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.

Waterfront Blues Festival 2016: A colorful palette to feed the soul

Waterfront Blues Festival 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Now in its 29th year running, Portland’s Waterfront Blues Festival remains an anomaly in the world of modern music festivals.

Femi Kuti and The Positive Force bring their Booty-Shaking Grooves to LA

LIVE REVIEW: Afrobeat legend Femi Kuti graced LA January 18th with his Positive Force, unleashing waves of good vibes upon the El Rey Theater January 18th.