangerhouse Records if this was 40 years ago
Thought there wouldn’t be a pit at the Welcome premiere?
Vasconcellos, front and center
Time to get mom out of the pit
And that’s goodnight. Congrats to the Welcome team. You guys really conjured up something special!
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