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B and The Hive bring the honey to The Mint

B and The Hive

SHOW REVIEW: There’s a lot of buzz surrounding B and The Hive’s new album, and their recent stop at one of LA’s oldest venues validated it.

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Dirtybird BBQ celebrates summer in its return to SF

Dirtybird BBQ 2017

PHOTOS: The SF record label kicked off the season with another BBQ on Treasure Island, and the best place to be was on the dance floor.

In front of a hometown crowd at Rickshaw Stop, Lauv already looks like a natural performer

Lauv

PHOTOS: Although he’s still on the up and up, you could hardly tell due to his natural ability to get the audience adrenalized.

LA Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Skyline feat. Duke Dumont, Miike Snow, Lido & more 5/20 (SAT)

Skyline

Win a pair of free tickets to Skyline in LA on Saturday, May 20th.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to What So Not at 1015 Folsom 5/12 (FRI)

What So Not

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at 1015 Folsom on May 12th.

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.

At a sold-out Fox Theater Oakland, the live-band experience puts Bonobo in a league of his own

Bonobo

SHOW REVIEW: There is nothing quite like a night of watching Bonobo perform with his live band.

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.