Bay Area Photographers

Ivan & Alyosha, The Record Company, and Branches at The Independent, 08.14.13

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A last minute addition to the bill, San Francisco’s Branches started off the show with a living room-style set on the Independent’s big stage. They were impressive performing as a three-piece, but also made me wish to hear them full-band one of these days. I may not have much to say, but rest assured it’s […]

Portugal. the Man and Avi Buffalo, The Fox Theater 07.13.13

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While I devote most of my time to photographing and supporting local Bay Area bands, occasionally I get the opportunity to shoot bigger shows – like Portugal. the Man a week and a half ago. The show, held at the beautiful Fox Theater in Oakland, was opened by Avi Buffalo from Long Beach. Portugal. the […]

Whiskerman and Con Brio at Cafe Du Nord

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High Sierra Music Festival

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The She’s and Tamaryn at Converse Represent SF –

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Picture Atlantic & Owl Paws at Thee Parkside

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On Tuesday June 25th, San Francisco-based Owl Paws finally got to play a show with San Jose’s Picture Atlantic. The two local bands opened for Vinnie Caruana of The Movielife and Geoff Rickly of Thursday, who are on tour together, playing acoustic. During Owl Paws’ opening set, guitarist Colin Hayes said Picture Atlantic is one […]

Emily Sevin’s Photography Opening Reception

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Hey all! I’m Emily Sevin, a local photographer interested in all things that reflect humanity and emit energy. My first memories of holding a camera are those from when I was six, photographing the neighbor’s tulips with a disposable plastic camera. Twenty years later I earned my master’s degree in photography and have had my […]

Me As An Island


  Me As An Island…these guys can really sings This acoustic duo from Napa has the sickest harmonies. When they start to sing the room gets quiet. Mike and Alex were previously in a band called “Us As A Nation” and decided to get together to perform some acoustic music. Their voices fit extremely well […]

Oceans & Odysseys


Oceans & Odysseys Check out this new Napa band. They recently played at the DNA battle of the bands and did pretty good. They have some shows coming up in Napa and will be playing a lot more in the coming months! Keep an eye out!        

Jess Jane…


Jess Jane…Remember her name By Samantha Madnick This is Jess Jane an up and coming Bay Area artist. She is one of the most humble people I have ever met. Her voice is breath taking as well as her beauty. Jess is based in Napa, CA. She is currently finishing her record at Trinity Gold Media […]

The Custom Kicks


Photos by: Peter Virth Finally a serious punk band that addresses relevant social and political issues rather than regurgitating tired cliches full of drinking, doomsday scenarios, and self-referential sarcasm. Check out The Custom Kicks on facebook. To check out more of my work please visit:

One After Another

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   Photos by: Peter Virth Established in 2002 as a two piece punk band (mostly for free drinks). In 2008 they moved up to a 4 piece, scratched all the old tunes, and started fresh. Check out One After Another’s facebook and music To check out more of my work please visit:

The Dirty Hand Family Band

The Dirty Hand Family Band

       Photos by: Peter Virth The Dirty Hand Family Band got together to make the best music you ever heard. Made up from great bands such as, The Stowaways, Radio Revolt, Sam Marie, Dan and Horror – X The Dirty Hand Family Band’s website To check out more of my work please visit:

The Gypsy Moonlight Band

The Gypsy Moonlight Band

Photos by: Peter Virth Cosmic American Rock’n Roll, steeped in southern soul, with a healthy dose of country flavor to sweeten the deal. Check it out! The Gypsy Moonlight Band To check out more of my work please visit:

1 Night, 4 Great Performances


  1 Night, 4 Great Performances By Samantha Madnick Last Friday at Trinity Gold Media we had a awesome show. Starting off the night with Brandon Zahursky who is just finishing up his 1st tour started off the night with his beautiful acoustic music. Then Picture Atlantic from San Jose, Finish Ticket from Alameda and then Napa’s […]

Brandon Zahursky CD Release Show

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Brandon Zahursky CD Release Show By Samantha Madnick Tonight at Trinity Gold Media Studios, Brandon Zahursky, performed songs from his debut CD “Sink or Swim” which was released today. He is an amazing talent. He is embarking on his first West Coast tour tomorrow.  Please check him out! To listen to and purchase Brandons debut […]

Pion 2 Zion…CD Release

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Pion 2 Zion…CD Release  By Samantha Madnick About 2 weeks ago Pion 2 Zion a local Napa Reggae band rocked Trinity Gold Media Studios for their CD Release show. One of the best Reggae bands I have ever seen and some of the nicest guys too! I had such a good time rocking out to their up […]

Earth Snake Releases “The Knowing Experiment”

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Earth Snake Releases  ”The Knowing Experiment” by Samantha Madnick This past weekend Earth Snake released his new Album  ”The Knowing Experiment”. I was lucky enough to attend the Album Release Show at Trinity Gold Media Studios and watch him perform live. Here are a few images from that event. Please check out Earth Snake here: or […]

Us As A Nation…did it again!

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Us As A Nation…did it AGAIN! By Samantha Madnick I have been shooting a lot of Us As A Nation lately! They are so fun to take pictures of. I always get something good. Here is a collage of a few of the photos I took the other night at the DNA Lounge in San […]

Young Bands Rock!


YOUNG BANDS ROCK by Samantha Madnick I cannot believe how many young bands really rock. They just need a place to rock in! A few weeks ago these three bands rocked Napa’s local pool hall Billco’s. They rattled the windows. Check them out! Stand Out State: As Small As Giants: Us As A Nation: […]

Us As A Nation…Napa Battle Winners

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US AS A NATION by Samantha Madnick Here are some pictures of the band that won the Napa Battle of The Bands a few weeks ago, Us As A Nation. All the bands did really great but Us As A Nation had the stage presence and the crowd was into it. These guys have the potential […]

My First Earthquake (2010)

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TEST 1 (Loni Lonzo)

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