Pop & Rock
Punk’s Pioneer Thoroughly Rocked Her Santa Barbara Tour Stop
Arts & Lectures and KCRW co-presented the punk rock pioneer on Tuesday, January 27. Read story.
Japan’s Premier Taiko Ensemble Heads to the Granada
Japan’s premier taiko ensemble heads to the Granada as part of their One Earth Tour. Read story.
Montecito’s Resident Rocker Talks Humanitarian Work
The Montecito-dwelling rocker is donating his time and money to some big humanitarian projects, but he’s also looking out for those close to home. Read story.
American Beauty/American Psycho
The band’s latest LP seeks to evolve rock as a method of preserving it. Read story.
L.A.’s Premier Electronic Artist Plays S.B. February 5
The Los Angeles producer plays an intimate Santa Barbara show on Thursday, February 5. Read story.
The Guitarist will revisit his early classic-rock inspirations at the Lobero Theatre on January 26. Read story.
Punk’s Poet Laureate Brings Her Band to the Granada
Punk rock’s poet laureate brings her band to the Granada Theatre this week as part of a tour to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her debut. Read story.
Trails and Ways, Gantez Opened on Thursday, January 15
Openers Trails and Ways and Gantez may have stolen the show from Thursday night's good, but sonically confused headliners. Read story.
New Albums, Festivals, and Shows for a New Year
This week brings area concerts from Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald, Read story.
The Santa Barbara indie folk-rockers will unveil their new EP and kick off their West Coast tour on January 17 at SOhO. Read story.
Slide Guitar Virtuoso Returns to Santa Barbara
The stringed-instrument whisperer returns to Santa Barbara for a solo show at the Lobero on January 16. Read story.
Kids Helping Kids Hosted Annual Fundraising Concert on January 10
The 12th annual Kids Helping Kids benefit concert was a sold-out success. Read story.
Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
Noah Lennox’s latest album is a dreamy kaleidoscope of electronic experimentation. Read story.
Ingrid Michaelson Headlines 12th Annual Benefit Concert
Platinum-selling singer/songwriter Ingrid Michaelson headlines Saturday’s benefit concert at the Granada Theatre. Read story.
L.A. Rockers Embrace the Space Between On In Bardo
For their sophomore effort, L.A.’s White Arrows embraced the space between. Read story.