It had been a while since I had been out to photograph a 'live' local band. After the end of CHICAGO's ROCK, I was pretty burnt out on the local scene and other than by the same few consistently hard-working bands, there wasn't much I hadn't already seen or that sparked much of an interest in me.
A few weeks ago, I got wind of an upcoming show featuring one of my favorite local bands, a band by the name of Veilside, which was opening for another band which is co-led by one of my good friends Mike Posch and his music partner, the talented Pamela Moore, who some may know as Queensrÿche's Sister Mary. That particular show was on a Friday night at a medium-sized area club. It had been more than 5 years since the Pamela Moore Band (who are from Seattle, WA) had played in Chicago, so with that in mind and the fact that I loved their new album (Resurrect Me), I set out to enjoy some good music and take some photos at the same time.
I had a great time at the show. Ran into a number of people I hadn't seen in quite sometime and the tunes were great. While this is one of the nicer clubs, with very decent lights, I wish the lighting could have been done better and really made the bands "shine" visually onstage, but it is what is. I wasn't there to "work" but rather to enjoy the music, see my friends and casually capture a few images.
Below are a some of the photos I made that night. Hope you enjoy them and that you too get a chance to go out and check out a band of your liking soon.
Until next time!