Best Live Music Photography of 2013

The photographers at Grimy Goods shoot a lot of shows (I mean A LOT). After spending a day going through all of our 2013 live music photo galleries, we’ve selected our best concert photos of 2013. From tiny underground shows to huge arena shows, the talented photographers at Grimy Goods cover the L.A. music scene like no other Los Angeles music blog. Indie, blues, hip hop, world music, folk, electronica, hardocre, punk, and just straight up rock ‘n’ roll and much more — Grimy Goods covers it all. Please take a look at our best live music photography of 2013 below!

A HUGE thank you to our brilliant team of photographers. They have a diverse lust for music and capture the Los Angeles music scene at its finest.

Mystic Braves photos
Mystic Braves at Pappy & Harriet’s — Photo: Dominoe Farris-Gilbert

Suicidal Tendencies photos
Suicidal Tendencies at Fonda Theatre — Photo: Ceethreedom

snoop dogg photos
7 Days of Funk (Dam-Funk & Snoopzilla) — Photo: Farah Sosa

Lissie photos
Lissie at Fonda Theatre — Photo: Ceethreedom

Aquabats photos
Aquabats at Fonda Theatre — Photo: Ceethreedom

Radkey photos
Radkey at El Rey — Photo: Ceethreedom

Black Joe Lewis photos
Black Joe Lewis at El Rey — Photo: Ceethreedom

Polica photos
Polica at Fonda Theatre — Photo: Tamea Agle

Youth Code band photos
Youth Code at Echoplex — Photo: Ceethreedom

Cults band photos
Cults at El Rey — Photo: Ceethreedom

M.I.A. photos
M.I.A. at Belasco Theatre — Photo: Farah Sosa

Murder City Devils photos
Murder City Devils at Fonda Theatre — Photo: Will Tee Yang

Diane Coffee photos
Diane Coffee at the Echo — Photo: Tamea Agle

Terakaft photos
Terakaft at Bootleg Theatre — Photo: Farah Sosa

DEATH photos
DEATH at Echoplex — Photo: Farah Sosa

Obliterations photos
Obliterations at Echoplex — Photo: Farah Sosa

Tame Impala photos
Tame Impala at Greek Theatre — Photo: Dominoe Farris-Gilbert

The Flaming Lips photos
The Flaming Lips at Greek Theatre — Photo: Dominoe Farris-Gilbert

Arcade Fire photos
Arcade Fire at Capitol Records — Photo: Bryan Olinger

He's My Brother She's My Sister photos
He’s My Brother She’s My Sister at El Rey — Photo: Dominoe Farris-Gilbert

Hunx and his Punx photos
Hunx and his Punx at Echoplex — Photo: Ceethreedom

Reggie Watts photos
Reggie Watts at Festival Supreme — Photo: Dominoe Farris-Gilbert

Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls photos
Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls at Fonda Theatre — Photo: Tamea Agle

Gogol Bordello photos
Gogol Bordello at Fonda Theatre — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Man Man photos
Man Man at Fonda Theatre — Photo: Dominoe Farris-Gilbert

Depech Mode photos
Depeche Mode at STAPLES Center — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Aloe Blacc photos
Aloe Blacc at Beach Ball Fest — Photo: Tamea Agle

Cold Cave photos
Cold Cave at Echoplex — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Deap Vally photos
Deap Vally at the Glass House: Photo: Dominoe Farris-Gilbert

The Orwells photos
The Orwells at the Observatory — Photo: Ryan Bussard

Laura Mvula photos
Laura Mvula at El Rey — Photo: Farah Sosa

King Krule photos
King Krule at the Echo — Photo: Monique Hernandez

The Zombies photos
The Zombies at the Satellite — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Jimmy Cliff photos
Jimmy Cliff at Santa Monica Pier — Photo: Farah Sosa

A$AP Rocky photos
A$AP Rocky at Rock The Bells — Photo: Ryan Bussard

Nick Waterhouse photos
Nick Waterhouse at Santa Monica Pier — Photo: Farah Sosa

Modest Mouse photos
Modest Mouse at First City Festival — Photo: Luis Rodriguez

Neko Case photos
Neko Case at First City Festival — Photo: Luis Rodriguez

FLAG photos
FLAG at FYF — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Solange photos
Solange at FYF — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Death Grips phtoos
Death Grips at FYF — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Les Savy Fav phtoos
Les Savy Fav at FYF — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Trinidad James photos
Trinidad James at Rock The Bells — Photo: Ryan Bussard

Charles Bradley phtoos
Charles Bradley at FYF — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Roky Erickson phtoos
Roky Erickson at FYF — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Crystal Antlers phtoos
Crystal Antlers at FYF — Photo: Monique Hernandez

MGMT photos
MGMT at First City Festival — Photo: Luis Rodriguez

Passion Pit photos
Passion Pit at First City Festival — Photo: Luis Rodriguez

The Breeders photos
The Breeders at El Rey — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Queens of the Stone Age photos
Queens of the Stone Age at the Gibson — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Willie Nelson photos
Willie Nelson at Outside Lands — Photo: Will Tee Yang

Death Hymn Number 9 photos
Death Hymn Number 9 at the Roxy — Photo: Monique Hernandez

The Dead Ships photos
The Dead Ships at the Roxy — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Danny Brown photos
Danny Brown at Rock The Bells — Photo: Ryan Bussard

Nine Inch Nails photos
Nine Inch Nails at Ouside Lands — Photo: Will Tee Yang

Yeah Yeah Yeahs photos
Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Outside Lands — Photo: Will Tee Yang

The National photos
The National at Outside Lands — Photo: Will Tee Yang

Franz Ferdinand photos
Franz Ferdinand at Echoplex — Photo: Bryan Olinger

the Lovely Bad Things photos
The Lovely Bad Things at Glass House — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Glassjaw photos
Glassjaw at Echoplex — Photo: Ryan Bussard

Brooke Candy photos
Brooke Candy at Echoplex — Photo: Ryan Bussard

Beach Fossils photos
Beach Fossils at Costa Mesa 60 — Photo: Angela Holtzen

Bleached photos
Bleached at Costa Mesa 60 — Photo: Angela Holtzen

Eric Burdon & the Animals photos
Eric Burdon & the Animals at Costa Mesa 60 — Photo: Angela Holtzen

Bosnian Rainbows photos
Bosnian Rainbows at First Unitarian Church — Photo: Luis Wolf Rodriguez

Iggy Azalea photos
Iggy Azalea at Echoplex — Photo: Ryan Bussard

Father John Misty photos
Father John Misty at the Glass House — Photo: Angela Holtzen

Tapioca and the Flea photos
Tapioca and the Flea at Jubilee — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Devo photos
Devo at Natural History Museum — Photo: Farah Sosa

Tom Petty photos
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers at Fonda Theatre — Photo: Monique Hernandez

!!!  CHK CHK CHK photos
!!! CHK CHK CHK at El Rey — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Jakob Dylan photos
Jakob Dylan at Stones Fest — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Har Mar Superstar photos
Har Mar Superstar at Stones Fest — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Robert DeLong photos
Robert DeLong at Make Music Pasadena — Photo: Ryabn Bussard

The Damned photos
The Damned at El Rey — Photo: Monique Hernandez

common photo
Common at UCLA Jazz and Reggae Fest — Photo: Farah Sosa

Deafheaven photos
Deafheaven at Echoplex — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Cold War Kids photos
Cold War Kids at Fonda Theatre — Photo: Ryan Bussard

Shout Out Louds photos
Shout Out Louds at El Rey — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Dead Skeletons photos
Dead Skeletons at Nomad — Photo: Trish Reyes

Grimes photos
Grimes at Coachella — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Father John Misty photos
Father John Misty at Coachella “Don’t make this smug face if you’re gonna sport a flowered wreath and fringy hippy dress at Coachella.” ~FJM — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Wu Tang RZA photos
Wu Tang RZA at Coachella — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Ghost B.C. photos
Ghost B.C. at Coachella — Photo: Monique Hernandez

nick cave photos
Nick Cave at Coachella — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Descendents photos
Descendents at Coachella — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Savages photos
Savages at Coachella — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Johnny Marr photos
Johnny Marr at Coachella — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Blurr photos
Blurr at Coachella — Photo: Monique Hernandez

yeah yeah yeahs photos
Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Coachella — Photo: Monique Hernandez

postal service photos
The Postal Service at Fox Theater Pomona — Photo: Monique Hernandez

billy bragg photos
Billy Bragg at El Rey Theatre — Photo: Monique Hernandez

The Deer Tracks photos
The Deer Tracks at One Eyed Gypsy — Photo: Will Tee Yang

black lips photos
Black Lips at Burgerama II — Photo: Monique Hernandez

The Pharcyde photos
The Pharcyde at Burgerama II — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Death Hymn Number 9 photos
Death Hymn Number 9 at Echoplex — Photo: Monique Hernandez

io echo photos
IO ECHO at SXSW — Dominoe Farris Gilbert

lovely bad things photos
The Lovely Bad Things at Echo — Photo: Monique Hernandez

Hot Water Music photos
Hot Water Music at Echoplex — Photo: Ryan Bussard

Local Natives photos
Local Natives at El Rey – Photo: Monique Hernandez

muse photo
Muse at STAPLES Center – Photo: Monique Hernandez

fidlar photos
Fidlar at Constellation Room — Photo: Ryan Bussard

Jake Bugg photos
Jake Bugg at the Troubadour – Photo: Monique Hernandez

 

 

3 thoughts on “Best Live Music Photography of 2013

  1. Pingback: Los Angeles' Top Emerging Bands to Keep an Eye on in 2014! | Grimy Goods

  2. Matt

    Not gunna lie, the grimy goods crew really does cover the LA music scene better than any other blog. Diversity. Well done grimy photogs.

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