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The xx luminesce the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium during their three-night Fauxchella run

The xx

SHOW REVIEW: The London trio entranced the capacity crowd, taking us on a breathtaking journey through light and sound.

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Goldenvoice reveals 2017 Coachella sideshows

Goldenvoice Presents: April 2017

Goldenvoice has once again released a list of sideshows in support of Coachella, and this year’s lineup is jam-packed with top-notch talent.

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.

The best and worst of Lightning in a Bottle 2016

Lightning in a Bottle 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: With another edition of LIB in the books, here are our best and worst moments from 2016.

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.

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.

Sasquatch! Music Festival releases 2016 lineup

Sasquatch Music Festival 2016

Returning to the majestic Gorge Amphitheatre over Memorial Day weekend, Sasquatch! has dropped another impressive bill for its 15th edition.

The 25 best live music acts of 2015

Best Live Acts of 2015

The 2015 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2015 — the following 25 acts are our favorite live performers of the year.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2015

Caribou

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2015.

Jamie xx spectacularly illuminates the Fox Theater Oakland on ‘In Colour’ tour

Jamie xx

SHOW REVIEW: The “In Color” tour offers an in-depth portrayal of what Jamie xx has accomplished thus far in his career.

New Music: Jamie xx – In Colour

Jamie xx - In Colour

“In Colour may not be everyone’s favorite album this year, but no one can doubt the level of detail devoted to making every layer of every track as perfectly tuned as possible.”

Which 2015 Coachella artists will premiere new music on the polo fields?

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Going to Coachella? These 29 artists will likely unveil new material in Indio this weekend.

Outside Lands 2015: Lineup locks, likely acts & long shots

Outside Lands 2015 speculation season may now commence.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2014

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2014.

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.