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.

Desert Daze 2017: Another stellar year for one of California’s premier music festivals

Desert Daze 2017

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Led by Iggy Pop, Spiritualized and more, the sixth edition of this psych-rock and garage-rock extravaganza was quite a doozy.

With one of the best frontwomen in the business, The Kills are an unstoppable duo

The Kills

PHOTOS: As with any Kills show, the band was raw, untamed and ready to sonically destroy everything in its path.

Deap Vally start their week off by rocking The Chapel

Deap Vally

PHOTOS: The female rock duo from Los Angeles made its way north for an intimate Monday night gig in SF.