SXSW - Saturday, March 19 - Continental Club

I don’t even know who these bands are at the moment, but I’m at the airport and wanted to share them with you.  I was at the Continental Club tonight, and, as I begged on Twitter the other day, I just wanted a dark, dingy rock club with some old guys and guitars.  

And that’s precisely what I got tonight!

SXSW - Friday, March 18 - The Palm Door

Dayyyyyyy 3!  

I guess the good thing about this gig is that it’s expanding my ability to shoot different kinds of music.  

The Palm Door last night was a lot of dance, hip-hop, rap, electronic, and several DJs.  The Fool’s Gold family sure puts on a fun show - even if the lighting was bad and I could barely push my way to the stage half the time.

Here we go:

Party Supply:

Telephoned:

The Suzan (ps, these girls from Japan were peppy and simply ADORBZ - and pretty darn good):

Living Syndication - Palladium

I’ve been trying to nail these guys down again for two years, and out of the blue, Pervez asked me to photograph their show at the Palladium in Worcester.  

Can I just mention they put on an amazing show?  These guys know how to rock.  I’m a little in love with the bassist as a photo subject, because he’s working his ass off and having FUN doing it.  And as a former musician, I can say that something like that is of utmost importance.  Anyway - here’s a first draft of some of my favorites: