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CRSSD enlists Duke Dumont, Bob Moses to headline Fall 2018 lineup with Marian Hill, Sofi Tukker & more

CRSSD Festival - Fall 2018

Now a mainstay across Southern California’s ever-expanding live music landscape, the San Diego event continues to hang its hat on booking electronic artists.

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After 16 years, Smokin Grooves Fest makes its long-awaited return & blazes a new trail in Long Beach

Smokin Grooves Fest 2018 - NxWorries

FESTIVAL REVIEW: For one day only, a sold-out crowd descended upon The Queen Mary to enjoy the sounds of The Roots, Miguel, Erykah Badu and many more.

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.

FYF Fest cancels 2018 edition in stunning move

FYF Fest 2018

Goldenvoice has shockingly pulled the plug on the LA music festival, which revealed its 2018 lineup just five weeks ago.

Soulwax make up for lost time with a wild LA show

Soulwax

SHOW REVIEW: After a hypnotic set at Coachella, the group’s performance at The Fonda Theatre only further cemented its live legacy in Southern California.

With CyHi the Prynce on the bill, Big K.R.I.T. shows fans why his moniker is much bigger than him

Big K.R.I.T.

SHOW REVIEW: The rapper painted a picture of his royal advancement — a positive one that he explained is not only meant to be a reminder for him, but also for us.

A Perfect Circle’s new album ‘Eat the Elephant’ plays a lot better live than its critics might think

A Perfect Circle

PHOTOS: Between Coachella performances, the alt-metal supergroup stopped in San Jose to perform material from its first new album in 14 years.

B2B sets highlight HARD Summer’s 2018 lineup

HARD Summer 2018

After two years at Auto Club Speedway, the two-day, electronic-focused music festival is finally settling into its Fontana digs.

Our 5 favorite moments from Coachella 2018

Coachella 2018 - Etherea

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Here are five highlights from Coachella’s 19th edition (and no, Beyoncé wasn’t one of them).

Coachella drops 2018 set times & map changes

Coachella 2018

Breathe easy, Coachellans. All of your scheduling conflicts have finally arrived.

Outside Lands taps The Weeknd, Florence + the Machine, Janet Jackson to lead 2018 lineup

Outside Lands 2018

The three-day music festival is bringing some heavy hitters to Golden Gate Park this August for its 11th year.

Moby might think he’s old, but his 15th and newest album doesn’t sound it at Apogee Studio

Moby

SHOW REVIEW: As one of electronic music’s, if not simply music’s, most important figures, his star continues to burn bright in 2018.

FYF Fest moves back to two days with Florence + The Machine, Janet Jackson headlining in 2018

FYF Fest - 2018 lineup

After facing a widely publicized sexual misconduct scandal involving its original founder a few months ago, FYF Fest has made its return official with another buzzworthy lineup.

Five highlights from Shaun White’s Air + Style 2018

Air + Style 2018

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Air + Style’s fourth installment in Los Angeles boasted several excellent performances over two action-packed days at Exposition Park.

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.

Neil Young, Jack White, Kings of Leon, Robert Plant to headline Arroyo Seco Weekend 2018

Arroyo Seco Weekend - 2018 lineup

After a successful, sold-out debut last summer, the two-day festival is back this year with another strong roster for its second edition.

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.

Diet Cig don’t let a fever get the best of them in SF

Diet Cig

PHOTOS: Despite lead singer/guitarist Alex Luciano’s illness, the New York pop-punk duo delivered one of its trademark, high-energy (and high-kicking) performances.

Noise Pop 2018: A Bay Area indie culture celebration

Noise Pop 2018

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: The 26th edition of Noise Pop invades SF, Oakland and beyond this month to honor everything we love about the Bay Area.

Goldenvoice announces 2018 Coachella sideshows

Goldenvoice Presents: April 2018

The Southern California concert calendar looks stacked again this April thanks to Goldenvoice’s latest list of sideshows in support of Coachella.