20 of the most amazing gig photos

5 January 2019, 11:00 | Updated: 15 May 2020, 13:42

Everyone's missing live music at the moment, so let's look back at some of the greatest gig moments captured on camera. Is your favourite artist on here?

  1. Arctic Monkeys, 2005

    Arctic Monkeys at an early show at Barnsley's Birdwell Club on 26 July 2005
    Arctic Monkeys play an early show at Barnsley's Birdwell Club on 26 July 2005. Picture: Andy Willsher/Redferns/Getty Images
  2. Foo Fighters, 2007

    Foo Fighters at Live Earth, 2007
    Dave Grohl faces the crowd at the huge Live Earth show at Wembley Stadium, 7 July 2007. Picture: Getty Images
  3. U2, 2017

    U2 live in San Diego, 2017
    The crowd's mobile phones twinkle as the Irish band perform their album The Joshua Tree in San Diego, 22 September 2017. Picture: Daniel Knighton/Getty Images
  4. Muse, 2006

    Muse live in 2006
    Matt Bellamy onstage at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, 19 July 2006. Picture: Karl Walter/Getty Images
  5. The Rolling Stones, 1969

    The Rolling Stones live in 1969
    Mick Jagger pays tribute to his bandmate Brian Jones at the Stone's Hyde Park show, 5 July 1969. Picture: Reg Burkett/Express/Getty Images
  6. The Stooges, 1970

    The Stooges live in 1970
    Iggy Pop meets his public at the Cincinatti Pop Festival, June 1970. Picture: Tom Copi/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
  7. The Clash,1977

    The Clash live in 1977
    Frontman Joe Strummer swaps shirts with a fan at the Rainbow, London, 14 May 1977. Picture: Chris Moorhouse/Evening Standard/Getty Images
  8. The Rolling Stones, 1967

    Damaged Furniture at Rolling Stones Concert
    Damaged furniture after a Rolling Stones in Zurich, 18 April 1967. Picture: Bettmann/Getty Images
  9. The Flaming Lips, 2017

    The Flaming Lips, 2017
    Wayne Coyne in his ball at The Tabernacle, Atlanta, Georgia on 2 April, 2017. Picture: Paul R. Giunta/Getty Images
  10. Pink Floyd, 1980

    Pink Floyd's The Wall, 1980
    The crowd survey the collapsed Wall after Pink Floyd's show at Earls Court, 6 August 1980. Picture: Rob Verhorst/Redferns/Getty
  11. Florence Welch, live in 2010

    lorence Welch performs on stage during the Adelaide leg of Laneway Festival at Fowler's Live on February 5, 2010
    lorence Welch performs on stage during the Adelaide leg of Laneway Festival at Fowler's Live on February 5, 2010. Picture: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images
  12. Coldplay, 2017

    Coldplay live in 2017
    Chris Martin lets off the confetti bomb in Milan on 3 July 2017. Picture: Francesco Castaldo/Archivio Francesco Castaldo/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images
  13. David Bowie in 1977

    David Bowie live in 1977
    Bowie relaxes during the show at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom, 1977. Picture: Richard McCaffrey/ Michael Ochs Archive/ Getty Images
  14. Oasis, 1996

    Oasis live in 1996
    Liam Gallagher surveys the crowd at Utrecht, 10 January 1996. Picture: Frans Schellekens/Redferns
  15. Joy Division, 1979

    Joy Division live in 1979
    Ian Curtis and Peter Hook onstage at the Electric Ballroom in London, 26 October 1979. Picture: Chris Mills/Redferns/Getty Images
  16. Blur, 1991

    Blur, live in 1991
    Alex James and Damon Albarn get personal, Ein Abend In Wien festival, 31 August 1991. Picture: Paul Bergen/Redferns/Getty Images
  17. Richard Ashcroft, 2016

    Richard Ashcroft live in 2016
    The Verve frontman live at Manchester's Albert Hall, May 2016. Picture: Jon Mo
  18. The Prodigy, 1996

    The much-missed  Keith Flint leaves the stage to crowd-surf over the audience during the group's support slot for Oasis at Knebworth on 10 August 1996.
    The much-missed Keith Flint leaves the stage to crowd-surf over the audience during the group's support slot for Oasis at Knebworth on 10 August 1996. Picture: Brian Rasic/Getty Images
  19. Queen, 1980

    Freddie Mercury performs with Queen on the Game tour at Joe Lous Arena in Detroit, Michigan, 20 September 1980
    Freddie Mercury performs with Queen on the Game tour at Joe Lous Arena in Detroit, Michigan, 20 September 1980. Picture: Ross Marino/Getty Images
  20. Nirvana, 1991

    Kurt Cobain crowd surfs during a Nirvana show in Frankfurt, 12 November 1991
    Kurt Cobain crowd surfs during a Nirvana show in Frankfurt, 12 November 1991. Picture: Paul Bergen/Redfern/Getty Images