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 (Photograph: Loren Wohl)1/12
Photograph: Loren WohlLamb of God at Irving Plaza, January 2012    
 (Photograph: Taso Hountas)2/12
Photograph: Taso HountasGuns N' Roses at Roseland Ballroom, February 2012  
 (Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson)3/12
Photograph: Caroline Voagen NelsonAndrew Bird at the Bell House, February 2012    
 (Photograph: Jon Klemm)4/12
Photograph: Jon KlemmAretha Franklin at Radio City Music Hall, February 2012    
 (Photograph: Ryan Muir)5/12
Photograph: Ryan MuirZola Jesus at Webster Hall, February 2012
 (Photograph: wagz2it)6/12
Photograph: wagz2itBeach House at Bowery Ballroom, May 2012
 (Photograph: Virginia Rollison)7/12
Photograph: Virginia RollisonFlorence and the Machine at Radio City Music Hall, May 2012
 (Photograph: Bill Kelly)8/12
Photograph: Bill KellyThe Jacksons at the Apollo Theater, June 2012
 (Photograph: Marielle Solan)9/12
Photograph: Marielle SolanCharles Bradley at Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival, July 2012
 (Photograph: Virginia Rollison)10/12
Photograph: Virginia RollisonBloc Party at Terminal 5, August 2012
 (Photograph: Bill Kelly)11/12
Photograph: Bill KellyWild Flag at Celebrate Brooklyn!, August 2012
 (Photograph: Virginia Rollison)12/12
Photograph: Virginia RollisonDivine Fits at Webster Hall, October 2012

Best concert photos of 2012: NYC live-music pictures (slide show)

Check out our top concert photos of 2012, including Beach House, Aretha Franklin, the Jacksons, Zola Jesus, Divine Fits and more.


Along with our picks for the best concerts of 2012, we asked Time Out's roving band of snappers for their favorite concert photos of the year. It didn't have to be the biggest concert events such as All Tomorrow's Parties on Pier 36 or Jay-Z opening the Barclays Center. Click through our slide show to see what they chose.

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