Video Premiere: Hey Rosetta! - Fogo Sessions (Short Film)

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Last year, Canadian seven-piece Hey Rosetta! packed up their gear and took off for Fogo Island, a beautiful spot on the coast of Newfoundland, to try to record their songs for Second Sight in a fresh environment.

“I’d actually been hearing about Fogo Island for years from my own family,” said band leader Tim Baker. “My great-grandmother and great-aunt were originally from there and my great-uncle used to talk about it with a misty-eyed, almost evangelical zeal. I always imagined a sort of heaven.”

Filmed and edited by Mark Bennett, the band has released a short film of their encounters on the trip, including three unique performances and a small glimpse into their days on the road together. Check out the video above, and take a peek at the band’s upcoming tour dates below.

Hey Rosetta! Tour Dates
March
4 – Spokane, Wash. @ The Bartlett
5 – Seattle, Wash. @ Sunset Tavern*
6 – Portland, Ore.@ Mississippi Studios^
8 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Brick and Mortar
10 – San Diego, Calif. @ Soda Bar
11 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Bootleg Hifi
April
8 – Washington, D.C. @ DC9†‡
9 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ MilkBoy†‡
10 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Knitting Factory†‡
11 – Allston, Mass. @ Great Scott†‡
13 – Cleveland, Ohio @ The Cambridge Room†‡
14 – Indianapolis, Ind. @ The Hi-Fi†‡
15 – Louisville, Ky. @ Zanzabar†‡
16 – Nashville, Tenn. @ The High Watt†‡
18 – St. Louis, Mo. @ The Demo†‡
19 – Kansas City, Mo. @ Tank Room†‡
21 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ Turf Club†‡
23 – Chicago, Ill. @ Schubas†‡
24 – Rock Island, Ill. @ Rozz-Tox†‡
May
8-10 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Shaky Knees Festival
June
20-21 – Dover, Del. @ Firefly Music Festival

^ with guest Quiet Life
†Communion Club Night Residency
‡with special guest Kevin Garrett

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