Icon: Music Through the Lens: On The Road

Icon: Music Through the Lens: On The Road

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Baron Wolman

Credit: Provided by PBS

Hear the tales of devoted photographers who toured with bands to capture the magic of live music.

Icon: Music Through the Lens is a six-part series that shares experiences of the men and women who have documented popular music in images, from the earliest darkrooms to the fast-evolving digital landscapes of the present day. In episode 2, On the Road, airing Friday, July 23 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV, we explore the evolution of album cover photography, from its roots in jazz and early rock’n’roll, with anecdotes by art directors, musicians, and the photographers responsible for some of the world’s most iconic album covers.