Photo Review: Montreal Jazz Fest 2017

Last week, I had the pleasure of photographing the Montreal International Jazz Festival with Canadian Beats. It was a fun challenge that left me an┬áincredible amount of satisfaction and reward.┬áI’m excited to share some of my favorite shots below. You can see more shots from the festival at Canadian Beats, on my concert photography page or on my music photography┬áInstagram page (@aprildoesmusic).

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New Artist Discoveries 01: Declan McKenna, Hollow Coves, Lola Marsh, Sundara Karma, Blaenavon

Discovering artists – new or old – with a sound that instantly makes you want to listen to their discography is a dream come true for every music lover. In the last few months, in addition to my Spotify addiction (yeah, 5+ hours a day), I’ve been tapping into new sources for music discovery, my recent favorite being La Blogotheque’s Take Away Shows and Soirees de Poche (pocket shows). I’ve also been rediscovering an old love: Soundcloud. Here are some of my new artist finds from the last couple of months:

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