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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.


Matt and Kim at The Wellmont Theatre (photos)

Matt and Kim at The Wellmont Theatre (photos)

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ 11.17.2012 – Photos of Matt and Kim’s tour closer at The Wellmont Theatre on November 17, 2012.  Confetti, balloons and 2 performers with more energy than the rest of The Wellmont combined.


Photos: Testament at The Wellmont Theatre

Photos: Testament at The Wellmont Theatre

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 10.5.2012 – Testament closed out their co-headlining run with Anthrax at The Wellmont Theatre in Montclair last week.  Check out the photos by clicking through the break.


Photos: Anthrax at The Wellmont Theatre

Photos: Anthrax at The Wellmont Theatre

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 10.5.2012 – Anthrax brought their legendary heavy metal status to a legendary theater when they closed out their co-headlining tour with Testament at The Wellmont Theatre in Montclair.  Check out the photos from the Anthrax half of the headlining show by clicking through below.


Photos: Alanis Morissette in Concert at the Wellmont Theatre

Photos: Alanis Morissette in Concert at the Wellmont Theatre

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 8.29.2012 – Alanis Morissette was responsible for one of the biggest albums of the 90s with her release of Jagged Little Pill.  After a long hiatus from recording an album, she returns with her latest album Havoc and Bright Lights.  Check out photos from Alanis Morisstte’s tour kickoff at The […]


Photos: Slash with Myles Kennedy at The Wellmont Theatre

Photos: Slash with Myles Kennedy at The Wellmont Theatre

  The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, – Slash, continuing to establish himself as a hard rock guitar god even after Guns ‘n Roses, played with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators to a sold out house at The Wellmont Theatre.  Check out my photos of the ever top hat wearing Slash below.


Photos: Alison Krauss & Union Station at The Wellmont

Photos: Alison Krauss & Union Station at The Wellmont

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 4.22.12 – Grammy award winning performer Alison Krauss, with her band Union Station, brought their bluegrass tour to The Wellmont Theatre to perform in front of a sold out crowd.  Check out the rest of the pics by clicking through the break.


Photos: Live from Daryl’s House at The Wellmont Theatre

Photos: Live from Daryl's House at The Wellmont Theatre

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ 4.11.12 – Live from Daryl’s House started as a web show where Daryl Hall would invite a musical guest over to his house and they would jam on each others songs.  I discovered it when it was a web show and it was quickly picked up for national television.  This […]


Photos: Jane’s Addiction played The Wellmont Theatre 3.6.12

Photos: Jane's Addiction played The Wellmont Theatre 3.6.12

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 3.6.12 – Live music photos of Jane’s Addiction at the Wellmont Theatre in Monclair, NJ on March 6, 2012.  Touring in support of just being Jane’s Addiction, and a new album out back in October called The Great Escape Artist, one of the world’s great front men brought one of […]


Photos: Matt Nathanson at The Wellmont Theatre 3.2.12

Photos: Matt Nathanson at The Wellmont Theatre 3.2.12

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 3.2.12 – If you just heard Matt Nathanson on the radio most people would view him as solid alt rock with a pop twist that appeals to a wide range of people.  Matt is easy to listen to.  He has a great voice and nice catchy hooks.  But if you […]


Photos: The 2011 Year in Review

Photos: The 2011 Year in Review

Well folks, 2011 is in the bag and I can not thank you enough for the support this year.  2011 saw some amazing milestones including the launch of irocktheshot.com and I could not have hit any of these without your support.  So I wanted to take a look back at 2011 and pull out some […]


Teaser: Lykke Li at The Wellmont Theatre

Teaser: Lykke Li at The Wellmont Theatre

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Photos: Goo Goo Dolls at The Wellmont Theatre 11.11.11

Photos: Goo Goo Dolls at The Wellmont Theatre 11.11.11

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 11.11.11 – After completing an outdoor tour this summer in support of their latest release Something for the Rest of Us, the Goo Goo Dolls continued to make their way through the US on a run of indoor shows and stopping in New Jersey at The Wellmont Theatre along the […]


Photos: Chevelle at The Wellmont Theatre

Photos: Chevelle at The Wellmont Theatre

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ 10.13.11 – Night 2 of my 3 night run at The Wellmont found me shooting Bush on a 3 band bill with Chevelle being the second band of the night.  Touring to promote their upcoming release, Hats Off to the Bull , Chevelle brought its brand of hard rock to […]


Photos: Cyndi Lauper & Dr. John at The Wellmont Theatre 10.14.11

Photos: Cyndi Lauper & Dr. John at The Wellmont Theatre 10.14.11

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ 10.14.11 – 25 years removed from the peak of her radio popularity, Cyndi Lauper is still performing like she did, well, 25 years ago.  An artist who has evolved from a pop superstar to a musical one, she featured her hits from the 80s as well as her more current […]


Photos: Bush at The Wellmont Theatre 10.13.11

Photos: Bush at The Wellmont Theatre 10.13.11

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 10.13.11 – Coming back from a long hiatus, Bush brought its European version of Seattle grunge to The Wellmont Theatre.  Opening up with the iconic “Machine Head” Gavin Rossdale and company brought a rush of energy to Montclair that carried throughout the entire show.  Definitely one of my favorite shows […]


Photos: Elvis Costello at The Wellmont Theatre 10.6.11

Photos: Elvis Costello at The Wellmont Theatre 10.6.11

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ 10.06.11 – I’ve seen my fair share of events at the Wellmont Theatre.  I’ve covered bands that have ranged from The National to Shinedown to Chris Cornell solo.  Most acts seem to change their game a bit to fit into the venue, and rightfully so.  Sitting watching Chris Cornell, who […]


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 […]


Photos: Peter Frampton at The Wellmont Theatre 7.12.11

Photos: Peter Frampton at The Wellmont Theatre 7.12.11

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 7.12.11 – One of my favorite things about shooting live music is every once in a while I get to shoot a legend.  This time it was Peter Frampton.  Shows I shoot at range from punk bands with an active mosh pit to, on a night like tonight, a mostly […]


Photos: Snoop Dogg performing at The Wellmont Theatre on April 28

Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, April 28, 2011 – Had the chance to cover hip hop and, at this point, American pop culture icon Snoop Dogg this past Thursday at The Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ.  Snoop was on his own schedule waiting until the end of the Lakers game to come out of his green […]


Chris Cornell at The Wellmont Theatre

Same as a few nights ago, except this time in front of a sold out crowd at my favorite NJ venue, The Wellmont Theatre.  The only change this night was the lighting as it was much improved over the set at Town Hall.


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