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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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ID10T Fest takes over the Silicon Valley tech bubble

ID10T Music Festival + Comic Conival 2017 - Girl Talk

FESTIVAL REVIEW: For one weekend, the inaugural ID10T turned Silicon Valley into Music and Comic Conival Valley with music, comics, comedy, cosplay and more.

Goldenvoice reveals 2017 Coachella sideshows

Goldenvoice Presents: April 2017

Goldenvoice has once again released a list of sideshows in support of Coachella, and this year’s lineup is jam-packed with top-notch talent.

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.

Showbams Photography 2013: A year in review

BEST OF 2013: Take a look at some of the best live music photography snapped by Showbams photographers this year.

Crystal Castles control the chaos at Fox Theater Oakland

PHOTOS: Crystal Castles’ live show tiptoes on the edge of bedlam, utilizing intense strobe lights alongside Ethan Kath’s noisy, dystopian hooks while Alice Glass smokes cigarettes in the midst of dancing, singing and feverishly trashing away.

Coachella 2013: Predictions, wishes & rumors vs. reality

Showbams examines headliner reality & rumors, artists to see before they get big, possible EDM acts that won’t be in the Sahara Tent, and artists we hope to see at Coachella 2013.

New Music Tuesday: Green Day • Deftones • Soundgarden • Crystal Castles • Fake Blood

Green Day - Dos!

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks and supplying the latest videos for select albums.