The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2019

Kali Uchis at Smokin Grooves Fest

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2019.

Gov’t Mule honor Tom Petty & more at The Wiltern

Gov't Mule

PHOTOS: Every show the Southern rock act plays these days feels like a special one with Warren Haynes at the helm.

Dancing the night away with Cut Copy in LA

Cut Copy

PHOTOS: No strangers to the City of Angels, the Australian four-piece undoubtedly enjoys coming to California every time it drops a new album.

Deafheaven continue their evolution at The Wiltern


SHOW REVIEW: There are still echoes of black metal at times, but you can feel this is a band that’s embracing its differences instead of defending them.

Lucky to be alive, YG is celebrating life to the fullest


SHOW REVIEW: If extended album delays, a near-death experience and government censorship can’t stop YG, I don’t know what can. And neither does he.

Umphrey’s McGee keep the surprises coming while wrapping up their winter tour in LA

Umphrey's McGee

SHOW REVIEW: Umphrey’s McGee have never been ones to mail things in — and no, I’m not talking about if they use the postal service or not.

Are Umphrey’s McGee LA’s quintessential jam band?

Umphrey's McGee

SHOW REVIEW: Los Angeles has never been known as a home for jam bands. But if there’s one jam band that could finally transform that notion, it might be Umphrey’s McGee.

Elbow charms packed Wiltern in return to LA


SHOW REVIEW: With the English alt-rockers wrapping up their 12-date, North American tour in LA, Elbow frontman Guy Garvey was in quite the mood.

Ain’t no need for repeatin’ when My Morning Jacket play The Wiltern

My Morning Jacket

SHOW REVIEW: My Morning Jacket performed an epic three-night run at The Wiltern and delivered on their “Spontaneous Curation Tour” promise with rarities and bust-outs.

PHOTOS: My Morning Jacket @ The Wiltern 9/12

My Morning Jacket

PHOTOS: Check out our shots and the setlist from Night 2 of My Morning Jacket’s three-show run at The Wiltern.

PHOTOS: My Morning Jacket @ The Wiltern 9/11

PHOTOS: Check out our shots and the setlist from Night 1 of My Morning Jacket’s three-show run at The Wiltern.