Our 15 best live music GIFs of 2012
River's Edge Music Festival at Harriet Island, 6/23-24/12:
Two of the many visual highlights of the inaugural River's Edge Music Festival captured by Erik Hess. Note that we only said visual -- especially in the case of Dave Matthews above. The Dorothys assembled below are from the Flaming Lips' performance, which was a joyous moment in a couple of hot, days by the water.
15 gorgeous GIFs from River's Edge Music Festival 2012
Review: River's Edge Music Festival Day 1, 6/23/12
Review: River's Edge Music Festival Day 2, 6/24/12
Vans Warped Tour at Canterbury Park, 7/8/12:
At top, Breathe Carolina set in motion what will be several headbanging moments in these eye-catching collection, and Skip the Foreplay want to be rock gods someday. These, and a great mosh pit GIF came from Erik Hess' photography at this year's Vans Warped Tour.
13 gorgeous GIFs from Warped Tour 2012
Review: Vans Warped Tour at Canterbury Park, 7/8/12
There were dancers in the mud, the wild antics of Die Antwoord's Yo-Landi Vi$$er, and so much more sheer strangeness at the storm-torn Lollapalooza 2012 in Chicago.
25 gorgeous GIFs from Lollapalooza 2012