It’s been a scorchingly hot July, and as good as the weather’s been the gigs have been even better. We’ve rounded up some of the last month’s best shots from NME photographers, starting with Chilli of Palma Violets demonstrating the art of crowd surfing at Poland’s Open’er festival.
Swim Deep get just as close to their fans, without the surfing, at T In The Park.
Karen O chose typically understated garb for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs set at T In The Park.
Foals’ Yannis took both headlining Latitude and this sea of people in his stride.
Mumford & Sons didn’t peak at Glastonbury – they’ve continued to put on sterling lives shows, including this Gentlemen Of The Road stop in Lewes.
It always takes Faris a little while to remember which way up his mic stand goes. The Horrors were on top form at Truck Festival.
A$AP Rocky went for a relatively understated look as he played Wireless in the sunshine.
The Rolling Stones didn’t have confetti like this at 1969’s Hyde Park show.
Drenge have been all over the headlines this month – but they must be wondering when people are going to stop referring to them as ‘that band Tom Watson MP likes’. Judging by this caption, not yet.
Deap Vally joined Mumfords at the Gentlemen Of The Road show in Lewis – and the sleepy Sussex town must have been wondering what hit it.
Orlando from the Maccabees gets no sympathy from guitarist Felix after standing on an upturned plug.
Alice Glass gets her lean on at Poland’s Open’er.
Chilli from Palma Violets works up a sweat supporting the Rolling Stones in Hyde Park.
Katy B and crew brought the party to the Sunday at Wireless.
Peter Doherty returned to play his first Babyshambles show in three years at Soirs d’été in Paris’ Place de la République.