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.

Wavves, Best Coast create polarizing summer vibes in SF on their co-headlining tour


SHOW REVIEW: Having the opportunity to catch these bands on one tour stop in an intimate setting was truly unique regardless of season or sentiment.

WIN TICKETS: Wavves & King Tuff at Slim’s 10/16

WIN FREE TICKETS to Wavves & King Tuff at Slim’s in San Francisco October 16.

New Music Tuesday: Depeche Mode • The Strokes • Wavves

Depeche Mode - Delta Machine

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.

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.