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Pop & Rock

Fall Out Boy

American Beauty/American Psycho

The band’s latest LP seeks to evolve rock as a method of preserving it. Read story.

RL Grime Drops Into Velvet Jones

L.A.’s Premiere Electronic Artist Plays S.B. February 5

The Los Angeles producer plays an intimate Santa Barbara show on Thursday, February 5. Read story.

Bill Frisell Goes Back to the Future

The Guitarist will revisit his early classic-rock inspirations at the Lobero Theatre on January 26. Read story.

Interview: Patti Smith

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.

Review: White Arrows at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club

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.

Charging into 2015

New Albums, Festivals, and Shows for a New Year

This week brings area concerts from Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald, Read story.

For Ghost Tiger, It’s All in the Family

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.

David Lindley: ‘Oud’ Man Out

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.

Review: Ingrid Michaelson at the Granada Theatre

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

Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper

Noah Lennox’s latest album is a dreamy kaleidoscope of electronic experimentation. Read story.

A Little New Year’s Do-Goodery with Kids Helping Kids

Ingrid Michaelson Headlines 12th Annual Benefit Concert

Platinum-selling singer/songwriter Ingrid Michaelson headlines Saturday’s benefit concert at the Granada Theatre. Read story.

White Arrows Get Free

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.

Blonde Redhead

Barragán

The ninth studio album from this N.Y.C. trio is a grower for those with a taste for experimental and sparse arrangements. Read story.

Review: Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven at the Lobero Theatre

David Lowery’s Two Bands Double Headlined on December 29

David Lowery's two long-running indie acts were on display at the Lobero on Monday. Read story.

Songs to Pop Bottles To

A Playlist to Ring in the New Year

Seven songs to help you conquer 2015. Read story.

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