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Our favorite performances from 2017

Best live shows of 2017 - The xx, Miguel, Moderat & Coldplay - featured

The 2017 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2017 — the following are our favorite performances of the year.

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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.

Lo Moon are officially LA’s newest buzz band after their sold-out show at the Troubadour

Lo Moon

SHOW REVIEW: This may only be the beginning for the indie-electronic trio, but these guys sure know how to shoot for the moon.

Our 10 favorite shows from the first half of 2017

Best live shows of 2017 - Radiohead, Sigur Rós, Ryan Adams & Run the Jewels - featured

The 2017 BAMS List: Showbams revisits the best performances we’ve witnessed over the past six months.

The xx luminesce the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium during their three-night Fauxchella run

The xx

SHOW REVIEW: The London trio entranced the capacity crowd, taking us on a breathtaking journey through light and sound.

Our 5 favorite moments from Coachella 2017

Coachella 2017 - palm trees

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Here are five highlights from Coachella’s 18th edition (spoiler alert: Lady Gaga wasn’t one of them).

Albums you’ll want to hear in 2017

2017 albums

NEW MUSIC: The year starts off with a bang thanks to these forthcoming releases.

Coachella announces 2017 lineup with Radiohead, Beyoncé & Kendrick Lamar serving as headliners

Coachella 2017

After it was reported weeks ago that Radiohead, Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar would headline Coachella’s 18th edition, that news has now been confirmed.

Jamie xx spectacularly illuminates the Fox Theater Oakland on ‘In Colour’ tour

Jamie xx

SHOW REVIEW: The “In Color” tour offers an in-depth portrayal of what Jamie xx has accomplished thus far in his career.

New Music: Jamie xx – In Colour

Jamie xx - In Colour

“In Colour may not be everyone’s favorite album this year, but no one can doubt the level of detail devoted to making every layer of every track as perfectly tuned as possible.”

Showbams Photography 2013: A year in review

BEST OF 2013: Take a look at some of the best live music photography snapped by Showbams photographers this year.

PHOTOS: The xx at the Greek 6/1

PHOTOS: The xx performed at the iconic Greek Theatre Berkeley on Saturday, showing once again why they are one of the best live acts around today.

Coachella 2013: What you should know before you go

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Check out our breakdown of the reunions and first-time performances, possible artist collaboration predictions and our can’t-miss sleeper acts from the bottom lines.

Coachella 2013: Predictions, wishes & rumors vs. reality

Showbams examines headliner reality & rumors, artists to see before they get big, possible EDM acts that won’t be in the Sahara Tent, and artists we hope to see at Coachella 2013.

Showbams’ best live music photography of 2012

BEST of 2012: Take a gander at our favorite contributor photos from 2012.

Showbams’ best shows of 2012

BEST SHOWS of 2012: Our contributors reflect on the best live music they witnessed in 2012 and list their favorite shows. What was your favorite show of 2012?

Best albums of 2012

BEST ALBUMS of 2012: Showbam contributors list their favorite albums of 2012, and we’ve averaged them together to create the Showbams Best Albums of the Year.

Best tracks of 2012

BEST of 2012: Our contributors list their Top 10 tracks from 2012. What was your favorite song from 2012?

Treasure Island Music Festival: 10 best sets

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Saturday didn’t have an obvious header, and Sunday had a seemingly weak under-card. But both days delivered.

Treasure Island Music Festival: 10 best-looking sets

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: View video evidence of the 10 best-looking sets at Treasure Island Music Festival.
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