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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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Grizzly Bear are making ‘chamber pop’ sound cool again as we discovered at Apogee Studio

Grizzly Bear

SHOW REVIEW: With members who all can sing (and do it well collectively), the band is certainly among rare company these days.

Albums you’ll want to hear in 2017

2017 albums

NEW MUSIC: The year starts off with a bang thanks to these forthcoming releases.

Outside Lands Music Festival 2013: Top Sets

FESTIVAL REVIEW + PHOTOS: The Bam Team recaps 36 shows from Outside Lands Music Festival 2013 and names the top sets of the weekend. Read 12 show highlights from each day and view candid festival eye-candy.

2013 Outside Lands schedule announced!

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Here are 2013 Outside Lands’ biggest schedule conflicts and what you should see.

Coachella 2013: What you should know before you go

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Check out our breakdown of the reunions and first-time performances, possible artist collaboration predictions and our can’t-miss sleeper acts from the bottom lines.

New Music Tuesday: Band of Horses • Alt-J • Grizzly Bear • Dinosaur Jr. • How to Dress Well • LV • GOOD Music Compilation

Band of Horses - Mirage Rock

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

Best tracks of 2012: August

Subscribe to Showbams’ curated Spotify playlist “Best tracks of 2012 ➜ Updated Daily.”