Monthly Archives: December 2012

No music (or ice) today

Haven’t posted anything but music shots for a while, so it’s time for something different. Mitzi and I drove to the mountains Friday on a mission to shoot pics of rime ice on the trees, but it had melted by the time we got there. Rime ice is a beautiful white ice that forms when […]

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Random rock shots – The Eagles in 1974

I’m way overdue for a random rock shot, so here’s an oldie. The Eagles on July 7, 1974 at the Orange Bowl in Miami. (L to R, Bernie Leadon, Glenn Frey, Randy Meisner, Don Felder) This was a day-long concert at the Orange Bowl that began with two bands I’ve never heard of before or […]

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Duane Allman – Skybirding at the Big House Museum

This is a newly scanned image of Duane Allman performing in Chapel Hill, NC on May 1, 1971. Prints of this pic and the others of Duane that I have previously posted here are now available exclusively through the Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House in Macon, GA. (Select Duane Allman from the […]

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Dang

Lead guitarist Charlie Zagaroli and Hickory’s own jam band, Dang, performed at a benefit Friday night in Charlotte supporting a good cause that I couldn’t name if my life depended on it. Charlie is also one of the big dogs (board member) of the non-profit Hickory Music Foundation. I will be attending a gala HMF […]

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1 night, 2 bands, 2 venues, 2 drummers

I had a busy Friday night in Charlotte. Shot two bands in different venues and wound up with decent shots of two drummers, among others. That’s Brit Turner of Blackberry Smoke, above, and Milton Hawes of Dang, below. Good night of great music.

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Joe Ondris would like me to stop talking about him

Joe Ondris has contacted me recently with a new round of supposed peace offerings, misspellings, sentence fragments, and a threat. He would like me to stop talking about him and to remove my previous blog posts about him. In exchange, even though Ondris refuses to admit that the photos he has used are mine, he […]

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This year I was actually invited

When I heard the music coming from over the hill behind my house, I knew what it was. Saturday was the day for the 26th Annual Chili Cotillion, a huge outdoor party. And this year, I had an invitation in hand. (I crashed the party last year.) There was a boatload (literally) of beer, all […]

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Dean Guitars

Dean Parris was at the Blackberry Smoke show in Asheville in every way imaginable, except physically. Dean, who was injured around a month ago in a scooter accident during the Simple Man Cruise, is still recovering at Care Partners Rehab Hospital in Asheville, NC where the entire band visited him Friday afternoon. Charley Starr announced […]

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