I never know what to expect going into each tour, and I certainly can never guess which ones will be the most amazing and meaningful. The live set is always at the center of everything, but what you can never account for is the incredible and specific chemistry that each bill of bands produces backstage and on the road. It’s the memories that only those on the tour get to take away. With MisterWives we had the pleasure of supporting 30 Seconds To Mars along with Joywave and Walk The Moon, so there were quite a few new and long-time friends on this tour for me!

Here are just some of my favorite images of MisterWives on the Monolith Tour this summer. At the end of this post are some of my images of WTM and 30STM. And check back soon for a full Joywave post!

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A R I Z O N A was a new (to me) band as of this year, and their insanely infectious music landed them in my Spotify #2017Wrapped playlist over and over again. (If you haven’t made yours yet- do it!!) A few posts ago, I share photos from my time on the rode with GLADES this year. That tour was in support of A R I Z O N A, and I was brought on to photograph them as well. So here are some of my favorite images from their incredible shows along with some BTS moments including a surprise visit/performance feature from Kiiara at The Troubadour in LA!

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This year I’ve gotta to work with a few new (to me) bands for the first time! I rode along with GLADES supporting the ARIZONA 2017 Summer headline tour. They’re a three-piece from Australia and we had absolutely the best time. It was their first time touring across the US, so we did some fun sight-seeing in places like Washington DC and San Fransisco! Along with being infinitely talented, they are hilarious! Can’t wait to see them in the US more soon!

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Part 2 of my photo journal for the MisterWives Band Camp Tour this summer! (See Part 1 here.)

Part two of two covers the following cities, (including an amazing, day-off group field trip to the Badlands!):

Chicago, IL (Mamby on the Beach) · Cincinnati, OH · Milwaukee, WI (Summerfest) · Minneapolis, MN · Denver, CO

And check out my recap video from the entire run!

Anna Lee is a Los Angeles-based music and tour photographer.
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Welcome to Part 1 of my photo journal for the MisterWives Band Camp Tour this summer! This time we were joined by The Greeting Committee and Bell The Band. It was so great to get back to playing clubs and hitting some huge summer festivals with these guys!

Part one of two covers the following cities:

St Louis, MO · Columbus, OH · Carrboro, NC · Dover, DE (Firefly Festival) · Cambridge, MA · Pontiac, MI

Make sure to check back for Part 2, which will include my full tour recap video. Also- check out their desktop Connect the Dots game! It features some acoustic video content that I made during the PATD tour this spring!


^ Photo by CJ Moy

Anna Lee is a Los Angeles-based music and tour photographer.
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This is the 3rd and final post of my MisterWives tour photo diary on the on Panic! At The Disco‘s “Death of a Bachelor Tour”. (See Part 1 & Part 2 here.) But there’s a lot more MisterWives content to come!

Part 3 covers the following cities (including a taping for The Late, Late Show with James Corden!):

Las Vegas, NV · San Diego, CA · Los Angeles, LA · Phoenix, AZ · Allen, TX · Houston, TX · Austin, TX · Tulsa, TX · St Louis MO · Birmingham, AL · Memphis, TN · Louisville, KY · Greensboro, NC · Duluth, GA · Orlando, FL · Sunrise, FL

Anna Lee is a Los Angeles-based music and tour photographer.
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LANY ft. machineheart
The LANY Tour
April 26, 2017
The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA

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I’ve followed this band for a few years- ever since I discovered them via… Soundcloud, or… some obscure Facebook ad. Their music was love at first listen, and they continue to pump out tracks that give me all the feels. I’m honored to call the gentlemen and lady of Handsome Ghost my friends, and it was a pleasure to finally tour with them! I joined for about 10 days this fall in support of the Melanie Martinez #CryBabyTour, covering shows from NYC to OKC. Below are some of my favorite captures from my time on the road with this band.

Check out one of my faves off their latest EP while you scroll:

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MELANIE MARTINEZ:

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I had the pleasuring of joining Coast Modern on tour this summer, supporting The Wombats (a long-time favorite!). While with them, we hit cities in the SW, and had a few adventure/shooting/travel days in between!

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Anna Lee is a Los Angeles-based music and tour photographer.
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It was exactly a year ago that I first went out with Grouplove, so I decided to finally post a photo journal from my time with them on the Honda Civic Tour! It was a pleasure to be around this group of people and see the relentless energy they have on stage, and passion they have for their art and fans. It was also my first time to have other girls around on tour! This post covers the Kansas City and Dallas shows (and a day off field trip to see the KC Royals).

ALSO Hannah and Christian just had a baby!! Go tell them congrats!

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