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.

Ben Hoffman is putting a whole new spin on country music with his Wheeler Walker, Jr. act

Wheeler Walker, Jr.

PHOTOS: His lyrics remind you that Ben Hoffman the comedian is truly the mastermind behind the honky-tonk character he plays onstage.