I find myself working with a fair number of Americana-type musical acts these days, partly because I have worked with similar acts before and get referrals from them. But I also think that my ability-slash-penchant-for shooting outdoors on location lends itself well to these kinds of artists. Case in point, this shoot I recently did [Continue Reading...]
A couple weeks ago I had the privilege of photographing the tenth annual Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky. Any excuse to visit my favorite city in the Bluegrass State is welcome, especially so when I get to travel with some excellent pals, drink bourbon, and photograph bands like Wilco and My Morning Jacket. Joining me [Continue Reading...]
Last weekend, the Folk School of St. Louis hosted the first annual St. Louis Folks and Roots Festival. It featured a great array of both local and national talent playing everything from traditional bluegrass to folked-up versions of Prince jams (yes, that really happened, and it was awesome). The Folk School hired me on as [Continue Reading...]
My pals at R&R Music Labs are cooking up another batch of their STL LOUD music series and among the artists featured on this edition is the power pop trio Peach. I’m a fan of the band and have worked with them in the past, so I was happy to come be a fly on [Continue Reading...]
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...]
Shot on assignment for the cool kids at I Went To A Show, where you can read Julie Dill’s review of the concert.
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...]
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...]