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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 […]


Depeche Mode at Barclays Center

Depeche Mode at Barclays Center

  Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY, 9.6.2013 – Photos of Depeche Mode’s Delta Machine tour at Barclays Center on September 6, 2013.


Morrissey at The Capitol Theatre

Morrissey at The Capitol Theatre

  The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY, 1.19.2013 – Live music photos of Morrissey at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY on January  19, 2013.


Photos: New Order at Roseland Ballroom

Photos: New Order at Roseland Ballroom

  Roseland Ballroom, NYC, 10.18.2012 – New Order, minus the bass of Peter Hook, played the first night of 2 sold out nights at Roseland Ballroom in New York City.  Check out more of my photos of New Order by clicking through.


Photos: Squeeze at Roseland Ballroom

Photos: Squeeze at Roseland Ballroom

Roseland Ballroom, NYC, 4.28.12 – Squeeze, one of my favorite bands from my teens, came to New York City’s Roseland Ballroom and sold the place out like it was 1982.  Sounding as good as ever, and touring in support of their new release Live from the Fillmore, and their 2010 release Argybargy, here are my […]


Photos: The Cure at The Beacon Theatre 11.26.11

Photos: The Cure at The Beacon Theatre 11.26.11

The Beacon Theatre, New York, NY, 11.26.11 – On the middle night of a 3 night run of a very mini-tour which brought The Cure to New York City and LA, the Beacon Theatre was treated to 3 hours and 48 songs of music.  The tour was called Reflections, and the band played their first […]


Photos: Erasure at Terminal 5, NYC 9.14.11

Photos: Erasure at Terminal 5, NYC 9.14.11

Terminal 5, NYC 9.14.11 – I grew up on “new wave”/brit pop, or whatever genre you want to classify these bands as.  So when I get a chance to cover them, I jump at it.  The problem sometimes is that some of these bands have seen better days, and it ruins my 20+ years of […]


Photos: INXS at The Wellmont Theatre 8.3.11

Photos: INXS at The Wellmont Theatre 8.3.11

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 8.3.11 – INXS was my very first concert experience during the Kick tour in the summer of 1988.  Ziggy Marley opened the show at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Middletown, NY.  You never forget your first, and you compare all others.  Of course I was just feeling my way around […]


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