It’s been a while since I shot a gig, and I miss it.

A lot of photographers are happy to shoot for free, or beer, or exposure, and I’m not into that anymore. I’m a mercenary old bugger with mouths to house and feed.

So, until the next time I get a paid gig supplying some rock and roll awesomeness, here’s a little reminiscing about some of my favourites.

Robert Plant 

A great gig from one of rocks’ most legendary frontmen.. And he signed my copy of Lez Zep four. Top bloke.

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Keith Flint of The Prodigy 

A nutter on stage. My sister and brother in law know him back in the UK through horse riding. Rock and roll.

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Dave Murray of Iron Maiden

Maiden.. What else can you say?

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Slash

Played here with Velvet Revolver years ago. Very laid back fella.

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John Mayer

Very under rated blues player.

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Steve Tyler

The mighty Aerosmith frontman. First time I met him was in an elevator. No man love, but he was cool to chat to.

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Shakira

Mad as a box of frogs, but the crowd loved her.

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Elton John

Knows how to put on a gig old Reg…

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Status Quo

Sad to hear Rick Parfitt will have to stop playing.. Rather that than pull a Tommy Cooper.

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The Darkness

Bovine shitkicker rock and roll.. A real laugh.

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Paul Weller

The man is still a livewire.

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I’m in the process of reworking all my old gig images to load up on their own site, and am also available to shoot any new gigs. Just not for beer.