Best of the Year: Top 10 Photos of 2019 by Chris

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Judas Priest made the list of Chris Smyth’s Top 10 photos of the Year (but not this particular one). (Photo by Chris Smyth)

Editor’s Note: This year, we asked our bloggers to name their Top 10 shows of 2019 or choose their Top 10 photos of the year. We will run them over the course of mid-December as our Best of the Year posts.

It is an odd feeling when you love and hate something simultaneously. The emotions don’t make sense, yet it’s fully real. That is how I feel each time I am tasked with creating this year-end list. I love looking through my old photographs and remembering each concert that I was fortunate enough to attend, and reliving each show through the images that I was able to capture along the way.

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Snapshots: Snoop Dogg @ Jiffy Lube Live — 9/27/19


Snoop Dogg performs at Jiffy Lube Live on Sept. 27, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Snoop Dogg, known to his friends as Calvin Broadus Jr. (well, they call him Snoop too actually), visited Jiffy Lube Live to mark the 25th anniversary of his debut studio album, Doggystyle. Chris Castillo of Parklife DC went along to take some pictures!

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Live Review: Meek Mill and Future @ Jiffy Lube Live — 9/17/19

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Meek Mill and Future perform at Jiffy Lube Live, Sept. 17, 2019. (Photo by Shedrick Pelt)

“Legends are made, not born.” Enter Meek Mill and Future — two of hip hop’s most powerful artists, crisscrossing the nation on a 20+ stop summer tour, that could only be done justice under the banner of Legendary Nights.

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Live Review: Knotfest Roadshow @ Jiffy Lube Live — 9/1/19

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Slipknot performs at Jiffy Lube Live on Sept. 1, 2019. (Photo by Chris Smyth)

The Knotfest Roadshow tore into Jiffy Lube Live recently, featuring a quartet of some of the heaviest metal bands from around the world. The tour’s creators, Slipknot, were joined in support by three bands from Europe- Behemoth (Poland), Gojira (France), and Volbeat (Denmark).

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Snapshots: Zac Brown Band @ Jiffy Lube Live — 8/25/19

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Zac Brown Band performs at Jiffy Lube Live on Aug. 25, 2019. (Photo by Jules McNamara)

On Sept. 20, Zac Brown Band releases The Owl, the band’s sixth studio album. Before that, however, Zac Brown and company have a whole lot of touring to do, and they dropped by Jiffy Lube Live recently to play new songs and old favorites on The Owl Tour. Jules McNamara photographed the show!

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Snapshots: Breaking Benjamin @ Jiffy Lube Live — 8/22/19

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Benjamin Burnley fronts Breaking Benjamin at Jiffy Lube Live on Aug. 22, 2019. (Photo by Jules McNamara)

Multi-platinum rock band Breaking Benjamin announced a 2019 headline tour across North America back in February, and they made that announcement a local reality at Jiffy Lube Live in a sizzling summer show recently. Jules McNamara was there to shoot the show.

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