Pop & Rock
Playland is only Marr’s second solo outing, but it beautifully showcases good, solid Britpop hooks. Read story.
L.A. Youngsters Return with At Best Cuckold
The young Sub Pop signees return to the fold and play SOhO in support of their new sophomore album. Read story.
Glen Phillips and Velasco Make Us the Ultimate Thanksgiving Playlist
Toad the Wet Sprocket frontman Glen Phillips and L.A. songwriter Velasco make us the ultimate Thanksgiving playlist. Read story.
Start the Holidays with KYLE, Chris Robinson
We’re ringing in the start of the holiday season with sunny hip-hop and grooooovy retro rock. Read story.
The Endless River
Floyd purists might object to The Endless River, but one can just as easily make the case for a great band revisiting its past and harvesting its relics. Read story.
Live in Studio A Compiles the Best of the Station’s '13-'14 Year
UCSB’s resident radio station compiles the best of a year of in-studio performances. Read story.
The rapper returns to the 805 to play October’s rescheduled gig at Earl Warren Showgrounds. Read story.
The Bowl Season Went Out with a Band on November 15
The 2014 Bowl season went out with a band (and some pumped up kicks) on Saturday, November 15. Read story.
If nothing else, Sonic Highways shows that the band has an unstoppable talent for redoing what they do very well. Read story.
Getting to Know Old Man Canyon
Peach Kings and Maudlin Strangers make Santa Barbara tour stops. Read story.
Los Angeles Indie Rockers Close Out the S.B. Bowl Season
This weekend marks the official end of concert season for the Santa Barbara Bowl, and they’re going out with a bang Read story.
Rock’s reigning weirdo auteur returns with a 17-track double-disk opus. Read story.
Fall's Must-See Concerts from L.A. to S.B.
Mariachi El Bronx return to S.B. with a new record; Flatbush Zombies and The Underachievers take over Ventura. Read story.
The Rise of Santa Barbara’s Most Inclusive High-End Music Space
The rise of Santa Barbara’s most inclusive high-end music space. Read story.
Second Annual Celebration Featured Café Tacvba, More
The Bowl's second annual Day of the Dead celebration featured multiple bands, massive face painting stations, stunning art installations, and much more. Read story.