Taylor 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.
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.
The Glitch Mob performs at 9:30 Club on June 2, 2018. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)
Los Angeles intelligent dance music trio The Glitch Mob performed two shows at 9:30 Club on Saturday and Sunday. Paivi was there to shoot the show on Saturday, which was totally sold out.
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.
Liza Anne performs at Union Stage on May 6, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)
Nashville singer-songwriter Liza Anne released Fine But Dying on Arts & Crafts in March, and she played at Union Stage for the Fine But Dying Tour on Sunday. Paivi took some pictures!
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).
Alice in Chains performs at The Anthem on May 3, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)
Prior to releasing a new album sometime later this year, Alice in Chains dropped by The Anthem for a stellar performance on Thursday. Paivi took some pix!