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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 – 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 [...]
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 [...]
9/20/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – The sold out Night Train Tour, Jason Aldean with friends Jake Owen & Thomas Rhett. Photos below.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
9/6/2013 Miranda Lambert, ‘Locked & Reloaded Tour‘ with Dierks Bentley. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. Photos below.
9/6/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – “…its feelin like an old school pearl snap kind of night here in St. Louis” – tweet by Dierks Bentley. DB is hands down one of the best entertainers in Country music. In support of Miranda Lambert’s Locked and Reloaded Tour, this night could have easily belonged [...]
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. [...]
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.
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 [...]
8/16/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – Judging by the fan reaction of all who were in the audience on this night, The Band Perry are well on their way to Super Stardom, and soon to leave their opening act status behind them. Supporting Rascal Flatts on their Live and Loud Tour. Photos below.
8/16/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – Rascal Flatts perform during their ‘Live and Loud‘ Tour in St. Louis. Supporting RF was The Band Perry, & season 3 winner of NBC’s ‘The Voice’, Cassadee Pope. Photo’s below.
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 [...]
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 [...]
7/10/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – I’ve seen and photographed DMB several times, but this night in St. Louis, the ‘first 3 songs, no flash’ in the pit, turned into a 40 minute concert within a concert. I’ve never seen Boyd come center stage this early in a performance, so I took this [...]
7/10/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – I’ve said it many times, the only two female voices that stick to me like glue, are Grace Potter, and Beth Hart. As excited as I was for this double bill with GPN and Dave Matthews Band, the downside (due to the 2 hours and 50 minutes [...]
7/7/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – Phillip Phillips performs songs from his debut album ‘The World From The Side Of The Moon’, opening for John Mayer. Photos below.
7/9/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – Matchbox Twenty, Goo Goo Dolls, & Kate Earl.
6/27/2013 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – St. Louis favorite Kenny Chesney brought the ‘No Shoes Nation Tour‘ to the shed, along with friends the Eli Young Band and Kacey Musgraves. It was a party atmosphere from the moment you walked through the gates, with calypso music in the plaza, and Island themed fashion [...]