Photos by James Nagel // Written by Mike Frash // Kate Tempest // The Independent - San Francisco May 20th, 2015 // Take a look at Kate Tempest. Now go … BAM ON
By Mike Rosati // Girlschool with Crucified Barbara // Slim's - San Francisco May 24th, 2015 // Before Sunday's show at Slim's, I was not familiar with … BAM ON
By Mike Rosati // The Jesus and Mary Chain with The Black Ryder, DJ Omar Perez // The Warfield - San Francisco May 16th, 2015 // Scottish alternative … BAM ON
FESTIVAL REVIEW: Celebrating its 16th year, Oysterfest’s lineup of hip-hop and dance artists kicked the party up a notch with some profane rap classics and club favorites.
I went to a listening party in LA for the new MMJ album, with Jim James commenting after each song. Here’s what you can expect from the new album.
FESTIVAL REVIEW: Goldenvoice and FNGRS CRSSD are quickly changing the game after putting on a nearly flawless first edition of CRSSD Festival at San Diego’s Waterfront Park.
FESTIVAL REVIEW: Here are 10 things we took away from two action-packed days at Air + Style in Los Angeles.
INTERVIEW: The Dodos caught up with Showbams before their headlining show at Great American Music Hall, giving us a look inside their 50/50 mindset.
The Soft White Sixties, Mahgeetah & Coo Coo Birds rock ‘Showbams Presents’ showcase at Brick & Mortar
SHOW REVIEW: The Soft White Sixties were joined by opening acts Mahgeetah and Coo Coo Birds in a grand finale of epic proportions, presented by Showbams.
Or is Father John Misty an evolving artist being true to himself?
VENUE REVIEW: Once a grindhouse and adult movie theater decades ago, the newly-reopened Regent Theater has quickly found its place in a crowded, yet booming downtown LA.
Killer Mike’s emotional soliloquy on police brutality starts St. Louis show with a heavy dose of real
The content of Killer Mike’s speech on Monday should go down in history as the quintessential reaction to the Grand Jury’s decision not to indict in the murder of Michael Brown.
Join The Festival Lawyer, Showbams and the new coalition Amend The Rave Act (ATRA) to make festivals safer for everyone.
If this was the last time I ever got to see Nine Inch Nails perform live, I have no regrets attending four of the 26 shows that they co-headlined with Soundgarden this summer.
FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Here is a carefully curated list of artist/beer pairings that will even further accentuate each other at Outside Lands this year.
With the Fourth of July in the rearview mirror and the taste of independence fresh our mouths, get familiar with five emerging artist from the UK.
PHOTOS: The 24th edition of High Sierra Music Festival took place over the Fourth of July weekend, and Showbams captured plenty of memorable moments from Quincy, California.
Miss Bon Iver? Ya, we do too. These five new songs will help get you through the group’s hiatus.
SHOW REVIEW: tUnE-yArDs’ focus on eyes as a motif suitably reflects Garbus’ immaculate confidence and control amid pervasive themes of subverting conformity and growing paranoia.
SHOW REVIEW: The Faint’s penetrating light show and disorienting visuals washed over the voracious crowd, who remained in constant motion throughout the entire performance.
FESTIVAL PREVIEW: As High Sierra veterans know, it’s about so much more than just the music. Here are seven reasons we keep going back.