It’s that time of year again! This years ACL is going to be the best yet. There are tons of great bands I’m really excited about shooting. The weather will be PERFECT!! And I’m feeling very inspired photographically. To get ready for the festival I’m buying some extra cute new dresses, riffle earmuffs and of course lots of healthy snacks for fuel. I’m a bad blogger and didn’t publish many of my photos from Lolla so here are a few I liked that didn’t make it on the blog before.
WOW – Foxy Shazam at the Do312 Kickball game!
Lady Gaga (one of my heros) and The Strokes. Oh. I’m so old. The first time I photographed the strokes was in the early outies in London at the NME awards show. They were playing with one of my favorite Austin bands And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead. I really need to dig up those photos.
I super puffy heart Green Day. They were the only poster I had in college. Oh… and Devo. Also totallllly rad.
Asleep on the lawn. Gotta love that. And I always get a kick out of the tons of porta potties.
Another one of my favorite things about the music festivals is seeing old friends. Ben Dickie (rt) and I went to high school at the same time. He had a record label Post Parlo even back then! Ben really inspires me! He has been working in the music industry for more than a decade and he is still an amazingly sweet and honest person. He is also… getting married soon. I would love to photograph his wedding, but he didn’t hire me. AND on the left is Matt Allen (the Ice Cream Man) Matt and I met 5 years ago (I think) at SXSW. He is a regular at the festivals and it is always a treat to get to catch up with what awesome stuff he is doing – like handing out Ice Cream.