Pop & Rock

Review: Steely Dan

Eminent Hipsters Pack the Bowl

The eminent hipsters pack the Bowl. Read story.

Interview with Casey Veggies

Hip Hop Star Talks Growing Up, the Internet, and Music

The hip hop star talks growing up, the Internet, and the new age of hip hop. Read story.

Review: The War on Drugs at the Ventura Theater

Philly’s Resident Road Dogs Return to the Sunshine State

The Philadelphia band played a splendid, lengthy, and supped-up set on Tuesday, April 14. Read story.

¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! and Las Cafeteras

¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara!’s Community Building Via Free Music

Las Cafeteras’ socially conscious blend of soul-stirring, Afro-Mexican folk-rock lifts you up while making sure you are getting down. Read story.

PRJ Review: Built to Spill

Monday night, the band played a sold-out show at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club

On Monday night, the band played a sold-out show at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club to a crowd of die-hard fans. Read story.

PRJ Review: Jon Foreman

Lead singer of the band Switchfoot Takes Lobero Audience on an Adventure

The Switchfoot lead singer and solo artist sang of life, death, and the meaning of it all last week at the Lobero. Read story.

Underground Culture Showcase

Underground Hair Artists took over Blind Tiger Bar and Lounge

Underground Hair Artists took over Blind Tiger Bar and Lounge for a night filled with runway hair fashion, live music performances, and food. Read story.

Lord Huron Cometh

L.A.’s Favorite Evocative Folkies Headline the Lobero

Just days after releasing its sophomore album, the Los Angeles band heads to Santa Barbara for a show at the Lobero. Read story.

Alt-J Comes to the Bowl

The British Band Brings Its Distinctive Sound to Santa Barbara

The British band brings its distinctive sound to Santa Barbara after playing Coachella. Read story.

Built to Spill’s New Album Was a Long Time Coming

Singer Doug Martsch Spills Deets on the Band’s First Full-Length in Six Years

Lead singer/guitarist Doug Martsch spills the deets about the band’s much-delayed new album, Untethered Moon Read story.

Review: Gardens and Villa

Hometown Band Returns to SOhO for Rockin’ Show

Gardens and Villa play a homecoming party so popular that the venue sold out long before the show began. Read story.

Colleen Green

I Want to Grow Up

L.A.’s newest sweetheart plays FUNZONE on April 24. Read story.

Lucidity Festival Scales Down, Reaches Out

Event Organizers are Scheming Up Some Big Changes

This year’s Lucidity Festival is all about community involvement and environmental action. Read story.

Courtney Barnett

Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

Australia’s latest export has mastered the art of making the ordinary feel extraordinary. Read story.

Gardens & Villa Prep a New Album, Talk Pro Pickling

S.B.’s Beloved Synth Rockers Get Back to Basics on Forthcoming LP

The Santa Barbara boys are finishing a new record and coming home to SOhO on April 2. Read story.

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