Tag Archives: live music

Asbury Park Surf Music Festival

This weekend was the amazing Asbury Park Surf Music Festival presented by Hi Tide.


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This last weekend I was invited to come shoot the Marina and River stages of the XPONENTIAL Music Festival hosted by WXPN FM out of Philadelphia, PA.

Unfortunately due to some scheduling conflicts I couldn’t make the full festival but I’m still very excited about the acts I did get a chance to shoot.

Sure I had heard of this band from the Google Home commercial so my interest was peaked.  To put it short the absolutely blew me away.

Dave Hause & The Mermaid
Philadelphia locals absolutely killed it.  I was new to these guys but I am so stoked to follow them as they make their way back to the Theater of Living Arts on December 2, 2017.  Please go check them out.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Jazz isn’t my specialty but good lord do I appreciate it.  These may be some of the most talented musicians I’ve seen live in a long time.  They played two sets the same day and brought a ton of energy to both.

Rhiannon Giddens
What a captivating voice singing some of the most emotional and thought out lyrics.


I’m always looking to shoot more live music.  Please contact me if you’d like me to come shoot your show.

Brackish at Kung Fu Necktie

Had the opportunity to check out Brackish this week at Philadelphia’s Kung Fu Necktie

It was a bit challenging as the lighting was very dim so I had to bring some flash into it which I hate to do for live music.  Also the Canon 6D was really struggling to focus in such low light so everything was shot manually.  Here are all the shots from the show.

Check out the latest WXPN article on Brackish.


F*ck it. It’s Friday!

Well if today wasn’t one of the longest fucking weeks of my life.  Between being sick, having my bathroom flood, smashing my shin because of ice and more, I’m ready for the weekend more than ever.

I’m not typically one who looks forward to a certain day of the week because I try and make the most of any given day.  But today I needed to start off with a kick.  That’s right.  Give me the boss. (Press Play)

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band – Out In The Street (September 9, 2016 Philadelphia, PA)

I’m astonished it’s taken me this long to write about Bruce Springsteen.  Possibly the greatest walking human being to ever exist.  

There are times, I need to jump start my mind into realizing that there are so many good times ahead and most days I do that with music.  Today of course I kicked it back to one of the greatest nights of my life.  Seeing Springsteen front row two nights in a row was an experience I will NEVER forget.  Even better they record every show. I hope you’re enjoying this great blue collar anthem of his.  

Check out some great iPhone shots I was able to capture from that most memorable night.