Steven Neff Photography: Blog http://stevenneff.zenfolio.com/blog en-us (C) Steven Neff Photography concertstagephotography@gmail.com (Steven Neff Photography) Sun, 03 Apr 2016 17:31:00 GMT Sun, 03 Apr 2016 17:31:00 GMT The Chronicles Of Nightwish http://stevenneff.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/3/the-chronicles-of-nightwish DISCLAIMER AND APOLOGIES

**All photos are out of the camera and have not been edited for the blog. My apologies go to drummer Kai Hahto for being unable to photograph much of your epic drum work. 

 

We came to Kansas City March 16th to begin our coverage of Nightwish's last leg of their North American tour via Music Enthusiast Magazine. Our hopes were high for an epic finish. With such a strong supporting cast in Delain and Sonata Arctica, the capacity crowd at the Uptown Theater was treated to the very best in concert experience. 

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YOU HAD ME AT OKLAHOMA

Two questions were answered for me once we made our way to Oklahoma City for Nighwish's March 18th concert; there really are people that live in Oklahoma and there are a lot of Nightwish fans there. There were enough Nightwish fans that crammed the Diamond Ballroom to fill a small town; and the unseasonably cold weather didn't stop them.

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NIGHTWISH TAKES SAN ANTONIO

Nightwish returned to San Antonio on March 19th to a capacity crowd at the historic Aztec Music Hall for yet another memorable concert experience.

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SLEEPLESS IN NEW ORLEANS

Heading to New Orleans on March 20th, sleep was always welcome at this point as a Nightwish tour is literally non-stop. The band headlined at the historic New Orleans Civic Theatre in what was sure to be a memorable night of symphonic splendor for all who attended. 

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NIGHTWISH STUNS BIRMINGHAM

March 21st finds the band at the Iron City Live before a capacity crowd of frenzied fans that would not soon forget the Nightwish concert experience. 

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NIGHTWISH'S SYMPHONIC INVASION CLOSES IN TAMPA, FLORIDA

Nightwish's epic North American Tour finishes in Tampa, Florida on March 23rd before a sold out crowd. With little room to stand at the infamous Ritz Ybor, it was time for Nightwish to say goodbye to its loyal fans across the pond.

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concertstagephotography@gmail.com (Steven Neff Photography) http://stevenneff.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/3/the-chronicles-of-nightwish Fri, 18 Mar 2016 03:39:19 GMT
2015 Year In Review http://stevenneff.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/11/2015-year-in-review 2015 Has been a good year for us photographically. We've had the opportunity to photograph some real heavyweights this year; from Santana to Hagar. We even had the rare opportunity of covering symphonic metal greats Nightwish.

Here are some of those special moments of 2015:

Santana Takes Tampa Bay

 

Sammy Hagar & The Circle have Orlando seeing red. Nightwish's Floor JansenFloor Jansen Stun at the House Of Blues Orlando

Slash shreds at Earthday Birthday

Lita Ford Rocks the Leesburg Bikefest

The Beauty That Is Delain Comes To the House Of Blues Orlando

Saboton Takes Orlando

Thousands Await Slightly Stoopid

Since this is our first post on the new blog, we wanted to throw a little something in. Since 2015 isn't quite over, we may update this post if a last minute concert comes in.

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concertstagephotography@gmail.com (Steven Neff Photography) http://stevenneff.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/11/2015-year-in-review Tue, 03 Nov 2015 00:41:37 GMT