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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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Phoebe Bridgers inspires a sold-out crowd in her hometown at LA’s Lodge Room

Phoebe Bridgers

PHOTOS: The singer-songwriter’s album release show will likely be one of the last times we’ll be able to catch her in such an intimate setting.

Conor Oberst’s sad songs make us feel happy at LA’s Greek Theatre

Conor Oberst

PHOTOS: For anyone who has been comforted by Conor Oberst at some point during his career, this was the truth that will keep us listening.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2016

Danny Brown at The Regency Ballroom

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2016.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015 spreads contagious smiles across Golden Gate Park

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival 2015

PHOTOS: Oh Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, how the Bay Area loves you.

It’s good to hear Conor Oberst happy

SHOW REVIEW: Conor Oberst’s performance at The Fillmore featured special guests that were also appearing at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival.

Jim James ignites The Fonda Theatre with ‘Monster’ mate Conor Oberst

SHOW REVIEW: The My Morning Jacket frontman was his normal weird self in LA, pulling songs from MMJ, Monsters of Folk and his solo LP.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival: San Francisco at it’s best

FULL REVIEW & PHOTOS: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival proved to be as fun and free-spirited as ever, and the late sole-benefactor Warren Hellman was on everyone’s mind.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival: 10 best looking sets

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: From up-and-comers to living legends, here are the best looking sets at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival 2012, a free three-day music fest in Golden Gate Park.