I Fight Dragons… With Vampires?

After waiting in the press room for another band that didn't show, I was determined to get an interview with some other band; even if it was a band I didn't get to see perform during the festival. I decided to bite the bullet and (with some encouragement from one of the press production managers), I … [Read more...]

Braving The Heat, For The LOVE Of Music… Vans Warped Tour

When I heard it could possibly reach the 90° mark last Saturday, I was apprehensive about attending an outdoor music festival. Heat and I don’t mix well, but music & I do, so I was headed off to shoot the 2012 Vans Warped Tour. In years past, this festival had been held at The Gorge. Although it … [Read more...]

An interview with lead singer Travis Clark of We The Kings

For the current members of We The Kings (founding members Travis Clark, Hunter Thomsen, Danny Duncan and newest members Coley O’Toole and Charles Trippy), Warped Tour has been an experience of playing to huge crowds at different times of day. It’s a grueling schedule because their set times vary … [Read more...]

After All These Years, Warped Is Still Worth Your Saturday

Editor's Note: Heather is headed down to the Vans Warped Tour today with her son. They both had a part in this post and we look forward to what they both have to say (and show us) about the aftermath. Since 1995, “Vans Warped Tour” has brought many different bands together to play in one amazing … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day with Needtobreathe!

Needtobreathe last played Seattle in September 2011 as opener for Taylor Swift at The Key Arena, as well as at a "secret show" at The Tractor.  This time they headed the Moore Theater.  An American rock band from South Carolina, Needtobreathe continues to pump out hits that end up on both mainstream … [Read more...]

Thomas Dolby at Showbox Market

Walking into a seated show at The Showbox, I had no idea what to expect. Opening the night was a folk duo, Aaron Jonah Lewis and Ben Belcher. Their fiddle, violin, & guitar playing had the audience clapping their hands & stomping their feet to the music. They encouraged photos & … [Read more...]

NeedToBreathe Headlining The Moore Theatre

It's not often that an American rock band from South Carolina can pump out hits that end up on both mainstream pop/rock and Christian song charts. Having last played Seattle in September 2011 as the opener for Taylor Swift and a little known "secret show" at The Tractor, Needtobreathe is headed back … [Read more...]