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Noise Pop 2017: Our top moments from the festival

Noise Pop 2017 - Temples

FESTIVAL REVIEW: The Bam Team frequented many Bay Area venues for Noise Pop’s 25th anniversary. Find out which were our favorite performances.

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The 25 best live music acts of 2016

Best live music acts of 2016

The 2016 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2016 — the following 25 acts are our favorite live performers of the year.

Outside Lands 2016: Top sets, awards & what we overheard at Golden Gate Park

Outside Lands 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: As Outside Lands continues to set the bar high thanks to its innovative features, top-notch billing and overall experience, here are our favorite moments from 2016.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Chromeo, Miguel Migs & Iamsu! at Oysterfest 5/7 (SAT)

Oysterfest 2016

Win a pair of free tickets to the 17th annual San Francisco Oysterfest on Saturday, May 7th.

Festival Review: Noise Pop 2014

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Noise Pop Festival 2014 has come and gone, and what a jam-packed week of music and merriment it was!

Rogue Wave close Noise Pop Fest, transforming day into night

SHOW REVIEW: Closing out an epic 22nd year of Noise Pop Festival, The Chapel hosted a performance that featured a local lineup of Wymond Miles, Trails and Ways and Rogue Wave.

12 reasons to grab a Noise Pop festival badge

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Noise Pop Festival, a week-long event spread out amongst the finest 22 venues in SF, makes for the finest extended independent music showcase on the West Coast.

Magik*Magik Orchestra look back to “When We Were Young” at Fox Theater Oakland

SHOW REVIEW: Minna Choi and Magik*Magik Orchestra delivered on the promise of an uplifting, collaborative evening with three breathtaking sets of emotive music.

11 reasons to celebrate five years of Magik*Magik Orchestra at Fox Theater Oakland

SHOW PREVIEW: Fox Theater Oakland is hosting a gala concert January 31st celebrating 5 years of Magik*Magik Orchestra with help from a diverse group of collaborators. Expect goosebumps.

Showbams Photography 2013: A year in review

BEST OF 2013: Take a look at some of the best live music photography snapped by Showbams photographers this year.

Rogue Wave’s emotional homecoming at The Independent

SHOW REVIEW: Zach Rogue was living in the moment amongst friends and family on Friday as he and Rogue Wave delivered live music that expanded on their studio sound.

Free Shows: Rogue Wave • Sonny and the Sunsets • Chico Mann

Win a pair of free tickets to Rogue Wave, Sonny and the Sunsets and Chico Mann this weekend in the Bay Area.

New Music Tuesday: Queens of the Stone Age • Disclosure • Portugal. The Man • Rogue Wave

The Bam Team breaks down new music releases from the week of June 3 2013: Queens of the Stone Age, Disclosure, Portugal. The Man, Rogue Wave.

BottleRock Napa Valley: 5 reasons to get there early

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: While there are plenty of well-known, top-notch rock groups playing at BottleRock, we present five excellent early performers.

Noise Pop preview: Indie music, film and art take over SF

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Showbams breaks down the headliners, emerging artists to catch before they blow up and cultural highlights as Noise Pop expands to 25 SF venues in its 21st year.