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Phoebe Bridgers inspires a sold-out crowd in her hometown at LA’s Lodge Room

Phoebe Bridgers

PHOTOS: The singer-songwriter’s album release show will likely be one of the last times we’ll be able to catch her in such an intimate setting.

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Albums you’ll want to hear in 2017

2017 albums

NEW MUSIC: The year starts off with a bang thanks to these forthcoming releases.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Lupe Fiasco at 1015 Folsom 11/16 (WED)

Lupe Fiasco

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at 1015 Folsom on November 16th.

SF honors its musical history at City Hall’s Centennial Celebration with Sun Kil Moon, Vetiver & more (6/19)

San Francisco City Hall

SHOW PREVIEW: SF City Hall celebrates its 100th anniversary in euphonious fashion this Friday, June 19th with live music and a host of other entertainment options.

Showbams’ Top 50 albums of 2014

The Bam Team presents the Top 50 Albums of 2014. Yes, ALL of 2014 (ahem D’Angelo).

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.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014: Three hot days of treating SF

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass … It’s just one of those laissez-faire weekends in SF that works time and time again.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014 proving to be as diverse as ever

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: From Ryan Adams to Deltron 3030 with The 3030 Orchestra to Social Distortion, variety is the key word for Hardly Strictly 2014 in SF this October.

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!

Mark Kozelek’s surly banter, control obsession effects at GAMH

SHOW REVIEW: Always honest and amusing in an odd way, much like his music, Kozelek turned between-song breaks into hilarious and awkward moments.

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.

New Music Tuesday: Crosses (†††) • Temples • Tinariwen • Sun Kil Moon

Crosses - Crosses

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

Best tracks of 2012

BEST of 2012: Our contributors list their Top 10 tracks from 2012. What was your favorite song from 2012?