10 years ago, August 9, 2006, I shot my very first concert. I have met a ton of awesome photographers, security guards, promoters, bands and fans. I have gotten to see a ton of great shows and photograph some of my favorite bands, including, but not limited to: Breaking Benjamin, Incubus, Deftones, Sevendust, Taproot, Story of the Year, Cage The Elephant, Soundgarden, Shinedown and Halestorm.
Now that is how you put together a hard rock show. Sevendust capped off an amazing, non-stop show with newly reunited Coal Chamber, Lacuna Coil and Candlelight Red at Pop’s in Sauget, IL.
The crowd wasted no time showing up for this one. Hundreds waited in line for the doors to open and by the time the first band, Candlelight Red, took the stage Pop’s was packed from the floor up to the balcony.Continue reading
There is nothing like a Greek Fire show, the energy is second to none. Every show is never the same as the last. I just love how the amount of fun these guys are having just radiates outward. This was a show with Evans Blue to raise money for the city of Joplin, MO, which is still recovering for the tornadoes that hit the town back in May. To donate, visit Rebuild Joplin.Continue reading