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Monterey Pop 50 pays tribute to the Summer of Love & the festival that started it all

Monterey Pop International Festival 50

PHOTOS: We all left with a sense of gratitude for the legendary festival’s impact on contemporary culture and how we see music today.

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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.

Phono del Sol 2017: Our list of do’s & don’ts

Phono del Sol 2017

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: We concocted a list of do’s and don’ts and curated our own playlist so that you can have the best time.

Dirtybird BBQ 2017: Get ready for the SF edition with our Spotify playlist

Dirtybird BBQ 2017

The Birds are heading back to their home base where it all started as Dirtybird’s BBQ series returns to SF.

With summer near, Skyline festival makes its debut at the new & improved LA State Historic Park

Skyline 2017

FESTIVAL REVIEW: In what felt like a trial run for larger music events to be held at the park again, the inaugural Skyline festival proved to be mostly a success.

For its 10th edition, HARD Summer continues to mix EDM with hip-hop on its 2017 lineup

HARD Summer Music Festival 2017

The music festival has once again moved away from booking strictly EDM artists and is now regularly incorporating hip-hop acts into its roster.

Our 5 favorite moments from Coachella 2017

Coachella 2017 - palm trees

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Here are five highlights from Coachella’s 18th edition (spoiler alert: Lady Gaga wasn’t one of them).

Coachella releases 2017 set times & map changes

Coachella 2017

Ah, it’s that time of the year again. That’s right … when Coachella attendees bemoan their biggest scheduling conflict.

MusicfestNW boasts Iggy Pop & Beck as headliners on its 2017 lineup

MusicfestNW - 2017 lineup

After seeing a sold-out crowd of 20,000 storm Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park last year, MusicfestNW is back this August for its fourth edition.

Outside Lands reveals 2017 lineup, headlined by Metallica, The Who & Gorillaz

Outside Lands - 2017 lineup

Outside Lands is going BIG for its 10th anniversary with a lineup for the ages.

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.

Missy Elliott, Björk, Frank Ocean & Nine Inch Nails to headline FYF Fest 2017

FYF Fest - 2017 lineup

Year after year, FYF Fest has continued to pull bigger and better artists. And in 2017, that trend will continue.

Arroyo Seco Weekend drops inaugural lineup led by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Mumford & Sons

Arroyo Seco Weekend

For the past few years, there’s been talk about the city of Pasadena hosting a multi-day music festival. Now, those rumors have become a reality.

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.

Coachella 2017 lineup: Lady Gaga replaces Beyoncé

Coachella 2017

One pop star has been replaced with another, as Lady Gaga takes Queen Bey’s spot atop Saturday’s bill for her first performance at Coachella.

Noise Pop 2017: Celebrating 25 years of Bay Area indie culture

Noise Pop 2017

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: We have locked in our top picks for the Bay Area festival’s happy hours, art shows, films and concerts.

Goldenvoice reveals 2017 Coachella sideshows

Goldenvoice Presents: April 2017

Goldenvoice has once again released a list of sideshows in support of Coachella, and this year’s lineup is jam-packed with top-notch talent.

Lightning in a Bottle drops 2017 lineup

Lightning in a Bottle 2017

The famed boutique festival has delivered another strong bill for its 12th year this Memorial Day weekend.

Coachella announces 2017 lineup with Radiohead, Beyoncé & Kendrick Lamar serving as headliners

Coachella 2017

After it was reported weeks ago that Radiohead, Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar would headline Coachella’s 18th edition, that news has now been confirmed.

BottleRock unveils 2017 bill, topped by Foo Fighters, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Maroon 5

BottleRock Napa Valley - 2017 lineup

BottleRock Napa Valley returns this Memorial Day weekend for its fifth edition with more than 80 artists scheduled to perform over three days.