Best Live Music Photography of 2013

Photos of singer Josh Groban performing live at iHeartRadio Theater, NYC. February 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

It’s that time of year again. Here’s a collection of some of my favorite shots of the year.

Photos of Planetarium live performance featuring Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner and Nico Muhly at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, NY. March 21, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of DJ Sam Ronson performing live at iHeartRadio Theater, NYC. March 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the band Ra Ra Riot performing live at the Apple Store SoHo, NYC. March 28, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the Electrify Your Music Foundation New York City launch event with The 5-Borough Youth Rock Symphony featuring electric violinist Mark Wood, vocalist Laura Kaye and Dee Snider of Twisted Sister performing live at Brooklyn Technical High School Theater in Brooklyn, NY. April 26, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

Photos of the band Delta Rae performing live at Irving Plaza, NYC. March 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

Photos of the Icelandic musician Asgeir Trausti performing live at The Slipper Room, NYC. March 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the band Phoenix performing live at a secret show for SiriusXM at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY. April 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of singer Rod Stewart performing live at iHeartRadio Theater, NYC. May 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Paul Simon at the Phil Ramone Music Memorial Celebration concert event at Salvation Army Theater, NYC. May 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of The Darkness performing live at The Great GoogaMooga Festival kickoff concert at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of Yeah Yeah Yeahs performing live at The Great GoogaMooga Festival kickoff concert at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of Black Dawn performing live at Sullivan Hall, NYC. May 23, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of musician Elton John performing live at the Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence Gala event at the Waldorf Astoria, NYC. June 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the Icelandic band Botnledja performing live during ATP Iceland music festival at Ásbrú, the former NATO base in Keflavík, Iceland. June 28, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the Icelandic band Hjaltalín performing live during ATP Iceland music festival at Ásbrú, the former NATO base in Keflavík, Iceland. June 29, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Janelle Monae performing live at iHeartRadio Theater, NYC. July 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the band Fucked Up performing live at Harpa during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the band Midlake performing live at Harpa during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 2, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the musician John Grant performing live at Harpa during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the Icelandic band Agent Fresco performing live at Harpa during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

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