Photos that ROCK! Mark Erelli & “Milltowns”

Back in March, Mark Erelli contacted me and asked if I could do a photo shoot with him for his next album. He explained that it was a tribute to one of his favorite musicians (Bill Morrissey) and that the photos should include birch trees and a fall New England landscape. Not only do I […]

Photos that ROCK! Newport Folk Festival 2014

When the e-mail arrived confirming my press credentials for the Newport Folk Festival, I did a little dance around my living room. Not only is this the holy grail of music festivals (you may remember an incident with Bob Dylan and an electric guitar in 1965…), but I have been not-so- patiently waiting 12 years […]

Photos that ROCK! Green River Festival

Green River Music Festival Greenfield, MA July 13, 2014 Sunshine. Trees. The outdoors. Incredible music. The Green River Festival had it all. The lineup featured a few of my favorite bands, which is really what drew me (and my camera!). In addition, it’s always a treat for me to be able to shoot concerts outdoors. […]

Photos that ROCK! Barnstar! in the studio

Barnstar! at Dimension Sound Studios Jamaica Plain, MA On a lovely spring night I arrived at Dimension Sound Studios, a dozen donuts in hand. Somehow, the stars had aligned and I was invited to photograph my favorite bluegrass super-group as they finished up their second album. As I mentioned before, Barnstar! is comprised of Mark […]

Josh Ritter’s Acoustic Magic

Josh Ritter Acoustic Trio @ The Somerville Theatre Somerville, MA: March 6, 2014 Joy. It’s just the first word that comes to mind when I think of this show, Josh Ritter’s face, the songs played, the energy between the 3 men on stage. Ritter has been touring for nearly 1 year straight since the release […]

Photos that ROCK! Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds The Sinclair, Cambridge MA: December 2013 My friend Josh Myers started playing bass in a band that I had recently started hearing buzz about and he informed me that they were playing near by. I showed up at The Sinclair in Cambridge on a Friday night not knowing what […]

Amanda Shires- Heartbreak, Destruction, and Doves

Amanda Shires- Down Fell the Doves     “Down Fell the Doves” and I have been getting to know each other in my car over the past few weeks. On first pass, it sounds soothing and melodic, with guitar contributions from Shires’ husband Jason Isbell. Lovely music to drive to and daydream. I found myself humming […]