American indie rock pioneers Guided by Voices will be stopping at Black Cat in Washington, DC on December 7, 2019 to celebrate the release of their third album this year. Whoa. Yep, GBV are rocking out across America in support of their new album, Sweating The Plague. This may only be a short winter tour…don’t miss out! Tickets for Guided by Voices at Black Cat in DC can be purchased HERE or HERE.
Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats performed at The Modell Lyric Opera House in Baltimore, Maryland on November 11, 2019 — and I, Andy Jillson, was there to capture these doomy musical outlaws in action. Yep, in this “Photo Flashback” we’re taking a trip down memory lane with Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats.
Ministry performed at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania on November 6, 2019 — and I, Andy Jillson, was there losing my shit and rocking out in the photo pit with one of my all-time favorite artists. Holy shit! Ministry played a classic set of songs from their late 80’s and early 90’s catalog. This was a dream show for me.
Russian Circles performed at Union Stage in Washington, DC on October 29, 2019 — and I, Andy Jillson, was there to capture some of the trio’s instrumental magic. Yep, in this “Photo Flashback” we’re taking a trip down memory lane with Russian Circles.
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.”
Legendary rock photographers Mick Rock and Henry Diltz visited City Winery in DC recently to tell the stories behind some of their legendary images during their “Behind The Lens” tour. Presented by Morrison Hotel, and hosted in DC’s beautiful City Winery on October 9, 2019, both Mick Rock and Henry Diltz were an absolute pleasure to meet. Their ground-breaking rock images changed the world of rock photography forever. The two also stayed after for a meet-and-greet to hand-sign some of their most iconic photographic prints.
Legendary rock photographers Mick Rock and Henry Diltz will tell the stories behind some of their legendary images during their “Behind The Lens” tour of the East Coast. Presented by Morrison Hotel, the evenings of stories and photography are coming to DC’s beautiful City Winery on October 9, 2019. Both Mick Rock and Henry Diltz will be available to hand-sign some of their most iconic photographic prints, which will be up for sale, during a meet-and-greet after the show.
For this Hazy Eye Music Media “Photo Flashback” post we’ll be taking a trip down memory lane with Ty Segall & White Fence. As a rule, I never miss an opportunity to catch a performance by the prolific garage rocker and rock & roll slave, Ty Segall. On this go around he paid a visit to Ottobar in Baltimore, MD on February 25, 2019 with fellow indie rocker and American singer-songwriter Tim Presley (aka White Fence). The venue wreaked of beer and stale cigarette smoke for this gig (I mean more so than usual). The band were drinking beer, the crew were drinking, and a large majority of the crowd were joining along.
For the first Hazy Eye Music Media “Photo Flashback” we’ll be taking a trip down memory lane with Ministry. Whoa. Being a fan of Ministry, and most Al Jourgensen side projects since my teens, this is a show I will not soon forget. I was granted a photo pass and permission to photograph one of my childhood musical heroes. Hard to forget that. It only took about 3 or 4 years of requesting photo passes. Hahahahaha! I can still recall the feeling of pure bliss and redemption I experienced during my time in the photo pit.
Le Butcherettes are currently out on a massive summer tour with Devil Makes Three, Flogging Molly, and Social Distortion. The band is extensively touring North American in support of their 4th studio album, bi/MENTAL. Le Butcherettes is a fearless musical force lead by founding member and singer/guitarist/keyboardist Teri Gender Bender. Of course, I was there in the photo pit once again rocking out and taking pictures. As always, Le Butcherettes kicked ass and proved that they are still progressing and are not to be overlooked.