Pop & Rock

‘Under the Savage Sky’: Best Un-Punk Punk Record

Album Bristles with Revivals of Time-Tested Rock Truths

New album bristles with revivals of time-tested rock truths. Read story.

Johnette Napolitano’s Acoustic Tour

Former Concrete Blonde Lead Singer Plays SOhO

Former Concrete Blonde lead singer plays SOhO on tour for new album ‘Naked’ Read story.

Dillon Francis New EP Roars

‘This Mixtape Is Fire’ Has Right Amount of New and Old Sound

‘This Mixtape Is Fire’ has the right amount of new and old sound. Read story.

Diana Krall Croons in the Moonlight

Jazz, Pop, and Some Sweet 78s

Jazz, pop, and some sweet 78s at the S.B. Bowl. Read story.

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic at the Chumash Casino

Clinton and Parliament Still Funky After All These Years

Clinton and Parliament still funky after all these years. Read story.

Jerry Douglas at the Lobero

Dobro Master Douglas Performed Solo

Dobro master Douglas performed solo at the Lobero August 28. Read story.

Bonamassa Brings Blues to Bowl

Ultra-Talented Rock Band Pays Tribute To Three Kings

Joe Bonamassa and his ultra-talented rock band pay tribute to the Three Kings at the Bowl. Read story.

Lindsey Stirling’s Spectacular Spectacle

Violinist/Dancer Sets the Bowl Stage Alight

The violinist/dancer set the stage alight at her August 15 Bowl show. Read story.

Hopsin Crafts Well-Written Raps on New Record

‘Pound Syndrome’ Shows Rapper Making Changes for the Better

‘Pound Syndrome’ sees rapper making changes for the better. Read story.

The Growlers’ Latest Record Flows Wonderfully

‘Chinese Fountain’ Is the Band’s Most Mature Album to Date

‘Chinese Fountain’ is the “beach goth” band’s most mature album to date. Read story.

Alabama Shakes Delivers at the S.B. Bowl

Singer/guitarist Brittany Howard Shines in a Soul Groove

Singer/guitarist Brittany Howard shines in a soul groove.Singer/guitarist Brittany Howard shines in a soul groove. Read story.

Interview: Jesse R. Berlin

The Comic Synth Mastermind Plays Funzone Anniversary Show

The comic synth mastermind plays Funzone anniversary show, Saturday, August 22 Read story.

Tame Impala’s Currents Not Up to Snuff

Australian Band’s Latest is a Sedate Disco/Synthpop Hybrid

Australian band’s latest record is a sedate disco/synthpop hybrid. Read story.

Funzone Turns One

All-Ages Venue Celebrates with Anniversary Show

The all-ages venue celebrates its one-year anniversary with Honey Maid, Jesse R. Berlin, and more Saturday, August 22. Read story.

Gardens & Villa Release ‘Music for Dogs’

Tall Tales and the Silver Lining, Venice the Band Play This Weekend

Tall Tales and the Silver Lining, Venice the Band play this weekend. Read story.

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