Pop & Rock

Review: Jim Adkins at Velvet Jones

Fans Flock to See Jimmy Eat World's Frontman Play Acoustic

Fans flocked to see the Jimmy Eat World frontman play an acoustic Monday night set in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Giraffage Stands Tall

San Fran Producer Brings the Party to EOS

The San Francisco electronic artist brings the party to EOS Lounge on February 27. Read story.

Santa Barbara Bowl Announces Three New Shows

Jimmy Buffett, Ben Harper, Tedeschi Trucks Will Headline in 2015

Jimmy Buffett, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, and Tedeschi Trucks Band will all play the Bowl later this year. Read story.

Father John Misty

I Love You, Honeybear

Indie rock’s favorite cynic falls in love and gets serious … sorta. Read story.

Getting to Know The Garden

SoCal Twins Talk New Record, Fashion Statements

The Orange County twins and bandmates discuss their new record and finding an unlikely fan in Yves Saint Laurent. Read story.

Review: The Coup at UCSB’s MultiCultural Center

Boots Riley Led a Revolutionary Concert-Sermon on February 20

Funkmaster Boots Riley led his Oakland bandmates through a soulful concert-cum-sermon on Friday, February 20. Read story.

Interview: Kirk Knight

The Pro Era Rapper Hits Velvet Jones on February 26

The Pro Era rapper and producer will be at Velvet Jones on Thursday, February 26. Read story.

Cassandra Wilson

Coming Forth by Day

UCSB Arts & Lectures Brings Come Forth by Day to Campbell Hall on February 22. Read story.

The Reintroduction of Craft Spells

Seattle Band Returns to the Fold with Nausea

After lying dormant, the Seattle band returns to the fold with their second LP, Nausea. Read story.

Review: Migos at Velvet Jones

A Packed Show Ended Abruptly on Wednesday, February 11

Thanks to a rowdy fan and a wayward cap, Wednesday night’s show ended with a fizzle. Read story.

Review: The Avett Brothers at the Arlington Theatre

UCSB Arts & Lectures Presented on Tuesday, February 10

UCSB Arts & Lectures presented the North Carolina folk rockers on Tuesday, February 10. Read story.

Open Call for Earth Day Musicians

Submit by February 15 for a Chance to Play in Alameda Park

Submit by February 15 for a chance to play the 2015 Earth Day Festival in Alameda Park. Read story.

Sings Like Hell: Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion

Sings Like Hell: Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion

Singer/songwriter couple perform on Valentine's Day at the Lobero. Read story.

Photos: Generationals at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club

Rose Quartz Opened on Saturday, February 7

The New Orleans-based synth rockers played to a packed house on Saturday, February 7. Read story.

Photos: RL Grime at Velvet Jones

Lunice, Tommy Kruise Opened on February 5

The Los Angeles-based producer played to a sold out crowd on February 5. Read story.

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