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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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For its 10th edition, HARD Summer continues to mix EDM with hip-hop on its 2017 lineup

HARD Summer Music Festival 2017

The music festival has once again moved away from booking strictly EDM artists and is now regularly incorporating hip-hop acts into its roster.

Our 5 favorite moments from Coachella 2017

Coachella 2017 - palm trees

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Here are five highlights from Coachella’s 18th edition (spoiler alert: Lady Gaga wasn’t one of them).

Outside Lands 2017: Lineup locks, likely acts & long shots

Outside Lands

Now that Ranger Dave has dusted off his uniform and is prepping for duty, we can speculate who will be performing for Outside Lands’ 10th anniversary.

Coachella announces 2017 lineup with Radiohead, Beyoncé & Kendrick Lamar serving as headliners

Coachella 2017

After it was reported weeks ago that Radiohead, Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar would headline Coachella’s 18th edition, that news has now been confirmed.

TBD Fest brings the heat amid Sacramento’s extended summer

FESTIVAL REVIEW: The inaugural year of the TBD Festival kicked off in a dust-filled blaze of glory with Moby, Empire of the Sun and YACHT leaving the strongest impression.

9 Sports Anthems for the 21st Century

BAM OF THE WEEK: With Super Bowl XLVIII upon us, we hunted nine contemporary and would-be sports Anthems from and for the 21st Century.

Showbams’ best live music photography of 2012

BEST of 2012: Take a gander at our favorite contributor photos from 2012.

Jus†ice are masters at playing with an audience’s expectations, particularly at The Warfield

SHOW REVIEW: Jus†ice has gotten really good at remixing themselves, and the French duo made The Warfield explode with their unique sound and light show.