Posts Tagged ‘Concert Photography’

B Dolan at Last Exit Live

B. Dolan, indie rap artist known for Making Racists Afraid Again, came through Phoenix, AZ on Wed. 4/19, stopping at Last Exit Live. Last Exit Live is an intimate venue, with bar and stage set close together, enabling B Dolan to play off the energy in the room like few could. Adding this to an […]

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at March Madness Jamfest

The NCAA March Madness always brings a party when the Final Four Championship comes to town, and this year was no different. Held in Phoenix, Arizona, the NCAA held their March Madness Capital One Jamfest Music Festival at Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix, and featured Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Blink 182, […]


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Partybaby live at Viva Phoenix

Viva Phoenix, a festival featuring 80 bands and 17 stages, took over the entirety of Downtown Phoenix this past weekend, and Partybaby set off the festivities in the Punk Rock Alley


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Davey Suicide Live at Club Red

About three months ago, I was out covering Kissing Candice and, having some extra time after their set, I found myself hanging around the venue. I wasn’t covering any other bands on the bill, so I floated around Marquee theater for a bit when I heard Davey Suicide take the stage. Wandering inside, I was […]


Lydia Loveless performs at The Rhythm Room in Phoenix, AZ ©2015 Joseph Abbruscato/MrAnathema

Lydia Loveless Live at The Rhythm Room

Lydia Loveless live review and photos from The Rhythm Room in Phoenix, Arizona. The current tour is in support of their most recent album, Somewhere Else.

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Doomtree “All Hands” Tour at Club Red

There are very select performances that linger in the memory long after the house lights come on and security manhandles concert goers out of the venue. It’s taken me over a week to figure out how exactly to describe Doomtree‘s “All Hands” Mesa, AZ  tour stop, and to this moment I’m still not sure exactly […]


The Flaming Lips @ True Music 2013 ©2013 Joseph Abbruscato

True Music Festival 2013

Arizona’s new True Music Festival rocked it’s inaugural year with an eclectic line up of musical and visual performers… from The Flaming Lips to Wiz Khalifa, from Bassnecter to Burning Man



Amada Palmer & Grand Theft Orchestra

Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra @ Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix, AZ

Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra brought the Theater Is Evil tour to the intimate Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix on Saturday. It was a night filled with laughter, tears, and hijinks with a stuffed tiger named Maxi.

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First Three No Flash, Oh yeah and give us all your pictures for free…

Photographers do not want bands or their managements exercising any kind of control or restriction on their work, and signing away copyright, giving unfettered access, allowing editorial control and giving away free use are all unacceptable demands that no creator would accept whether they be photographer, writer, painter or even musician…


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Throughout The Universe, In Perpetuity: Why I Don’t Sign Copyright Grabbing Photo Contracts

Brisbane-based photographer Justin Edwards talks about copyright grabbing photo contracts and poses some disturbing questions about the future of concert photography if they became an industry standard, much like the ubiquitous “3 songs no flash” commonly seen today.


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