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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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The 25 best live music acts of 2015

Best Live Acts of 2015

The 2015 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2015 — the following 25 acts are our favorite live performers of the year.

Outside Lands Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to The Knocks, Classixx & STRFKR or Karl Denson

The Knocks & Classixx

Win a pair of free tickets to one of our Outside Lands “Shows of the Week” from August 7th-9th.

CRSSD makes a big splash in debut as 2015 festival season heats up

CRSSD Festival 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Goldenvoice and FNGRS CRSSD are quickly changing the game after putting on a nearly flawless first edition of CRSSD Festival at San Diego’s Waterfront Park.

Five reasons why you won’t want to miss CRSSD

CRSSD Festival 2015

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Making its debut this spring, CRSSD Festival is the newest music festival to call California home. Here are five reasons why you’ll want to be there.

STRFKR flash back to the 80’s during NYE run at The Indy

STRFKR

SHOW REVIEW: What is so great about a band like STRFKR is that they are entirely self-aware. These guys are happy just to play their music for an audience, and it shows in their performance.

SF Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to Anti-Flag, STRFKR or Allah-Las

Anti-Flag & STRFKR

Win a pair of free tickets to one of our “Shows of the Week” in SF from December 29th-January 2nd.

Treasure Island Music Festival 2013: Top sets

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Treasure Island Music Festival 2013 in review — 20 set recaps, seven shows named “Top Set” and 120-plus artist and scene photos.

MIDTERM REPORT: Best Albums of 2013

BEST OF 2013: Is 2013 the year digital dance music makes the big leap, fully taking over the Top 40 but also ingraining itself into the hearts of critics?

STRFKR play new material, party with furries at Noise Pop

Live Music Review: Starfucker performed a slew of new songs at the Regency Ballroom Friday, but the dance party blasted off with the help of classic material and a cast of characters

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.

New Music Tuesday: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds • Atlas Genius • STRFKR • Beach Fossils • Jamie Lidell • Iceage • Mark Kozelek • Matmos

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away

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