Nov 122011
 
STL LOUD 3 @ Off Broadway 11.11.2011

Each showcase brings together a diverse mix of fans and almost everyone leaves impressed with an artist that they previously had no idea existed or had never taken the time to check out. It’s always a party celebrating great local music, and that’s a great thing to see.

Nov 102011
 
Band Portraits: Last To Show First To Go

The snarling wind had a bit to do with this approach too, because when I tried to open my 50″ softbox for a different lighting look it almost picked me up and dropped me in Oz.

Nov 082011
 
Social Distortion @ Bridgestone Arena, Nashville 10.28.2011

And I mean no disrespect to the Avett Brothers, whom Social D. was opening for, but this is MIKE F*#(ING NESS we are talking about here. It’s like asking Johnny Cash to open for Mumford & Sons.

Nov 032011
 
The Avett Brothers @ Bridgestone Area, Nashville 10.28.2011

Shot on assignment for my award-winning friends at IWentToAShow, where you can read my review of the concert, here are a bunch more photos of the hunky banjo-pickers you all love to sing along with. And you are welcome to buy a limited edition print of your faves, too. The Avett Brothers Live @ Bridgestone [Continue Reading...]

Nov 012011
 
Garage a Trois @ 2720 Cherokee 9.30.2011

Stanton Moore is one of my drumming heroes, primarily because his mixture of funk chops and rock bombast aligns perfectly with my own drumming ideals. Of course, he pulls it off much, MUCH better than I typically do. In the past I have photographed Stanton in clinic and with his electrifying band Galactic, but until [Continue Reading...]

Aug 302011
 
LOUFest Music Festival 2011

Even the more sedate performers made for interesting photos, particularly Lost In The Trees whose large band and unorthodox instrumentation provided some eye candy

Jul 142011
 
Butt/Head Tour 2011

The next two days were spent wandering around the expansive grounds of the 31st annual Blissfest, a unique outdoor music festival that includes music spanning folk, rock and jazz genres; camping in an ancient forest; a wide variety of eats; and vendors ranging from artists to palm readers and massage therapists.