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.


Noise Pop 2017: Our top moments from the festival

Noise Pop 2017 - Temples

FESTIVAL REVIEW: The Bam Team frequented many Bay Area venues for Noise Pop’s 25th anniversary. Find out which were our favorite performances.

Noise Pop 2017: Celebrating 25 years of Bay Area indie culture

Noise Pop 2017

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: We have locked in our top picks for the Bay Area festival’s happy hours, art shows, films and concerts.

Bay Area talent shines at Phono del Sol in 2016

2016 Phono del Sol Music Festival - Born Ruffians

PHOTOS: The music festival proved yet again you don’t have to venture far to find great music in the Bay Area.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Wave Racer at Mezzanine 3/25 (FRI)

Wave Racer

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at Mezzanine on March 25th.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Electric Six at The Independent 3/20 (SUN)

Electric Six

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at The Independent on March 20th.