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The Accidentals take their Bay Area fans on a musical odyssey in support of their latest LP

The Accidentals

SHOW REVIEW: At Café du Nord, the band made the basement of the Swedish American Hall feel like the basement of its own house.

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SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Andrew W.K. at The Independent 9/28 (THUR)

Andrew WK

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at The Independent on September 28th.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to What So Not at 1015 Folsom 5/12 (FRI)

What So Not

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at 1015 Folsom on May 12th.

In SF, Julie Byrne makes it feel like summer in April

Julie Byrne

PHOTOS: Though “summer” only happens sporadically in SF, you could feel it for a few hours at Swedish American Hall on this night.

Noise Pop 2017 Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to Weyes Blood, Desert Daze Caravan, Kelis & more

Noise Pop 2017 - Weyes Blood & Kelis

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Shows of the Week” for Noise Pop 2017.

Noise Pop 2017: Celebrating 25 years of Bay Area indie culture

Noise Pop 2017

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: We have locked in our top picks for the Bay Area festival’s happy hours, art shows, films and concerts.

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 Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Clams Casino at Mezzanine 9/15 (THUR)

Clams Casino

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at Mezzanine on September 15th.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Wye Oak at Great American Music Hall 7/15 (FRI)

Wye Oak

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at Great American Music Hall on July 15th.

Kaki King brings ‘The Neck Is a Bridge to the Body’ back to SF for a third time

Kaki King

SHOW REVIEW: For being an independent artist, she has managed to entertain audiences while still keeping the focus on the guitar.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to MSTRKRFT at The Independent 6/10 (FRI)

MSTRKRFT

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at The Independent on June 10th.

Sarah Neufeld delivers a haunting, dramatic show at Swedish American Hall

Sara Neufeld

PHOTOS: Best known for her work as a touring member of Arcade Fire, Sarah Neufeld is a performer in her own right.

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.

Conor O’Brien leads the way as Ireland’s Villagers deliver two nights of powerful songwriting in SF

Villagers

PHOTOS: The Irish indie-folk band shuffled through top-drawer tracks from its three albums, harmonizing like a finger ringing around a crystal glass — perfection.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Rudimental at Mezzanine 10/8 (THUR)

Rudimental

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at Mezzanine on October 8th.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Tensnake at Mezzanine 9/11 (FRI)

Tensnake

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at Mezzanine on September 11th.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to DāM-FunK (Live) at The Independent 9/6 (SUN)

Dâm-Funk

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Show of the Week” in SF at The Independent on September 6th.

Experimenting with the random: A raw conversation with Sam Amidon

Sam Amidon

INTERVIEW: Showbams sat down with Sam Amidon before his co-headlining show with Little Wings to talk about his early career and recording process.