Photos: Kimbra @ Showbox at the Market

In our first installment of Kimbra photos, we’ve got lovely snaps of the New Zealand star by Jimmy Lovaas. It’s no secret that we love Kimbra here at Back Beat Seattle – we really do! She’s appeared in Seattle at least two times this year, and it would be so great if she could maintain […]

Photos: The Smashing Pumpkins @ Everett Comcast Arena

Smashing Pumpkins I had the great opportunity of shooting The Smashing Pumpkins at the Comcast Arena. As a photographer, I was fighting for light to capture a shot that would do the band justice. When I relayed that sentiment to my friend Steve, who is a real Pumpkins fan, he said “That’s Billy Corgan. You’re […]

Photos: Uproar w/Candelight Red, Thousand Foot Krutch, Deuce, Redlight King, Fozzy & P.O.D. @ White River Ampitheatre

It’s our final installment of photographer Heather Fitzpatrick‘s cool work from this year’s Uproar Festival. We’ve got photos of Candlelight Red, Thousand Foot Krutch, Deuce, Redlight King, Fozzy and P.O.D.. There are lots of of wicked tattoos and beautiful hair to check out in these beauties: Candlelight Red Thousand Foot Krutch Deuce Redlight King Fozzy […]

Photos: Karen Lovely, Nü Sensae, & Harmonica House Party @ Bumbershoot

More highlights from 2012’s Bumbershoot include local blues artist Karen Lovely, Vancouverite punk trio Nü Sensae, and Harmonica House Party – aka Lee Oskar and Magic Dick. You might not know Lee Oskar and Magic Dick by name, but you’ve heard them for sure. You can hear their skills in War and The J. Geils […]