Pop & Rock
Sonic Youth Frontman on Tacos, London, and Seeking Happiness
The Sonic Youth frontman talks big moves, favorite S.B. eats, and embracing happiness. Read story.
Canadian Duo Opens for Lorde at the Santa Barbara Bowl
The Canadian indie pop duo opens for Lorde at the Santa Barbara Bowl on October 9 Read story.
Singer, Songwriter, UNICEF Ambassador Returns to UCSB
The singer, songwriter, and UNICEF ambassador returns to UCSB with Eve. Read story.
Retro Rock and Swinging Jazz Comes to the Granada
Ventura-based Big Bad Voodoo Daddy carries on in the tradition of jumpin’ jive. Read story.
Cam'ron, FUNZONE, Playback Get Spooky This Weekend
Want to add a little amplification to your Halloween holiday? Cam'ron, Playback, and FUNZONE have you covered. Read story.
Written almost a decade ago, this collection of love songs has us crushing hard on the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ leading lady. Read story.
Florida Rockers Head West, Play Los Angeles
The Tampa, Florida post-punk outfit headlines their biggest Los Angeles show to date on Saturday, September 27. Read story.
The young Carol City, Florida, MC co-headlines Velvet Jones with Deniro Farrar on September 28. Read story.
Staten Island Quartet Makes S.B. Debut on October 1
The Staten Island shoegazers make their Santa Barbara debut on October 1 at SOhO. Read story.
: Singer Returns to the Arlington, Six Years Later
The acclaimed singer/songwriter returns to the Arlington Theatre to kick off his U.S. tour. Read story.
Americana’s most cantankerous player offers up a solid nod to rock’s heaviest hitters. Read story.
Old Songs, New Songs Mixed and Mingled on September 20
Old songs mixed and mingled with new clunkers on Saturday, September 20. Read story.
Documentary Screens at Arlington Theatre on September 23
The documentary about the acclaimed Bowie exhibit screens worldwide on Tuesday, September 23. Read story.
L.A. Electro Artist Plays Velvet Jones September 20
The Los Angeles singer and producer brings new tracks to Velvet Jones on Saturday, September 20. Read story.
Michael Goldwasser Reminisces on a Decade of Reggae Covers
Producer Michael Goldwasser reminisces on a decade of Easy Star All-Stars. Read story.