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You Me at Six know how to make their fans go wild as they exhibited at Great American Music Hall

You Me at Six

PHOTOS: The UK five-piece left everyone’s ears ringing as we made our way out of the venue — a true sign of a great night for many live music fans.

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Noise Pop 2019: Celebrating Bay Area indie culture with great music & a whole lot more

Noise Pop 2019 - Caroline Rose

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Another epic edition of Noise Pop is now in the history books, and here are a few of our favorite moments from 2019.

Max Frost brings ‘The Gold Rush Tour’ to Slim’s for a fun-filled night with Mikey Mike

Max Frost

PHOTOS: The talented singer-songwriter and one-man band stopped through SF to showcase a new bag of songs from his debut album.

Noise Pop 2019 Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to Caroline Rose, Tommy Guerrero, Uffie & more

Uffie

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Shows of the Week” for Noise Pop 2019.

MØ gets colorful & a bit personal at the Fox Theater Oakland after LPX’s energetic opening set

MØ

PHOTOS: Whenever the Danish singer-songwriter takes the stage in your town, be prepared for a wild ride.

Mother Mother are watching their dreams come true right in front of their very eyes

Mother Mother

PHOTOS: “Never in a million years did we think we’d be doing this,” lead singer/guitarist Ryan Guldemond told those of us at Great American Music Hall.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to George Clanton at Rickshaw Stop 1/25 (FRI)

George Clanton

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at Rickshaw Stop on January 25th.

KONGOS kick off their ‘1929 Tour’ in SF & show us why they’ve been together for more than a decade

KONGOS

PHOTOS: Now based in Phoenix, the South African alt-rock act comprised of four brothers gave its Bay Area fans an unforgettable performance at Great American Music Hall.

Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Kamaiyah at The New Parish 1/15 (TUE)

Kamaiyah

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in Oakland at The New Parish on January 15th.

Our favorite performances from 2018

Best live shows of 2018 - Foo Fighters, NxWorries, Pusha T & Courtney Barnett

The 2018 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2018 — the following are our favorite performances of the year.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2018

David Byrne at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2018.

Neko Case brings some stomp-foot vigor & sway-sweet happy to the Fox Theater Oakland

Neko Case

PHOTOS: The New Pornographer member’s distinguishing voice and guitar playing intertwined beautifully with her backing band during a fun and lively performance.

Deap Vally unleash a full-on assault at The Chapel

Deap Vally

PHOTOS: The LA indie-rock duo showcased their grungy riffs and garage-heavy sound in SF with Shana Falana serving as support.

10,000 Maniacs evoke 90’s nostalgia at The Indy

10,000 Maniacs

PHOTOS: The six-piece band with more than three decades worth of experience brought its folk-rock vibes to SF and revealed some new creations, too.

At the age of 66, David Byrne is completely nailing one of the year’s most ambitious tours

David Byrne

SHOW REVIEW: The former Talking Heads leader knows how to mix his mediums to absolute perfection in a way that’s not only relevant, but also completely engrossing.

SF Show of the Week: GO4FREE to Goldroom’s High Seas Boat Tour feat. GIGAMESH & more 7/14 (SAT)

High Seas Boat Tour 2018

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF on July 14th.

Rivers Cuomo delights Weezer fans with a rare acoustic performance at Bottom of the Hill

Rivers Cuomo

PHOTOS: The Weezer frontman played a 27-song set that lasted more than two hours and featured special guest Jason Cropper, his former bandmate.

Show of the Week: GO4FREE to Protomartyr at Starline Social Club 3/11 (SUN)

Protomartyr

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in Oakland at the Starline Social Club on March 11th.

Going below the surface with Will Varley in SF

Will Varley

SHOW REVIEW: The British folk singer-songwriter has a way about him that engages his listeners, as though they are not just listening to him but listening with him.

Joywave make fans at Swedish American Hall feel ‘Content’ with their latest studio material

Joywave

SHOW REVIEW: The crowd was clearly connected to the New York-based outfit’s genre-jumping and experimental music months after the release of its 2017 LP.