The prolific, often unpredictable King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard turn heavy at LA’s Greek Theatre

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

SHOW REVIEW: Since forming almost a decade ago, the Australian septet is certainly making a strong case as rock’s most prolific and unpredictable band right now.

Courtney Barnett reminds us why she’s simply the coolest at LA’s Greek Theatre

Courtney Barnett

SHOW REVIEW: If you’ve been lucky enough to see her live, you know it and you also know that she, somehow, still doesn’t know it herself.

After winning their first Grammy, The National don’t hold back at the Hollywood Palladium

The National

SHOW REVIEW: Like any good band these days, Matt Berninger and company have been expanding their fan base with each and every album they release.

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.

Bonobo gives his new hometown a beautiful night to remember at LA’s Greek Theatre


SHOW REVIEW: If the nearly sold-out crowd was any indication as to how far he has come, then Simon Green picked just the right place to now call home.

Deep Purple, Alice Cooper shake a sold-out crowd at LA’s Greek Theatre

Alice Cooper

PHOTOS: The British heavy metal pioneers and “The Godfather of Shock Rock” energized a capacity crowd with plenty of old favorites.

Ryan Adams & The Unknown Band remind us at LA’s Greek Theatre why we keep coming back for more

Ryan Adams

PHOTOS: The singer-songwriter treated fans to some extended full-band jamming, a couple of solo acoustic performances and his usual witty banter.

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.

As their frontman battles drug addiction, The Head and the Heart press on at LA’s Greek Theatre

The Heart and the Heart

PHOTOS: Though there’s no doubt the indie-folk outfit misses Josiah Johnson’s presence onstage, it seems to be doing just fine without him for the time being.

Hot Chip take their game to the next level at LA’s Greek Theatre

Hot Chip

SHOW REVIEW: It takes a special kind of band that can pack the Greek on a Tuesday night and ignite a full-blown dance party within minutes, but Hot Chip proved to be more than up for the challenge.

Thievery Corporation overcome stage drama to dazzle Greek

Thievery Corporation

SHOW REVIEW: Thievery Corporation bassist Ashish “HASH” Vyas had to be escorted off the stage by security after inviting a fan onstage to teach him how to play bass, then slapping him in the face.

Dancin’ in the streets of LA with Furthur at the Greek

SHOW REVIEW: Furthur hit the Greek Theatre in LA for two nights that were filled with special guests and timeless classics.