— LIVE! —

From his first shoot of Mick Jagger for a 1968 cover for Rolling Stone magazine to the final performance of The Beatles, high atop Apple Records, Ethan takes you behind the scenes and guides you through two tumultuous decades of shooting musical legends.


Often, The Best Seat in the House is accompanied by a gallery showing of his work, and Ethan is available to personally sign prints.


Ethan is also available for Corporate Events, as his traditional 2-hour show can be adapted to the needs of any venue. A rare and one-of-a-kind experience, clients, employees and business partners will enjoy this engaging trip through rock and roll history because it transcends the ages.


Audiences and musicians alike rave about The Best Seat in the House and Ethan Russell:


    •     “A brilliant evening.”
    •     “Simply mesmerizing… What a wonderful night.”
    •     “Without a doubt one of the most unique and memorable shows in recent years.”     — Gavin Farmer, Artistic Director, Festival Place, Edmonton, Canada
    •  “The photographs are great. Just great.” — John Lennon
    •  “A thoughtful man with a blinding vision.” — Keith Richards
    •  “An artist. His photographs look ready to put in the National Gallery.”  —  Pete Townshend


To learn more about The Best Seat in the House or to arrange a gallery show or corporate event, complete the Contact page.



Bakersfield Fox

Bakersfield, CA

  June 24, 2017





Portland, OR

February 25, 2017

Rose Theatre Brampton

Brampton, ON, Canada

Harris Center for the Arts

Folsom, CA USA

Festival Place

Edmonton, Canada


Key City Theatre,

Cranbrook, BC, Canada

Capitol Theatre

North Bay, ON, Canada

Proctors Theater

Schenectady NY USA

Grand Theatre, Kingston

ON, Canada

Sun Valley Center for the Arts

Ketchum, ID USA

  Annenberg / Photosynthesis

Los Angeles USA

Algonquin Theatre

Huntsville, Canada

Shenkman Arts Centre

 Ottawa, Canada

Sunset Center

Carmel, California USA


Oakville Centre

Toronto, Canada

Richmond Hill Centre

Toronto, Canada

Festival Place

Edmonton, Canada





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