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Posts Tagged ‘festival’

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.


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.


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Firefly Music Festival

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Firefly Music Festival

Firefly Music Festival, Dover, DE, June 22, 2013 – Photos of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Saturday night headlining set at Firefly Music Festival on June 22, 2013.


Photos: Life is good Festival – Day 2

Photos: Life is good Festival - Day 2

Prowse Farm, Canton, MA, 9.23.2012 – Day 2 of Life is good Festival saw the likes of kid’s favorite The Fresh Beat Band, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings and headlined by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds of Dave Matthews Band.


Photos: Life is good Festival – Day 1

Photos: Life is good Festival - Day 1

Prowse Farm, Canton, MA, 9.22.2012 – In what is the feel-good event of the year, Life is good company through the annual music festival to benefit children’s charities.  Day one saw the likes of Michael Franti and Spearhead, Allen Stone, Soulive, Katie Herzig, and Sarah Bareilles.  Check out my day 1 photos from Life is […]


Photos: The Hives at MIA Fest

Photos: The Hives at MIA Fest

Made in America Festival, Philadelphia, PA, 9.2.2012 – Nothing says Made in America like a bad-ass Swedish band killing it in front of a huge American flag.  And that is exactly what happened at the Museum of Art when The Hives took the stage on day 2 of Jay Z’s Made in America festival.  Check […]


Photos: Lupe Fiasco at Firefly Festival

Photos: Lupe Fiasco at Firefly Festival

The Woodlands, Dover, DE, 7.21.12 – This is usually the place I say some cool things about the band since i usually know a little about everyone I shoot.  But for Lupe Fiasco I can’t add anything really.  I shot Lupe Fiasco because my editor told me to.  But wow did I wish I knew more about […]


Photos: Stephest Colbchella ‘012 Rocktaugust

Photos: Stephest Colbchella '012 Rocktaugust

USS Intrepid, NYC, 8.11.12 – Stephen Colbert threw his second annual Stephest Colbchella on the USS Intrepid, his own version of a rock festival.  The festival will air all week in parts and includes acts like fun., Flaming Lips, Santigold and Grizzly Bear.  The weather people on the news channels were calling for apocalypse type of a […]


Photos: J Roddy Walston & The Business at Firefly

Photos: J Roddy Walston & The Business at Firefly

The Woodlands, Dover, DE, 7.22.12 – J Roddy Walston woke up the Firefly crowd on Sunday (we’ll call it morning) with a noon set on Firefly’s Backyard Stage.  The die-hards knew what to expect but I am sure the J Roddy virgins thought they were getting something mellow to ease them into their 3rd day […]


Photos: Grouplove played Firefly Music Festival

Photos: Grouplove played Firefly Music Festival

The Woodlands, Dover, DE, 7.21.12 – Grouplove played a mid-day set on the Lawn Stage at Firefly Music Festival.  Their set was infectious.  Catchy hooks with just enough of that unique sound to make them stand out.  Everyone plays a lead role in Grouplove and no one minds.  And yeah, they can all carry the […]


Photos: The Black Keys at Firefly Festival

Photos: The Black Keys at Firefly Festival

The Woodlands, Dover, DE, 7.22.2012 – The Black Keys closed out Firefly Music Festival on Sunday night with their typical straight forward rock ‘n roll swagger.   Take a look at the photos from The Black Keys by clicking through below.


Photos: Silversun Pickups at Firefly Festival

Photos: Silversun Pickups at Firefly Festival

The Woodlands, Dover, DE, 7.20.12 – The Silversun Pickups played the second to last set on day 1 of Firefly Music Festival and really killed it on the backyard stage.  Check out my photos of Silversun Pickups by clicking through the link below.


Photos: Jack White at Firefly Festival

Photos: Jack White at Firefly Festival

The Woodlands, Dover, DE, 7.20.12 – I guess it’s kind of cool to have Jack White headline your festival since it seems like the year where you have him headline every major festival.  And when people talk about it they start to even complain a little about similar line-ups at every festival.  But it’s when […]


Photos: Young the Giant at Firefly Festival

Photos: Young the Giant at Firefly Festival

The Woodlands, Dover, DE, 7.21.12 – Young the Giant has enjoyed a meteoric rise to success this past year and that evidence continued at Firefly Music Festival with a mid-day set on the main stage.  The set included the typical great energy from the LA band with some new material sprinkled in with the tracks […]


Photos: Walk the Moon at Firefly Music Festival

Photos: Walk the Moon at Firefly Music Festival

The Woodlands, Dover, DE, 7.20.2012 – I’m not sure Walk the Moon or most of the fans knew what to expect when they showed up for their set on day 1 of Firefly Music Festival this past weekend, but I think both got a pleasant surprise.  I spent some time with Walk the Moon leading […]


Photos: Metallica at Orion Music + More Day 2

Photos: Metallica at Orion Music + More Day 2

Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ, 6.24.2012 – Metallica headlined their Orion Music + More festival and on night 2 played the Black Album in its entirety.  Check out my pics from Metallica by clicking the link below.


Photos: Gary Clark Jr. at Orion Music + More

Photos: Gary Clark Jr. at Orion Music + More

Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 6.24.2012 – When Gary Clark Jr. took the stage to play his first note at Orion Festival, it wasn’t at the beginning of his set.  Gary Clark Jr. sound checks himself.  So if you were waiting at his stage early enough, you got an extra dose of Gary Clark Jr. at […]


Photos: Ghost at Orion Music + More

Photos: Ghost at Orion Music + More

Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ, 6.24.2012 – Ghost was a band I heard about, but until they stepped on stage at Metallica’s Orion Music + More festival I couldn’t really grasp what I was about to experience.  Ghost creeped me out.  And like a dad explaining a scary part of a movie to his young […]


Photos: Volbeat at Orion Music + More

Photos: Volbeat at Orion Music + More

Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ, 6.24.2012 – Volbeat played a mid-day set at Metallica’s Orion Music + More festival that featured the band’s heavy metal sound along with a cover of both Johnny Cash and Dusty Springfield.  Check out my pics of Volbeat at Orion festival by clicking through the link.


Photos: The Sword at Orion Music + More

Photos: The Sword at Orion Music + More

Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ, 6.23.2012 – The Sword was introduced by Rob Trujillo and was one of the few bands to draw the attention of 2 members of Metallica at the Orion Music + More festival when James Hetfield was seen standing stage right to watch the show.  Check out my pics from their mid-day set […]


Photos: The Gaslight Anthem at Orion Festival

Photos: The Gaslight Anthem at Orion Festival

Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ, 6.23.2012 – The Gaslight Anthem packed up the van and headed south 50 miles to Atlantic City to the Orion Music + More festival.  No matter how far the drive, if it’s in New Jersey it always feels like a hometown show.  Check out my pics from The Gaslight Anthem’s […]


Photos: Jim Breuer’s Heavy Metal Comedy Tour at Orion

Photos: Jim Breuer's Heavy Metal Comedy Tour at Orion

Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 6.23.2012 – Jim Breuer was invited to Orion Music + More festival for one part comedy and a second part heavy metal mockery/tribute.  And while most gathered around teh stage for a laugh what they actually found out that Jim Breuer has a great voice and could probably have led […]


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