Scott Penner

Scott Penner has written 59 posts for Aesthetic Magazine | Album Reviews, Concert Photography, Interviews, Contests

Photos: Amnesia Rockfest (Day 1) – Linkin Park, Deftones, The Offspring, Skinny Puppy

Photos by: Scott Penner – Day one of Amnesia Rockfest 2015 featured performances by Grammy-winning nu-metal band Linkin Park, who released their sixth album, The Hunting Party, on June 13th, 2013 via Warner Bros./Machine Shop, Grammy-winning metal band Deftones, who released their seventh album, Koi No Yokan, on November 12th, 2012, California-based punk rock band … Continue reading

Photos: Tim Hicks, River Town Saints @ Algonquin Commons Theatre

Photos by: Scott Penner – Juno Award-nominated St. Catherines, ON-based country artist Tim Hicks, who released his second album, 5:01, on August 5th, 2014 via RGK/Open Road, which features appearances by Blackjack Billy, Clayton Bellamy and Madeline Merlo, and features the singles “Here Comes the Thunder”, “She Don’t Drink Whiskey Anymore”, and “So Do I”, performed at the Algonquin Commons Theatre in Ottawa … Continue reading

Photos: Alestorm, Swashbuckle, The Dread Crew of Oddwood @ Mavericks

Photos by: Scott Penner – Scottish heavy metal band Alestorm, who released their fourth album, Sunset of the Golden Age, on August 1st, 2014 via Napalm Records, which is their first album to feature new permanent band member, Elliot Vernon, on keyboards, performed at Mavericks in Ottawa last night with New Jersey-based thrash metal band Swashbuckle, … Continue reading

Photos: Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser, Tim Hicks @ Canadian Tire Centre

Photos by: Scott Penner – Country artist  Dierks Bentley, who released his seventh album, Riser, on February 25th, 2014 via Capitol Nashville, which features the singles “Bourbon in Kentucky”, “I Hold On”, “Drunk on a Plane”, and “Say You Do”, performed at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON last night in support of the album … Continue reading

Photos: Jenn Grant, Spencer Burton @ National Arts Centre, Ottawa

Photos by: Scott Penner – JUNO Award-nominated Halifax-based folk-pop singer-songwriter Jenn Grant, who released her fifth album, Compostela, on October 21st, 2014 via Outside Music, which  features collaborations with Ron Sexsmith, Sarah Harmer, Buck 65, Justin Rutledge, and more, performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa last night with folk artist Spencer Burton (formerly … Continue reading

Photos: Eric Church, Dwight Yoakam, Brandy Clark @ Canadian Tire Centre

Photos by: Scott Penner – Country music artist Eric Church, who released his fourth album, The Outsiders, on February 11th, 2014 via EMI Nashville, which was produced by Jay Joyce (The Wallflowers, Cage The Elephant, Patty Griffin), performed at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa last night as part of his “Outsiders World Tour” with … Continue reading

Photos: Fleetwood Mac @ Canadian Tire Centre

Photos by: Scott Penner (@ScottPenner) – Rock legends Fleetwood Mac performed to a sell-out crowd of 18,500 fans at Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre last night as part of their ongoing “On with the Show” tour, which is their first tour since the return of Christine McVie. Set-List 1. The Chain 2. You Make Loving Fun 3. Dreams 4. … Continue reading

Photos: Beau’s Oktoberfest 2014 (Day 1) – Joel Plaskett, The Rural Alberta Advantage, Groenland, Zeus

Photos by: Scott Penner –  Day one of the sixth annual Beau’s Oktoberfest at Vankleek Hill in Ottawa featured performances by the Joel Plaskett Emergency, who released their fifth album, Scrappy Happiness, on March 27th, 2012, which was was named as a longlisted nominee for the 2012 Polaris Music Prize, Toronto-based indie rock trio The Rural Alberta Advantage, who released … Continue reading

Photos: Timber Timbre, Tasseo @ National Arts Centre, Ottawa

Photos by: Scott Penner – Toronto and Montreal-based folk-blues band Timber Timbre, who released their fifth album, Hot Dreams, on April 1st, 2014 via Arts & Crafts, performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa last night with Toronto and Montreal-based musical/visual project Tasseo, who are expected to release their third LP this winter.  

Photos: The Black Keys, Cage The Elephant @ Canadian Tire Centre

Photos by: Scott Penner – GRAMMY Award-winning blues rock band The Black Keys, who released their eighth album, Turn Blue, on May 12th, 2014 via Nonesuch, which was co-produced by Danger Mouse, and which features four singles including “Fever”, “Turn Blue”, “Bullett in the Brain”, and “Gotta Get Away”, performed at the Canadian Tire Centre … Continue reading

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