The Smashing Pumpkins brought The World Is A Vampire Tour to the Dos Equis Pavilion entertaining the audience with a brilliantly orchestrated light show that accentuated the evening of classic songs from the bands deep catalogue of fan favorites as well as covers of the Talking Heads “Once In A Lifetime” and Manfred Mann’s “Hubble Bubble (Toil and Trouble). The 21 song set included hits and rarities that satisfied the audiences hunger for a performance that would take them on a satisfying career journey of the bands music.
On July 27th, 2023, the Toyota Music Factory was set ablaze, as if a 100-degree night wasn’t hot enough, by the electrifying performance of Mayday Parade, the Florida-based band known for their dynamic blend of pop-punk, pop rock, and alternative rock. As the third opening act for headliner Yellowcard, following Anberlin’s powerful set, Mayday Parade took the stage and delivered a performance that was nothing short of extraordinary.
Michael Franti and his band took the stage at The Factory in Dallas, TX, on July 28th leaving an indelible mark on the ecstatic and adoring audience! The name of the tour, “Big Big Love,” perfectly encapsulated the feeling of the night, as Michael and his band delivered a performance that overflowed with love, connection, and pure joy!
Del Amitri treated an Austin Texas audience at Bass Hall to a 10 song tour de force of hits and rarities while opening the Last Summer on earth tour stop
Jane’s Addiction opening for the Smashing Pumpkins on the first night of the Spirits On Fire tour. Jane’s Addiction is an American rock band from Los Angeles, formed in 1985. The band consists of vocalist Perry Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins and bassist Eric Avery. Jane’s Addiction was one of the first bands from the early 1990s alternative rock movement to gain both mainstream media attention and commercial success in the United States. Due to long haul Covid-19 side effects Dave Navarro was unable to join the band at this timer and is being substituted by Troy Van Leeuwen during his recovery.
Roxy Music are an English rock band formed in 1970 by Bryan Ferry, along with Phil Manzanera (guitar), Andy Mackay (saxophone and oboe), and Paul Thompson (drums and percussion), visited Dallas, TX on September 23rd, 2022 bringing their 50th Anniversary (of their first album) tour to the American Airlines Center. Most famous for their last album final studio album Avalon release in 1982.
Formed in London in 1979, The Fixx continue to bring their chart topping music to audiences around the world visiting the Granada Theater in Dallas, TX on Friday September 2nd, 2022. Cy Curnin continues to lead this dynamic group who’s hits include Stand or Fall, Saved By Zero, and One Thing Leads To Another.
Carbon Leaf performs on The Hunting Ground Tour at the Dallas House of Blues October 20th, 2021
In honor of David Bowie’s 75th Birthday and the 50th anniversary of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars release, Dallas, TX based Thin White Dukes performed the entire album and a selection of other Bowie hits for an audience at the Granada Theater on January 7th. Below are photos from the show shot with Nikon Z9 and D500 cameras.
Mike + The Mechanics Highline Ballroom NYC