Music Park: Taylor Swift @ FedEx Field — 7/10/18

Taylor Swift @ FedEx Field, Landover MD, 07/10/2018Taylor Swift performs at FedEx Field on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)

Words by Samara Tu

Taylor Swift recently performed a near sold-out show at FedEx Field on Tuesday after a year-long hiatus away from the spotlight. Known in previous tours for giving a unique concert experience, Taylor delivered a show that left fans captivated and eager to listen to her new Reputation album for days.

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Snapshots: Cold Cave @ Black Cat — 6/16/18

Cold Cave @ Black Cat, Washington DC, 06/16/2018
Cold Cave performs at Black Cat on June 16, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

Wesley Eisold assembled a full band or a live performance as Cold Cave in the wake of releasing a new EP, You & Me & Infinity, via Heartworm Press, and the group performed at Black Cat on Saturday. Paivi was there to shoot the show.

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Snapshots: Gaslight Anthem @ 9:30 Club — 5/27/18

Gaslight Anthem @ 930 Club, Washington DC, 05/27/2018
The Gaslight Anthem perform at 9:30 Club on May 27, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

The Gaslight Anthem is going all out in celebration of the 10th anniversary their seminal album, The ’59 Sound. The gents will release The ’59 Sound sessions, a companion to their classic album with nine rare unreleased songs and a 60-page booklet on June 15 via via SideOneDummy Records on June 15.

Along the way, the Gaslight Anthem are performing shows in celebration of the album as well, including two sold-out nights at 9:30 Club. Paivi was there to shoot the first of the two on Sunday, May 27.

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Snapshots: Walking Papers @ The Anthem — 5/3/18

Walking Papers @ The Anthem, Washington DC, 05/03/2018
Jefferson Angell fronts the Walking Papers at The Anthem on May 3, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

Seattle’s Walking Papers opened Alice in Chains at The Anthem on Thursday, May 3. Paivi was here to photograph the supergroup, which includes singer-songwriter Jefferson Angell and keyboardist/backing vocalist Benjamin Anderson (both from The Missionary Position).

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