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.


Monterey Pop 50 pays tribute to the Summer of Love & the festival that started it all

Monterey Pop International Festival 50

PHOTOS: We all left with a sense of gratitude for the legendary festival’s impact on contemporary culture and how we see music today.

North Mississippi Allstars bring Southern swamp rock to the City

SHOW REVIEW: The North Mississippi Allstars’ sound is steeped in Southern blues rock traditions, but they gently push the boundaries of what you might expect if you think they’re a one-trick pony.

WIN TICKETS: North Mississippi Allstars at the Indy 1/31

WIN TICKETS to see North Mississippi Allstars at the Independent Friday 1/31.