Live Review: Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band @ Wolf Trap — 8/10/19

Ringo Starr 1 Ringo Starr and friends perform at Wolf Trap on Aug. 10, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band stopped to play a magical whirlwind of hits at Wolf Trap recenlty. I was once again fortunate enough to be there taking pictures and having my mind blown.

The former Beatles drummer and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee is out on the road with his All-Starr Band to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the concept.

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Snapshots: Alice in Chains @ Jiffy Lube Live — 7/31/19

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Alice in Chains performs at Jiffy Lube Live on July 31, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

Alice in Chains stopped in Bristow, Virginia, recently to perform several AIC classics. The band are currently on a North American summer tour with fellow hard-rockers Korn, and I was able to see them perform at Jiffy Lube Live! Of course, I brought my camera along, and I was allowed to photograph Alice in Chains from the soundboard for the first three songs.

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Live Review: Korn @ Jiffy Lube Live — 7/31/19

Korn 1 Korn performs at Jiffy Lube Live on July 31, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

One of the biggest metal bands harvested from American soil stopped in Bristow, Virginia, recently to kick ass in front of about 20,000 devoted fans at Jiffy Lube Live! Of course, I’m talking about hard-rocking musical pioneers Korn.

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Live Review: The Flaming Lips @ The Stone Pony Summer Stage — 7/28/19

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The Flaming Lips perform at The Stone Pony Summer Stage in Asbury Park, New Jersey, on July 28, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

The Flaming Lips have embarked on a short psychedelic summer tour with The Claypool Lennon Delirium, and I was able to obtain a photo pass and attend their show at The Stone Pony Summer Stage in Asbury Park, New Jersey, recently. A long drive, but well worth it! This band never disappoints.

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Live Review: Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime @ City Winery — 6/30/19

Geoff Tate 1 Geoff Tate performs at City Winery in DC on June 30, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

Geoff Tate and his band Operation: Mindcrime performed at City Winery DC recently, and I was there taking photos and reminiscing about the late 1980s. Geoff and the members of his current band performed Queensryche’s progressive metal classic Operation: Mindcrime in its entirety from beginning to end. It was a strangely magical evening brimming with with food, wine, laughs, and of course metal music.

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Live Review: Phish @ Merriweather Post Pavilion — 6/22/19

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Phish performs at Merriweather Post Pavilion on June 22, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

American jam band Phish performed to the utter delight of a stupified sold-out crowd at Merriweather Post Pavilion recently, and I was there taking photos and spacing-out to the music and getting into the groove.

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