Aug 272012
 
LouFest 2012 Highlights

As I write this, I am a broken man. The third installment of LouFest, the biggest rock festival in St. Louis, is now in the history books and man it was a doozie. My back is aching from toting a camera gear around the grounds for two full days, my feet are covered in blisters [Continue Reading...]

Feb 292012
 
Big Brother Thunder And the Master Blasters

Ok. Let’s just pause for a sec and consider the greatness of this band’s moniker. Seriously. Take it all in. Now, ask yourself, “what are the chances that this is anything but an eight-piece funk band?”. Nil, pal. Absolutely nil. My buddies Ryan and Ryan at R&R Music Labs invited me to the band’s recording [Continue Reading...]

Jan 172012
 
JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound @ The Pageant 1.13.2012

Trying to photograph the perpetual motion machine that is JC Brooks can be a little unnerving, but thankfully there were only four photogs in the pit that night and I was able to chase him around enough to bag a few shots.

Jan 082012
 
Cracker @ The Pageant, 1.6.2012

Ah, the benefits of social media. I’ve built a network of friends and colleagues by sharing my work and my interests, and in return I’m continually presented with opportunities like this. The stuff works if you use it for good, not evil.

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 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.