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Showbam-A-Rama Music Festival: June 2nd in Los Angeles

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Showbams is proud to announce our very own mini festival, featuring nine bands over two stages in the heart of downtown LA at The Airliner June 2nd.

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BottleRock Napa Valley: 5 reasons to get there early

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: While there are plenty of well-known, top-notch rock groups playing at BottleRock, we present five excellent early performers.

Coachella Review: Top Sets Weekend 1

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Showbams recaps the most memorable shows at Coachella 2013 Weekend 1, and we name our top sets.

Coachella Conflicts: Set Times Announced

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Tough choices must be made – we lay out the most gut-wrenching conflicts in the 2013 Coachella set times.

Outside Lands Music Festival 2013: Lineup rumors vs. reality

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Who will be performing at Outside Lands in Golden Gate Park this August? We separate the rumors from reality.

High Sierra Music Festival’s fresh, new acts

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Here’s a look at 8 of the newcomers to High Sierra’s 23rd incarnation, set to take place at the Plumas County Fairgrounds in Quincy, CA between July 4th and 7th.

Noise Pop preview: Indie music, film and art take over SF

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Showbams breaks down the headliners, emerging artists to catch before they blow up and cultural highlights as Noise Pop expands to 25 SF venues in its 21st year.

Coachella 2013: What you should know before you go

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Check out our breakdown of the reunions and first-time performances, possible artist collaboration predictions and our can’t-miss sleeper acts from the bottom lines.

Coachella 2013: Predictions, wishes & rumors vs. reality

Showbams examines headliner reality & rumors, artists to see before they get big, possible EDM acts that won’t be in the Sahara Tent, and artists we hope to see at Coachella 2013.

Sea of Dreams offers exotic, crazy-sexy NYE in SF

SHOW REVIEW: Gogol Bordello and Shpongle’s Quixotic Masquerade were clear highlights, but beats from Trentemoller, Glitch Mob and Pumpkin kept the party going.

Wintersalt Fest brings beats and top electronic talent to SF

PHOTOS: Wintersalt brought the party to Fort Mason days before the New Year, showcasing some of the best electronic acts, such as Diplo, DJ Shadow and Mixmaster Mike.

Jack White, The Shins, Metric & OM&M shine at Live105’s Not So Silent Night Friday

LIVE REVIEW: Live 105 curated one of their best holiday lineups ever at Oracle Arena Friday night, and Jack White anchored the night with a top-notch set.

Treasure Island Music Festival: 10 best sets

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Saturday didn’t have an obvious header, and Sunday had a seemingly weak under-card. But both days delivered.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival: San Francisco at it’s best

FULL REVIEW & PHOTOS: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival proved to be as fun and free-spirited as ever, and the late sole-benefactor Warren Hellman was on everyone’s mind.

Treasure Island Music Festival: 10 best-looking sets

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: View video evidence of the 10 best-looking sets at Treasure Island Music Festival.
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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival: 10 best looking sets

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: From up-and-comers to living legends, here are the best looking sets at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival 2012, a free three-day music fest in Golden Gate Park.

PHOTOS: FYF Fest 2012

PHOTOS: We hit FYF Fest in LA last weekend to cover the two-day music festival for our very first time.

Best sets from FYF Fest 2012

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Find out who made our list of must-see acts at FYF Fest 2012 after the two-day event took LA by storm.

FYF Fest 2012: 10 not to miss

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: These 10 groups and artists are must-see acts at FYF Fest 2012.