Ep 18 – Jay Blakesberg

Dawneebee interviews Jay Blakesberg who is one of the music industry’s most sought-after rock photographers, known for capturing the explosive energy of the live music experience, as well as the intimate moments that happen offstage. He photographed Phish since 93′ and the Grateful Dead for over 30 years! His work has been published in preeminent books and magazines – including Rolling Stone, Guitar Player, Vanity Fair, Esquire and Relix among others.

Jay Blakesberg upcoming events!
Presentation – Between The Light and the dark- The GD photography
November 27th- Miami Beach JCC
November 28th- w/ Oteil Burnbridge at DPJCC in Davie, FL
Novemeber 29- Skipper Smokehouse along with Uncle John’s Band in Tampa, FL
• Between the Dark and Light – The Grateful Dead Photography of Jay Blakesberg (2002)
• To Defy the Laws of Tradition – A Photographic Archive of Primus and Les Claypool (2003)
• Waking Up With a Placebo Headwound, 1987-2004 Images of the Flaming Lips from the Archives of Jay Blakesberg and Michelle Martin-Coyne (2004)
• Grateful Dead Day Planner (2005)
• Traveling on a High Frequency: Jay Blakesberg Photographs 1978-2008 (2008)
• Hippie Chick: A Tale of Love, Devotion & Surrender (2015)

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