Photos: Upstream 2017

Upstream 2017 @ Various Locations, 5/12/17 Photos by Monica Martinez Memory Lane Series, part 32 Before you tuck into this, alert: Upstream 2018 tickets are on sale now! Everything was so awesome last year, they’re doing it again. In 2017, photographer Monica Martinez attended, and her first group of photos are from day 1. Brent […]

Photos: Brent Amaker and the Rodeo @ the Tractor Tavern

Happy Birthday to me! Brent Amaker and the Rodeo played their second to last show on July 12th at the Tractor Tavern before they went on a break. Naturally I was there to celebrate my birthday at this show as midnight hit. Bunny Monroe performed, bassist Cinderella danced and got naked, fans underwent whiskey baptisms, […]

Photos: Brent Amaker and the Rodeo @ The 2012 Capitol Hill Block Party

In a haze of smoke Brent Amaker and the Rodeo performed an afternoon set at Saturday’s Capitol Hill Block Party. Neumos was hot and packed with people to watch six cowboys in white play some excellent country music. And what’s sexier than six cowboys dressed in black, the Rodeo’s usual color of choice? Six cowboys […]

Justice @ the Paramount, Wed. 4/25; Brent Amaker and the Rodeo @ the Barboza, Fri. 4/27

The Grammy-nominated French duo Justice is here for a show at the Paramount tomorrow, Wednesday the 25th. Though there was a five-year wait between their debut album and follow-up, Audio, Video, Disco, the fact they’re playing the Paramount shows fans have not forgotten about Xavier de Rosnay & Gaspard Augé. Don’t know the band? Tomorrow’s […]

Show Review & Photos: Brent Amaker and the Rodeo @ the Tractor Tavern

Brent Amaker and the Rodeo plus Bunny Monroe messed up the Tractor Tavern really nice and dirty for a Spark & Shine (that’s their label) showcase. I also like to think they played extra well for me, because I extended my birthday celebrations last month to include seeing five cowboys play some sexy, perverse country […]