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The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2017

Coldplay at Levi's Stadium

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2017.

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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.

Treasure Island Music Festival 2016: The Good, The Bad & The Muddy

treasure-island-Treasure Island Music Festival 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Here are the best, worst and most muddied (good ideas that ultimately went wrong) moments of TIMF 2016.

Beyond the music: Symbiosis Gathering reinvents the festival experience in 2015

Symbiosis Gathering 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Symbiosis is leading a paradigm shift in the festival world, and the 10 Year Re:Union proved to be their largest gathering yet.

Sasquatch! continues to reign supreme as the Pacific Northwest’s premier music festival

Sasquatch! Music Festival

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Embracing the culture of the Pacific Northwest, Sasquatch! caters to the growing breed of indie-centric fans caring just as much about the festival experience (if not more) than the music itself.

Outside Lands 2015: Lineup locks, likely acts & long shots

Outside Lands 2015 speculation season may now commence.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2014

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2014.

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.

PHOTOS: Foster The People, Sylvan Esso at Fox Oakland 11/8

PHOTOS: Tight production and awesome lighting that’s both dynamic and colorful. This description dutifully describes Foster The People 2.0.

Sylvan Esso continue breakout ascent at The Independent

PHOTOS: Tickets to Sylvan Esso’s sold-out show at The Independent were going for well over $100 on the secondary market, a clear indication the duo won’t be playing clubs for too much longer.

tUnE-yArDs eye nonconformity through a glorious lens in SF

SHOW REVIEW: tUnE-yArDs’ focus on eyes as a motif suitably reflects Garbus’ immaculate confidence and control amid pervasive themes of subverting conformity and growing paranoia.