Archive | Janelle Monae

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Jason Tang's Top Ten Concert Photos of 2009 (plus a few extras)

As I was picking out my favorite shots from this past year, it quickly became apparent that I couldn’t just leave it at ten.  I’ve posted my top picks below (in no particular order), but you can check out the rest here. Huge thanks to the TIG crew, especially Chris and Keenan, for giving me […]

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Favorite Bumbershoot photos by Jason Tang

I asked both brilliant and talented photographers Erik Clineschmidt and Jason Tang to list their five favorite Bumbershoot photos. Jason offered these as his favorites. – ChrisB. Head Like a Kite: “I almost didn’t go to this one because Metric was playing 15 minutes after [their set began].  I’m so glad I did, even if it was for […]

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Bumbershoot preview: Janelle Monae

  Although finding her way to Atlanta via Kansas City, Janelle Monàe calls herself the “girl from another planet” on her website and that sets the tone for her futuristic R&B and pop music. She planned on releasing her debut album Metropolis (inspired by and named for the Fritz Lang film of the same name)in […]

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Bumbershoot announces more acts

Bumbershoot announced some more acts late yesterday afternoon (and one unfortunate cancellation). The new addtions are Franz Ferdinand, Eugene Mirman, Os Mutantes and Janelle Monae. The act who cancelled is The Ting Tings, who cited a scheduling conflict (that scheduling conflict is becoming the opening act on Pink's forthcoming tour). The full schedule will be […]

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