Debbie Harry, NYC – 1977R-484 David Johansen, Danny Fields, Earl McGrath, Joey Ramone & Arturo Vega, NYC – 1977R-230 Danny Fields, Joey Ramone & David Johansen, NYC – 1977R-460 Stilettos, NYC – 1974R-259 Television, NYC – 1976C-311 Ramones, NYC – 1976C-64 David Johansen, Lenny Kaye, Dee Dee Ramone & Andy Paley, NYC – 1977R-229 Suicide, NYC – 1977R-263 Debbie Harry, NYC – 1977R-419 Talking Heads, NYC – 1977C-149 AC/DC, NYC – 1977R-322 Sic Fucks, NYC – 1977R-521 Debbie Harry, NYC… read more →
Patti Smith, NYC – 1976Patti Smith is a very intense performer and in this shot I got a view of Patti with the audience in the background so you can see how they are reacting, cheering for her.R-225 Patti Smith, PA – 1978R-311 Patti Smith & Lou Reed, NYC – 1976R-425 David Johansen, Lenny Kaye, Dee Dee Ramone, Patti Smith, Jay Dee Daugherty, Tom Verlaine & John Cale, NYC – 1976R-257 The Patti Smith Group, NYC – 2006C-273
From my birthday party in the fall to a great exhibition opening in the Spring, it’s been a very good few months filled with great times: Billie Joe Armstrong and Debbie Harry, Lez Zeppelin, Patti Smith, The Sundance Festival (for skiing), then to LA to photograph Gene Simmons, and to Austin for SXSW and ending with an opening at Pop International Galleries with Jim Jarmusch and Allison Mosshart in New York…see below.
CBGB was not just a place where some major bands broke out of, much more than that it was a very comfortable club. From the start CBGB had a high quality, high power sound system, where many budding musicians got to try out their songs for the first time, in a place with great sound. CBGB was always open, 7 days a week, with 7 or more bands a night for 32 years, and aside from the few dozen that… read more →
Sheena & the Rokkets were among the many bands at the Fuji Rock Festival. In spite of the rain, more than 100,000 people came to dance to the music and had a great time. The Festival site is very large, set up on a golf/ski resort. It was impossible to see all of the more than 100 acts but there is so much going on all over the place that we saw some great shows and had lots of good… read more →
It’s been a very busy Spring. So many shows and events that I didn’t have time to put up a page for each one Now I have put up shots of Lou Reed, Jewel, Led Zeppelin,David Johansen, Sylvain, the Libertines, Craig from the Vines, English sensation Dirty Harry, sexy Comedienne Tammy Faye Starlight, Blondie, Star Spangles, Patti Smith, the Fugs and many others. Check it out!
The Patti Smith Group are playing a three night gig at the new Greenwich Village venue “Village Underground”. The sold out show I saw was fantastic! Full of passion and feeling, Patti Smith is a true legend. It’s great to see a world-class artist such as Patti in a small and intimate room. It felt like a show in a friends basement, and the crowd loved every minute. Club owner Steve Weitzman has been bringing some very good shows to… read more →