Rock

Billy Joel

Billy Joel

4/11/2014 Scottrade Center St. Louis, MO – Billy Joel performs in St. Louis, MO., with special guest Gavin DeGraw. Photos below.


Story of the Year

Story of the Year

2/7/2014 – Story of the Year performs in front of a sold out crowd, along with Hawthorne Heights, at The Pageant in St. Louis, MO. I began the day early with the guys, as they hosted a pre-show V.I.P. performance and Meet & Greet. Photos below.


2013 Wrap!

2013 Wrap!

2013 – I chose over a hundred images I shot in 2013 as favorites, and wanted to narrow that down to 25 for my annual ‘Best Of‘ post. This year, I thought instead of me making the choices, I would recruit my good buddy Paul Adotta to have at it. I told him there would [...]


Tony Campanella Band

Tony Campanella Band

1/30/2014 Trainwreck Saloon, Westport St. Louis, MO. – St. Louis guitar slinger Tony Campanella brought his electric city blues to the County. Photos below.


Greek Fire @ The Firebird

Greek Fire @ The Firebird

12/27/2013 The Firebird St. Louis, MO. – It’s always a good time and a fun shoot with my friends in StL band Greek Fire. The boys hosted a Sold Out “evening with” concert, with a V.I.P. pre-show experience a couple days after Christmas. New music was introduced, along with the promise of the much anticipated [...]


El Monstero

El Monstero

12/21/2013  The Pageant St. Louis, MO. – Now in it’s 15th year, the annual seasonal run of El Monstero – The DefinitiveTribute to the music of Pink Floyd, is still the best example of local talent, coming together to present a  world class presentation of music, dance, performance art, and stage & sound production. This [...]


The URGE / Greek Fire

The URGE / Greek Fire

11/29/2013 The Pageant, St. Louis, MO. – Two St. Louis bands moving forward, and getting people to pay attention. Against the odds, writing, producing, recording, & selling original music, are The URGE, and GREEK FIRE. The URGE just released their full length cd ‘Galvonized‘, while Greek Fire is finishing up their awaited sophomore release ‘Lost [...]


Elton John

Elton John

11/24/2013 Chaifetz Arena St. Louis, MO. – Elton John was one on my list of (iconic) artists I have never seen live, let alone photograph. This was a thrill, photographers were allowed first two songs. Typically major performers will station photographers to the back at the soundboard. A very generous two songs, granted press directly [...]


Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights

Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights

11/19/2013 – Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights @ The Mad Magician St. Louis, MO. Photos after the jump.


The Eagles

The Eagles

10/24/13 The Eagles brought their 2013 ‘History of the Eagles Tour’ to St. Louis, Mo., at Scottrade Center. Presented by Live Nation. Photos after the jump.


2013 Recap @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis

2013 Recap @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis

2013 – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – I always have fun going back and looking through photos from the season at the shed. This in part is a recap of the shows, as well as my choice of personal favorites that I hope captured the spirit of the night. This may well be [...]


Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold

10/11/13 The 2013 concert season at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis concluded on a high note, as radio station 105.7 The Point presented Pointergeist. This year’s headliner was Avenged Sevenfold, with support from the Deftones, and Ghost B.C. A7X is in the early stage of their ‘Hail to the King‘ Tour, supporting the recently [...]


Shinedown – Carnival of Madness

Shinedown - Carnival of Madness

9/7/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – A full day of Rock n Roll madness, with a carnival like atmosphere, with Shinedown, Papa Roach, Skillet, & In This Moment. Not sure exactly why the tour is called ‘Carnival of Madness‘. Photos below.


Greek Fire

Greek Fire

9/12/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – I have been photographing the band Greek Fire since the Fall of 2010. The band, is comprised of Moon (Phil Sneed), Ryan Phillips, (both members of Story of the Year), Mark Joseph Roth, and Johnny Venus. This being the 14th performance I’ve shot, there is nothing ever [...]


Johnny Venus Day at Busch Stadium

Johnny Venus Day at Busch Stadium

9/12/2013 Busch Stadium St. Louis, MO. – It’s a pretty big deal when a major league baseball organization honors you with your very own ‘night at the ballpark’, not once, but consecutive years. Last year can be described as very emotional, as Johnny (drummer for the StL rock band Greek Fire) made his first public [...]


Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

9/14/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. -’Night Visions Tour‘ – I immediately became a fan of Imagine Dragons from the opening note. This performance, along with the entire evening, which featured Silversun Pickups, Cage the Elephant, The Neighbourhood, and St. Louis’s own Greek Fire, made it’s way to the top of my list of contenders [...]


Sammy Hagar

Sammy Hagar

8/31/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. –  Sammy Hagar can’t lose when he plays St. Louis, and St. Louis can’t lose when Sammy rolls into town. On this night, he was joined by his Waboritas bandmates, members of Montrose, and Michael Anthony, taking fans down memory lane with his ‘Four Decades of Rock‘ Tour. [...]


Kid Rock

Kid Rock

8/24/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater/Live Nation St. Louis, MO. – Kid Rock. Still one of the best live performers of our times. The ‘Best Night Ever‘ Tour lived up to it’s promise, as the sold out crowd took advantage of the lower ticket prices, lower beer prices, and lower merchandise prices, which all added up to [...]


ZZ Top

ZZ Top

8/24/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – Opening for Kid Rock on his ‘Best Night Ever‘ Tour, the boys from ‘Tejas rolled through their hits with rasp & grit, never straying from their signature blues rock power trio sound. It’s all good when ZZ Top comes to town. Photos below.


Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience

Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience

8/17/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – StL knows LZ, and the expectations were high for this performance. Jason Bonham, and his 3 bandmates, delivered a well thought out set list that satisfied even the toughest die hard fans of the Greatest Rock n Roll Band of all time. Opening for Heart during their [...]


Heart

Heart

8/17/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – The long anticipated Heartbreaker Tour with Heart, and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience made it’s way to St. Louis. I left this show realizing I just witnessed the single best live musical moment I’ve ever seen at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, when the two powerhouse bands came together [...]


Maroon 5

Maroon 5

8/1/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – It happens every so often, that a tour will actually begin it’s run in St. Louis. Such was the case with Maroon 5, with Kelly Clarkson, as they kicked off the 2013 Honda Civic Tour at the shed. Allowed the first three songs to shoot, this entire [...]


El Monstero ~ The Definitive Tribute to Pink Floyd

El Monstero ~ The Definitive Tribute to Pink Floyd

El Monstero | EMvolution – 7/20/2013 St. Louis, MO. A World Class show, now held annually at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, and continues to sell out multiple performances at the Pageant every December. Our home town boys of El Monstero deliver a musical, and visual experience, that leaves everyone saying, “We’re happy to have you all [...]


Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band

7/10/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – Seems like every time the Dave Matthews Band rolls in to town, the show (and experience) ends up being amongst the top of my favorites list. From a photographic perspective, you get the full package of dynamic personalities,  incredible lighting and set design, and of course the [...]