photos by Chris La Putt

Dave Deporis / Olof Arnalds
Dave Deporis
Olof Arnalds

"Opener The Tallest Man on Earth was a pleasant surprise, too. Playing solo with just an acoustic guitar, he overpowered the audience with a GIGANTIC voice that at times reminded me of JEFF BUCKLEY, though the sound was more akin to if Buckley was fascinated with Americana as opposed to NINA SIMONE, GENESIS and THE SMITHS." [The Big Takeover - review from the Philly show]

Thanks all for coming to the BrooklynVegan Northside Festival showcase at Music Hall of Williamsburg on Friday night (6/12). The lineup worked out perfectly. From 7-9, photographers and friends of photographers hung out around their pictures hanging on the wall. At 9pm, those who were there early enough and were interested in watching the music were wowed by the magical Dave Deporis (at least the people I talked to). His set was especially emotional due to the song dedications to his grandfather who passed away one day earlier. Then Olof Arnalds played to a much more filled in crowd who did not want to let her leave the stage, especially after the amazing Nina Simone cover she closed her set with. Earlier she covered Springsteen. Up next came the, to quote the above review, "gigantic voice" of the not-that-tall Tallest Man On Earth which was followed by the headlining full-band set by the one and only John Vanderslice. More pictures from the show below...

Shoot To Thrill - BrooklynVegan Photo Show

Photo Show Setup..

Shoot To Thrill - BrooklynVegan Photo Show

Shoot To Thrill - BrooklynVegan Photo Show

Shoot To Thrill - BrooklynVegan Photo Show

Shoot To Thrill - BrooklynVegan Photo Show

Shoot To Thrill - BrooklynVegan Photo Show

Shoot To Thrill - BrooklynVegan Photo Show

Shoot To Thrill - BrooklynVegan Photo Show

Shoot To Thrill - BrooklynVegan Photo Show

Shoot To Thrill - BrooklynVegan Photo Show

Dave Deporis

Dave Deporis

Dave Deporis

Dave Deporis

Dave Deporis

Dave Deporis

Dave Deporis

Dave Deporis

Dave Deporis

Dave Deporis

Olof Arnalds

Olof Arnalds

Olof Arnalds

Olof Arnalds

Olof Arnalds

Olof Arnalds

Olof Arnalds

Olof Arnalds

Olof Arnalds

Olof Arnalds

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

Tallest Man on Earth

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice

Shoot To Thrill - BrooklynVegan Photo Show