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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.

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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.

A night of nonstop dancing at The Fillmore with RÜFÜS DU SOL, Kllo & Yuma X

RÜFÜS DU SOL

SHOW REVIEW: All three Australian groups provided groovy tunes that incorporated funky synth lines, driving drum beats and sensual vocals.

SoMo & Stanaj steam up Social Hall SF on their ‘Less Stress More Love Tour’

SoMo

PHOTOS: The intimate venue lent itself to a rather intimate night for fans as they watched these two heartthrobs up close and personal.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Lupe Fiasco at 1015 Folsom 11/16 (WED)

Lupe Fiasco

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at 1015 Folsom on November 16th.

The Sam Chase & The Untraditional give one last hurrah before Election Day

The Sam Chase & The Untraditional

SHOW REVIEW: Billed as a birthday/pre-election/potential apocalypse show, The Sam Chase & The Untraditional gave fans in Petaluma a night to remember.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Tiga (Live) at The Midway 10/28 (FRI)

tiga-midway

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at The Midway on October 28th.

Despite a disappointing crowd, Warpaint still take their SF fans on an introspective sonic journey

Warpaint

SHOW REVIEW: The Los Angeles four-piece remains a super-tight band that has grown not only in terms of commercial success, but also musically.

SF Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to Treasure Island Music Festival night shows

Treasure Island Music Festival 2016

Keep the party going by winning a pair of tickets to the festival’s night shows in SF.

Dirtybird rings in the fall season at Mezzanine

Dirtybird Quarterly 2016 - Christian Martin

PHOTOS: The Dirtybird Campout may be just weeks away, but these dirty players had no problem slaying some sick beats for the masses.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Clams Casino at Mezzanine 9/15 (THUR)

Clams Casino

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

At the Fox Theater Oakland, Tedeschi Trucks Band float beautifully in the balance

Tedeschi Trucks Band

SHOW REVIEW: Between Susan Tedeschi’s powerhouse vocals and Derek Trucks’ slide-guitar genius, Tedeschi Trucks Band are one of those acts that transcend a person’s taste in music.

Les Sins hypnotizes his fans at The New Parish

Les Sins

SHOW REVIEW: Some DJ’s can play music throughout a night and they would all sound like one track, but with Les Sins, you can feel the difference in every mix.

Chuck Mosley reunites with Faith No More for a special night at Great American Music Hall

Chuck Mosley with Faith No More

PHOTOS: What some audience members may not have realized before arriving was that they were in for quite a treat.

Guitar heroes Rodrigo y Gabriela give it all they got at the City National Civic

Rodrigo y Gabriela

PHOTOS: The Mexico City duo’s show in San Jose proved to be one big party, as it even invited some audience members onto the stage to dance.