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At the age of 66, David Byrne is completely nailing one of the year’s most ambitious tours

David Byrne

SHOW REVIEW: The former Talking Heads leader knows how to mix his mediums to absolute perfection in a way that’s not only relevant, but also completely engrossing.

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Coachella drops 2018 set times & map changes

Coachella 2018

Breathe easy, Coachellans. All of your scheduling conflicts have finally arrived.

Coachella wastes no time, revealing 2018 lineup headlined by The Weeknd, Beyoncé & Eminem

Coachella - 2018 lineup

Just one day into the New Year, and Coachella has already announced its 2018 lineup.

The 25 best live music acts of 2016

Best live music acts of 2016

The 2016 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2016 — the following 25 acts are our favorite live performers of the year.

First Times: Covering a show at the Hollywood Bowl

Kurt Vile & The Violators

FIRST TIMES: Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would get credentialed for a show at one of music’s most storied and historic venues.

Outside Lands 2016: Top sets, awards & what we overheard at Golden Gate Park

Outside Lands 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: As Outside Lands continues to set the bar high thanks to its innovative features, top-notch billing and overall experience, here are our favorite moments from 2016.

Outside Lands 2016: Our 10 favorite festival features

Outside Lands 2016

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Here are our 10 favorite features before the three-day music festival returns to Golden Gate Park.

Will Lightning in a Bottle continue its rise in 2016?

Lightning in a Bottle 2016

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: As the lineup steadily improves each year, it’s no wonder why LIB has become one of California’s fastest-growing festivals.

Win Tix // GO4FREE to Lightning in a Bottle 2016

Lightning in a Bottle 2016 - featured

Win a variety of prize packages to Lightning in a Bottle 2016 over Memorial Day weekend.

Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem & Lionel Richie to headline Outside Lands 2016 lineup

Outside Lands 2016

After rumors swirled in early 2016, Radiohead will indeed return to headline the ninth edition of Outside Lands along with LCD Soundsystem and Lionel Richie.

Goldenvoice announces 2016 Coachella sideshows

Coachella 2016 sideshows

Each and every April, Goldenvoice puts on a number of sideshows all around Southern California in support of Coachella, and 2016 will be no different.

Lightning in a Bottle unveils 2016 lineup

Lightning in a Bottle 2016

Returning to San Antonio Recreation Area for a third straight year, LIB will once again take place over Memorial Day weekend — and this year’s bill is as strong as ever.

Ibeyi emerge in SF, live up to SXSW hype

Ibeyi

SHOW REVIEW: Playing their first Bay Area show at The Independent, French-Cuban duo Ibeyi transported their audience to a world it rarely ever gets to see.