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Treasure Island Music Festival: Seven reasons to go big

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: From the top-notch lineup to the epic venue, here are seven reasons to “Go Big” for the 7th annual Treasure Island Music Festival.

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Festival Review: Showbam-A-Rama at The Airliner in Los Angeles

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Showbams presented the first annual Showbam-A-Rama June 2, featurng nine various up and coming bands in the Southern California area at The Airliner.

Guinness Oyster & Music Festival successfully makes EDM leap

FESTIVAL REVIEW + PHOTOS: A progressive lineup of electronic dance, new wave & post punk dominated the 2013 bill of the hedonistic experience that is Oysterfest.

Outside Lands 2013: 10 sets not to miss

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: From headliners to undercard up-and-comers, we name 10 acts performing at Outside Lands 2013 that should not be missed.

Treasure Island Music Festival 2013 predictions

FESTIVAL SPECULATION: The 2013 Treasure Island Music Festival lineup drops May 28th, so who will perform? Take a look at our artist predictions for the Festival in the Bay.

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.

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: 2013 set times announced

Tough choices must be made as we lay out the most gut-wrenching conflicts in Coachella’s 2013 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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