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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.

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Outside Lands 2016: Top sets, awards & what we overheard at Golden Gate Park

Outside Lands 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: As Outside Lands continues to set the bar high thanks to its innovative features, top-notch billing and overall experience, here are our favorite moments from 2016.

The best and worst of Lightning in a Bottle 2016

Lightning in a Bottle 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: With another edition of LIB in the books, here are our best and worst moments from 2016.

Will Lightning in a Bottle continue its rise in 2016?

Lightning in a Bottle 2016

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: As the lineup steadily improves each year, it’s no wonder why LIB has become one of California’s fastest-growing festivals.

Win Tix // GO4FREE to Lightning in a Bottle 2016

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Win a variety of prize packages to Lightning in a Bottle 2016 over Memorial Day weekend.

Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem & Lionel Richie to headline Outside Lands 2016 lineup

Outside Lands 2016

After rumors swirled in early 2016, Radiohead will indeed return to headline the ninth edition of Outside Lands along with LCD Soundsystem and Lionel Richie.

FYF Fest drops 2016 lineup, led by Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala & Grace Jones

FYF Fest 2016 lineup

If you thought Kanye West and Morrissey were big gets for FYF last year, the two-day music festival is going even bigger in 2016.

Goldenvoice announces 2016 Coachella sideshows

Coachella 2016 sideshows

Each and every April, Goldenvoice puts on a number of sideshows all around Southern California in support of Coachella, and 2016 will be no different.

Lightning in a Bottle unveils 2016 lineup

Lightning in a Bottle 2016

Returning to San Antonio Recreation Area for a third straight year, LIB will once again take place over Memorial Day weekend — and this year’s bill is as strong as ever.

Coachella 2013: What you should know before you go

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Check out our breakdown of the reunions and first-time performances, possible artist collaboration predictions and our can’t-miss sleeper acts from the bottom lines.

Coachella 2013: Predictions, wishes & rumors vs. reality

Showbams examines headliner reality & rumors, artists to see before they get big, possible EDM acts that won’t be in the Sahara Tent, and artists we hope to see at Coachella 2013.

Treasure Island Music Festival: 10 best-looking sets

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: View video evidence of the 10 best-looking sets at Treasure Island Music Festival.
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