Life Through The Camera Lens - Andy Tennille
Over nearly two decades covering music, Andy Tennille has had his work – writing, photography and short films – featured in Rolling Stone, NPR Music, Huffington Post, New York Times, Washington Post, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among many others. Andy was a senior writer at HARP Magazine and co-founder of BLURT Magazine, serving as its associate editor until 2010. Andy has worked as a tour photographer/documentarian for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Widespread Panic. His photography and short films documenting the 2010 Mojo Summer Tour earned TomPetty.com a Webby Award nomination. His work has been featured in album and DVD artwork for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, Jonathan Wilson, Hard Working Americans, and many others. In 2014, Andy made his directorial debut collaborating with Hard Working Americans on a music video for "Blackland Farmer" off their critically acclaimed debut album. In 2011, he helped conceive, plan and co-produce "Mike Campbell: The Guitars" – a 15-episode web series on the legendary Heartbreaker’s guitar collection. The following year, Andy was part of a team assembled by TRI Studios to document Pete Townshend’s book tour for Who I Am, the legendary Who guitarist’s autobiography.
He is currently the co-owner of the Winston-Salem concert venue the Ramkat and he sat down with Radio Camper Ava Klein to discuss his life work.