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An ’80s Flashback at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Culture Club, The B-52s, and Tom Bailey of Thompson Twins Together

Culture Club, The B-52s, and Tom Bailey of Thompson Twins play together on the same stage. Read story.

Luis Miguel Plays the Bowl

El Sol-the Sun-de Mexico Reaffirms Title with New and Old Songs

He played songs off his most recent album and old classics that reaffirmed his title of “El Sol.” Read story.

Jason Mraz Plays the Santa Barbara Bowl

Singer Delivers Enchanting, Healing, Uplifting Set

The singer delivered an enchanting, healing, and uplifting set on Saturday. Read story.

The National Comes to the Santa Barbara Bowl

An Interview with Bassist Scott Devendorf

Bassist Scott Devendorf talks touring, Bowl show, and California wine. Read story.

An Interview with Brett Dennen

Singer Opens for Jason Mraz at the Bowl

Singer opens for Jason Mraz at the Bowl, September 15. Read story.

Leon Bridges @ Santa Barbara Bowl

Soulful Texas Crooner Plays After Smooth Instrumentalists Khruangbin

Soulful Texas crooner plays after smooth instrumentalists Khruangbin. Read story.

An Interview with John Doe

Legendary Musician Talks Memoir, X’s Punk-Rock Legacy

Legendary musician talks his memoir, X’s punk-rock legacy, and his latest solo album. Read story.

State St.: Schools of Rock

September Brings Future Islands, Rainbow Girls, Gabriel Garzón-Montano, and More.

September brings Future Islands, Rainbow Girls, Gabriel Garzón-Montano, and more. Read story.

Jack White’s ‘Boarding House Reach’ Is an Experimental Oddity

Mercurial Singer/Songwriter Has Rhythm and Ideas to Spare

The mercurial singer/songwriter has rhythm and ideas to spare. Read story.

John Primer and Bob Corritore Play the Blues

Musicians Unleashed Killer Tunes

The respected musicians unleashed a broken levee's worth of killer blues at Carrillo Rec Center. Read story.

‘27: The Most Perfect Album’

Songs Inspired by Constitutional Amendments

Songs inspired by the 27 Constitutional amendments, featuring musicians such as Dolly Parton and Devendra Banhart. Read story.

The California Honeydrops Sweeten Up Santa Barbara Polo & Wine Festival

Bay Area R&B Act Joins ZZ Ward, Booker T. Jones, and More

Bay Area R&B; Act Joins ZZ Ward, Booker T. Jones, and more. Read story.

Rebelution Caps Off Tour at S.B. Bowl

Area Favorites Joined by Stephen Marley, Common Kings, and Zion I

The area favorites will be joined by Stephen Marley, Common Kings, and Zion I. Read story.

David Byrne Burns Down the House

Singer Wowed Bowl Crowd with Percussive, Kinetic Concert on August 24

Former Talking Heads frontman wowed the Bowl crowd with a percussive, kinetic concert. Read story.

The Mighty Cash Cats Release ‘Alaska Boogie’

New Record Is Chock-Full of Winning Tunes

New record is chock full of winning tunes. Read story.

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