The ArtsCenter Photoblog

October 28, 2009

Mike Doughty with Andrew “Scrap” Livingston

Filed under: Music — Tags: , , , , , , — Lisa Pepin @ 12:03 am

Mike Doughty and Andrew “Scrap” Livingston played a (mostly) acoustic set tonight, answering questions from the audience throughout the “Question Jar” show. Here are some shots!

–Lisa

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Mike Doughty plays his indie/alternative rock on his acoustic guitar.

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Andrew "Scrap" Livingston takes a break from playing cello and electric guitar to answer audience questions.

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Doughty is lost for words as her attempts to answer an audience member's question.

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Audience members laugh at Doughty's answers to some questions, which asked him to name 25 Jennifers (based on a Doughty song title), to explain complex topics in physics and how he established his musical style.

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Doughty throws an answered question, written on a slip of pink paper, over his shoulder.

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Crumpled up answered questions lie on the floor behind Livingston's electric guitar.

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Doughty sings as he plays guitar in one of his indie/alt rock songs.

Livingston plays cello, seen from backstage (with a starburst effect overhead!)

August 23, 2009

Bowerbirds and Megafaun

Filed under: Music — Tags: , , , , — Lisa Pepin @ 2:40 am

I usually do a bit of an introduction for these posts, but there’s not much to say here–it was a great show, and I hope you enjoy the photos as much as I enjoyed shooting them!

Raleigh's Bowerbirds perform in front of a sell-out audience Saturday night.

Raleigh's Bowerbirds perform in front of a sell-out audience Saturday night.

Bowerbirds' Phil Moore plays guitar and sings.

Bowerbirds' Phil Moore plays guitar and sings.

Megafaun's __________ and Bowerbirds' __________ sing during Bowerbirds' set Saturday night.

Megafaun's Brad Cook, playing acoustic bass, and Bowerbirds' Mark Paulson perform during Bowerbirds' set Saturday night.

Bowerbird Beth Tacular plays accordian.

Bowerbird Beth Tacular plays accordian.

Megafaun members ______, ________ and _______ are lit by an audience member's camera flash as they opened for Bowerbirds.

Megafaun members Phil Cook, Joe Westerlund and Brad Cook are lit by an audience member's camera flash as they open for Bowerbirds.

Brad Cook plays bass and sings during Megafaun's set.

Brad Cook plays bass and sings during Megafaun's set.

Megafaun members Phil Cook, a friend of the band and Brad Cook perform acoustically during Megafaun's set.

Megafaun members Phil Cook, a friend of the band and Brad Cook perform acoustically during Megafaun's set.

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