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Our favorite performances from 2017

Best live shows of 2017 - The xx, Miguel, Moderat & Coldplay - featured

The 2017 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2017 — the following are our favorite performances of the year.

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Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness take a big leap at The UC Theatre with Atlas Genius, NIGHT RIOTS

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

PHOTOS: With pool inflatables and space suits in tow, the singer-songwriter kicked off a two-night run in the Bay Area.

The 25 best live music acts of 2016

Best live music acts of 2016

The 2016 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2016 — the following 25 acts are our favorite live performers of the year.

Make Music Pasadena announces 2016 lineup

Make Music Pasadena 2016

Back for its ninth edition this summer, Make Music Pasadena will once again feature a lineup of emerging artists from all across the world.

BottleRock drops 2016 lineup, led by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Wonder, Florence + the Machine

BottleRock Napa 2016

While everyone has been fixating on the Coachella lineup announcement, BottleRock Napa Valley was busy unveiling its own bill less than a day later.

Atlas Genius connect with crowd at The Fillmore

SHOW REVIEW: With only one album of material under their belt, Aussie upstarts Atlas Genius impressed with high energy and a balanced setlist.

Outside Lands Music Festival 2013: Top Sets

FESTIVAL REVIEW + PHOTOS: The Bam Team recaps 36 shows from Outside Lands Music Festival 2013 and names the top sets of the weekend. Read 12 show highlights from each day and view candid festival eye-candy.

2013 Outside Lands schedule announced!

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Here are 2013 Outside Lands’ biggest schedule conflicts and what you should see.

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.

New Music Tuesday: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds • Atlas Genius • STRFKR • Beach Fossils • Jamie Lidell • Iceage • Mark Kozelek • Matmos

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.