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Nov012010

A night with Wizard



10-28-10 - Steel Train @ The Music Box Hollywood

 

 

 

Music Box Dressing Rooms

 

 

Music Box Green Room

 

the schedule for the evening

 

 

Daniel Hodges A.K.A. "wizard" and steel train front man Jack Antonoff

 

 

Lighting the way to the green room.

 

 

 Pre Show, I wander around trying to be creative. 

 

 

Jacks guitar, at the ready.

 

 

before the show starts the wizard scouts the venue

 

 

Jack waits for the show to start.

 

 

Daniel checks to see how the sound is in the balcony

 

 

We find the roof and enjoy the view of Hollywood Blvd.

 

 

the sellout crowd gathers

 

 

the stairwell to the balcony

 

 

setting up after Jarrod performs

 

 

wiring up Jack's peddle board

 

 

tuning Jack's guitar

 

 

Daniel checks each of Jack's peddles to ensure they are working properly

 

 

Jamey of absolutepunk.net and Steel Trains tour manager checks Daniel Silbert's peddle board

 

 

Daniel Silbert instructs Jamey how he likes his amp set

 

 

Danny gives Jack one final note

 

 

Daniel loads the show file

 

 

maybe this is why they call him "wizard"?

 

 

the Music Box FOH sound rig, Avid SC48 + outboard rack

 

 

 

 

 

left to right, Daniel Silbert, Evan Winiker & Jack Antonoff.

 

 

 

 

 Justin Huey – vocals, piano, wurlitzer

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel continues to tweak his mix

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jon Shiffman plays as Jamey waits ready to leap into action at the first sign of trouble

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Steel Train is currently touring with a band called fun

 

 

Daniel resets the stage and re-checks Jacks guitar

 

 

even the smallest details are important for a successful show

 

 

line Checking Emily Moore's keys

 

 

 

 

 

checking Emily Moore's vocal microphone. 

 

 

 

 

 fun plays

 

 

 

watching fun's set from the balcony of the music box

 

 

 

another night is almost done, Daniel texts his girlfriend and waits for the load out

 

This was only the second steel train show that I have been to but is was a good one.  

 

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Reader Comments (2)

Hey dude, long time no see. Sweet photos here. Gimme a holla sometime. love to shoot some stuff like this with ya on the job (now that you have a legit camera)

November 1, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJonny-Ri

Great shots! Looks like you are having fun with your new camera.

November 1, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDawn

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