Photos by Mike Rosati // Written by Andrew Pohl // Deftones with YelaWolf, Sister Crayon // The Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley August 26th, 2016 … BAM ON
Photos by Alister Mori // Written by Paul Ronas-Tanner // Les Sins with Taraval, DJ Nina Sol // The New Parish - Oakland August 19th, 2016 // There was … BAM ON
By Mike Rosati // Chuck Mosley & Friends with Coffin Boy Crow // Great American Music Hall – San Francisco August 18th, 2016 // If you grew up … BAM ON
FESTIVAL REVIEW: After drawing a sold-out crowd for its second weekend, we wouldn’t expect anything less than a bigger and better Splash House in 2017.
SHOW REVIEW: The crowd that arrived to take in RÜFÜS DU SOL’s show was unlike anything I or anyone else had seen before.
FIRST TIMES: Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would get credentialed for a show at one of music’s most storied and historic venues.
FESTIVAL REVIEW: As Outside Lands continues to set the bar high thanks to its innovative features, top-notch billing and overall experience, here are our favorite moments from 2016.
SHOW REVIEW: Matt Berninger and company are on a keen path to continually evolving their sound as they age with their stunning catalog.
SHOW REVIEW: Judging from the audience’s behavior at The Forum, we certainly wouldn’t count on these two bands being billed together again.
SHOW REVIEW: If this was Nas’ reminder to the world that he’s still working and grinding like he always has, then a whole lot of fans got to hear that message loud and clear.
FESTIVAL REVIEW: For fans of emo, hardcore and punk, it’s tough to beat the total package that Taste of Chaos puts together.
SHOW REVIEW: The Michigan native has gone from supporting modest indie bands to selling out shows as a headliner one year later.
PHOTOS: The music festival proved yet again you don’t have to venture far to find great music in the Bay Area.
FESTIVAL REVIEW: Now in its 29th year running, Portland’s Waterfront Blues Festival remains an anomaly in the world of modern music festivals.
The 2016 BAMS List: Showbams revisits the best performances we’ve witnessed over the past six months.
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PHOTOS: The 14-hour party featured five stages of nonstop beats with headliners such as DJ Dan, The Scumfrog, Worthy and Tara Brooks.
FESTIVAL REVIEW: With another edition of LIB in the books, here are our best and worst moments from 2016.
PHOTOS: The three-day festival once again returned to Napa over Memorial Day weekend, boasting an improved fan experience and an eclectic bill of music.
SHOW REVIEW: The innovative, groundbreaking Berlin-based supergroup has proven to be a modern antidote to EDM like it showed at The Fonda Theatre.
SHOW REVIEW: Managing to toe a stylistic line of convoluted brilliance, Atlanta’s 23-year-old cult hero remains an enigma with lofty pop-star expectations to meet.