Our favorite performances from 2018

Best live shows of 2018 - Foo Fighters, NxWorries, Pusha T & Courtney Barnett

The 2018 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2018 — the following are our favorite performances of the year.

The Mother Hips celebrate a Merry ‘Hipmas’ with their hometown fans at Great American Music Hall

The Mother Hips

PHOTOS: This performance was specifically dubbed as an “Ultimate Setlist” show where fans could submit their dream setlist and the band would choose one to play.

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.

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.

PHOTOS: Jackie Greene, The Mother Hips, Tumbleweed Wanderers at the Fox 3/21

PHOTOS: “The Pride of San Francisco”, a nickname bestowed upon Jackie Greene by legendary bassist Phil Lesh during his years with Phil & Friends, headlined at Fox Theater Oakland this past weekend with a three-set performance.

WIN TICKETS: The Mother Hips at Great American Music Hall 12/20 & 12/21

WIN FREE TICKETS to The Mother Hips at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco December 20th & 21st.

Outside Lands Music Festival 2013: Top Sets

FESTIVAL REVIEW + PHOTOS: The Bam Team recaps 36 shows from Outside Lands Music Festival 2013 and names the top sets of the weekend. Read 12 show highlights from each day and view candid festival eye-candy.

The Mother Hips go beyond Cali rock

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: The Mother Hips played a two-night album release run at The Independent in anticipation of their forthcoming LP “Behind Beyond”.

Free Shows: Mykki Blanco, Neon Neon, The Mother Hips, Wildcat! Wildcat!

Ready to witness live music at it’s best this week in the Bay Area? WIN FREE TICKETS to these kick-ass shows: Mykki Blanco @ The Mezzanine – Thursday 6/27 Neon Neon @ Slim’s – Friday 6/28 The Mother Hips @ The Independent – 6/28 & 6/29 Wildcat! Wildcat! @ Brick and Mortar – Saturday 6/28 […]