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Top Concert Photos of July, 2011

As this time of year generally tends to be, July was a heck of a month for concerts with Tech N9NE, The Avett Brothers, Soundgarden, Umphrey's McGee, Katy Perry and plenty more gracing the stages. We've got so many photos, it might be hard to sift through them all, but if you're looking for a quick fix, we've got a collection of some of our favorites below.

It's no secret that the best way to accent face paint is with a tie.
It's no secret that the best way to accent face paint is with a tie. See the full Tech N9ne slideshow here.
Britt Chester

Who'd have thought you could trade booze for boobs? See the full Umphrey's McGee slideshow here.
Who'd have thought you could trade booze for boobs? See the full Umphrey's McGee slideshow here.
Brandon Marshall

The Avett Brothers are fans of playing multiple instruments at once, apparently. Check out the full Avett Brothers slideshow and read our review.
The Avett Brothers are fans of playing multiple instruments at once, apparently. Check out the full Avett Brothers slideshow and read our review.
Brandon Marshall

Can't say we've ever seen a cello player jump around like this before. Check out the full The Avett Brothers slideshow and read our review
Can't say we've ever seen a cello player jump around like this before. Check out the full The Avett Brothers slideshow and read our review
Brandon Marshall

Alkaline Trio can still rock out with the best of them. The full slideshow is proof.
Alkaline Trio can still rock out with the best of them. The full slideshow is proof.
Aaron Thackeray

How did they make his hair blow in the wind like that?! Maybe the full Soundgarden slideshow or the review can answer that question.
How did they make his hair blow in the wind like that?! Maybe the full Soundgarden slideshow or the review can answer that question.
Aaron Thackeray

We're not going to lie, no afros on Mars Volta were a confusing sight to behold. Check out the full slideshow or the review to see the lack of afros affected the performance.
We're not going to lie, no afros on Mars Volta were a confusing sight to behold. Check out the full slideshow or the review to see the lack of afros affected the performance.
Aaron Thackeray

Hey, woman can rock out too. Look no further than the Woman that Rock at the Mayhem Festival slideshow for proof.
Hey, woman can rock out too. Look no further than the Woman that Rock at the Mayhem Festival slideshow for proof.
Brandon Marshall

Somebody needs guitar lessons, because we're pretty certain this isn't how you're supposed to play one. Maybe he figured it out eventually, check out the Fleet Foxes slideshow for more pictures and our review.
Somebody needs guitar lessons, because we're pretty certain this isn't how you're supposed to play one. Maybe he figured it out eventually, check out the Fleet Foxes slideshow for more pictures and our review.
Brandon Marshall

If you looked up "crooning" in the dictionary, you'd find this picture of Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold. There plenty more in the full slideshow and our review
If you looked up "crooning" in the dictionary, you'd find this picture of Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold. There plenty more in the full slideshow and our review
Brandon Marshall

Sometimes you need to take a break from rock 'n' roll for some pinball during UMS. Check out the rest of our street photos of UMS here.
Sometimes you need to take a break from rock 'n' roll for some pinball during UMS. Check out the rest of our street photos of UMS here.
Aaron Thackeray

Nothing says music fest like a plastic cup topped off with booze. Check out the rest of our street photos from UMS here.
Nothing says music fest like a plastic cup topped off with booze. Check out the rest of our street photos from UMS here.
Aaron Thackeray

We always thought the spinning on the head thing wasn't real! Check out the rest of our pictures from Spirit of Hip-Hop here.
We always thought the spinning on the head thing wasn't real! Check out the rest of our pictures from Spirit of Hip-Hop here.
Marisa Gavel

We've had plenty of dreams where we were dancing with robotic slot machines, but we just thought we'd been listening to "Sound of a Casino" too much before bed. Katy Perry was bonkers, see the rest of the Katy Perry photos here and read our review.
We've had plenty of dreams where we were dancing with robotic slot machines, but we just thought we'd been listening to "Sound of a Casino" too much before bed. Katy Perry was bonkers, see the rest of the Katy Perry photos here and read our review.
Aaron Thackeray

Did you think you were the biggest Katy Perry fan in the universe? You're wrong. See the rest of the
Did you think you were the biggest Katy Perry fan in the universe? You're wrong. See the rest of the Katy Perry fans in our slideshow and read about them in our review.
Aaron Thackeray