Allah-Las Cape Town

Allah-Las Hits Cape Town in a Photo Essay by Grant Payne for Vans

@allahlas arrives at CPT_international Airport and are greeted by the guys from @psych_night and @vans_za

 

Psych Night, a collective hosting regular events celebrating psychedelia in Cape Town, together with Vans South Africa made retro rock ‘n’ roll dreams come true when they brought Southern Californian band, Allah-Lahs to South Africa last week. The critically acclaimed band visited Pretoria and Cape Town with local photographer Grant Payne in tow capturing them on stage, backstage, and on the beach so that we can hang out with them vicariously through his snaps. The three gig trip comes before a two month long tour in Europe for the band. Grant says, “Allah-Las are a beach rock band from California and lets just say they fitted into Cape Town perfectly. Leaving a trail of broken hearts in their wake, I got to tag along on most of the adventures documenting and uploading in real time to the @vans_za instagram account.” The band was supported by an all-local line-up of Medicine Boy, Bilderberg MotelThe Moths and The Dyna Jets.

 

This is a selection of the many many great shots Grant got. Catch them all on the Vans South Africa Facebook page soon.

 

Listen to the Allah-Las latest album “Worship The Sun” while you scroll through these.

 

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Read an interview with the photographer.

 

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Front man Miles Michaud drinks

 

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Lunch at Dunes in Hout Bay

 

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Drummer Matthew Correia enjoying Hout Bay to the fullest.

 

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@dutchiesurfdesigns coming through with the toys for the boys

 

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Matthew shows a local his old camera

 

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Bassist Spencer Dunham at Glen Beach on a single fin by @dutchiesurfdesigns

 

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Spencer looking at home on Camps bay beach

 

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Miles and guitarist Pedrum Siadatian browsing records and books at The EYE

 

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Pedrum and Spencer browsing The EYE

 

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@the_lake_magazine photo shoot at The EYE

 

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Posters going up at Yours Truly

 

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The Assembly sound check

 

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Pedrum sound checking The Assembly after a hard Friday night in Pretoria

 

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Miles writes out the set list backstage at The Assembly

 

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@Vans_za stage set up at The Assembly

 

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Sold out crowd at The Assembly

 

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Allah-Las walking back onstage for the encore at The Assembly

 

 



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