Mondo Cozmo (Grammy Museum)

The Grammy Museum | Los Angeles, CA | August 30, 2017 | Photo Credit: ZB Images If there’s any one thing to appreciate about Josh Ostrander – and, in truth, there are many such things – it’s how gifted he is at the art of the story. Speaking in his native blue-collar truth-tongue, the Philadelphia native gave Grammy Museum Executive […]

Con Brio (Ocean Mist)

Ocean Mist | New Kingston, RI | August 21, 2017 | Words & Photos: Cortney Armitage It takes a real man to A) pull off white pants, and B) levitate. Con Brio’s front man Ziek McCarter lives up to such criteria and then some. At the Ocean Mist, the venue teetering on the edge of the ocean in Rhode Island, Con Brio maybe […]

Bishop Briggs (The Grammy Museum)

The Grammy Museum | August 21, 2017 | Photo Credit: ZB Images If anyone knows the power of karaoke, it’s Bishop Briggs. “That was really what started it all.” she said to Grammy Museum Executive Director Scott Goldman. “I saw my dad performing…but I just saw this joy.” Briggs added and despite a “tragic” attempt at Whitney Houston’s “The Greatest […]

George Clinton (The Grammy Museum)

The Grammy Museum | Los Angeles, CA | August 9, 2017 | Photo Credit: ZB Images  “When we did Free Your Mind, we intentionally made sure that we was not going to be conventional. We wanted to do something that…we would never have to be in a bag again. ‘Free you mind and your ass will follow’…we been coming back […]

Warbly Jets & King Shelter (The Roxy)

The Roxy | Los Angeles, CA | July 26, 2017 | Photo Credit: ZB Images  All guitar loud, shiny synths and driving rhythm, the New York City-made, Los Angeles-based and Brit rock-tinged sound of Warbly Jets hit the the Roxy stage to kick off their summer tour. The day also marked the release of their latest single, “4th Coming Bomb” […]

Imagine Dragons (The Belasco)

The Belasco | Los Angeles, CA | June 15, 2017 | It seems to be tradition that when Imagine Dragons releases a new album they play a smaller more intimate venue to celebrate the release in Los Angeles. This time we were celebrating their third studio album Evolve. The great thing about Imagine Dragons is that no matter the venue […]

Irontom & The Suffers (Bands + Brews, Industry City)

Bands + Brews, Industry City | Brooklyn, NY | June 22, 2017 | Words & Photos: Cortney Armitage What happens when you open up the courtyard in Brooklyn’s Industry City? Some of the best up and coming bands come out at sunset and rock. On this hot New York City night, Baeble’s Bands + Brews hosted Irontom and The Suffers. LA’s Irontom rocked the pants […]