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.

With Nicki Bluhm joining them at The Fillmore, The Infamous Stringdusters kick things into overdrive

The Infamous Stringdusters

PHOTOS: After Della Mae opened the show, the Charlottesville bluegrass band whipped up a great double set that was incredible to witness.

Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers take new songs to Terrapin Crossroads

PHOTOS: Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers played night two of their month-long “Loved Wild Lost” residency to prep for their sophomore release at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael.

WIN TICKETS: The Infamous Stringdusters at The Independent 4/19 (SAT)

Win a pair of free tickets to The Infamous Stringdusters Saturday, April 19th at The Independent in SF.