The Greatest Live Bands of All Time Bands/Musicians
0Ultimate List
tags 51,429 votes 5,588 voters 129,976 views 137 items f p @

The Greatest Live Bands of All Time

List Criteria: Only a band's live show and not their studio albums. No pop stars

List of the greatest live bands or artists of all time, created and ranked by music fans worldwide asks the question "who is the best live act of all time"? What band or artist had such an impact up on that stage that it took their music to a whole new level? Maybe they had a spectacular stage show - like Floyd - or maybe they just overpowered you with their live presence - like Bruce. Or maybe their music just sounded better in person. Whatever your criteria, vote and rank the musicians you think had the absolute best live act of all time. If you see a group or artist that is missing, be sure to add to this list of the best live bands of all time! 

Share your thoughts on the very best live performers with your friends. To vote on more music lists, check out these lists of the Best Rock Vocalists and the Best Female Rock Vocalists of all time.
  • 67 ReRanks
    • Women
    • Men
    • Age
    • Region
  • See list ranked by
L The List
Z
B Comments
& Embed
G Options
2rerank list
  1. 1
    + 1295
    - 746

    most listed Pop music, Rock music, Heavy metal

    ) open
  2. 2
    + 1137
    - 707

    the people's #1 Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music

    ) open
  3. 3
    + 905
    - 620

    Rock music, Space rock, Experimental rock

    ) open
  4. 4
    + 818
    - 610

    Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

    ) open
  5. 5
    + 884
    - 633

    Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

    ) open
  6. 6
    + 595
    - 596

    Blues-rock, Rock music, Protopunk

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 516
    - 505

    Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

    ) open
  8. 8
    + 593
    - 660

    Americana, Blues-rock, Heartland rock

    ) open
  9. 9
    + 531
    - 494

    Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

    ) open
  10. 10
    + 504
    - 602

    Thrash metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

    ) open
  11. 11
    + 402
    - 545

    Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

    ) open
  12. 12
    + 391
    - 340

    ranked low on reranks Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

    ) open
  13. 13
    + 460
    - 601

    Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock

    ) open
  14. 14
    + 397
    - 477

    Blues-rock, Rock music, Protopunk

    ) open
  15. 15
    + 443
    - 605

    Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

    ) open
  16. 16
    + 417
    - 534

    Rock music, Grunge, Post-grunge

    ) open
  17. 17
    + 300
    - 382

    Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

    ) open
  18. 18
    + 348
    - 402

    Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

    ) open
  19. 19
    + 332
    - 370

    added by ChristineNewman Classic rock, Jazz-funk, Rock music

    ) open
  20. 20
    + 376
    - 369

    ranked low on reranks New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

    ) open
  21. 21
    + 308
    - 403

    Blues-rock, Psychedelic soul, Rock music

    ) open
  22. 22
    + 404
    - 529

    Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

    ) open
  23. 23
    + 333
    - 434

    Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

    ) open
  24. 24
    + 366
    - 443

    Rock music, Grunge, Alternative rock

    ) open
  25. 25
    + 296
    - 351

    Outlaw country, Blues-rock, Boogie rock

    ) open
  26. 26
    + 313
    - 462

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

    ) open
  27. 27
    + 344
    - 405

    Rock music, Grunge, Post-grunge

    ) open
  28. 28
    + 303
    - 499

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

    ) open
  29. 29
    + 307
    - 475

    Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock

    ) open
  30. 30
    + 260
    - 280

    ranked low on reranks & added by misterp01 Country pop, Rock music, Folk rock

    ) open
  31. 31
    + 229
    - 237

    added by mrblond Blues-rock, Classic rock, Heavy metal

    ) open
  32. 32
    + 305
    - 388

    Glam metal, Experimental rock, Shock rock

    ) open
  33. 33
    + 284
    - 366

    Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

    ) open
  34. 34
    + 260
    - 441

    Rock music, Electronic music, New Prog

    ) open
  35. 35
    + 314
    - 442

    Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock

    ) open
  36. 36
    + 295
    - 333

    added by hayleigh.hesketh Space rock, Rock music, Electronic music

    ) open
  37. 37
    + 228
    - 309

    Rock music, Experimental rock, Grunge

    ) open
  38. 38
    + 189
    - 278

    Hip hop music, Doo-wop, Pop music

    ) open
  39. 39
    + 258
    - 253

    ranked low on reranks Celtic rock, Blues-rock, Rock music

    ) open
  40. 40
    + 197
    - 252

    Pop punk, Rock music, Classic Punk

    ) open
  41. 41
    + 197
    - 250

    Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave

    ) open
  42. 42
    + 203
    - 194

    ranked low on reranks Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

    ) open
  43. 43
    + 176
    - 283

    Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

    ) open
  44. 44
    + 193
    - 290

    Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

    ) open
  45. 45
    + 95
    - 120

    added by ginac02013 Rock music, Jazz fusion, Pop rock

    ) open
  46. 46
    + 139
    - 218

    Soul blues, Pop music, Rock music

    ) open
  47. 47
    + 148
    - 217

    added by mrblond Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

    ) open
  48. 48
    + 110
    - 150

    added by mafitzer Pop punk, Glam metal, New Wave

    ) open
  49. 49
    + 89
    - 86

    added by midnightq2 Doom metal, Blues-rock, Power metal

    ) open
  50. 50
    + 85
    - 74

    added by golddustwoman Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

    ) open
138 +

Something missing? Add it!

L List Options 2 Rerank List B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >

viewers of this list also saw...

more popular lists