Pop & Rock

Keep Girls Rock Rockin’

S.B. Music Camp Holds Online Fundraiser

The Santa Barbara based non-profit is hoping to fundraise $5,000 by Monday, July 7. Read story.

Joan Baez Is Pushing Forward

Iconic Folkie Comes to the Santa Barbara Bowl with the Indigo Girls

The iconic folkie heads to the Santa Barbara Bowl with the Indigo Girls on Wednesday, July 2. Read story.

Jack White


On his latest, Jack White deconstructs and then reupholsters Americana music into something refulgent. Read story.

Review: Vans Warped Tour at Seaside Park

Where Have All the Punk Bands Gone?

Linkin Park makes a sort-of surprise appearance at the still-breathing punk-rock road show. Read story.

A Rooftop Wrap-Up

We Had a Weird Friday with Night Out S.B. and We the Beat

In 2014, trying to find a bar with your desired scene might be more complicated than just following the scene itself. Read story.

Review: Michael Franti & Spearhead at the Santa Barbara Bowl

The Soulshine Tour Hits Go in S.B. on Thursday, June 19

The Bowl hosted tour stop #1 for Soulshine, a “lifestyle festival” brought to us courtesy of Michael Franti. Read story.

Review: The Milk Carton Kids at the Lobero Theatre

Tom Brosseau Opened Sold-Out Concert on Thursday, June 19

Tom Brosseau kicked off a stellar and moving night of acoustic folk on Thursday, June 19. Read story.

Shots from Soulshine

Santa Barbara Bowl Hosts First Stop on Michael Franti's Yoga-Music Fest

Santa Barbara Bowl hosts first stop on Michael Franti's yoga-music festival. Read story.

Night Out Teams Up with We the Beat at the Canary Hotel

Summer Nights On the Roof Kicks Off June 20

The Summer Nights on the Roof event series kicks off tonight on the picturesque Canary Hotel rooftop. Read story.

Summer Arts Preview: Pop, Rock & Jazz

Arcade Fire Gets Intimate at the Santa Barbara Bowl

The Santa Barbara Bowl is playing host to a mighty intimate night with Arcade Fire this August. Read story.

Owen Pallett

In Conflict

Indie’s consummate experimentalist returns with his most personal, confessional record to date. Read story.

Summer’s Fringe Benefits

Exploring Seasonal Oddities in Pop, Rock, and Beyond

With the S.B. Bowl season starting to heat up, we’re heading off the grid to uncover some of the season’s weirder musical moments. Read story.

Let the Soulshine In

Michael Franti Headlines a Night of Yoga and Music

Michael Franti and Spearhead will headline a night of yoga, music, and good vibes at the Santa Barbara Bowl. Read story.

Interview: The Milk Carton Kids

Joey Ryan Talks Music, Motivation, and the Coen Brothers

The folk duo headlines the Lobero Theatre on Thursday, June 19. Read story.

The Brian Jonestown Massacre


Following two years of writing and demoing, the BJM has made its Revolver. Read story.

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