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MusicfestNW releases 2016 lineup with headliners Duran Duran & Tame Impala

MusicfestNW 2016

Returning for its third year, MusicfestNW will be back at Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park this summer.

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Noise Pop 2016: Relive the festival frame by frame

Noise Pop 2016 - Heartwatch

PHOTOS: Navigating through more than 100 acts across the Bay Area, we take a look back at this year’s best highlights.

Noise Pop 2016 Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to Metric, Parquet Courts, Cayucas, DIIV & more

Metric

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Shows of the Week” for Noise Pop 2016.

Noise Pop 2016: Daily picks & flavors of the week

Noise Pop 2016

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: To get you ready for all the Noise Pop festivities throughout the Bay Area, we present our daily picks and flavors of the week.

Noise Pop 2016: Get ready with our Spotify playlist

Noise Pop 2016

Brush up on the first round of artists that have been announced for next year’s bill and don’t miss your opportunity to take part in the festivities.

The 25 best live music acts of 2014

The 2014 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2014 — the following 25 acts are our favorite live performers of the year.

WIN TICKETS: Parquet Courts at The Independent 5/27 (TUE)

Win a pair of free tickets to Parquet Courts Tuesday, May 27th at The Independent in SF.

Parquet Courts, White Fence share an exciting bill at GAMH

SHOW REVIEW: Each band brought fueled-up performances to a mix of youthful punkers and savvy critics as head-banging, moshing and shoe-gazing all had a place on this evening.

WIN TICKETS: White Fence // Parquet Courts at Great American Music Hall Thursday 1/16

Win Tickets to Parquet Courts and White Fence at Great American Music Hall Thursday 1/16.

Showbams’ 40 best albums of 2013

BEST OF 2013: Showbams presents our favorite 40 records of 2013, along with individual columnist top picks.

New Music Tuesday: Jessie Ware • A$AP Rocky • Yo La Tengo • Parquet Courts • Christopher Owens

Jessie Ware - If You're Never Gonna Move

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.