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SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Classixx (DJ set) at Mezzanine 5/28 (SAT)

Classixx

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at Mezzanine on May 28th.

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FYF Fest drops 2016 lineup, led by Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala & Grace Jones

FYF Fest 2016 lineup

If you thought Kanye West and Morrissey were big gets for FYF last year, the two-day music festival is going even bigger in 2016.

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.

Outside Lands 2015 highlights: Eight years strong and feeling ‘fantastic’!

Outside Lands 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Outside Lands has officially become a bar-setting force to be reckoned with on the festival circuit.

Outside Lands Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to The Knocks, Classixx & STRFKR or Karl Denson

The Knocks & Classixx

Win a pair of free tickets to one of our Outside Lands “Shows of the Week” from August 7th-9th.

Outside Lands 2015: Elton John, Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys, Kendrick Lamar are your headliners

The eighth Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival has unleashed the 2015 lineup, and it’s a winner.

CRSSD makes a big splash in debut as 2015 festival season heats up

CRSSD Festival 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Goldenvoice and FNGRS CRSSD are quickly changing the game after putting on a nearly flawless first edition of CRSSD Festival at San Diego’s Waterfront Park.

Five reasons why you won’t want to miss CRSSD

CRSSD Festival 2015

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Making its debut this spring, CRSSD Festival is the newest music festival to call California home. Here are five reasons why you’ll want to be there.

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.

11 songs with finger snaps from the past three years that won’t make you want to jab things in your ears

You can’t find a texture bed more minimalist than the repeating finger snap — when you think about it, cavemen probably made music by pressing their hand digits together.

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’ 40 best albums of 2013

BEST OF 2013: Showbams presents our favorite 40 records of 2013, along with individual columnist top picks.

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.

Remix-loving characters get down to RAC, Classixx & Cosmic Kids

SHOW REVIEW: Mezzanine popped off as the tracks seamlessly flowed, the crowd raged and a handful of individuals made a lasting impression.