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After a long wait between albums, Mister Heavenly resurface at Resident DTLA

Mister Heavenly

PHOTOS: It took the indie-rock supergroup six years to tour again, but they’re finally back on the road in support of their new album.

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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.

Nas preaches positivity while closing out this year’s Sound in Focus series in style

Sound in Focus - Nas

SHOW REVIEW: If this was Nas’ reminder to the world that he’s still working and grinding like he always has, then a whole lot of fans got to hear that message loud and clear.

BottleRock Napa Valley makes more strides in 2016

BottleRock Napa Valley 2016

PHOTOS: The three-day festival once again returned to Napa over Memorial Day weekend, boasting an improved fan experience and an eclectic bill of music.

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.

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.

Cold War Kids are finally getting the respect they deserve

Sound in Focus - Cold War Kids

SHOW REVIEW: Things are at an all-time high for these Cold War Kids right now.

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.

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 Regent Theater brings new life to LA’s music scene

The Regent

VENUE REVIEW: Once a grindhouse and adult movie theater decades ago, the newly reopened Regent Theater has quickly found its place in a crowded, yet booming downtown LA.

Cold War Kids, WATERS & Avid Dancer bring the fun to Fox Theater Oakland

PHOTOS: Fans pried their eyeballs from their cellphones long enough to take in a live music experience provided courtesy of Cold War Kids.

SF Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to Deerhoof, Cold War Kids, Fred Falke or Chris Robinson Brotherhood

Win a pair of free tickets to one of our “Shows of the Week” in SF from November 17th-23rd.

MIDTERM REPORT: Best Albums of 2013

BEST OF 2013: Is 2013 the year digital dance music makes the big leap, fully taking over the Top 40 but also ingraining itself into the hearts of critics?

New Music Tuesday: Tyler, The Creator • Alkaline Trio • Cold War Kids • The Black Angels • Charles Bradley

Tyler, the Creator - Wolf

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

Showbams’ best shows of 2012

BEST SHOWS of 2012: Our contributors reflect on the best live music they witnessed in 2012 and list their favorite shows. What was your favorite show of 2012?