Photos: Miike Snow @ The Pageant | 05.23.16

Miike Snow at The Pageant

Swedish indie pop group Miike Snow packed out The Pageant in Saint Louis on May 23rd, 2016. Christian Karlsson and his cohorts broke out some new material from the recently released album iii as well as some classic fan favorites.

Photos: Death Cab For Cutie @ The Pageant | 05.13.15

Death Cab For Cutie live at The Pageant in Saint Louis

Touring behind the acclaimed Kintsugi, indie rockers Death Cab For Cutie brought their well-honed business to a sold-out crowd at The Pageant in St. Louis, Missouri on May 15th, 2015.

Photos: Matt and Kim @ The Pageant | 05.08.15

Matt and Kim live at The Pageant

Hot off the release of their album New Glow, the Brooklyn-based duo Matt and Kim took the party vibe to a thousand hundo with a sold-out show at The Pageant in St. Louis on May 8th, 2015.

Photos: Wilco @ The Pageant | 05.04.15

Wilco live at The Pageant in Saint Louis

Alt-country wonders Wilco paid a warm visit to their former sorta-hometown at The Pageant in St. Louis for a sold out show on their 20th anniversary tour.

Photos: OK Go | 04.04.15

Ok Go at The Pageant April 4th, 2015

Viral video mavericks OK Go brought their hits, and their confetti cannons, to a packed Pageant in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 4th, 2015.

Photos: Diarrhea Planet @ Off Broadway | 03.26.15

Diarrhea Planet At Off Broadway March 26th 2015

After making a splash at SXSW, Nashville guitar lords Diarrhea Planet returned to St. Louis at Off Broadway on March 26th, 2015 to spread the good word with local hunnies Bruiser Queen and Inifinity Cat labelmates Left & Right.

Photos: Bobby Bare Jr. | 05.16.14

Bobby Bare Jr. at Off Broadway in St. Louis

Nashville’s Bobby Bare Jr. celebrated the release of his new album “Undefeated” at Off Broadway in St. Louis on May 16th, 2014 along with Kip Loui and Brian Henneman.

Photos: Permanent Makeup | 05.18.14

Permanent Makeup at Los Punk in St. Louis

On May 18th, 2014 it was alright to get rowdy on a Sunday night when Tampa Bay’s Permanent Makeup were set to entertain along with St. Louis natives Dad Jr., Animal Teeth and Q at Los Punk on Cherokee Street.

Photos: Perfect Pussy | 05.06.14

Perfect Pussy live at Melt in St. Louis

Syracuse, New York’s punk darlings Perfect Pussy brought their abrasive charm to Melt on Cherokee Street in St. Louis, Missouri on May 6th, 2014 with Yamantaka//Sonic Titan, Green Dreams, Ghost Ice and a very special secret set from The Brainstems.

Photos: The Blind Eyes’ Final Show | 03.15.14

The Blind Eyes' Final Show

Few local bands have left their mark on indie music in St. Louis like The Blind Eyes. The quintessential indie pop group of the Gateway City have played many memorable shows, not the least of which being their final show at Off Broadway on March 15th, 2014.

Photos: Karl’s Basement III | 04.11.14

GIGANTIC live at Karl's Basement

On April 11th, at an undisclosed location in the metropolitan St. Louis area, five mighty bands (Shitstorm, The Brainstems, Dad Jr., Armadillo and Gigantic) brought the glory of music to the river trash at evening known as Karl’s Basement III. There was a bonfire and a van covered in empties.

The Best Music Photos of 2013


2013 ended up being the year that brought back my confidence as a photographer. After almost 3 years as the house photographer for one of the region’s leading small capacity venues it was tough finding my new identity as a music photographer in a St. Louis, the littlest big town in the country. Finding myself […]

Photos: Tame Impala @ The Pageant | 10.08.13

Tame Impala live at The Pageant

The Australian psychedelic indie pop group known as Tame Impala brought those good lights and good times The Pageant in St. Louis, Missouri on October 8, 2013. I was there. With a camera. I took some photos.

Photos: Animal Collective @ The Pageant | 10.25.13

Animal Collective live at The Pageant

Making up for their cancelled show back in March, Animal Collective brought their psychedelia-infused electronic indie… vibes to The Pageant in St. Louis on October 25th, 2013.

Preview: Steve Aoki @ The Pageant | 11.07.13

Steve Aoki live at The Pageant in St. Louis

The Aokify America tour hit St. Louis at The Pageant on November 7th, 2013. They asked Steve Aoki for a party. They got a party. They asked Steve Aoki to get caked. They got that, too. Another photo after the jump.

Photos: Lollapalooza 2013 Day 1 @ Grant Park | 08.02.13

All the way back in August one of the largest music festivals in North America, Lollapalooza, overtook the fair city of Chicago for an intense weekend featuring some of the biggest names in music. Eleven Magazine sent yours truly, along with writer Jason Robinson and fellow photog Jason Stoff to cover the event. Day one […]

Preview: Tame Impala @ The Pageant | 10.08.13

Tame Impala at The Pageant in St. Louis.

The Australian psychedelic indie pop force of nature known as Tame Impala lit up and smoothed out The Pageant in St. Louis, Missouri on October 8, 2013. The five piece brought along a rather impressive light show to compliment their dreamy performance.

Preview: Lollapalooza 2013 @ Grant Park

Lollapalooza Crowd

Earlier this month I embarked on a trip to Chicago to photograph my first massive music festival. It was insane and incredibly rewarding. I’ve been shooting shows since 2009 and I thought I had seen it all, but Lollapalooza was a whole new beast in so many ways. It won’t be until after the next […]

Photos: Portugal. The Man @ The Pageant | 06.23.13

Portugal The Man Live At The Pageant

Indie rockers Portugal. The Man returned to Saint Louis at The Pageant on June 23rd, 2013 in support of their new record, Evil Friends.

Photos: Ha Ha Tonka @ Off Broadway | 06.20.13

Ha Ha Tonka live at Off Broadway in St. Louis

A favorite of St. Louis, Bloodshot Records’ Ha Ha Tonka kicked off things well and good at Off Broadway on June 20th, 2013 with Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin and Ezra Furman. There were whiskey times to be had.

Photos: Torche @ The Firebird | 06.02.13

Torche at The Firebird in Saint Louis

Maimi stoner metal deities Torche melted faces at The Firebird in St. Louis, Missouri on June 2nd, 2013. People came out ready to drink and party for local boy Andrew Elstner’s return to the Show Me State.

Photos: Death Grips @ The Firebird | 06.13.13

Death Grips live at The Firebird in Saint Louis

Experimental hip-hop group Death Grips (Stefan “MC Ride” Burnett & Andy “Flatlander” Morin) thrashed their way through a sweaty, weed-drenched crowd at The Firebird in St. Louis, Missouri on June 13th, 2013.

Photos: The Staves @ Off Broadway | 5.30.13

The Staves live at Off Broadway in St. Louis

British folk rock trio The Staves returned to Off Broadway in St. Louis on May 30th, 2013. The three sisters charmed and wooed the packed room while a rather impressive rainstorm rattled on outside.

Photos: The Brainstems’ Final Show @ Blank Space | 05.25.13

The Brainstems Final Show At Blank Space in Saint Louis

St. Louis garage rockers The Brainstems played their final show at Blank Space on May 25th, 2013. Bottles of Thunderbird were passed around, tunes were enjoyed one last time.