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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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The ‘EDM bubble’ may be bursting, but Pretty Lights remains a beacon of hope at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Pretty Lights

SHOW REVIEW: If there’s one electronic artist whom others should look to for inspiration, it’s unquestionably Pretty Lights.

Putting all of the pieces together, RJD2 sets the bar for how other electronic artists should perform live

RJD2

SHOW REVIEW: His ability to curate a dynamic, yet cohesive performance is what puts him in a class of his own.

RJD2 embodies the spirit of Philadelphia on his new album ‘Dame Fortune’

RJD2

INTERVIEW: It wasn’t until after the eclectic producer moved to the City of Brotherly Love that he realized what a perfect fit it was for him.