The seriously awesome psychedelic folk rock outfit the Parson Red Heads have decided to descend from the smoggy canyons of Los Angeles and hop I-5 all the way back to their roots in the Pacific Northwest (they're originally from Eugene). With this decision comes patience, readjustment, and a busy tour schedule, complete with three residencies between Eugene and Seattle and even a date in Vancouver, BC. In their "new" hometown, you can catch them at the White Eagle (836 N Russell) every Monday in February with local pals Marty Marquis (Blitzen Trapper), Mike Coykendall, Old Light, and more.
In honor of their return (they're due back in late January), here's a track from their latest EP, Orangufang. Welcome back, Parsons. Please help us combat our Vitamin D deficiency with your sun-drenched rock and roll.
UPDATE: This is not an official move for the Parson Red Heads; just a relocation for the time being to play many shows in our vicinity. We can only hope that it becomes permanent, perhaps to be settled over a friendly game of Tug-O-War? Can we find a rope long enough to span the entire Pacific Coast? If so, my money is totally on us, Portland.
The Parson Red Heads - "You Can Leave It"