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Featuring members of AFI & No Doubt, DREAMCAR make their SF debut at Great American Music Hall

DREAMCAR

SHOW REVIEW: This was only their third show, yet you’d think that they’d been playing together for years.

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In SF, Julie Byrne makes it feel like summer in April

Julie Byrne

PHOTOS: Though “summer” only happens sporadically in SF, you could feel it for a few hours at Swedish American Hall on this night.

Twin Peaks, Hinds hit The Chapel before Coachella

Twin Peaks

PHOTOS: In preparation for the desert, both bands performed at a venue known for hosting a myriad of electrifying garage-rock shows.

Minus the Bear showcase their new album at Great American Music Hall

Minus the Bear

PHOTOS: In front of a packed house, the Seattle indie rockers dug into material from their sixth and most recent LP.

In their return to SF, Dead Meadow deliver a heroic dose of psychedelic rock at The Chapel

Dead Meadow

PHOTOS: The trio is a tried-and-true Bay Area favorite, drawing big crowds in a region of the country well-known for its interest in all forms of psychedelia.

Only 22 years old, Jamie Isaac makes his Bay Area debut at Rickshaw Stop

Jamie Isaac

PHOTOS: It’s hard to believe that he’s already touring the states, but the London-based singer and producer didn’t disappoint.

MØ exhibits no shortage of energy at The Warfield

MØ

PHOTOS: The Danish singer and songwriter not only had the audience jumping the entire time, but she also came off casually fluid.

Outside Lands 2017: Lineup locks, likely acts & long shots

Outside Lands

Now that Ranger Dave has dusted off his uniform and is prepping for duty, we can speculate who will be performing for Outside Lands’ 10th anniversary.

Milky Chance know how to make us feel good

Milky Chance

SHOW REVIEW: If music has the ability to heal the body, then these guys played doctor to their fans at The Independent all night.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Japandroids at The Fillmore 3/15 (WED)

Japandroids

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at The Fillmore on March 15th.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to The Coathangers at Brick & Mortar Music Hall 3/10 (FRI)

The Coathangers

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at Brick & Mortar Music Hall on March 10th.

Noise Pop 2017: Our top moments from the festival

Noise Pop 2017 - Temples

FESTIVAL REVIEW: The Bam Team frequented many Bay Area venues for Noise Pop’s 25th anniversary. Find out which were our favorite performances.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Mykki Blanco at The Independent 3/4 (SAT)

Mykki Blanco

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at The Independent on March 4th.

Noise Pop 2017 Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to Weyes Blood, Desert Daze Caravan, Kelis & more

Noise Pop 2017 - Weyes Blood & Kelis

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Shows of the Week” for Noise Pop 2017.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to The Love Boat feat. Autograf, Bag Raiders & Le Youth 2/11 (SAT)

The Love Boat

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF on February 11th.

After two decades in the rap game, Talib Kweli is still fighting for what he believes in

Talib Kweli

SHOW REVIEW: Whether it was convenient or not, the man with a lot to say made sure to give us a whole lot to think about.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Mac Sabbath at Slim’s 1/27 (FRI)

Mac Sabbath

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at Slim’s on January 27th.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Cate Le Bon at The Chapel 1/14 (SAT)

Cate Le Bon

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at The Chapel on January 14th.

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.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2016

Danny Brown at The Regency Ballroom

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2016.