Post Malone | Montreal Concert Photographer | Pierre B Photo

How do you classify an artist such as who has a stage name that was created with an online rap name generator? To say that Austin Richard Post (aka Post Malone) is a rapper isn’t enough. Posty kind of melds hip hop with country with rock and throws in a bunch of tracks while singing.… Continue reading Post Malone | Montreal Concert Photographer | Pierre B Photo

Best of 2019 concert photos

The last 12 months have been pretty intense for my concert photography. I’ve continued my 5 year working relationship with the amazing folks at Bell Media, covering shows during the year for iHeartradio, CHOM FM, Virgin Radio … and adding on board Rouge FM and Energie this past year. My summers are packed with the… Continue reading Best of 2019 concert photos

Gowan | Corona Theatre | Montreal Concert Photographer

A classic in the Canadian rock world for the last 40 years… Lawrence Gowan, known on stage as just Gowan, can still pack a venue, as was the case with the Corona Theatre. The venue had chairs all around, but by the end of the first set, the crowd was all standing. It was for… Continue reading Gowan | Corona Theatre | Montreal Concert Photographer

The Offspring + Sum 41 | Place Bell | Montreal Concert Photographer

Place Bell in Laval had an amazing double bill for punk rock fans last night. Legends The Offspring, along with Canadian punk rockers Sum 41, took to the stage in front of a packed arena. Presentement by local summer punk festival 77 Montreal, the evening started at an early 7pm with English punkers Dinosaur Pile-Up… Continue reading The Offspring + Sum 41 | Place Bell | Montreal Concert Photographer

Moist | Corona Theatre | Montreal Concert Photographer

It has been 25 years since Canadian rockers Moist released their multi platinum album Silver. I was 18 at the time, right smack in my first concert going phase of my life. I remember seeing them at Montreal’s Spectrum for the first time and their stage energy blew me away. I believe I have totalled… Continue reading Moist | Corona Theatre | Montreal Concert Photographer

50 photos for 50 years of rock and roll at CHOM FM

Never would teenage Pierre imagine that he would be part of the extended family of the radio station he listened to every day (and called in to contests way too often). CHOM 97.7 is celebrating 50 years today. 50 years of rock and roll in Montreal. Randy Bachman was the first even artist I covered… Continue reading 50 photos for 50 years of rock and roll at CHOM FM

Mumford & Sons | Bell Centre | Montreal Concert Photographer

I had not been more excited to photograph a show like I was for Mumford last night. You would think after 10 years and nearly 1500 bands that the flame would dim… well, it doesn’t. The story I remember when I discovered Mumford & Sons back in 2012. I was going through a rough patch… Continue reading Mumford & Sons | Bell Centre | Montreal Concert Photographer

Panic! at the Disco | Place Bell | Montreal Concert Photographer

Panic! at the Disco | Place Bell | Montreal Concert Photographer Las Vegas rockers Panic! at the Disco brought their Pray for the Wicked tour to Laval’s Place Bell on a cold Saturday night. A packed crowd was treated to some amazing visuals, complete with confetti launch at the first song. Panic! has a stage… Continue reading Panic! at the Disco | Place Bell | Montreal Concert Photographer

Social Distortion | MTelus | Montreal Concert Photographer

Punk rock legends Social Distortion took the stage at Montreal’s MTelus last night. There is something somewhat magical about seeing front man Mike Ness take the stage and play some classic punk tunes from the past 40 years. A staple of any fan of punk music, fans got a plenty of hits with songs like… Continue reading Social Distortion | MTelus | Montreal Concert Photographer

Elton John | Bell Centre | Montreal Concert Photographer

Sir Elton Hercules John. Is there anyone who doesn’t know that name? A staple of the rock world since 1962. The 71 year old has recently embarked on a multi-year final tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road. 300 shows to mark the end of such an amazing career, with so many inspirational songs. The Rocket Man… Continue reading Elton John | Bell Centre | Montreal Concert Photographer

Judas Priest | Bell Centre | Montreal Music Photographer

Legends of metal Judas Priest hit up the Bell Centre in late August, on a double bill with famed rock band Deep Purple.  What is there to be said about Judas Priest that hasn’t been said before?  They have been around for nearly 50 years.  They are one of the most popular metal bands still… Continue reading Judas Priest | Bell Centre | Montreal Music Photographer

Concert photography with a Fuji X-T2 | Montreal Photographer

I’ve been looking at a camera solution for everyday use.  I had a Fuji X100S a few years ago (sold it to buy a lens I needed for a recurring contract) and I loved how portable and simple the camera was.  I miss shooting with that camera and how it fit into any bag… which… Continue reading Concert photography with a Fuji X-T2 | Montreal Photographer

Radiohead | Centre Bell | Montreal Concert Photographer

Radiohead have headlined an arena show 2-3 times in the last 20 years in the city.  Usually preferring to be outdoors at Les Francofolies, Osheaga or just themselves at Parc Jean-Drapeau, fans were in for the full Radiohead effect in their first of two sold out nights at Montreal’s Bell Centre. The fans in the… Continue reading Radiohead | Centre Bell | Montreal Concert Photographer

Beck | Place Bell | Montreal Event Photographer

He doesn’t often come to Montreal, but when he does, Beck knows how to bring the groove (well, technically he was in Laval, but close enough). How do you define Beck? Singer, songwriter, sometimes producer, once rapper, rocker, dude who plays every instrument? Either way, the guy is talented and what I personally love about… Continue reading Beck | Place Bell | Montreal Event Photographer

The War On Drugs | Montreal Jazz Festival

What do you get when one of the world’s largest jazz festivals has it’s final show on a beautiful evening, a few days after a week long recording breaking heat wave? You get a crap load of people, that’s for sure. The War On Drugs closed off the 2018 edition of the Montreal International Jazz… Continue reading The War On Drugs | Montreal Jazz Festival

Styx | Place Bell | Montreal Concert Photographer

There is old school rock, and then there is Styx.  The legendary rock band, which originally got together back in 1972, has gone through some lineup changes over the years, mostly noticeably with new singer Lawrence Gowan.  Some fans believe that Styx songs should only be sung by ex-singer Dennis De Young, others like me,… Continue reading Styx | Place Bell | Montreal Concert Photographer

Thirty Seconds to Mars | Place Bell | Montreal Concert Photographer

Brothers Jared and Shannon Leto brought their little rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars to Laval’s Place Bell last night, to the delight of their fans who had flags and signs showing their love for the group. From the fan’s reactions, most were there to see younger of the two brothers Jared, who is an… Continue reading Thirty Seconds to Mars | Place Bell | Montreal Concert Photographer

U2 iNNOCENCE & eXPERIENCE 2 | Bell Centre | Montreal Concert Photographer

What is there left to say about a legendary band like U2 ?? They have been a staple for many generations and they keep putting out new songs and keep getting new fans. Last night was the first of two shows (sold out I believe) at Montreal’s Bell Centre, and even if this is their… Continue reading U2 iNNOCENCE & eXPERIENCE 2 | Bell Centre | Montreal Concert Photographer

The Damn Truth | Theatre Corona | Montreal Event Photographer

Coming off their North American tour, which brought them to places such as the famous Whisky A Go Go in LA and the Rock Legends Cruise, Montreal’s own The Damn Truth closed out the tour in a sold out Montreal Corona Theatre. I don’t think they headlined a show in the city since their 2016… Continue reading The Damn Truth | Theatre Corona | Montreal Event Photographer

Theory of a Deadman | MTelus | Montreal Concert Photographer

Theory of a Dead Man (or sometimes just Theory) were rocking at Montreal’s MTelus last week. The BC alt rock band were in fine form during their set, even though photographers had to deal with some … unique restrictions. For many decades, there has been a standard of 3 songs and then we are out.… Continue reading Theory of a Deadman | MTelus | Montreal Concert Photographer