Moose Blood and Lydia pack The Garage in Minnesota for a captivating and complimentary show

It has been a little while since I’ve photographed a show thanks to both preparing for Parahoy! As well as moving, but I was more than ready to get back into it as soon as my vacation ended. Even though I’ve shot countless shows, the first one after a break always makes me nervous. Thankfully, as I walked into The Garage to catch Lydia and Moose Blood, the nerves settled down and the music and the crowd settled me down.  Continue Reading

Swedish sisters First Aid Kit provide a healing night of folk rock supporting ‘Ruins’ at the Palace Theatre

Currently halfway through their North American Tour in support of their January 2018 release “Ruins,” Swedish folk rockers First Aid Kit brought an incredible show to a sold out crowd at the Palace Theatre in Saint Paul, MN. Continue Reading

Tegan and Sara celebrate ten years of their iconic album “The Con” with a show at the State Theatre in Minneapolis

To celebrate the ten year anniversary of the iconic album “The Con,” Canadian alternative duo Tegan & Sara embarked on a special acoustic tour across North America, recently making a stop in Minneapolis, MN at the State Theatre. Not only did the duo set out on a 22 date tour, but they also worked with several other musicians and artists to create a tenth anniversary cover album to benefit the Tegan & Sara Foundation. Continue Reading

Gypsy punks Gogol Bordello bring eclectic instrumentation and dancing to Minneapolis in support of “Seekers and Finders”

On the homestretch of a fall 2017 tour supporting their seventh full length, September 2017 release “Seekers and Finders,” gypsy punks Gogol Bordello wowed the sold out crowd at First Avenue in Minneapolis. For a sold out show, First Avenue filled out slowly during the hour before the show and during Lucky Chop’s, direct support for Gogol Bordello, set. Continue Reading

PVRIS packs the Skyway Theatre in Minneapolis for a loud and charming set, along with Lights and Flint Eastwood

Finishing up the end of their 2017 North American Fall Tour supporting their sophomore album “All We Know Of Heaven, All We Need of Hell” in the Midwest, Boston alternative rock band PVRIS packed the Skyway Theatre in Minneapolis this past weekend. Upon arriving a couple hours early for the Meet & Greet opportunity with the band, there was already a line a few blocks down from the entrance of the venue, something I was expecting, even with the light rain before doors opened. Continue Reading

Modest Mouse supports their album “Strangers to Ourselves” with a show in St. Paul alongside Mass Gothic

Right on the tail end of their fall tour in support of their 2015 album “Strangers to Ourselves,” Washington based alternative rock band Modest Mouse made a stop at The Myth in Saint Paul, MN. While the crowd trickled into the venue between the hour before doors and the start of Modest Mouse, for the start of the headliner, the crowd was tightly packed and filled with anticipation. Continue Reading

Metal giants Korn pack The Myth in Minnesota as part of their Serenity of Summer Tour

Out on a short run of dates in the midwest following their Serenity of Summer North American headliner, Korn made a triumphant return to The Myth in Minnesota. A tightly packed crowd lined up around The Myth in anticipation for an incredible show Korn would deliver with ease later in the evening. Continue Reading

London alt-pop duo Oh Wonder kick off their U.S. Ultralife Tour in Minneapolis alongside Jaymes Young

Oh Wonder, a London based alt-pop duo, kicked off the United States portion of the Ultralife Tour in Minneapolis earlier this week, playing an electric and thoughtfully composed set to a welcoming crowd. Composed of Josephine Vader Gucht (keys/vocals) and Anthony West (guitar/keys/vocals), the duo is currently trekking across the world on a three month tour in support of their sophomore album “Ultralife,” which was released earlier this summer. Continue Reading

Bleached headline Minneapolis’ 7th Street Entry Room ahead of their tour with Against Me

Days before heading out on a two month long fall tour with Against Me!, Los Angeles based punk rockers Bleached headlined First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry Room, playing to a packed and eager Minneapolis crowd. Bleached, composed of Micayla Grace (bass), Jessica Calvin (lead guitar), Jennifer Calvin (vocals/guitar), and Nick Pilot (drums), put on a refreshing and intimate show. Continue Reading

Australian metal band Make Them Suffer headline in Minneapolis with By The Thousands, SPITE and Enterprise Earth

Australian metal outfit Make Them Suffer brought their intimate and intense Worlds Apart tour to Skyway Theatre in Minneapolis in support of their July 28 release “Worlds Apart.” Still in the beginning of their world tour, Make Them Suffer put on an unrelenting live show, proving why the band is on the rise in the genre. Continue Reading

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