4/4/2013 Scottrade Center St. Louis, MO. – I feel like I’ve been friends with Bob Seger since 1977. The Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band ‘Live Bullet’ cassette was owned by me, and all of my high school buddies, and was in the car with us during numerous road trips and shenanigans throughout my [...]
Madonna 11/1/2012 Scottrade Center St. Louis, MO. MDNA Tour, Live Nation – Soundboard shoot, songs 8 & 9. photos below
2012 – Another summer of outdoor concerts has come and gone. St. Louis’s premier under the stars venue, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, hosted one of the most diverse musical seasons I can recall in a long time. The Live Nation party house beneath the shed, always promises a little something for everyone, and this past season [...]
10/05/2009 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – Simply Willie, from his Farm Aid set in 2009. Every line & wrinkle in this man’s body, tells a story, and reflects the life of a musician who never stops working, always delivers, and has always stood up for the American dream, and respect deserved toward our [...]
10/05/2009 Farm Aid, the annual social awareness roadshow selected St. Louis, MO. to host it;s star studded concert. I was one of about 50 photographers covering the event at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, which featured host Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds, John Mellencamp, Wilco, Jason Mraz, and Gretchen Wilson. Photos below.
9/22/2012 RUSH Scottrade Center St. Louis, MO – Clockwork Angels Tour. Without question, 3 of the Best, and underrated (Hello..? Rock n Roll Hall of Fame.. anybody home???) musicians who have ever stepped on stage. This was a big time, old school Arena Rock Show, and nobody does it better. Celebrating St. Louis ‘Real Rock [...]
9/15/2012 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – Leaving the ‘stage theater’ behind, which from previous tours, seemed to me to always over shadow the music, ZZ Top (Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard), took to the stage as Tres Hombres and their instruments, and proceeded to present their 40 year catelog (along with [...]
9/8/2012 Starlight Theatre Kansas City, MO. – I have seen Hall & Oates in the Eighties, and Nineties, and was very much looking forward to the opportunity to shoot this show in Kansas City. I’ve recently become hooked on Daryl’s cable show, ‘Live From Daryl’s House‘, which led me to his 2011 solo release ‘Laughing [...]
9/11/2012 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – Jason Mraz with Christina Perri. I could listen to, and photograph this tour all night. Great performance by Jason and his band (& Christina Perri rocked the shed with an awesome performance as well). Photos below.
8/31/12 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – After taking a year off in 2011, the ‘Real Rock radio’ KSHE 95 (fm 94.7) ‘Pigroast’ returns, this year featuring Boston, Kansas, and April Wine. Getting the party started earlier in the (rainy but rockin’) day, were local St. Louis favorites Divine Sorrow, and Joe Dirt. Photos [...]
8/1/2012 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – Nic Cowan is an artist on Zac Brown & company’s Southern Ground label, supporting the recently released debut record ‘Hardheaded’. Originally scheduled for a short opening set, preceding Sonia Leigh, it was announced Sonia was not performing at the StL show. Nic Cowan and his band were [...]
8/1/12 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – The ZBB, supporting the band’s latest release ‘Uncaged‘, showed why they’re one of the coolest live bands, Country or otherwise, when they rolled into StL Also on the bill was special guest Nic Cowan. Restricted to shoot from a limited space stage left, the opportunities to focus [...]
7/27/12 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – Rascal Flatts have become the annual Country concert party to attend every summer, after being handed the honors following Brooks & Dunn’s retirement in 2010. This year brings the ‘Changed Tour‘ (with Little Big Town, the Eli Young Band, and Eden’s Edge). Always one of the [...]
7/27/12 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. Supporting Rascal Flatts on their 2012 Changed Tour were veteran vocal group Little Big Town, Eli Young Band, and Eden’s Edge.
7/14/2012 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – By now, El Monstero, a Tribute to Pink Floyd, is an iconic musical event that Saint Louisans, and Pink Floyd die hards, look forward to, and have looked forward to for over a decade. This year, Live Nation StL, and KSHE95 brought the show, for the first [...]
7/11/12 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – After over a year touring hiatus, the Dave Matthews Band returned to St. Louis, sounding better than ever, and delivering the show everyone was expecting. Photos below.
7/5/2012 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO – One of the country’s best traveling rock festivals makes it’s annual stop in St. Louis. Temperatures exceeded 105 degrees on this day, but it wasn’t enough to hold back the thousands in attendance. This show, collectively, was one of the best Warped Tours I’ve ever seen, [...]
6/29/2012 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO./Live Nation – Lady A are simply the best vocal group in Country right now. It was obvious, and easy to predict, when I last saw Lady Antebellum in June 2010 opening for Tim McGraw, that they would become superstars, and one day return to this very venue as [...]
6/22/2012 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – This was the 4th time I’ve photographed REO in the last 5 years, and is always one of my favorite bands to shoot. They have it all, from great tunes, great guitars, chemistry, rock star moves, and when visiting StL, they always say ‘Thank You’ to KSHE [...]
6/22/2012 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – STYX and REO Speedwagon are no strangers to St. Louis, in fact, they seem like old friends. As one of the cities that helped launch their success back in the day, they have always remembered, and always bring their ‘A’ game when passing through. The Midwest Rock-n-Roll [...]
6/22/2012 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – Uncle Ted was the perfect appetizer to go along with main course classic rockers STYX and REO Speedwagon, for the Midwest Rock-n-Roll Express Tour. Along with Derek St. Holmes on vocals, the Motor City Madman got the party started loud n proud, to the nearly sold out [...]
6/16/2012 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – On tour with Miranda Lambert and Jerrod Niemann (Saturday night’s show at the shed marked the final stop featuring this line-up of Miranda’s tour). Like Miranda, Chris Young is a product of the TV singing competition show ‘Nashville Star’, winning in 2006. Unlike the 2003 season that [...]