Mary Ouellette is a New England based music writer and concert photographer. She has spent the last five years as the owner and editor of TheyWillRockYou.com and is most accurately defined as “the girl at the rock show.” Capturing the best of musicians through photos and words is what drives her, whether it’s in the pit cameras in hand or sitting down backstage to interview the artists. ‘Almost Famous’ – it’s not just a movie. Check out her concert photography at SheWillShootYou.com. Passionate about: New England Sports, Butch Walker and Willy Wonka (That’s Wilder not Depp).
Praise ‘Sheezus,’ Lily Allen Delights Sold Out Boston Crowd
We recently caught Lily Allen at Boston's House of Blues; check out our full show review and extensive photo gallery.
Panic! At the Disco Spread Musical Doctrine on the Gospel Tour – Review and Exclusive Photos
Panic! At the Disco are now on the road with the Gospel Tour, and on Sunday they played Boston’s Blue Hills Bank Pavilion.
Win a Pearl Jam ‘Lightning Bolt’ Prize Pack!
Pearl Jam have injected some electricity into the rock world with their new album ‘Lightning Bolt,’ which dropped on Oct. 15. The disc follows up 2009’s ‘Backspacer’ with 12 new songs including the first single ‘Mind Your Manners' serving as Pearl Jam's triumphant return. In celebration of the new album, Loudwire, Noisecreep, Diffuser.fm and Ultimate Classic Rock have teamed up to give away an awesome Pearl Jam prize pack.
Mumford and Sons Kick Off U.S. Tour In Boston [Exclusive Photos]
The year couldn’t be off to a better start for folk rockers Mumford and Sons. Yesterday, the band announced plans for their summer Gentlemen of the Road Stopover shows, and on Sunday (Feb. 10), they'll perform at the Grammys, where they're nominated for six awards. As if all that weren't enough, the band stopped in Boston last night (Feb. 6) for the first of a handful of sold-out arena dates they'
Chris Carrabba on Reuniting Further Seems Forever: Making Music is ‘Much More Precious’ Now – Exclusive Interview
More than a decade ago, singer-songwriter Chris Carrabba left the band Further Seems Forever, and before long, his career exploded with Dashboard Confessional. In his absence, Further Seems Forever continued on, enlisting two subsequent singers before finally calling it a day back in 2006.
25 Awesome Concert Photos
Live music photography can be a challenge. Concert photographers are tasked with capturing compelling images under mentally strenuous situations, difficult technical setups that can easily change from song to song and the standard rules of first three songs, no flash. The general basics of photography are thrown out the window, and survival of the fittest kicks in while concert photographers learn
Florence + the Machine, June 2011
Florence Welch mixes her raw vocal power and overwhelming presence to bring a Florence + the Machine show to life. It doesn’t hurt that her stage clothes often include exquisite capes and gowns --- or in this case a dress that just happens to open up like angel wings that could leave a person completely breathless...
Foster the People, June 2012
If you’re gearing up for a Foster the People show, you should strap on your ‘Pumped Up Kicks’ because you’re in for a workout. Their dance driven pop rock keeps fans on their feet from start to finish, with the members of the band elevating the energy to a new level...
Green Day, July 2009
Punk-spirited rockers Green Day have been bringing their bombastic live show around the globe since the band blew up in the early '90s. Although they continue to evolve and grow, their spirit on stage remains young, fun and energy-fueled...
Dave Matthews Band, June 2010
This photo is a favorite simply because it shows Dave Matthews in his true element -- onstage with acoustic guitar in hand. Almost every year, fans get the opportunity to see Dave and the Dave Matthews Band as they make their annual summer trek, and this smirk is one of many facial expressions they’ll see on Matthews' face throughout the evening as the band powers through its set...