Fiona Silver Tour Diary Pt. 3: Oh, Canada…

My name is Cortney Armitage and this is part three in a five-part stream of visual consciousness, taking a two-week photographic journey through this strange, wonderful, exhausting, and wild world of tour life with the badass rock ‘n roll chanteuse called Fiona Silver. Days 4 & 5: Somehow the rock gods smiled upon Fiona, Chris Geller (drums), Steve Salerno (bass), […]

The Struts Prove Bulletproof, Baby, At Bowery Ballroom

Bowery Ballroom | New York, CA | October 3, 2018 | Photos: Cortney Armitage | Words: Fred Sahai |   “No one tells me what I can and cannot fucking do!” declared Luke Spiller, the androgynous frontman of the UK glam rock band The Struts, to the second sold-out crowd that he and bandmates Adam Slack (guitar), Jed Elliott (bass), and […]

Fiona Silver Tour Diary Pt. 2: S*** is starting to get weird…

My name is Cortney Armitage and this is part two in a five-part stream of visual consciousness, taking a two-week photographic journey through this strange, wonderful, exhausting, and wild world of tour life with the badass rock ‘n roll chanteuse called Fiona Silver. Day #2: To quote Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, “Strange things are afoot at the Circle K.” […]

Fiona Silver Tour Diary Pt. 1: Find Your Tribe

My name is Cortney Armitage and this is the first in a five-part stream of visual consciousness, taking a two-week photographic journey through this strange, wonderful, exhausting, and wild world of tour life with the badass rock ‘n roll chanteuse called Fiona Silver. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a tribe as, “a social group comprising of numerous families, clans,…or adopted strangers.” I […]

K. Flay (Irving Plaza)

  Irving Plaza | New York, NY | March 19, 2018 | Words & Photos: Cortney Armitage | K.Flay tore it up at her sold-out show at Irving Plaza, no easy feat on a Monday night in the heart of New York City. We’ve been following Ms. Kristine Flaherty’s musical journey for years now, so when the lights went low […]

Dorothy (Bowery Ballroom)

Bowery Ballroom | New York, NY | January 10, 2018 | Words & Photos: Cortney Armitage |   Her message is of love and freedom and – clearly – it resonated as Dorothy’s show was sold out at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City. The freedom to love whomever you choose and, in a moment that exemplified this, Dorothy […]

A High Voltage Year In Photos: 2017

Selecting 11 shows to spotlight (in no ranking order) is always a challenge, but it has to be done. Why? Because…well, I don’t have a real answer for that other than it’s a thing that we do. So here are a few of the top shots from some of the great live shows and artists that graced us this year. […]