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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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Our 10 favorite shows from the first half of 2016

Best live shows of 2016

The 2016 BAMS List: Showbams revisits the best performances we’ve witnessed over the past six months.

Treasure Island Music Festival releases 2016 lineup with headliners Sigur Rós, Ice Cube

Treasure Island Music Festival 2016

Treasure Island Music Festival is back for its 10th anniversary this fall, and after months of speculation, we now know who will be performing in 2016.

Mac DeMarco gets weird and wild in his return to SF

Mac DeMarco

PHOTOS: Who said Canadians don’t know how to have fun, or that this guy got tame while on tour?

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.

Sasquatch! Music Festival releases 2016 lineup

Sasquatch Music Festival 2016

Returning to the majestic Gorge Amphitheatre over Memorial Day weekend, Sasquatch! has dropped another impressive bill for its 15th edition.

Was FYF Fest 2015 the ‘best weekend of summer’? Here are 10 highlights from this year’s festival

FYF Fest 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: From everything we witnessed over two action-packed days, it felt like a major success.

Kanye West to replace Frank Ocean as headliner at FYF Fest 2015 this weekend

FYF Fest 2015

FYF Fest sent shock waves across the Internet less than two days before this weekend’s festival takes place.

FYF Fest unveils 2015 set times with later end times

2015 FYF Fest

After ending the two-day festival at midnight in previous years, FYF is taking things up a notch in 2015.

Mac DeMarco debuts new material at listening party, BBQ in Brooklyn

Mac DeMarco

Are you anxious to hear Mac DeMarco’s new mini-album? Some lucky fans in Brooklyn were able to hear tracks from the record at a listening party and BBQ.

Skipping FYF Fest? You can still see all these shows

2015 FYF sideshows

If you’re not keen on catching headliners Frank Ocean and Morrissey at FYF but still want to see Bloc Party or The Jesus and Mary Chain without paying for a two-day GA pass, you’re in a bit of luck.

FYF Fest reveals 2015 lineup

FYF Fest 2015

The 12th annual FYF Fest once again promises a delicious distillation of indie, electronic, rap or rock acts. Although, this year seems to be pretty lean in the rock department.

Mac DeMarco, DINNER host a raging revival on 4/20

Mac DeMarco

SHOW REVIEW: With his fellow Captured Tracks record label artist opening the show, the king of slacker rock showed his uncanny ability to draw in his audience as if they were simply there to party with him and his bandmates.

Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to Mac DeMarco, Panda Bear, Lord Huron or PHOX

Mac DeMarco, Panda Bear, Lord Huron & PHOX

Win a pair of free tickets to one of our “Shows of the Week” from April 13th-19th.

Mac DeMarco appears to have a new album on the way

Mac shared a compilation video on Friday afternoon that includes snippets of five new songs being mastered in the studio — along with a variety of wacky faces.

Outside Lands 2015: Elton John, Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys, Kendrick Lamar are your headliners

The eighth Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival has unleashed the 2015 lineup, and it’s a winner.

Showbams’ Top 50 albums of 2014

The Bam Team presents the Top 50 Albums of 2014. Yes, ALL of 2014 (ahem D’Angelo).

The 25 best live music acts of 2014

The 2014 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2014 — the following 25 acts are our favorite live performers of the year.

The 15 best stage banter spewing musicians in live music today

Who banters best? These 15 musicians are most interesting live music artists today that own the art of talking between songs.

Mac DeMarco dazzles sold-out Great American Music Hall

SHOW REVIEW: Returning to the City, Mac DeMarco packed the Great American Music Hall on Tuesday, July 8th as he continues his rise to King Weirdo status.