Showing posts with label band. Show all posts
Showing posts with label band. Show all posts

Monday, July 24, 2017

Summer Song ...


“One is always at home in one’s past ...”
                ~ Vladimir Nabokov
                ~ Russian-American novelist
                          ~ 1899-1977
   ~ from his 1951 memoir “Speak, Memory”


Visitors to the 29th Belvidere Victorian Days enjoy listening to a band in Garret D. Wall Park in front of United Presbyterian Church on a beautiful waning summer afternoon in Belvidere, New Jersey.

Victorian Days began in 1977 and has been held annually ever since on the weekend after Labor Day.

Victorian Days is a celebration of Belvidere’s Victorian heritage. Festivities include live entertainment; antique, craft and food vendors; antique/vintage car show; and Victorian era demonstrations.

Belvidere, one of my very favorite places, is a charming Victorian town located on the banks of the Pequest and Delaware Rivers. Victorian Days is a perfect time to stroll through the town and step back into a bygone era.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A Moon Full Of Blues ...




“…Sometimes I wonder what I’m a-gonna do
But there ain’t no cure for the
      summertime blues …”
                   ~ “Summertime Blues”
             ~co-written & recorded by American
                  rockabilly artist Eddie Cochran
    ~ written by Eddie Cochran & Jerry Capehart
                            ~ 1958
 What’s the cure for the summertime blues? The 10th annual Blues, Brews & Barbecue in downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania June 10, 2017 … a tad before summer but a great way to kick off the season with the sounds of the blues & the taste of brews and barbecue!

I blended a street scene photo I shot at the festival of blues guitarist Albert Castiglia and his band blaring some blazing blues tunes on the PPL (Pennsylvania Power and Light Company) Plaza stage during an evening performance with a full moon I captured  August 18, 2016 in Allentown to create this image.

The drums were continually changing colors during the concert between pink, purple and blue, how cool is that!

Are there blues on the moon? I hope so!

Texture by Jai Johnson added for artistic effect.