Best Music Photos 2018

Single shots – so much great live music throughout the year and so many talented photographers out there to capture the moment. For this feature, photographers from far and wide have picked their best shot from 2018. The result is a collection of stunning pictures created in different styles across different genres. They’re not in any particular order so please check out each and every single one of them to avoid missing something special. To see more from each photographer, just click on the links in their credit. Now, sit back and enjoy…

(Header photo above by Tom Adam, details in article)

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Patent Pending
Preston Guild Hall, November 2018

By Mik Connor Photography – Website / Instagram

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Chris Wilson
Way Out West Roots Music Club, Melbourne, February 2018

By Sean Clohesy – Website / Instagram

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The Membranes
Wakefield Cathedral, Long Division Festival, June 2018

By Gary M Hough Photography – Flickr / Instagram

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Bang Bang Romeo
The Bread Shed, Manchester, September 2018

By Malc Burke Photography – Facebook / Instagram

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Sheafs
EBGBS, Liverpool, March 2018

By Tom Adam Photography – Website / Instagram

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The Hara
o2 Academy, Birmingham, April 2018

By Milly McPhee – Website / Instagram

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The Van T’s
Leith Theatre, Edinburgh, August 2018

By Martin Ross Photo – Website / Instagram

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Maxïmo Park
Skyline Series, Birmingham, September 2018

By Indie Images Photography (shot for Gig Junkies) – Instagram

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BlackWaters
EBGBS, Liverpool, October 2018

By JB Photography – Website / Instagram

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End of Daze
Finns, Weymouth, April 2018

By Jordan Kinsey – Instagram

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Bandits
Newbury Real Ale Festival, September 2018

By kevenh2 – Instagram

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Tesla
The Paramount, New York, October 2018

By View From The Pit – Instagram

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Furious Few
AaltraVox Open Air, Chemnitz, June 2018

By gustofpics – Instagram

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U2
SSE Arena, Belfast, October 2018

By Glen Bollard Photography – Instagram

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Black Honey
Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, October 2018

By Nigel King Photography – Website / Instagram

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Elli Ingram
o2 Academy, Liverpool, October 2018

By Glam Gig Pics (shot for Popped Music) – Instagram

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Echoes of Pink Floyd
The Tivoli, Brisbane, June 2018

By Glenx Photography – Instagram

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Franz Ferdinand
Albert Hall, Manchester, February 2018

By Iain Fox – Instagram

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Avatar
o2 Academy, Birmingham, September 2018

By 2324 Photography – Website / Instagram

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PINS
Victorious Festival, Portsmouth, August 2018

By 16 Beasley St Photography – Website / Instagram

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In This Moment
Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut, August 2018

By RPRusso Photography – Website / Instagram

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Thank you to everyone involved for sharing their amazing shots – look forward to seeing more from all of you in 2019!

All pictures are copyrighted by the photographer credited; please do not use without gaining their permission first.

11th December 2018