The 25 best live music acts of 2016

Best live music acts of 2016

The 2016 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2016 — the following 25 acts are our favorite live performers of the year.

Alessia Cara has a promising career ahead of her

Alessia Cara

PHOTOS: The Toronto-area native and YouTube sensation put on an energetic show in SF, belting out her empowering hits with a confidence that went far beyond her age.