Power Trip - 2023 lineup

Goldenvoice announces inaugural Power Trip festival in 2023 led by Guns N’ Roses, Iron Maiden, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica & Tool

Power Trip // Empire Polo Club – Indio, CA October 6th-8th, 2023 // Goldenvoice has made a name for itself over the years -- for more than two decades, in … BAM ON

HARD Summer Music Festival - 2023 lineup

HARD Summer Music Festival changes locations, moves back to two days in 2023 with Kaskade B2B John Summit, Skrillex B2B Four Tet

HARD Summer Music Festival // LA Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Park & BMO Stadium - Los Angeles August 5th-6th, 2023 // If you thought Outside Lands Music … BAM ON

Outside Lands - 2023 lineup

Celebrating its 15th year in 2023, Outside Lands hands the baton over to Kendrick Lamar, Foo Fighters & ODESZA

Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival // Golden Gate Park - San Francisco August 11th-13th, 2023 // Now that a handful of California's music festivals -- … BAM ON


Best of 2022

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2022

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2022.


FOALS deliver another ‘sweaty good time’ at Hollywood Palladium while traversing the globe on their ‘Life Is Yours Tour’

SHOW REVIEW: The three-time Mercury Prize nominees know how to take things up a notch or two when they perform, and the band’s latest stop in LA only reaffirmed its brand as an absolute force in live music.

Día y Noche de Los Muertos 2022

Día y Noche de Los Muertos returns to Hollywood Forever, creating a cathartic experience with Ed Maverick, Hermanos Gutiérrez & more

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Whatever grief guests carried with them into the annual event’s 23rd edition, they certainly left feeling weightless by the end.


A little rain doesn’t stop Bonobo from finishing his U.S. live tour for ‘Fragments’ with an electric hometown show at LA’s Greek Theatre

SHOW REVIEW: Though there’s no telling what a live performance from Simon Green will look like in the future, he made sure to channel all of his emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic at the historic amphitheater.


Moderat are back to mesmerizing their fans again following an extended hiatus as they demonstrate at The Wiltern

PHOTOS: Despite taking more than six years to release a new album, the electronic supergroup out of Berlin was greeted by a strong turnout for its first LA show since 2017.

Primavera Sound LA 2022

Primavera Sound LA 2022: The best & worst of the Barcelona music festival’s inaugural edition on U.S. soil

FESTIVAL REVIEW: It’s no secret that Primavera Sound has had its sights set on Los Angeles for quite a while now, but any time a new music festival launches, there are always highs and lows.

Nine Inch Nails

New music or not, Nine Inch Nails are still commanding sold-out crowds at the Santa Barbara Bowl & beyond in 2022

SHOW REVIEW: The Hall of Fame band led by Trent Reznor hasn’t released any new material this year, but that hasn’t stopped it from drawing big numbers while on tour.

My Morning Jacket at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Ahead of their Red Rocks shows, My Morning Jacket are firing on all cylinders after rocking the Santa Barbara Bowl & Hollywood Forever

SHOW REVIEW: The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t been easy on the Louisville rockers over the past year, but Jim James and company sound better than they ever have.

Telefon Tel Aviv

After more than two years, Telefon Tel Aviv finally gets the chance to entrance fans at Lodge Room before taking a break from performing

PHOTOS: With the show marking one of only two live performances stateside for the electronic act, Joshua Eustis made the most of his opportunity in LA.

The Wild Hearts Tour - Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen & Julien Baker

Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen & Julien Baker deliver all the feels at LA’s Greek Theatre on ‘The Wild Hearts Tour’

PHOTOS: While the tote bag being sold at the merch stand proclaimed, “I went to ‘The Wild Hearts Tour’ and all I got was emotional,” in reality we ended up getting much, much more.


As his career continues to soar, Grammy winner Thundercat emits hypnotic joy in his hometown for a sold-out crowd at The Broad

SHOW REVIEW: The musician and actor demonstrated why it’s OK — in fact, better — to just breathe in and go with the flow during the LA art museum’s “Summer Happenings” series.

Big Gigantic

Big Gigantic throw down at Hollywood Palladium with a host of special guests in support of their new album ‘Brighter Future 2’

PHOTOS: The instrumental electronic/hip-hop/jazz duo played its first proper LA show in quite a while after Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken released their eighth LP last month.

Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes show a sold-out crowd at LA’s Greek Theatre why they are one of our most important indie bands over the past 15 years

SHOW REVIEW: Is it frontman Robin Pecknold’s golden baritenor and clever lyrics or is it the group’s lush vocal harmonies and eclectic instrumentation?

The Game

With ‘Drillmatic’ delayed, The Game turns his album release show at The Novo into a hometown party alongside Kanye West & Lil Wayne

SHOW REVIEW: The Compton rapper didn’t let the news about his 10th studio effort stop him from delivering a special evening in LA.

Bright Eyes

Looking back looks oh so good on Bright Eyes at LA’s Greek Theatre

SHOW REVIEW: Despite the band’s latest U.S. tour getting off to a rough start, Conor Oberst and his sidekicks delivered a performance that was nothing short of astounding.


I celebrated my birthday at LA’s Greek Theatre with a proper probing by Puscifer as ‘The Existential Reckoning Tour’ rolls on this summer

PHOTOS: What could be better than watching your favorite vocalist perform on your special day at one of LA’s most historic music venues?

Jack White

Jack White makes the case with two career-spanning shows at LA’s YouTube Theater why he’s more than rock ‘n’ roll’s last great savior

SHOW REVIEW: What makes the 12-time Grammy winner so special is that he represents what it means to be an artist in every sense of the word no matter what he’s doing.

Just Like Heaven 2022 - Interpol, Santigold & The Shins

Just Like Heaven 2022: Pasadena’s own slice of indie-music bliss

FESTIVAL REVIEW: The Goldenvoice event felt like quite a success given everything we have endured for more than two years, offering a brief reminder of what life felt like before the pandemic.

Animal Collective

Animal Collective haven’t forgotten how to be delightfully weird, delivering a manic mind melt at LA’s Greek Theatre

SHOW REVIEW: The band’s triumphant display felt like a long-awaited psychedelic hug, hitting all the sweet spots for us.

Royal Blood

Royal Blood make a pit stop at brand-new Ventura Music Hall on their ‘Typhoons’ tour to remind us rock ‘n’ roll is still alive & well

SHOW REVIEW: If you’re one of those people who thinks rock ‘n’ roll is on its way out, then you probably haven’t heard of Royal Blood before.