A native Washingtonian, Jim Saah has been working professionally in photography and video for 25 years.  Steeped in the DC Punk scene of the 1980’s Jim immediately started documenting the bands and culture around the scene. This formed a life long passion of music and photography.


Black Market Baby was an important band for me. They were one of the bands that taught me you didn’t have to be hardcore to be punk. Before I got deep into the Clash and the N.Y. Dolls I was enjoying the melodies and sing-a-long choruses of BMB. Photo 9:30 Club 1983. #dcpunk #blackmarketbaby #bmb
Light show at the National Cathedral. #nationalcathedral
Riding on the metro. #dc #metro
This photo has always been special to me. It shows the joyous mayhem of the punk shows at the old 9:30 club and it’s a who’s who of harDCore. #punk #dcpunk #ianmackaye #930club
Cool Baby. St. Stephen’s DC. 12.22.17 @coolbabyband @neverenufffluff @id_singer @rabbiginge
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