Well, that’s a wrap, folks—the year in live music has come and gone. And Time Out New York staffers were there to take in, if not all of it, a nice, wide swath of shows, from snazzy, big-room pop gigs to esoteric improv hangs and cutting-edge indie-pop blowouts. Here, in chronological order, are the ten gigs that moved us most—featuring Nina Nastasia, Paul Motian and Belle and Sebastian. Enjoy, and we’ll see you out there in 2014.
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