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.

Tortoise make their triumphant return to the stage after more than six years between albums

Tortoise

SHOW REVIEW: By the time the Chicago post-rock outfit was in the midst of its headlining set, the room was completely packed from the front to the back.