About CHRIS BRADSHAW
BiographyChris Bradshaw is a Bonita Springs-based concert photographer who loves to shoot the show. He’s covered local bands in tiny smoke-filled bars, U2 in a sold-out stadium and everything in between.
03/29/2010 - current
Buckcherry finds success with 'Confessions'
Published 02/14/2013 at 6 a.m.
When Los Angeles rock group Buckcherry performed in Fort Myers in April 2007, singer and founding member Josh Todd dodged a water bottle thrown from the crowd.
A twisted musical reunion
Published 10/26/2012 at 6 a.m.
The year was 2002, and four Cape Coral high schoolers were winning over fans while touring with Ozzfest as metal rock group Twisted Method. Three years later the band hit an intersection of change and went their separate ways. On ...
Rock-themed cruises combine intimate concerts and a tropical getaway
Published 10/07/2012 at 4 a.m.
Yes, you can go back to your teenage years again. And see stunning Caribbean seas. And eat like royalty. It happens on rock 'n' cruises that are becoming more popular all the time.
Waters brings "The Wall" back to Florida
Published 06/08/2012 at 6 a.m.
"The Wall," Pink Floyd's seminal disc and show, is once again on stage, headed by Roger Waters, skewering the establishment and working-class life.
Springsteen wows crowd in a high-energy Tampa concert
Published 03/26/2012 at midnight
The Boss, Bruce Springsteen, came as close as Tampa last weekend, in his only Florida show -- but what a show.
PHOTOS: Guns N' Roses rocks South Beach into the wee hours
Published 03/08/2012 at 11 a.m.
The cozy Fillmore Miami Beach was the homestretch of the national run for the Guns N' Roses "Up Close and Personal Tour," a brief string of dates in small theaters and clubs. The tour is an ingenious albeit contrasting endeavor ...
Zac Brown Band serves it up big and satisfies
Published 01/30/2012 at 4 a.m.
Zac Brown brought earthy fun and good music to a packed house at Germain Arena Friday night.
Seger rocks BankAtlantic Center with rapture and rasp
Published 01/13/2012 at 3:46 p.m.
"Alright Florida, let's go to Hollywood!" Bob Seger yelled before launching into "Hollywood Nights," the second of four encore songs at BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise Thursday night. The crowd roared back. By then, even those in the last row had ...
Loud and fiery X-mas Ball delivers the rock
Published 11/25/2011 at 4:35 p.m.
Thousands turned out to Germain Arena last Wednesday night for alt-rock station 99X's X-mas Ball. It was a four-and-a-half hour high decibel blast featuring glam rockers Black Veil Brides, the British metalcore Asking Alexandria, the unhinged area-favorites Hollywood Undead and ...
Avenged Sevenfold, Hollywood Undead to lead X-mas Ball '11
Published 11/16/2011 at 5 p.m.
On the night before Thanksgiving, local alt-rock station 99X will host the ultimate hard rock party at Germain Arena, headlined by multi-platinum metal ambassadors, Avenged Sevenfold.
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