Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson As a concert photographer, I regularly attend live performances, photographing nearly two hundred bands last year alone. Then all of a sudden… Boom! NO LIVE PERFORMANCES, thanks to the coronavirus. Like most concert-goers, there is a hole in my life, and I am a bit
Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson Cincinnati, OH – January can be a relatively sleepy time for touring. Tour schedules are often still being firmed up for the new year, and venue schedules can be a bit light. However, January 2020 ended strong at Cincinnati’s Riverfront Live, which hosted Blacklite District and Adelita’s Way to
Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson Cincinnati, OH – What an exciting night for Cincinnati rock and metal fans! Hellyeah was performing the second stop of their Celebration Of Life Tour to a large crowd of “Hellions” feeding their metal cravings since large scale touring took a break after drummer and
Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson Cincinnati, OH – On November 5, cozy Top Cats hosted a pair of female fronted bands that exuded positivity, liveliness and righteous dance-worthy fun. The evening started with Veridia, a Nashville-based alternative rock band, touring with headliner Icon For Hire on the East Coast portion of
Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson Harrison, OH – Adema is currently supporting Powerman 5000’s The Days of Disorder 2019 Tour, and on this night performed at Blue Note Harrison just outside Cincinnati, Ohio. The venue is cozy, offering a very different atmosphere from larger, more cavernous venues that corral a
Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson Indianapolis, IN – Joyous Wolf is a young band gaining momentum. After touring with Buckcherry earlier this year, this foursome from Southern California now find themselves supporting legendary Deep Purple’s The Long Good-bye Tour. On this night, the 1960s/1970s-era fan base was treated to a
Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson Indianapolis, IN – The crowd that assembled to see Reignwolf, a three-man rock band that formed in Seattle in 2012, came to experience the band’s bluesy rock as well as their intimate stage show. The night started off with J.J. Wilde, a female vocalist from Canada.
Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson Covington, KY – Madison Live, situated beside The Madison Theater in Covington KY, rocked southern-style to Blacktop Mojo and opener Lullwater. The crowd, surprisingly light for such a loaded evening (was it because it was a lazy summer Sunday?), enjoyed an incredible evening of exemplary