Drivin’ N’ Cryn’ perform at City Winery on Aug. 7, 2019. (Photo by Rik Goldman)
Georgia rockers Drivin’ N Cryin’ invaded City Winery recently, celebrating the release of their new album, Live the Love Beautiful. Their first full album since 2009, Live the Love Beautiful follows a series of four EPs released between 2012 and 2014.
Blackberry Smoke performs at Wolf Trap on July 17, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
Georgia rockers Blackberry Smoke filled the second slot on the recent Wheels of Soul Tour at Wolf Trap. With the dual guitar attack of Charlie Starr and Paul Jackson (on lead and backing vocals, respectively), these five long-haired throwbacks evoked the halcyon days of Southern rock — and groups like Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Jontavious Willis performs at The Birchmere, June 13, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
“Every generation or so, a young bluesman bursts onto the scene and sends a jolt through the blues community. Jontavious Willis may just have that effect on people.” –jontaviouswillis.com/bio
Mastodon performs at MECU Pavilion on June 2, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)
Another of my rock n’ roll dreams became a reality yet again. I had the pleasure of finally photographing one of my personal favorite rock bands. The hard-hitting progressive metal machine known as Mastodon stopped at MECU Pavilion in Baltimore recently, and I was there taking photos.
Peewee Longway performs at the Howard Theatre on May 18, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)
Rapper Peewee Longway, born Quincy Lamont Williams, dropped by the Howard Theatre recently for a performance. Chris Castillo shot the show.
Sevendust performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on May 15, 2019. (Photo by Chris Smyth)
Sevendust returned to the Baltimore-Washington area for the second time in 2019. In an opening slot ahead of In This Moment at The Fillmore Silver Spring, Sevendust continued on their All I See Is War Tour. We got some pictures of the band in performance.
J.I.D performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on May 3, 2019. (Photo by Will Colbert)
East Atlanta rapper J.I.D recently kicked off the second leg of the Catch Me If You Can Tour. The latest member of J. Cole’s seemingly unstoppable Dreamville Records label performed for a sold-out audience at The Fillmore Silver Spring recently.