Jim Brock Photography Featured at the 2024 Jazz Village Experience

June 15-16, 2024 Before the Father's Day weekend crowd filled in for Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival (curated by Herbie Hancock and Kamasi Washington and produced by the L.A. Philharmonic and the Hollywood Bowl), jazz lovers could step into…
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Tedeschi Trucks and Little Feat at the Greek Theater – A Twofer to Remember

June 7, 2024 This post also appears in MusicFestNews.com. The pairing of Little Feat to open for the Tedeschi Trucks Band on their current “Deuces Wild” tour is pure musical manna. Both bands have adventurous guitar driven soul and…
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Musings and Reflections From This Photographer’s 20th Jazz Fest

Well, I haven’t mused and reflected here for some years, having my coverage for other sources do that for me. And while grateful to share my coverage again with No Depression, who continues to be incredibly supportive of music focused…

Bruce Springsteen’s Rousing 3 1/2 Hour Show Shakes the KIA Forum

  April 4, 2024 This post also appears in MusicFestNews.com Barely a third of the way into his 32-song, nearly three-and-a-half hour performance at the KIA Forum, Bruce Springsteen attempted to unfurl a rather unusual song…

The Third Mind, The Troubadour, Los Angeles

February 2, 2024   This post also appears in MusicFestNews. Consider my Third Mind officially blown. While I’ve covered Dave Alvin for many, many years, when the first Third Mind album dropped in 2020, it was a revelation. Those…

Jim Irsay Collection, Shrine Auditorium

January 17,  2024   This post also appears in MusicFestNews.com. To collect is to “bring or gather together”. When it comes to the Jim Irsay Collection it is truly a gathering, together. Mr. Irsay the billionaire Indianapolis…
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A Year In Review Like No Other, Really

It was a classic July evening in L.A. as I rolled my camera case the mile or so up to the Greek Theatre from Los Feliz Boulevard. I was excited to be covering one of Neil Young’s two shows at the Greek as part of a brief West Coast solo tour…
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Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Greek Theatre

October 18, 2023 Those who know me, know there are a few particular bands for which I have deep loyalty. Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, aka “JRAD", is at a high elevation on that list. I may have been a little late to this party some years…

Bluegrass Situation Dispatch – Photographs From the First Annual Los Angeles Folk Festival, Hosted By the Milk Carton Kids

October 13, 2023 The Bluegrass Situation recently tapped Jim Brock Photography for coverage of the first annual Los Angeles Folk Festival. Held at The Ford Amphitheatre, one of the gem venues of the city, Sunday featured the guitars and voices…
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Neil Young’s Solo Tour Finds the Eye of the Hurricane

This post also appears in MusicFestNews.com July 14, 2023 It’s good to remind ourselves we live in a world where Neil Young thrives. At 77 it’s not a matter of raging into that good night, he’s never gone quietly and never will,…