A sold-out crowd at Hollywood Palladium propels Local Natives to new heights in their hometown

Local Natives

SHOW REVIEW: Sometimes three amazing vocalists singing in harmony is all that you need to pack a 5,000-person venue as the LA indie band exhibited after Middle Kids’ opening set.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2018

David Byrne at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2018.

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.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2017

Coldplay at Levi's Stadium

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2017.

Foals unite all walks of life at Hollywood Palladium


SHOW REVIEW: Any band that can unite 20-something bros with 50-something grandparents gets a gold star in our book.

Metric, Joywave drop a double dose of electro rock on their fans at Hollywood Palladium


SHOW REVIEW: Following an impressive opening set from Joywave, Metric put together a career-spanning performance in LA that lasted almost two hours.

LA welcomes back Beirut as they continue to climb the charts


PHOTOS: Led by Zach Condon, the six-piece band is truly one of a kind, melding elements of world music with Balkan folk and baroque pop to create a sound that is completely its own.

Going inside the mind of a hip-hop hero with Cut Chemist

INTERVIEW: Neither Lucas MacFadden (Cut Chemist) nor hip-hop would be anywhere near where they are today without the lifelong contributions of Afrika Bambaataa.

Cut Copy heat up the dance floor in LA

SHOW REVIEW: Is there a band right now that throws a better dance party than Cut Copy? In 2014, you’d be hard-pressed to find one that can even come close.

The Reflektors shine bright in Hollywood on Halloween

SHOW REVIEW: Arcade Fire shelved their baroque pop on Halloween at the Hollywood Palladium to make way for a world-infused dance party that rivaled the most banging discotheque.