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Day N Night Fest 2017: From Chance to Kendrick, hip-hop’s finest shine bright in the OC

Day N Night Fest 2017 - J.I.D

FESTIVAL REVIEW: If the insight of Migos is any indication, we have a bigger, brighter and even more explosive festival to look forward to next year.

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Our 10 favorite shows from the first half of 2017

Best live shows of 2017 - Radiohead, Sigur Rós, Ryan Adams & Run the Jewels

The 2017 BAMS List: Showbams revisits the best performances we’ve witnessed over the past six months.

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).

Coachella 2017 lineup: Lady Gaga replaces Beyoncé

Coachella 2017

One pop star has been replaced with another, as Lady Gaga takes Queen Bey’s spot atop Saturday’s bill for her first performance at Coachella.

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.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2016

Danny Brown at The Regency Ballroom

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2016.

FYF Fest drops 2016 lineup, led by Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala & Grace Jones

FYF Fest 2016 lineup

If you thought Kanye West and Morrissey were big gets for FYF last year, the two-day music festival is going even bigger in 2016.

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.

Outside Lands 2015 highlights: Eight years strong and feeling ‘fantastic’!

Outside Lands 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Outside Lands has officially become a bar-setting force to be reckoned with on the festival circuit.

Outside Lands unveils 2015 schedule with set times

2015 Outside Lands

The eighth Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is just around the corner, and the festival’s beloved Ranger Dave has finally disclosed what everyone has been asking for: set times!

Sasquatch! continues to reign supreme as the Pacific Northwest’s premier music festival

Sasquatch! Music Festival

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Embracing the culture of the Pacific Northwest, Sasquatch! caters to the growing breed of indie-centric fans caring just as much about the festival experience (if not more) than the music itself.

Outside Lands 2015: Elton John, Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys, Kendrick Lamar are your headliners

The eighth Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival has unleashed the 2015 lineup, and it’s a winner.

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly // Community Review

The Showbams co-review this week is Kendrick Lamar’s essential To Pimp a Butterfly. Comment with your quick review to win free tickets to shows in SF.

Killer Mike’s ‘fuck boy’ chant in response to fuck boy SXSW fan is all time

Proof positive why El-P and Killer Mike are brothers for life.

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

Outside Lands 2015 speculation season may now commence.

10 takeaways from Shaun White’s first Air + Style on U.S. soil

Air + Style - Shaun White

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Here are 10 things we took away from two action-packed days at Air + Style in Los Angeles.

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

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

Outside Lands 2014: Lineup locks, likely acts & long shots

FESTIVAL RUMORS: As we inch toward springtime, some Bay Area music freaks (like us) are beginning to speculate who will be gracing the stages in Golden Gate Park come August.

Treasure Island Music Festival 2013 predictions

FESTIVAL SPECULATION: The 2013 Treasure Island Music Festival lineup drops May 28th, so who will perform? Take a look at our artist predictions for the Festival in the Bay.