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Outside Lands 2018: A return to form in Year 11

Outside Lands 2018

FESTIVAL REVIEW: While this year’s lineup might not have appealed to the core demographic from its incarnation, the event still offers something for everyone.

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Outside Lands 2018: Don’t miss these performances

Outside Lands

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Another year of Outside Lands descends upon SF’s foggy metropolis as we dig into what this event is all about … the music.

Outside Lands releases its 2018 schedule

Outside Lands - 2018 schedule

You can now start making your plans for which artists you’ll be seeing at Golden Gate Park this August.

Outside Lands taps The Weeknd, Florence + the Machine, Janet Jackson to lead 2018 lineup

Outside Lands 2018

The three-day music festival is bringing some heavy hitters to Golden Gate Park this August for its 11th year.

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 2016: Top sets, awards & what we overheard at Golden Gate Park

Outside Lands 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: As Outside Lands continues to set the bar high thanks to its innovative features, top-notch billing and overall experience, here are our favorite moments from 2016.

Albums you’ll want to hear in 2016

2016 albums

NEW MUSIC: There’s plenty of ear candy that’s already set to be released this year.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2014

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2014.

Showbams’ Top 50 albums of 2014

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

The 15 best stage banter spewing musicians in live music today

Who banters best? These 15 musicians are most interesting live music artists today that own the art of talking between songs.

Beck opens for himself to launch The Masonic in SF

SHOW REVIEW: SF’s newest music venue, The Masonic atop Nob Hill, was christened on Friday night with Beck segmenting his show into the mellow “Morning Phase” and the rock radio hits.

First City Festival continues to raise bar in second year

First City Festival

FESTIVAL REVIEW: FCF returned to Monterey for its second edition last weekend, and both artists and attendees quickly deemed it “the most peaceful and beautiful festival we’ve ever been to.”

New Music Tuesday: Beck • Schoolboy Q • St. Vincent • Wild Beasts • Mike Gordon • The Notwist

Beck - Morning Phase

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

Treasure Island Music Festival 2013: Top sets

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Treasure Island Music Festival 2013 in review — 20 set recaps, seven shows named “Top Set” and 120-plus artist and scene photos.

15 things to expect at Treasure Island Music Festival

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Expect to see or experience these 15 things at Treasure Island Music Festival 2013.

Treasure Island Music Festival: New music from 2013 artists

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Many of the artists who will perform at Treasure Island Music Festival have new music on the horizon. Here are six artists to keep an eye on.

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.

The 25 best songs with whistling

Whistling sets a whimsical, light-hearted tone, often projecting a happy-go-lucky state of mind. Here are 25 songs that incorporated whistling most successfully.