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MusicfestNW boasts Iggy Pop & Beck as headliners on its 2017 lineup

MusicfestNW - 2017 lineup

After seeing a sold-out crowd of 20,000 storm Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park last year, MusicfestNW is back this August for its fourth edition.

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Coachella announces 2017 lineup with Radiohead, Beyoncé & Kendrick Lamar serving as headliners

Coachella 2017

After it was reported weeks ago that Radiohead, Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar would headline Coachella’s 18th edition, that news has now been confirmed.

FYF Fest drops 2016 lineup, led by Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala & Grace Jones

FYF Fest 2016 lineup

If you thought Kanye West and Morrissey were big gets for FYF last year, the two-day music festival is going even bigger in 2016.

Father John Misty wins our unofficial NYE 2015 photo contest

Father John Misty - New Year's Eve

In what’s become an ongoing series of Instagram photos that shows him glued to his phone, Josh Tillman made us laugh with his latest offering on New Year’s Eve.

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.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2015

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Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2015.

20 moments we won’t forget from Treasure Island Music Festival 2015

Treasure Island Music Festival 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: These epic sets will be ingrained in our brain for years to come.

Treasure Island Music Festival drops 2015 set times

Treasure Island Music Festival 2015

The two-day festival has released the set times for its 2015 edition, and attendees can now start filling out their schedules for next weekend’s festivities.

Father John Misty wakes up, deletes ‘1989’

Father John Misty

Josh Tillman and company found themselves trending in the hearts and minds of the post-modern millennial class by releasing their Velvet Underground-inspired versions of the Ryan Adams/Taylor Swift ‘1989’ experiment in aesthetic appropriation.

Treasure Island Music Festival releases 2015 daily lineups

Treasure Island Music Festival 2015

With the ninth annual Treasure Island Music Festival a little more than a month away, the two-day festival has released the daily lineups for its 2015 edition.

Treasure Island Music Festival unveils 2015 lineup featuring headliners The National, Deadmau5

Treasure Island Music Festival 2015

After bringing Outkast and Massive Attack to the bay last fall, Treasure Island Music Festival has released the lineup for its 2015 edition — and it’s another doozy.

We can’t stop loving this honeybear who goes by the name of Father John Misty

Father John Misty

SHOW REVIEW: Between his power poses and stage antics, Joshua Tillman’s showmanship skills, combined with his music, make Father John Misty one of the most entertaining shows you can see live nowadays.

Outside Lands 2015: Lineup locks, likely acts & long shots

Outside Lands 2015 speculation season may now commence.

Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear // Community Review

The Bam Team quick reviews Father John Misty’s immaculate new album “I Love You, Honeybear.” Leave your own take to win free tickets to shows in SF.

Is Father John Misty playing a character?

Or is Father John Misty an evolving artist being true to himself?

The 15 best stage banter spewing musicians in live music today

Who banters best? These 15 musicians are most interesting live music artists today that own the art of talking between songs.

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.

Live music artists ignite the dawn of a smartphone backlash

TRENDS 2013: Our collective screen addiction & social media mentality are starting to suck the life out of the live music experience for fans and artists alike, but 2013 will be remembered as the year musicians fought back, establishing the battle of Instagram & iPhones vs. audience immersion.

Father John Misty launches solo tour, performs with giant iPhone

SHOW REVIEW: Father John Misty opened his solo tour at Slim’s in SF, performing as “a dude with a wooden string-box sitting on a stage” through a giant iPhone … literally.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass: 10 best ‘Hardly Bluegrass’ shows

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: The Bam Team forecasts the top 10 “Hardly Bluegrass” shows at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival 2013, along with one wildcard bonus.