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Today Was a Good Day – Day 4 Treefort

A long Saturday and it was a doozy. It was a lovely day for a music festival. I caught a lot great acts. Many I’ve never heard before. I love all the side-shows of Treefort, I caught a couple of those today. And And And, Tocaio, and Haley Heynderickx. Saturday is usually my favorite day Read the full article…

Day 3 – Treefort is Keeping Us Busy.

I feel I took it a lot easier for day 3, but I also saw a lot of great music. Unlike my media-comrades-in-arms, I have been approaching my assignment like a regular show-goer. I don’t dart in and dart out for a couple of pictures and hit the next venue. I usually stick around for Read the full article…

Thursday! Treefort Day 2

The first stop was Neurolux for Kid Dakota, from Minneapolis. Not a great band name, but a damn fine two piece rock band. It was an early show and the venue wasn’t very crowded at all. I just wandered in because I heard a rock band from outside. I made the right decision. Next stop Read the full article…

Welcome Back to Boise – Day 1

Treefort is starting off nicely. I really love this festival, I enjoy the format of this festival. For the uninitiated Treefort is a five-day music festival with stages scattered across downtown. The stages are at different bars and music venues. There are often lines to get into the different stages. That’s ok though, it’s still Read the full article…

Seahorses in the Rain?

I managed to attend a fantastic benefit at the Nikasi Taproom last night; “Pints for a Cause.” The brewery donates a buck from every point sold to a charitable the cause. This night’s cause benefits something near and dear to my heart, analog photography. The Eugene Darkroom Group is working to open a public darkroom Read the full article…

A Night of Funk

Who says we don’t have great music rolling through Eugene? Wednesday, was just another reason Eugene is a great stop for touring musicians. I stopped in at the HiFi for a quick beer before heading home, I wasn’t planning on staying for a show. As I’m sitting drinking my delicious Hop Valley IPA. I hear Read the full article…

And And And Played a House Show

  …with Paleons, Creep Creep Janga, and Victoria Mitchell. Yeah, that’s a killer line up. It’s the first show I’ve been to in a long time that I didn’t bring a camera. Fortunately I met Ashley McMurray and she was there with her camera. It was a nice to go to a show where I Read the full article…

2017, A Year in Pictures

Live Music Edition Another year passed us by and Eugene has really shown itself to have a vibrant music scene. Here are my favorite pictures from 2017. Thank you Eugene for the great music, I look forward to 2018.—tom TomTom is a photographer, writer, blogger, video maker and all-around image creator. Lover of all things Read the full article…

The Best One-Day Music Festival I’ve Ever Been To – The Whitaker Block Party

A little background. Whiteaker Block Party is a neighborhood event for the Whiteaker neighborhood of Eugene, Oregon. This was the 11th year of the block-party. The neighborhood residents and businesses in the hood pull together and volunteer to throw a ten-hour party. Which is more like a music festival than block-party. I had been approached Read the full article…

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