Features, Festivals

Photo Set: NW Hesh Fest – Day Two

Alyssa Herrman / September 3, 2015
Jonathan Galyon (Creator of Hesh Fest and owner of American Icon Records)  All photos by Alyssa Herrman
Jonathan Galyon (Creator of Hesh Fest and owner of American Icon Records)

Day two of Hesh Fest consisted of DJ Dairy (Tres Shannon of Voodoo Doughnuts) and five bands – DRC3, The Last Dancers, P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S, Fireballs of Freedom and the legendary DEAD MOON. 

To start the night off right, Jonathan Galyon booked one of my favorite local legends, John “Elvis” Shroder.  He is a man who dresses in his best Elvis attire and serenades the crowd with his Elvis covers.  I have been watching him play in downtown Portland since I was very little and it was really awesome to see him take the stage at Dante’s.  The rest of the night went off without a hitch.  Every band killed it!!

This day was extra special because it happened to be Fred Cole’s birthday.  He was given a cake on stage and the crowd got to sing happy birthday to him before Dead Moon started their set.  This night felt more like a family reunion than your average show and I feel lucky have been apart of it.

DJ Dairy
DJ Dairy
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Jonathan Galyon and Elvis
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Elvis
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Elvis
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Elvis
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Elvis picking songs to sing
DRC3
DRC3
DRC3
DRC3
DRC3
DRC3
Kyle Huth (DRC3) and Bradly Battin (P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S.) watching Dead Moon
Kyle Huth (DRC3) and Bradly Battin (P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S.) watching Dead Moon
The Last Dancers
The Last Dancers
The Last Dancers
The Last Dancers
The Last Dancers
The Last Dancers
Guy Nelson of Hovercraft Amps showing Scott Williams of P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S the amp he'll be using.
Guy Nelson of Hovercraft Amps showing Scott Williams of P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S the amp he’ll be using.
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P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S
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P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S
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P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S
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P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S
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P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S
Fireballs of Freedom
Fireballs of Freedom
Fireballs of Freedom
Fireballs of Freedom
Fireballs of Freedom
Fireballs of Freedom
Fireballs of Freedom
Fireballs of Freedom
Dead Moon Voodoo Doughnuts
Dead Moon Voodoo Doughnuts
Singing happy birthday to Fred Cole
Singing happy birthday to Fred Cole
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Dead Moon
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Dead Moon
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Dead Moon
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Fred Cole – Dead Moon
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Toody – Dead Moon
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Kelly – Dead Moon
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Dead Moon
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Dead Moon
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Huge crowd for Dead Moon

 To see photos from day one click here and day three click here

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