Our favorite performances from 2019

Best live shows of 2019 - Usher, Kacey Musgraves, Local Natives & Empire of the Sun

The 2019 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2019 — the following are our favorite performances of the year.

The Raconteurs show all at the Santa Barbara Bowl why we need them after 11 years between albums

The Raconteurs

SHOW REVIEW: The four-piece consisting of Jack White, Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler is finally back in the spotlight where it belongs — and for good reason.

Our favorite performances from 2018

Best live shows of 2018 - Foo Fighters, NxWorries, Pusha T & Courtney Barnett

The 2018 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2018 — the following are our favorite performances of the year.

Thirty-five years later, the Melvins are still rockin’ as hard & loud as they ever have

Melvins

SHOW REVIEW: With a sold-out crowd on hand at SF’s Great American Music Hall, Buzz Osborne and company performed as if everything depended on it.