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.

Nite Jewel turns a cool night into a summer simmer

Nite Jewel

PHOTOS: Performing a mix of slow-burning, synth-heavy R&B and uptempo dance tracks from her latest LP, Ramona Gonzalez quickly set the mood for the chilly evening.