Pop & Rock

Walk the Moon’s Vibrant Revelry

Indie Darlings Played the Bowl with Openers MisterWives

The indie darlings played the Bowl with openers MisterWives Read story.

Surf Rock Reverberates the Walls of Velvet Jones

The Gloomies, Clean Spill, Sun Daes Bring Waves of Rock

The Gloomies, Clean Spill, Sun Daes bring waves of rock Read story.

Death Grips is Back with ‘Bottomless Pit’

Latest Album is a Wild, Fever-Dream Ride

The band’s latest album is a wild, fever-dream ride. Read story.

Reflections on Lucidity Festival 2016

Ryan Mandell Delves Into Dreams, Communal Creativity, and Jarring Late-Night DJ Sets

Ryan Mandell delves into lucid dreaming, communal creativity, and jarring late-night DJ sets Read story.

Walk the Moon Beams Down to S.B. Bowl

Guitarist Eli Maiman Talks Success and Empowering Positivity

Guitarist Eli Maiman talks about success and empowering positivity. Read story.

Emily Wryn Weaves Wintry Woe on ‘Feral’

Carefully Crafted Album Conjures Dark Atmospheres

The carefully crafted album conjures dark atmospheres. Read story.

Cabin By The Sea Another Uplifting Night of Gypsy Jazz and Folk

Royal Jelly Jive, Erisy Watt, We Are Humans Bring Good Vibes at Monthly Series

Royal Jelly Jive, Erisy Watt, and We Are Humans bring good vibes at monthly series. Read story.

Conner Cherland Releases ‘Wanting Man’

Album Shows Impressive Guitar Chops and Steadfast Confidence

Album shows impressive guitar chops and steadfast confidence. Read story.

Middle East Ensemble Hosts Spring Quarter Concert

Director Scott Marcus Talks the Ensemble, Now In Its 27th Year

Director Scott Marcus talks about the Ensemble, now in its 27th year. Read story.

The Blues and Greys, Hawai Shake the Labels Off at Velvet Jones

Both Speak on Representing Hometown Rock Scenes

Both bands speak on representing hometown rock scenes. Read story.

Filous Beyond His Years at SOhO

Multi-Instrumentalist Fluent in Guitar, Keyboard, Mandolin, Harmonica

Multi-instrumentalist fluent in guitar, keyboard, mandolin, harmonica Read story.

Melody Parker’s ‘Archipelago’ Exuberantly Experimental

Album Bustles with Playful Energy and Mental Precision

Album bustles with playful energy and mental precision. Read story.

Chris Stapleton at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Country Star Stapleton Shines Bright With Soul Sound

Country star Stapleton shines bright with soul sound. Read story.

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne

Rappers Reteam for ‘ColleGrove’

Rappers reteam for their latest collaboration, ‘ColleGrove’ Read story.

A Weekend of Gypsy Jazz and Santa Cruz Country

Royal Jelly Jive at Cabin By The Sea; The Carolyn Sills Combo at Fig Mtn.

Royal Jelly Jive at Cabin By The Sea; The Carolyn Sills Combo at Fig Mtn. Read story.

event calendar sponsored by: