Concert Photography Exhibition
The crème de la crème of Melbourne’s live music photography scene take to Ding Dong Lounge between May 20th-30th (extended until June 8th) to display some of their best work. For a limited time, Scott Boelsen, Jesse Booher, Katie Dutton, Rebecca Houlden, Lou Lou Nutt, Naomi Rahim, John Raptis, Brett Schewitz, Richard Sharman, Anthony Smith, Heidi Takla and Elleni Toumpas’s photographs will adorn the walls of the Melbourne venue with images the likes of Metallica, Black Sabbath, Madonna, Garbage, Marilyn Manson, Grinderman and more on display.
Ding Dong Lounge
18 Market Lane, Melbourne
Exhibition runs: Monday May 20th – Saturday June 8th, 6:30pm
(RSVP on Facebook
My Madonna MDNA Tour photo from Los Angeles will be on display and available for purchase.
Madonna – Staples Center, Los Angeles
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Tegan & Sara – live in Melbourne
Last night I shot Canadian duo, Tegan & Sara live at The Palais Theatre in St Kilda. With support from local band, The Clubfeet, Tegan & Sara put on a lively show with their trademark banter and a setlist to please.
Check out a selection of photos on Flickr. Full gallery on Life Music Media.
If there ever was a perfect venue for an artist, then this was it. Moriarty brought their unique blend of Depression-era gypsy blues to the ephemeral, The Famous Spiegeltent in Melbourne for a one-off show. Check out my full gallery on Life Music Media.
Melbourne singer-songwriter had a hometown launch of her two albums, Little March & An Atheist Album. Just before the show, we did a promo photoshoot at the hotel and then I captured the magic onstage at The Toff in Town.
Check out the full gallery on Flickr.
Motion City Soundtrack at The HiFi
Fun times shooting Motion City Soundtrack’s Soundwave sideshow at The HiFi this week. Support acts were fellow Soundwave acts: Deaf Havana (UK) and The Early November (USA).
Check out the full gallery on Life Music Media
Alpine – Laneway Festival 2013
My first time at St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Melbourne was a delight! I made a small gallery featuring; Divine Fits, Alpine, Jessie Ware, The Rubens, Japandroids, street style fashion and more. View the full gallery on Facebook
Big Day Out rolled into Melbourne on Australia Day. I was Life Music Media‘s live music photographer, covering the iconic music festival for the 2nd consecutive year.
Bands I photographed throughout the day include; Red Hot Chili Peppers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Vampire Weekend, Against Me!, Band of Horses, Foals, Grinspoon and Everytime I Die. Photographing Anthony Keidis and Flea, was probably one of my all-time rock photographer highlights!
Check out the full gallery on Life Music Media.
So Frenchy So Chic 2013
Another delightful day of sunshine, macarons and coquettes on the picturesque grounds of Werribee Mansion. I photographed the So Frenchy So Chic music festival, for the 5th consecutive time. The stellar lineup featured; Nadeah, Carmen Maria Vega, Melanie Pain and Revolver.
View more photos in my portfolio and FlickrCheck out the full gallery on Life Music Media.
Carmen Maria Vega
Mariah Carey – Allphones Arena, Sydney
Diva Supreme Mariah Carey graced Australia with a Summer holiday cum tour – her first in 14 years, playing Melbourne, Sydney and the Gold Coast. In contrast to some reviews, Mariah thrilled fans with a set list full of #1 hits, hitting that whistle register several times and trying our fine cuisine on stage – Vegemite and VB. My highlight – Can’t Let Go, a cappella. Unfortunately, Melbourne’s show was cut short due to an 11pm curfew.
Original Set List
Check out the original setlist below, interesting to note All I Want For Christmas & Auld Lang Syne were originally planned.
Actual Set List:
- Can’t Take That Away (Revival Remix)
- Touch My Body
- Shake It Off
- My All
- Always Be My Baby
- I’ll Be There – with Trey Lorenz
- Rock With You / Let’s Go Crazy – Trey Lorenz
- Obsessed (Sydney only)
- Don’t Forget About Us (Sydney only)
- It’s Like That
- Close My Eyes
- Fly Like A Bird
- We Belong Together
Madonna live at Staples Center, Los Angeles
And so another Madonna world tour comes to an end. The MDNA world tour wraps up tonight in Cordoba, Argentina. Earlier this year I flew to Los Angeles to see both her shows at the Staples Center. Due to a series of fortunate
events, I caught the show from the 6th row and could not have had a more perfect night! Madonna was on fire, the theatrics were mind-blowing and the choreography was out of this world. While I’m usually an advocate of fresh takes on old songs, I was pleased to see classic takes on Vogue (featuring post modern JPG cones) and Express Yourself (albeit with a cheeky Lady Gaga mash-up)! I lived the dream… sang, snapped
and danced my ass off with The Queen!
Check out more photos in my Portfolio Gallery and Flickr page.