Sammy Haney is a Bay Area, CA event photographer and has been covering live music since their days in college in Atlanta, GA. The artists they have photographed over the last 35 years include The Ramones, Richard Thompson, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Minutemen, Black Flag, Husker Du, Warren Zevon and many others. Music has ruled their life ever since 3rd grade when they traded their lunch money and some snacks for a copy of The Beatles’ Abbey Road.
Caroline Rose delivers a masterclass in The Art of Forgetting at the Fillmore.
On the third and final day of 2022 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Danielle Ponder emerged as one the main highlights of the festival, delivering a blistering set of soul music.
A beautiful Saturday greeted the fans on the second day of 2022 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival in Golden Gate Park, featuring everyone from the Mekons to Elvis Costello.
It was hard not to feel nostalgic about this year’s return of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, September 30th through October 2nd.
Day 2 of Mosswood Meltdown saw the idyllic calm of Sunday afternoon quickly ripped to pieces with punk and stoner rock.
On October 8th and 9th, Halloween Meltdown was back at Mosswood Park in Oakland, offering up two days of punk, stoner, and garage rock under sunny East Bay skies.
The weekend of October 16th and 17th saw the return of live music to Mosswood Park in Oakland with the 2021 Halloween Meltdown, hosted by John Waters. Fans, many in costume, crowded into the park’s concrete bowl to mosh, crowd surf, or just sit and take in the 17 bands who played over the weekend.
Closing day at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Where else could you see Judy Collins, The Meat Puppets and Michael Nesmith in one afternoon?
Day 2 of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19 in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, and the crowds are treated to country rock courtesy of Margo Price, folk mastery from Joan Shelley and psychedelicized Led Zeppelin tunes from Robert Plant.
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2019 kicks off in style with rousing sets from The Waterboys, Bettye Lavette and St. Paul & The Broken Bones at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.