Chasing the Light: The Rock and Roll Photography of Jay Blakesberg
Legendary rock photographer Jay Blakesberg presents his fascinating slideshow/storytelling event, Chasing the Light, featuring stories from his amazing 40+ year career on Sunday, April 12 at 2PM ET. Blakesberg describes how his love for photography began in 1978 after his father gave him an old camera to shoot the Grateful Dead performing at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The rest is history!
Sit back and enjoy Blakesberg continue on with wild tales of life on the road touring with the Grateful Dead and shooting some of rock’s most iconic bands and artists like Neil Young, Tom Waits, Hot Tuna, Eddie Vedder, Primus, David Byrne, and many more. Blakesberg will also discuss his role serving as the official photographer for the Grateful Dead’s 50th-anniversary concerts.
Get your burning questions ready for this special event. You’ll get the chance to ask anything and everything during a live Q&A session with Blakesberg, in which you’ll have “backstage passes” to learn more about Blakesberg’s life behind the lens.