Our favorite performances from 2018

Best live shows of 2018 - Foo Fighters, NxWorries, Pusha T & Courtney Barnett

The 2018 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2018 — the following are our favorite performances of the year.

Neko Case brings some stomp-foot vigor & sway-sweet happy to the Fox Theater Oakland

Neko Case

PHOTOS: The New Pornographer member’s distinguishing voice and guitar playing intertwined beautifully with her backing band during a fun and lively performance.

FYF Fest cancels 2018 edition in stunning move

FYF Fest 2018

Goldenvoice has shockingly pulled the plug on the LA music festival, which revealed its 2018 lineup just five weeks ago.

FYF Fest moves back to two days with Florence + The Machine, Janet Jackson headlining in 2018

FYF Fest - 2018 lineup

After facing a widely publicized sexual misconduct scandal involving its original founder a few months ago, FYF Fest has made its return official with another buzzworthy lineup.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Washed Out (DJ set) at Mezzanine 9/17 (THUR)

Washed Out

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at Mezzanine on September 17th.

17 reasons to rage in the bay at Treasure Island Fest 2014

Treasure Island Music Festival

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: From the music to the location to the festival vibe, here are 17 reasons why you should rage in the Bay at TIMF 2014.

Destroyer inspires beer-drop silence at The Independent

SHOW REVIEW: Dan Bejar’s sparse, solo interpretation of Destroyer’s music required rapturous crowd attention as his mellow leadership allowed for a magnificent performance.