I shot the Flaming Lips once before at Walnut Creek. You can check that shoot out at raleighmusic.com under the “Warren Scott” concert photography section, my alias at the time. As I guessed, photographing Wayne Coyne and the Flaming Lips … Continue reading The Flaming Lips light up The Ritz with “There Should be Unicorns” tour.
Tommy Emmanuel was one of my first concert photography gigs when I joined raleighmusic.com. Mark Winston did a terrific interview then, check it out there. I looked forward to seeing him and Joe Robinson at the Carolina. I love the … Continue reading Tommy Emmanuel with special guest Joe Robinson IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TOUR at Carolina Theatre
I slowed down on the concert photography over the last few months due to a load of studio work. Shooting outfits for a catalog for Booty Candy Pole Wear and Aradia Pole Fitness’s staff photos for the owner, the amazing … Continue reading Alter Bridge with Non-Point and Weapons of Anew play The Ritz 2/12/2017
As you walk into Fallout, a sign advertises back shirts for $5 or “dress right in the first place.” The lady checking tickets reminds each person firmly that no photography is allowed at any time, for any reason. There was as … Continue reading Industrial Pop Tour: Aesthetic Perfection, Solar Fake, and Nyxx at Fallout RVA
I hadn’t shot at DPAC (Durham Performance Arts Center), yet for our new publication Indra, but Joe Bonamassa was just too good to let slide.Sure enough, he just tore it up, a true legendary Guitar Hero knocked us all out … Continue reading Joe Bonamassa tears down DPAC and makes them build a new one.
Every time I walk into The Maywood, I think it should smell like smoke and cedar. Indoor smoking has been banned in North Carolina for years, but I imagine every cigarette haunts the place. The opener for the night is … Continue reading Necrocosm at The Maywood
I can’t tell if the cranberry vodka is one of the best I’ve had because the bartender is just that good, or because I’ve driven two and half hours to get to Hooligan’s. By the second, I decide he’s just … Continue reading Return to Roots at Hooligans Pub & Music Hall
Usually, as I communicate telepathically with a band during a shoot, things go as you might expect, a little riff here, a solo there..but in the case of the band Pumarosa, things were a bit different.Pumarosa sent me a personal … Continue reading The Glass Animals and Pumarosa play The Ritz
The night starts with the Uber driver dropping me off in front of a bar playing country music–purple mohawk and tight black pants. More than one overweight middle aged man takes a suspiciously timed smoke break as I stand there, … Continue reading CHANT + Curse Mackey at The Maywood
I got a chance to photograph Ben Folds at Memorial Auditorium, and hear what this was all about. I enjoyed the performance, was given permission to photograph the first three tunes, and here are a few favorites from those first … Continue reading Ben Folds: And a Piano Plays Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts