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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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Dirtybird Campout 2017: Here’s why you don’t want to miss this year’s festival

Dirtybird Campout 2017

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: If you need a heavy dose of house, techno or bass, look no further — this camping party is getting a whole lot bigger and better.

Dirtybird BBQ celebrates summer in its return to SF

Dirtybird BBQ 2017

PHOTOS: The SF record label kicked off the season with another BBQ on Treasure Island, and the best place to be was on the dance floor.

Dirtybird BBQ 2017: Get ready for the SF edition with our Spotify playlist

Dirtybird BBQ 2017

The Birds are heading back to their home base where it all started as Dirtybird’s BBQ series returns to SF.

Noise Pop 2017 Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to Weyes Blood, Desert Daze Caravan, Kelis & more

Noise Pop 2017 - Weyes Blood & Kelis

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Shows of the Week” for Noise Pop 2017.

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.

Dirtybird BBQ bumps the bass on Treasure Island

Dirtybird BBQ 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: It was that time of the year again as BBQ season was in full effect on Treasure Island — and it definitely got dirty.

HARD Summer reveals new location, lineup for 2016

HARD Summer Music Festival 2016

After moving out of Los Angeles and changing locations the past two years, HARD Summer Music Festival has found a new home for 2016.

CRSSD kicks off festival season on the West Coast

CRSSD Festival 2016 - ODESZA

PHOTOS: The indie-electronic festival made its return to San Diego’s picturesque Waterfront Park, serving as the perfect warm-up for Coachella.

CRSSD shares second phase of Spring 2016 lineup

CRSSD Festival 2016 Phase II lineup

After releasing the first phase of its 2016 lineup in late December, the two-day, electronic-leaning music festival has added the remaining artists to the bill.

CRSSD shares first phase of Spring 2016 lineup

CRSSD Festival Spring 2016

The two-day, electronic-leaning music festival will return to Waterfront Park this March for its third edition.

The Chemical Brothers melt faces at The Armory for the premiere of HARD SF

HARD SF - The Chemical Brothers

SHOW REVIEW: Amongst elated peers, adult entertainers and electronic music purists, SF most definitely went HARD on this night.

Disclosure’s ‘Wild Life’ invades the Greek

SHOW REVIEW: One of most popular and trailblazing dance acts on the planet headlined a mini-one-day-fest dubbed “Wild Life” at the intimate Greek Theatre Berkeley.

10 acts you don’t want to miss at Lightning in a Bottle 2014

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: With LIB heading north to central California this Memorial Day weekend, the festival is primed to hit the LA and SF markets better than ever before.