The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2018

David Byrne at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2018.

Lil Yachty continues to carve out his own path in SF

Lil Yachty

SHOW REVIEW: The Atlanta native has captured the attention of an increasingly distracted generation with his self-described “bubblegum trap.”

Gucci Mane brings his ‘Trap God Tour’ to the Bay

Gucci Mane

PHOTOS: If you mention trap in the context of Southern hip-hop, the first name that should come to mind is Gucci Mane.

MØ exhibits no shortage of energy at The Warfield


PHOTOS: The Danish singer and songwriter not only had the audience jumping the entire time, but she also came off casually fluid.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2016

Danny Brown at The Regency Ballroom

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2016.

Tory Lanez ebbs and flows at The Warfield

Tory Lanez

PHOTOS: The Canadian-born singer/rapper knows how to lift a crowd, and apparently, his fans understand as well.

Mac DeMarco gets weird and wild in his return to SF

Mac DeMarco

PHOTOS: Who said Canadians don’t know how to have fun, or that this guy got tame while on tour?

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.

The Jesus and Mary Chain celebrate 30 years of ‘Psychocandy’ at The Warfield

The Jesus and Mary Chain

PHOTOS: Closing out its nine-city North American road trip in SF, the Scottish alternative rock outfit played its debut album from front to back.

Interpol turn on the bright lights at The Warfield, further cement their place among indie-rock royalty


PHOTOS: Re-imagining their established sound in new ways has been part of Interpol’s resurgence, and on this tour, they proved that they are still putting out some of their best work.

Amongst flowers and a gimp, Faith No More make a triumphant return to The Warfield

Faith No More

SHOW REVIEW: The history of the SF band can be traced back to the City during the early 80’s, and they proved that they still know what it means to do what they do best and play their unique style of music.

OK Go throw one big party at The Warfield


PHOTOS: In the midst of an extensive North American tour, the four-piece originally from Chicago and now based in Los Angeles covered the venue in confetti at one point during their set.

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 Presets bring intimate club vibes to The Warfield

SHOW REVIEW: The Presets headlined a night full of a dance-driven music at The Warfield, as the 2014 “Check Yo’ Ponytail” tour stopped off in SF with Antwon, Chela and Frankie Chan also in tow.

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to The Presets at The Warfield 11/13 (THUR)

Win a pair of free tickets to The Presets this Thursday, November 13th at The Warfield in SF.

Wu-Tang Clan take on The Warfield

PHOTOS: Wu Tang took on The Warfield last weekend to do what they do — drop some of the illest rhymes in the history of music, pop bottles, eat potato chips and spread the good vibes.

PHOTOS: Motörhead at The Warfield 4/18

PHOTOS: As you’d expect, an older, rowdy crowd dressed in black and leather attended Motörhead’s performance in SF last weekend between consecutive weekend appearances at Coachella.

PHOTOS: Dr. Dog at the Warfield for Noise Pop Fest 3/1

PHOTOS: Saturday night was a much anticipated one as the City descended upon the Warfield to get their dose of Dr. Dog.

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.

Rancid and The Transplants treat fans to a punk rock reunion

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: Rancid returned to the Bay Area August 2 & 3 for a double header finale to their 2013 tour with The Transplants at the Warfield.