Pop & Rock

Three S.B. Bands Tell of Touring Hazards

Spencer the Gardener, Soul Majestic, and Poor Man’s Whiskey’s Snapshots from the Road

Spencer the Gardener, Soul Majestic, and Poor Man’s Whiskey give snapshots from the road. Read story.

UCSB Professor Analyzes Sting’s Brain

Scott Grafton Helps Evaluate How Sting Processes Music

Scott Grafton helps evaluate how Sting processes music, thanks to fMRI scans. Read story.

Going Deeep with Modular Synths at SBCAST

Deeep Modular Showcases Resurging Electronic Music Technology

Deeep Modular showcases resurging electronic music technology. Read story.

Introducing Side Notes

Get to Know Our New Concert Web Series

Get to know our new concert web series. Read story.

Inside This Week's Music Issue

Side Notes, Tour Stories, Modular Synths, and Sting's Brain

Read about our new web concert series Side Notes, plus tour stories, modular synths, and Sting's Brain. Read story.

Exclusive Interview with Glen Phillips on ‘Swallowed by the New’

Santa Barbara Singer/Songwriter Talks New Album, New Projects

Santa Barbara singer/songwriter talks new album and new projects. Read story.

Hippie Sabotage Plays Ventura

Duo Captivates Crowd with Gravitational Stage Presence

The duo captivates the crowd with gravitational stage presence. Read story.

Blink-182 Light Up the Bowl

Punk Rockers Play to Eclectic Crowd

The band played songs from its new album, California, and their radio hits ranging from “Miss You” to “All the Small Things.” Read story.

The Who: 50 Years of Maximum Rock

Legendary Band Tears Up the Bowl

The legendary band tears it up at the Bowl Thursday, October 6. Read story.

TOPS and Weyes Blood at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, Wednesday October 5

A musical yin and yang, SOhO Restaurant & Music Club’s Weyes Blood/TOPS double-bill was an immensely impressive and enjoyable pairing of low moods and high, gravity and groove. Read story.

Old Time Fiddlers’ Convention & Festival Celebrates 45 Years

Annual Tradition Returns to Jamming and Fiddle Contest Roots

The annual tradition returns to its jamming and fiddle contest roots. Read story.

Honne, Cheat Codes, Lucinda Lane Make Music to Turn You On

State Street Welcomes Sensual Electronic R&B, EDM, and Jazz in October

State Street welcomes sensual electronic R&B, EDM, and jazz in October. Read story.

Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Season Begins

SBCO Saturday-Night Gala at Lobero Includes State Street Ballet

SBCO Saturday-night gala at Lobero includes State Street Ballet. Read story.

Wise Words from Weyes Blood

Singer-Songwriter Talks Spirituality, the Apocalypse, and Accepting Doom with Grace

The singer-songwriter talks spirituality, the apocalypse, and accepting doom with grace. Read story.

Gary Clark Jr. at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Gary Clark’s Bigger Blues

Gary Clark brings bigger blues. Read story.

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