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Phono del Sol turns the heat way up in 2017

2017 Phono del Sol Music Festival

FESTIVAL REVIEW: You want your Saturday to be served up scorching hot? Well, that’s what the masses at the seventh annual Phono del Sol got.

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Missy Elliott, Björk, Frank Ocean & Nine Inch Nails to headline FYF Fest 2017

FYF Fest - 2017 lineup

Year after year, FYF Fest has continued to pull bigger and better artists. And in 2017, that trend will continue.

Was FYF Fest 2015 the ‘best weekend of summer’? Here are 10 highlights from this year’s festival

FYF Fest 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: From everything we witnessed over two action-packed days, it felt like a major success.

Kanye West to replace Frank Ocean as headliner at FYF Fest 2015 this weekend

FYF Fest 2015

FYF Fest sent shock waves across the Internet less than two days before this weekend’s festival takes place.

FYF Fest unveils 2015 set times with later end times

2015 FYF Fest

After ending the two-day festival at midnight in previous years, FYF is taking things up a notch in 2015.

Phono del Sol goes bigger and better in 2015

2015 Phono del Sol Music Festival - King Tuff

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Fans and families alike were able to soak up the hot day while getting a chance to see some pretty epic bands.

Skipping FYF Fest? You can still see all these shows

2015 FYF sideshows

If you’re not keen on catching headliners Frank Ocean and Morrissey at FYF but still want to see Bloc Party or The Jesus and Mary Chain without paying for a two-day GA pass, you’re in a bit of luck.

FYF Fest reveals 2015 lineup

FYF Fest 2015

The 12th annual FYF Fest once again promises a delicious distillation of indie, electronic, rap or rock acts. Although, this year seems to be pretty lean in the rock department.

Thee Oh Sees pummel fans in return to SF

PHOTOS: Some highlights were a crowd surfer who may have been collecting Social Security checks and bartenders showering those lucky enough to be in the back with assorted carbonated beverages.

Decanting BottleRock 2014 before its return to Napa

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: The second year of BottleRock Napa launches May 30th with The Cure, OutKast, TV On The Radio, Deerhunter, Thee Oh Sees and many more.

Thee Oh Sees shock SF with a blazing show, startling news

SHOW REVIEW: What started as just another Thee Oh Sees show ended up being more than the sum of its parts as the band announced some sudden news that shook up local music fans.

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.

Showbams’ 40 best albums of 2013

BEST OF 2013: Showbams presents our favorite 40 records of 2013, along with individual columnist top picks.

Phono del Sol gets rowdy with Thee Oh Sees & YACHT

FESTIVAL REVIEW: With Thee Oh Sees and YACHT headlining the third year festival, moshing, crowd-surfing and dancing elevated Phono del Sol.

MIDTERM REPORT: Best Albums of 2013

BEST OF 2013: Is 2013 the year digital dance music makes the big leap, fully taking over the Top 40 but also ingraining itself into the hearts of critics?

Coachella Review: Top Sets Weekend 1

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Showbams recaps the most memorable shows at Coachella 2013 Weekend 1, and we name our top sets.

New Music Tuesday: Yeah Yeah Yeahs • Major Lazer • The Flaming Lips • The Oh Sees

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Mosquito

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.

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.

Thee Oh Sees continue their global assault, locally

LIVE REVIEW: John Dwyer and the rest of Thee Oh Sees headlined a weekend to remember at The Independent. Photos by Sam Heller.