#1 The Dead Weather, Kool Haus
The Dead Weather @ Kool Haus - 07.22.09

It was definitely an unreal experience photographing Jack White (The White Stripes), Alison Mosshart (The Kills), Dean Fertita (Queens of the Stone Age) and Jack Lawrence (The Raconteurs) combine all of their awesomeness into one hell of a super-group performance.

#2 Broken Social Scene, Harbourfront Centre
Broken Social Scene @ Harbourfront Centre

Truly one of the most re-motivating and re-energizing performances I have EVER seen. it was the most Canadian I have felt in a long time. And I got published on Pitchfork for it !

#3 Band of Skulls, mod club
Band of Skulls @ mod club

The next big thing coming from the UK in 2009. Keep your eyes peeled for them in 2010!

#4 Regina Spektor, Sound Academy
Regina Spektor @ Sound Academy 09.15.09

The oh so talented, creative and lovely Regina lead her own fan-based choir all night long.

#5 Paramore, Kool Haus
Paramore - Kool Haus - 10.15.09

I honestly can’t say that I’m a big Paramore fan, but man does Hailey Williams put some liveliness into your body when she takes the stage!