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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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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.

These acts are ready to make a big splash in 2019

BLOXX, Eighty-Ninety, IDER, Simple Creatures & vverevvolf

NEW MUSIC: Here are five that might have flown under the radar but are about to do some big things and can breathe new life into your outdated playlists.

10 new songs that you should know about & hear

Top songs - Weezer, Hozier, Foals & Bad Suns

NEW MUSIC: Don’t have time to dig into all of the new releases? That’s why we created this cheat sheet of the latest earworms.

Noise Pop 2019: Here are the shows you can’t miss

Noise Pop 2019

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: We break down the Bay Area festival’s 27th installment and tell you which performances you’ll want to catch.

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.

Lightning in a Bottle 2019 boasts Disclosure (DJ set), Big Gigantic, Flying Lotus & more at a new location

Lightning in a Bottle - 2019 lineup

After a longer-than-expected wait, the “transformational festival” has finally given us the goods.

Goldenvoice unveils 2019 Coachella sideshows

Goldenvoice Presents: April 2019

The famed concert promoter is still giving all of us a reason to love live music in 2019 after dropping its latest list of sideshows in support of Coachella’s 20th anniversary.

Premiere: Foxx Bodies – ‘The Walk’ music video

Foxx Bodies

Watch the LA-based band’s new music video for “The Walk” that we have premiered exclusively at Showbams before copping tickets to one of its upcoming shows.

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.

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.

BottleRock taps Imagine Dragons, Neil Young and Mumford & Sons to headline 2019 edition

BottleRock 2019

The three-day music festival returns to downtown Napa this Memorial Day Weekend for its seventh year.

Coachella drops 2019 lineup with Childish Gambino, Tame Impala & Ariana Grande headlining 20th year

Coachella - 2019 lineup

Hours after it was reported that Kanye West would not perform at Coachella in April, the renowned music festival has revealed its 2019 lineup.

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.

The Mother Hips celebrate a Merry ‘Hipmas’ with their hometown fans at Great American Music Hall

The Mother Hips

PHOTOS: This performance was specifically dubbed as an “Ultimate Setlist” show where fans could submit their dream setlist and the band would choose one to play.

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.

CRSSD taps ODESZA, Phantogram, Jungle, Petit Biscuit, Whethan & more for Spring 2019 lineup

CRSSD Festival - 2019 lineup

ODESZA will return for the two-day music festival’s ninth installment after headlining in 2016 and Phantogram makes their first-ever appearance at San Diego’s scenic Waterfront Park.

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.

RÜFÜS DU SOL are on top of the music world after selling out three straight shows at Shrine Expo Hall

RÜFÜS DU SOL

PHOTOS: Touring in support of their third studio album, the Australian alt-dance trio made a powerful entrance and even showcased a Portishead cover.