Kurt Elling brings his outstanding vocals and killer jazz band to the Lobero on Tuesday, April 19. Read story.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Jazz gets an exciting new voice and the Tetzlaff Quartet comes to the Lobero. Read story.
Sunday, April 3, 2011
Experimental music takes over UCSB, while the Santa Barbara Symphony plays it less-than-safe in its upcoming concert season. Read story.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
It is an agreeable January Saturday and a concentrated pack of us, about a dozen strong, are crammed onto the rear platform – “whistle stop” style - of the restored vintage train car known as the Tioga Pass. Read story.
Saturday, March 26, 2011
This idiosyncratic genius was meant to be heard in person. Read story.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
The Roots on the Rails programs are chartered train trips that include concerts and discussion en route. Read story.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
San Fran legends Hot Tuna visit town with a cool blues band, and Sings Like Hell celebrates its 200th show. Read story.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
McCoy Tyner owns modern jazz’s most distinctive and influential piano style. Read story.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Bill Frisell and John Scofield jammed together at the Lobero on Saturday night, and then on Sunday Esperanza Spalding picked up the Grammy for Best New Artist. Read story.
Friday, February 18, 2011
The languid beauty of a relatively rare song form. Read story.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Two extraordinary guitar trios will grace the Lobero stage this Saturday, February 12, with eminent pianist Peter Serkin coming to the same venue the following Tuesday. Read story.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Sophisticated international sounds will fill the air at several Santa Barbara stages this week. Read story.
Thursday, February 3, 2011
The SBIFF and music have been going together for years. Read story.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Ostensibly, this not-so-little thing called NAMM is all about nuts-and-bolts and bottom dollars, in and around the business and machinery of music. Read story.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
It wasn’t the best year for Hollywood, but there were still some standouts. And how about that Katy Perry? Read story.