Posts Tagged ‘Greek Fire’

Greek Fire, Inimical Drive

Greek Fire, Inimical Drive

7/10/2017 – Celebrating the official grand opening of downtown St. Louis’s newest party joint, The Tin Roof, it was the return of Greek Fire with guest Inimical Drive.


Rknphoto Best of 2015

Rknphoto Best of 2015

  2015 – As always, I never take for granted the privilege of capturing moments during music performances. Looking back at 2015, I think I’ve had my most diverse year. Beginning with 10,000 + snaps, over 800 final edits, I’ve narrowed those to 50, which I feel is the best summary of what I do. […]


Greek Fire @ The Pageant

Greek Fire @ The Pageant

12/7/2015 – St. Louis homegrown talent, Greek Fire, plays their first headline show, which sold out, at The Pageant as part of alternative radio station 105.7 The Point series of Holiday Scheduled ‘Ho Ho Shows‘. Prior to the show, I arrived early to capture images from their fan V.I.P. experience package, which took place in […]


Greek Fire Spotlight – Pointfest

Greek Fire Spotlight - Pointfest

5/23/2015  Hollywood Casino Amphitheater, St. Louis, MO. – Greek Fire closed the parking lot stages portion of the day long alternative rock festival, POINTFEST, giving the sold out crowd exactly what they waited for, and more.


Pointfest 2015

Pointfest 2015

5/23/2015 – Pointfest, an annual alternative rock festival sponsored by radio station 105.7 The Point, and Live Nation at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater in St. Louis, MO. This year featuring Breaking Benjamin, Seether, Chevelle, The Used, Greek Fire, Meg Myers, Yelawolf, Young Guns, and more.


Story of the Year, Greek Fire, F! Off & Dies

Story of the Year, Greek Fire, F! Off & Dies

12/5/2014 The Pageant St. Louis, MO. – ‘Family Night’ it was. For the first time in StL, Story of the Year, Greek Fire & Fuck Off and Dies (which features members of SOTY) played to a sold out show in their home town. Sponsored by St. Louis radio, 105.7 The Point. I’ve been fortunate to […]


Off the Stage; Artist Portraits

Off the Stage; Artist Portraits

A few examples of location shoots I’ve done with local artists, including Greek Fire, Tear Out The Heart, Tony Campanella, BlackFast, Hidden Lakes, Zero Friction, and more. Email me for information, and a discussion about your vision, and how together we can produce final edited images to promote your craft. 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Story of the Year – 10

Story of the Year - 10

6/8/2013 The Pageant St. Louis, MO. – St. Louis band Story of the Year are all fired up! This show, which was a celebration of the band’s album ‘Page Avenue’, released in 2003, was off the hook as far as the energy of the band, as well as the love and connection from those in […]


2012 Favorite Concert Memories

2012 Favorite Concert Memories

2012 – As the title of this annual post suggests, this is not a best of 2012, but rather experiences that along with the privilege of photographing (except for one where I was just there as a fan/vacation), are favorite performances & events that stood out for me on a personal note. I chose 12, […]


Greek Fire; The Return of ‘Johnny Venus’

Greek Fire; The Return of 'Johnny Venus'

12/4/2012 Greek Fire, Pop’s Nightclub Sauget, IL. – Presented by StL Radio station 105.7 The Point, this was the first of a series of “Ho Ho” shows held annually in The Lou (Gaslight Anthem with guest Greek Fire). While the night was designed to kick off the Christmas Holiday season with Rock n Roll & […]


Greek Fire: Just the Beginning Photo Book

Greek Fire: Just the Beginning Photo Book

4/10/2012 – I am very happy to announce this fund raising project for Greek Fire drummer Johnny Venus, a photo book capturing the beginning, and rise of  St. Louis band Greek Fire. As many of you know,  Johnny was diagnosed with Leukemia earlier this year. Like many artists & musicians, who dedicate their lives to creating music […]


Incubus

8/20/2011 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO. – Incubus returned to VWA for the first time since July 2009, this time in support of the recently released ‘If Not Now, When’ album. 20 years strong, the band still packs amphitheaters, and delivered it’s trademark diverse, musically influenced brand of rock. Framed within a visually satisfying set […]


Greek Fire @ Pop’s (Benefit for Joplin)

8/11/2011 Pop’s Nightclub Sauget, IL. – I love rockin’ on school nights…! This was perhaps my favorite Greek Fire performance at Pop’s, of all the times I’ve seen them there. I received an email from Phil earlier in the week, where he mentioned he’d been under the weather, throat be a hurtin’, etc. The day […]


Pointfest 28 – Side Stage Preview

May 15, 2011 Pointfest 28 – St. Louis, MO – Thousands showed up at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, on this crazy cold, and rainy Sunday, for radio station KPNT 105.7‘s party for the people, Pointfest.  Featuring twenty nine bands, for $29..  Always one of my favorite events of the year, here is a preview of a few […]