It’s been a long time since Ben Folds Five has played Summerfest. Ben Folds played last year’s Rock the Green at Veterans Park, the first zero waste music festival, but the trio hasn’t been around Milwaukee for quite a while.
Stopping in for a visit to Brew City were 90′s alternative rockers, Jane’s Addiction. Concluding the first leg of the “Theatre of the Escapists” tour, Jane’s Addiction went out with a bang, in no better place than Milwaukee. Black Box Rebellion, opening for Jane’s Addiction, had the crowd going from the get go. The 2 [...]
Backpacks are usually not my first choice for carrying my gear around, and for good reason. There is really no fast way to access my camera and lenses. As a concert photographer I need my gear easily accessible in tight spaces at all times. There is no throwing down my backpack on the floor, unzipping, [...]
A flashlight is probably one of the most important tools I use on the road in my concert photography work. Maybe not so much at those local shows that are just down the road and don’t require much gear, but the longer trips and festival weekends require a little extra. A trusty flashlight is one [...]
With hundreds of camera bags on the market today, photographers have a vast selection to choose from. Kata Bags knows this and have excelled at setting themselves apart from the rest of the crowd. I’ve had the chance to use the Kata 3N1-22 and was extremely impressed with the functionality and build quality, something that [...]
Celebrating 20 years of some of the most popular music in rock, Pearl Jam kicked off their 2011 anniversary tour at one of their favorite venues, Alpine Valley Music Theater, in Wisconsin. Supported by Mudhoney, Queens of the Stone Age, and The Strokes, Pearl Jam’s “Destination Weekend” was a huge Labor Day attraction from fans [...]
The sweet sounds of jazz filled east Milwaukee streets, last night June 9th, in Cathedral Square Park for the spring-weekly Jazz in the Park festival. The magical Jeff Coffin & The Mu’tet effortlessly serenaded the crowd into a much needed summer moment of relaxation.