The Big Picture – 12 Explosive Live Shots In March 2014

It’s been an incredible month for live music. From Foals UK tour to The Orwells at the 100 Club, Brody Dalle in Hoxton and the hundreds of shows at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Here’s a selection of wide-screen beauties taken by the NME photography crew over the last few weeks. Feast your eyes…

Photo: Andy Ford/NMEThe Orwells having it at the 100 Club. Andy Ford/NME

Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NME Benjamin Booker was one of the most hyped artists at SXSW this year. Pooneh Ghana/NME

Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NMEBlack Lips stormed the crowd at SXSW. Pooneh Ghana/NME

Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NMEThe crowd go mad for Coach Whips. Pooneh Ghana/NME

Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NMEDestruction Unit, still the talk of the town. Pooneh Ghana/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEBrody Dalle plays tracks from her new and first solo album in Hoxton. Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEHaim played an electrifying set in London. Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEWe want some of Lizzo’s ‘Batches and Cookies’. Here she is killing it in Texas. Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Wilson Lee/NMEDiarrhea Planet’s music is better than their name. Wilson Lee/NME

Photo: Jordan Hughes/NMESky Ferreira like you’ve never seen her before playing at Oslo, London. Jordan Hughes/NME

Photo:  Jordan Hughes/NMEMaxïmo Park at the O2 Academy Oxford. Jordan Hughes/NME

Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NMEChicago quartet Twin Peaks own the stage at SXSW. Pooneh Ghana/NME