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Outside Lands reveals its 2017 schedule

Outside Lands - 2017 schedule

The three-day festival has unveiled what every live music fan clamors for … set times!

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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.

The 25 best live music acts of 2015

Best Live Acts of 2015

The 2015 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2015 — the following 25 acts are our favorite live performers of the year.

alt-J, Tycho stun a sold-out Fauxchella crowd at the Greek Theatre

alt-J

SHOW REVIEW: Beautifully executed and perfectly syncopated with its surroundings, this show is one that those in attendance will definitely be talking about for quite some time.

Outside Lands 2015: Lineup locks, likely acts & long shots

Outside Lands 2015 speculation season may now commence.

Showbams’ Top 50 albums of 2014

The Bam Team presents the Top 50 Albums of 2014. Yes, ALL of 2014 (ahem D’Angelo).

The best of Treasure Island Music Festival 2014

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Treasure Island Music Festival 2014 will be remembered for its triumphant headliners, along with its embrace of minimalist, finger-snapping electropop.

17 reasons to rage in the bay at Treasure Island Fest 2014

Treasure Island Music Festival

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: From the music to the location to the festival vibe, here are 17 reasons why you should rage in the Bay at TIMF 2014.

alt-J – This Is All Yours // Community Review

The BAM Team quick reviews alt-J’s latest album, This Is All Yours. Leave your own take to win free tickets to shows in SF.

Treasure Island 2014 trends toward indie dance-pop

Treasure Island Music Festival

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Dance-oriented pop is taking over music festivals, while rock is beginning to die a slow death when it comes to many lineups.

Showbams Photography 2013: A year in review

BEST OF 2013: Take a look at some of the best live music photography snapped by Showbams photographers this year.

The meteoric rise of Alt-J continues at Fox Theater Oakland

PHOTOS: In just under nine months, quirky Brit-rockers alt-J have graduated from a double header at Bottom of the Hill to a two-night run at Fox Theatre Oakland. People love their triangles.

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 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.

Best tracks of 2012

BEST of 2012: Our contributors list their Top 10 tracks from 2012. What was your favorite song from 2012?

WKEND MIXTAPE: Major Lazer vs Hype Machine – Best of 2012 Zeitgeist Mix

WKEND MIXTAPE: Hype Machine has commissioned Best of 2012 mixes from Major Lazer, Hood Internet, alt-J, Teen Daze & more. Get your weekend started right!

New Music Tuesday: Band of Horses • Alt-J • Grizzly Bear • Dinosaur Jr. • How to Dress Well • LV • GOOD Music Compilation

Band of Horses - Mirage Rock

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks and supplying the latest videos for select albums.