Pop & Rock

Fleet Foxes Return to Santa Barbara

Robin Pecknold Talks New Album, Walt Whitman, and Music as Escape

Frontman Robin Pecknold talks the new album, Walt Whitman, and music as an escape. Read story.

Little Village Foundation Shares California Sounds

A Look at S.Y.V. Nonprofit, plus Shows at SOhO and Velvet Jones

A look at the S.Y.V. nonprofit, plus shows at SOhO and Velvet Jones Read story.

Mariel Bildsten and Phillip Menchaca Share SOhO stage

Santa Barbaran Trombonists Channeled J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding

The Santa Barbaran trombonists channeled J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding for their lively set. Read story.

Khalid in Concert

MTV’s Best New Artist Rollin’ at the Bowl

MTV’s Best New Artist was rollin’ at the Bowl. Read story.

Young the Giant Brings Down the Bowl

Band’s Performance Intimate Despite Large Venue

Band’s performance felt intimate despite the large venue. Read story.

David Lindley Plays the Lobero

Legendary Musical Imp Defied Gravity Saturday Night

The fret monster and legendary musical imp defied gravity Saturday night. Read story.

Step into September on State

Ashanti, Ja Rule, plus Shows at Velvet, SOhO, Funzone

Ashanti and Ja Rule, plus shows at Velvet Jones, SOhO, and Funzone. Read story.

Guitarist Ottmar Liebert Interviewed

Grammy-Nominated Musician Plays Ojai’s Libbey Bowl

Grammy-nominated musician plays Ojai’s Libbey Bowl on September 3. Read story.

Glaspy Shines at SOhO with Raw, Gusty Rock

Her Music Embraces the Contradictions of Life

Her music embraces the contradictions of life, offering empathy in the form of a brutally truthful lyrics. Read story.

Bryan Ferry at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Ferry Revs Up with Roxy Music and More

Ferry revs up with Roxy Music and more. Read story.

State Street: Rocking Through August

New Releases by Kinothek, Venice, and The Only Ocean, and New Guitars.

New releases by Kinothek, Venice, and the Only Ocean, and new guitars. Read story.

Young the Giant Playing the Bowl

Drummer Francois Comtois Talks New Album, 'Home of the Strange'

Drummer Francois Comtois talks their new album, "Home of the Strange" Read story.

James Vincent McMorrow Plays the Lobero

Irish Singer/Songwriter Gives Passionate Performance

Irish singer/songwriter gives a passionate performance to rapt S.B. audience. Read story.

Outside Lands 2017, Day 3

Music Festival Wraps Up with an Impressive Line-Up

Outside Lands wraps up its third day with another incredible roster of musical acts. Read story.

Acoustic Instrument Celebration Returns

Luthiers, Seminars, and Live Music Events

Meet luthiers, attend seminars, and see live music events at the second annual event. Read story.

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