Best of 2016: Jessica Perez’s favorite concert photos
Cage The Elephant (photo: Jessica Perez) Editor's note: Photographer Jessica Perez joined The Bay Bridged at the start of the year and has an impressive collection of bands she's photographed in the short time that she's been with us. From rising stars like Anderson East to venue-filling acts like Two Door Cinema Club and Blink-182, she's gotten some great shots of a lot of the bands that have come through the Bay in the last year. Check out her collection of 25 of her favorite photos from this year below.
Blink-182 close out Night 1 of Live 105’s Not So Silent Night
blink-182 (photo: SarahJayn Kemp) The Blink-182 Greatest Hits CD was the first album I ever purchased on my own. I downloaded the LP from the iTunes Store after my sister took me to their massive reunion tour in 2009. It was my first concert — a lengthy four-band amphitheater affair filled with soaring mall-pop harmonies and plenty of dick jokes — and in the days following I held onto the memory of it feverishly. I spent this time learning as much of Blink’s catalog on guitar as I could, and then later ripped my public library’s copies of the band’s most [...]
Photos: Blink-182 are back in California at the Shoreline Amphitheater
Blink-182 (photo: Jessica Perez) The ardent pop-punk fans of California came out for the Southern California natives Blink-182's first show in a number of years at the Shoreline Amphitheater Wednesday night, September 28, 2016. They were joined by A Day to Remember. While they may have had a very public break from original member Tom DeLonge, the lineup of Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker, and new member Matt Skiba still performed all the hits and plenty from their latest album, California. heck out the gallery of both band below by our photographer Jessica Perez.