Music Photography by Joe Papeo

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Impractical Jokers Cruise on the Norwegian Pearl

Impractical Jokers Cruise on the Norwegian Pearl

Miami, FL, January 2016 – Photos from the Impractical Jokers cruise on the Norwegian Pearl with the Tenderloins, Sal Vulcano, Joe Gatto, James Murray and Brian Quinn, along with Lisa Lampanelli, Gilbert Gottfried, Dom Irrera, Michael Ian Black, The Dan Band, Jay Oakerson, Mark Normand, Owen Benjamin, Chris Gethard, Cipha Sounds, Karaoke Killed the Kat, […]


Best of 2015 Music Photography

Best of 2015 Music Photography

Nutley, NJ, MY Office, 12.31.2015 – I take a look back at my year and struggle with putting together a “Best of” post for my music photography. I hate “Best of” posts only because I don’t like judging myself. Best is a strong word. I would much rather call this post “My Personal Favorite Music […]


Trey Songz at Izod Center

Trey Songz at Izod Center

Izod Center, East Rutherford, NJ, 2.21.2014 – Photos of RnB artist Trey Songz opening for Chris Brown on the “Between the Sheets” tour at Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ on February 21, 2014.


Billy Idol at The Wellmont Theater

Billy Idol at The Wellmont Theater

 The Wellmont Theater, Montclair, NJ, 1.29.14 – Photos of rock legend Billy Idol with his long-time guitarist Steve Stevens, playing a sold-out Wellmont Theater on January 29, 2014.


2014 My Year in Photos

2014 My Year in Photos

 Nutley, NJ, 1.20.2014 – I never know what to call these posts that wrap up my year.  And I think I talk about this every year.  I always hate calling it a “best of” since that is subjective.  So here is my year in review, in photos.  Some of my favorite images from concerts I […]


Johnny Marr at Gramercy Theater

Johnny Marr at Gramercy Theater

 Gramercy Theater, NYC, 11.12.2014 – Photos of former guitarist of The Smiths on his current solo tour at Gramercy Theater on November 12, 2014.


Walk the Moon at Brooklyn Bowl

Walk the Moon at Brooklyn Bowl

 Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY, 11.3.2014 – Photos of Indie Dance Rock band Walk the Moon playing Stub Hub’s Next Stage concert series benefiting the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation at Brooklyn Bowl on November 3, 2014.


Bleachers at Firefly Music Festival

Bleachers at Firefly Music Festival

 The Woodlands, Dover, DE, 6.20.2014 – Photos of Jack Antonoff’s band Bleachers on Day 2 at Firefly Music Festival on June 20, 2014.


New Politics at Firefly Music Festival

New Politics at Firefly Music Festival

 The Woodlands, Dover, DE, 6.20.2014 – Photos of Alt Rock band New Politics on Day 2 of Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE on June 20, 2014.


Amos Lee at Firefly Festival

Amos Lee at Firefly Festival

 The Woodlands, Dover, DE, 6.19.2014 – Photos of Amos Lee from day 1 of Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands in Dover, DE on June 19, 2014.


Twentyone Pilots at Firefly Music Festival

Twentyone Pilots at Firefly Music Festival

 Dover, DE, 6.21.2014 – Photos of Twentyone Pilots on Day 3 of Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE on June 21, 2014.


Aerosmith at Prudential Center

Aerosmith at Prudential Center

 Prudential Center, Newark, NJ, 9.3.2014 – Photos of legendary rock band Aerosmith on the ‘Let Rock Rule’ tour at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on September 3, 2014.


Made in America Festival Day 1

Made in America Festival Day 1

Philadelphia, PA, 7.30.2014 – Photos of Day 1 at Budweiser’s Made in America Festival including headliner Kanye West, The National, The Neighbourhood, City and Colour, Big Daddy Kane, BAS, The OBGMs, Chromeo and Steve Aoki.  Philadelphia Edition.


Young the Giant at Firefly Festival

Young the Giant at Firefly Festival

 The Woodlands, Dover, DE, 6.20.2014 – Photos of Alt Rock band Young the Giant at Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE on June 20, 2014.


Against Me! at Webster Hall

Against Me! at Webster Hall

 Webster Hall, NYC, 5.3.2014 – Photos of punk band Against Me! at Webster Hall on May 3, 2014.


Foals at Terminal 5

Foals at Terminal 5

 Terminal 5, NYC, 5.6.2014 – Photos of UK rock band Foals co-headlining with Cage the Elephant at Terminal 5 in New York City on May 6, 2014.


Cage the Elephant at Terminal 5

Cage the Elephant at Terminal 5

 Terminal 5, NYC, 5.6.2014 – Photos of Alt Rock band Cage the Elephant co-headlining with Foals at Terminal 5 in New York City on May 6, 2014.


Twentyone Pilots at Starland Ballroom

Twentyone Pilots at Starland Ballroom

 Starland Ballroom, Sayerville, NJ, 4.30.14 – Photos of Twentyone Pilots sold-out concert at Starland Ballroom on April 30, 2014.


Boy George at Irving Plaza

Boy George at Irving Plaza

 Irving Plaza, NYC, April 22, 2014 – Photos of 80s pop legend Boy George solo at Irving Plaza on April 22, 2014.


Grouplove at Terminal 5

Grouplove at Terminal 5

 Terminal 5, NYC, 3.26.2014 – Photos of night 1 of Grouplove’s 2 sold-out nights at Terminal 5 in New York City on March 26, 2014.


Imagine Dragons at Izod Center

Imagine Dragons at Izod Center

 Izod Center, East Rutherford, NJ 3.8.2014 – Imagine Dragons played a sold out Izod Center in continuation of their torrid touring schedule over the past 2 years on March 8, 2014.


Ellie Goulding at The Theater at MSG

Ellie Goulding at The Theater at MSG

 Madison Square Garden, NYC, 3.12.2014 – Ellie Goulding played her first of 2 sold out shows at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on March 12, 2014.


Foster the People at Music Hall of Williamsburg

Foster the People at Music Hall of Williamsburg

 Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, 3.17.2014 – Photos of Foster the People hosting their record release party at Music Hall of Williamsburg that was live broadcast on Sirius XM on March 17, 2014.


Young the Giant at Hammerstein Ballroom

Young the Giant at Hammerstein Ballroom

 Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC, 2.28.2014 – Photos of Young the Giant at the Hammerstein Ballroom at Manhattan Center on February 28, 2014.


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