More (about me)…

Combining my love of music and photography, and with the help of some wonderful friends and some incredible luck, my career has been a Forrest Gump story.

Some of my work includes:

scarecrow Photography for the websites of John Mellencamp, beginning in 2008 and ongoing, from concerts across the country, including performances at Farm Aid and a biography for the A&E Network.

studio92 WTTS radio, in studio performances by musicians such as Train, the Doobie Brothers, David Gray, Tori Amos, James Morrison, Ed Sheeren, and 100+ others.


  farmaid Photographed the last 5 Farm Aid concerts in Boston, St.Louis, Milwaukee, Kansas City, and Hershey PA, including numerous performances by various artists.


  a_and_eA special Biography concert by John Mellencamp from the Crump Theater in Indiana for the A&E television network’s Biography Channel series “Back Where We Started.”


elmssmallVarious publications and album covers for The Elms, Willie Nelson and others.  Hoosier Park Casino and Entertainment.  The Rathskellar, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and Rock History Magazine, Extensive work has been requested by Wikipedia, OnStage Media, LLC, Mark Cuban’s AXS-TV, several PBS stations, Fox News and hundreds more.

Things+to+RememberOf the more than 250 albums in existence for Mr. Willie Nelson, there are only 20 photographers who have one of their photos used as an album cover. This one is mine.


LICENSING:  Some small versions of a handful of my photographs on that may be used free of charge with the exception that attribution must be given, and must state:  “Photo credit:  Larry Philpot, ”  Commercial use licensing starts at $3,500.  Please contact me with your needs and any questions you have.

Exclusively a concert photographer, my work has been extensively published. Publishers include:

• Rolling Stone
• REO Speedwagon
• Heart
• Foreigner
• Don Felder
• The Commodores
• Willie Nelson
• Forbes
• Universal Music Group
• iHeart Radio
• Cumulus Media
• Alpha Media
• Childers Media
• The Cromwell Group
• Hubbard Radio Phoenix
• Reader’s Digest
• Gannett (many papers including USA Today)
• Alternet
• Arts Journal
• Midwest Communications
• A&E
• The Examiner
• NBC Universal
• Buzzfeed
• E.W. Scripps
• Daily Caller
• Cracked
• Guitar Player Magazine
• Brooklyn Eagle
• St. Louis Post Dispatch
• Sinclair Broadcasting
• Tribune Media Company
• Hearst Media
• Vox Media
• Funny or Die
• New Orleans Tourism
• Beale Street Festival
• United Stations Radio Network
• Gray Television
• The Examiner
• Lafayette College
• Medium Corp.
• San Antonio Current
• Voice Media Group
• Boston Media Networks
• Georgia Tech
• New York Observer
• Liberty University
• AOL Music
• Berkshire Hathaway
• Cox Media Group
• Vivid Seats
• World Library Foundation
• Penn State University
• Houston Community Newspapers
• Popcrunch
• The Post Athens
• Encyclopedia of World Biography
• The Biography Channel
• Emmis Communications
• Comcast/Xfinity
• The Gateway Pundit
• Beasley Broadcast Group
• Electronic Arts