Pop & Rock

Avicii Plays with Genres on New Record

‘Stories’ Blends Electronica with Blues, Pop, and Funk

‘Stories’ blends electronica with blues, pop, and funk. Read story.

Lake Street Dive Shine Live

Brooklyn Indie Pop Quartet Gets Campbell Hall Dancing With Originals and Covers

Brooklyn indie pop quartet gets Campbell Hall dancing with originals and covers. Read story.

John Hiatt and Lyle Lovett Too Much Too Soon Again

Duo’s UCSB Return Is Moving, But Feels Like A Rehash

Duo’s UCSB return is moving, but feels like a rehash. Read story.

Hot Butter Rum and Wild Reeds Kick Up Jams at SOHO

Heavy Folk and Bluegrass Sets Get Boots Kicking

Heavy folk and bluegrass sets get boots kicking. Read story.

Meg Myers Shows Her Dark Side

Tennessee Siren Drops ‘Sorry’

Tennessee siren drops first full-length album, ‘Sorry.’ Read story.

Chris Thile Comes to the Lobero

Mandolin Master Performs Solo on Sunday

Mandolin master performs solo on Sunday. Read story.

Hope and Justin, The Wild Reeds Put New Twists On Folk

Hope and Justin, The Wild Reeds Put New Twists On Folk

Traditional becomes contemporary this weekend at Plaza Playhouse and SOhO. Read story.

Richard Thompson, Acoustic and Electric

Folk-Rock Icon Thompson Strong As Ever on ‘Still’

Folk-rock icon Thompson is as strong as ever on ‘Still.’ Read story.

Bowl Hosts Third Annual Día de los Muertos Celebration

Bands Shine While Offstage Events Need Fine-Tuning

Bands shine while offstage events need fine-tuning. Read story.

Neil Young + Promise Of the Real’s Call to Arms

‘The Monsanto Years’ is a Reality-Inducing Album

‘The Monsanto Years’ asks listeners to wake up and respond to the ecological destruction of Earth.  Read story.

Coheed & Cambria Showcase New Material At Ventura Theater

Setlist Features Energetic Pop-Punk Of ‘The Color Before The Sun’

Setlist features energetic pop-punk of ‘The Color Before The Sun’ Read story.

E.J. Cox Off To Great Start at Maverick Saloon

Singer-Songwriter Coming In To Confidence At Rousing ‘River Town’ Release

Singer-songwriter coming into confidence at rousing ‘River Town’ release. Read story.

Janet Jackson Sizzles at the Bowl

The Pop Icon Hits Town for Her ‘Unbreakable 2015’ Tour

The pop icon stopped in Santa Barbara for her ‘Unbreakable’ tour. Read story.

Tricks and Treats this Halloween Weekend

Smoov-E and Vaud and The Villains Get Parties Started

Smoov-E and Vaud and The Villains get the parties started. Read story.

Día de los Muertos at the Bowl

Day of the Dead Celebration Turns Three

The Day of the Dead celebration turns three. Read story.

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