Posts Tagged ‘concert’

Treasure Island Music Festival Day 2

By the second day of the 2012 Treasure Island Music Festival, I was prepared to photograph fun. (Here is the gallery from Day 2 of Treasure Island Music Festival.) I spent most of the days at the Painted Wonderland booth. I photographed a few bands and several vendors, but I mostly photographed the people of […]


Treasure Island and Painted Wonderland Day 1

On Saturday October 13, I attended the first day of the Treasure Island Music Festival.  For the last few years, I have photographed hundreds of musicians, at concerts and music festivals.  This year I assumed I would photograph several more acts during the two day festival. Instead, I spent most of the festival with my […]


T. Mills and The Parent Tent

T. Mills and The Vans Warped Parent Trap At every Vans Warped Tour show, I see something unusual. In San Francisco this year, I saw a tent called “Reverse Daycare.” Parents gathered in the area while their children attended the concert. The tent was a great idea, but I always passed quickly, afraid that some […]


Mayday Parade in Summer

Two months ago I photographed a Mayday Parade protest in Oakland. I must have been influenced by the Occupy Oakland protests two months ago, because I was expecting an angry mob for the Mayday Parade concert at the 2012 San Francisco Vans Warped Tour stop on Saturday, June 23. The crowd was colorful and loud, […]


Vans Warped Tour 2012 San Francisco

Vans Warped Tour 2012 … Coming to a parking lot near you. Some concerts are better outdoors. Some are even better just outside the stadium. The Vans Warped Tour is one of those events. It is better when it is in the parking lot. When the 2012 Vans Warped Tour arrived in the Bay Area, […]


Live Music with the Wil Gravatt Band

One month ago, I traveled to Washington DC for the National Walk for Epilepsy. The night I arrived, the Wil Gravatt Band was performing downtown at the Hill Country Boot Bar. Wil Gravatt operates Wil Gravatt Entertainment when he is not performing. Wil also helps my friend Chad Barth organize the Concert for Epilepsy. In 2007, Chad started […]


Bomba Estereo Cumbia Concert

Liliana Saumet is the lead singer for Colombian based cumbia band Bomba Estereo. In 2010, MTV Iggy named Bomba Estereo the band of the year. On May 23, 2011, the band played The New Parish in Oakland, California.


Colbie Callait Brighter Concert Photography

Challenges of photographing Colbie Callait and other subject in bright light.


Concert for Epilepsy to Raise Awareness

This March, my children attended the Concert for Epilepsy with me and my wife. As the official photographer for The Concert for Epilepsy, I have remarkable access to the artists.  I meet the artists and discuss epilepsy with them. This week, after my daughter and I witnessed a stranger having a seizure, I remembered the […]


Simple Plan 2011 Vans Warped Tour

The Vans Warped Tour is probably my favorite concert festival every year to photograph. In ten hours, I photographed nineteen bands, and I could have photographed more, but I was exhausted. Even with the protection of my press pass, my big toes turned purple from accidental stage dive landings and excited fans. (Even as I […]