No Doubt - Bamboozle, 2009

May 3, 2009 – What can I say, I have too many great photos from No Doubt‘s amazing performance at Bamboozle to keep them from you. Any concert where your b-side images are as good as your headlining photos from other shows is a good one. Enjoy. Continue reading

Kimya Dawson

03.11.09 – After shooting the R.E.M. Tribute benefit at Carnegie Hall, I showered, shaved and ran down to City Winery to join the artists and fans at the event reception. The party featured food designed by Chef Mario Batali, intimate encore performances by many of the musicians and lots and lots of good wine. Continue reading

Bell X1

03.19.09 – Clover leaves and green were abundant in the Highline Ballroom crowd for one of Ireland’s best bands, Bell X1. Standing on their huge following in Europe, the indie rock trio is gaining popularity in the US with beautiful performances of their 2009 release Blue Lights on the Runway. Continue reading

Septic Flesh

2.27.09 – The Greek metal band Septic Flesh performed a short but pounding set in support of their fellow black metal tourmates Satyricon and Cradle of Filth. Continue reading

Michael Stipe & Patti Smith

03.11.09 – When Calexico is listed as the Carnegie Hall “house band” for a concert featuring over twenty different artists, chances are it’s going to be an incredible night. In addition to performing their rendition of “Wendell Gee,” Calexico supported acts including The Feelies, Ingrid Michaelson, Glen Hansard, Kimya Dawson, Bob Mould and Patti Smith as they honored legendary Athens rockers R.E.M. with songs from the band’s incredible 29 year career. Continue reading