The Joy Formidable performing @ Rock & Roll Hotel (Photo by Andy Jillson)

The Joy Formidable performed at Rock & Roll Hotel in Washington, DC on November 29, 2019 — and I, Andy Jillson, was there to capture some of the musical magic. Yep, in this “Photo Flashback” we’re taking a trip down memory lane with The Joy Formidable.

All photos and words by Andy Jillson
The Joy Formidable (Photo by Timothy Hiatt)

Welsh alternative rockers The Joy Formidable will be stopping at Rock & Roll Hotel in Washington, DC on November 29, 2019 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their debut EP, A Balloon Called Moaning. The band recently announced a North American winter tour called “The Ten Years Floating Tour.” Tickets for their show in DC and all other upcoming shows are available HERE.

The Joy Formidable (Photo by Steve Reynolds)

The Joy Formidable will also be playing a special 30 min acoustic set before doors at Rock & Roll Hotel. The early acoustic set will include audience requests from A Balloon Called Moaning in Welsh or English. Tickets for their VIP acoustic set are available HERE.

J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. performing @ Baltimore Soundstage (Photo by Brad Price)

Dinosaur Jr. performed at Baltimore Soundstage in Baltimore, Maryland on November 18, 2019 — and Hazy Eye Music Media’s contributor Brad Price was there to capture some of the sonic assault. Yep, in this “Photo Flashback” we’re taking a trip down alt-rock memory lane with Dinosaur Jr. — and Brad is our guide.

All photos by Brad Price/All words by Andy Jillson
J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. performing @ Baltimore Soundstage (Photo by Andy Jillson)

Dinosaur Jr. performed at Baltimore Soundstage in Baltimore, Maryland on November 18, 2019 — and I, Andy Jillson, was there taking photos and having my ear drums blown out. All three original members of Dinosaur Jr. are out on a fall tour of North American and I was able to score a photo pass despite the obstacles.

All photos and words by Andy Jillson
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Candlebox performing @ The Fillmore (Photo by Abdullah Konte)

Candlebox performed at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD on October 19, 2019 and Hazy Eye Music Media’s contributor Abdullah Konte was there to capture some of the rock ‘n’ roll magic. Yep, in this “Photo Flashback” we’re taking a trip down memory lane with Candlebox — and Abdullah is our guide.

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All photos by Abdullah Konte/All words by Andy Jillson
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Page Hamilton of Helmet performing @ Union Stage (Photo by Andy Jillson)

Helmet performed at Union Stage in Washington, DC on October 27, 2019 and I was there to catch some of the action. The band is currently out on their 30th anniversary tour and fans everywhere are losing their shit. I loved Helmet as a teenager in the 90’s, and the band still kicks ass today. They are a constant in my “metal” playlists. Yep, for this “Photo Flashback” we’ll be taking a trip down memory lane with Helmet.

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All photos and words by Andy Jillson
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Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! performing @ Rams Head Live (Photo by Shane Gardner)

Well look who we have here…it’s Shane Gardner! Holy Shit!!! Hazy Eye Music Media is more than happy to have Shane Gardner on board as a contributor. Against Me! & Dilly Dally performed at Rams Head Live in Baltimore, MD on October 24, 2019 and Shane was there to capture some of the visual magic. Yep, in this “Photo Flashback” we’re taking a trip down memory lane with Against Me! & Dilly Dally — and Shane is our guide.

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All photos by Shane Gardner/All words by Andy Jillson
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Phish performing @ The Mann 6/28/16 (Photo by Jordan August)

Well look who we have here…it’s Jordan August! Hooray!!! Hazy Eye Music Media is more than happy to have Jordan August on board as a contributor/author. Jordan has been the house photographer at The Mann Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania since 2016. For Jordan’s first post he will be taking us down the rabbit hole, back to The Mann. This is a “Best of” collection of images handpicked by Jordan himself. Yep, in this “Photo Flashback” we’re taking a trip down Jordan’s “Mann Center memory lane.”

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Tame Impala performing @ The Mann 8/23/19 (Photo by Jordan August)
All photos by Jordan August/All words by Andy Jillson
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Incubus performing @Warner Theatre (Photo by Andy Jillson)

Incubus recently announced a fall tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of their breakthrough album, Make Yourself — and the band stopped in Washington, DC to play two nights at the Warner Theatre. I was fortunate enough to photograph Incubus on the second night, October 13, 2019. Wow. What a show. Incubus’ performance will be making my top 5 best concerts of the year list. So much fun. So many great songs. Yep, Incubus was on point and the setlist was fucking awesome!

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All photos and words by Andy Jillson
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Doug Martsch of Built to Spill performing @ 9:30 Club

Built to Spill performed for a soldout crowd at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC on October 4, 2019. For this “Photo Flashback” we’ll be taking a trip down memory lane with Built to Spill. Whoa. Being a fan of Built to Spill since my late teens, this was a show I was sure not to miss and an experience I’ll soon not forget.

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All photos and words by Andy Jillson