Dierks Bentley- Jagermiester Country Tour, Knoxville, TN

Dierks Bentley and his band got Knoxville’s weekend started early as they rolled into town with the Jagermeister Country Tour,  everyone had a great time.  You can judge  the level of a musician’s talent when seeing them live,  and there’s no denying Bentley’s talent.  The evening was full of highlights,  but my favorite was when he let the crowd in […]

Cage The Elephant at The Valarium

During live shows I normally photograph each member of the band with an emphasis on the lead singer.  But Cage The Elephant front man Matt Schultz commands both the stage and your full attention.  I didn’t dare pull my camera off him for more than a few seconds for fear of what I might miss!  […]

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors at the Bijou Theater

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors returned to Knoxville on March 25th during their “Chasing Someday” world tour.  Or as Drew put it,  a tour of this part of the world.  Loyal fans packed the Bijou Theater to see the band headline for the first time at the venue.  

Apocalyptica at The Valarium

The doors of the Valarium are no doubt being reattached today as they were blown off by Apocalyptica last night. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from this show. I mean, a trio of cello wielding Finnish metal heads?  It could have just as easily come off as gimmicky.  But these guys are the […]

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings at the Bijou Theater

Here is how Coury Turczyn from the Metro Pulse described the show. “Jones was electric from start to finish. This was no mere tribute act to old-school R&B of the Stax style–this was the real deal. The Dap-Kings are a hot, tight band with a crack horn section, and Jones was absolutely consumed by the music, […]