Pop & Rock

Desert Daze in Pictures

Photos from the Psychedelic Desert Weekend Festival in Joshua Tree

Photos from the psychedelic desert weekend festival in Joshua Tree. Read story.

Spanish Stand-Out Hinds Plays Velvet Jones

Internationally Buzzed-About Madrid Four-piece Defies Expectations

The internationally buzzed-about Madrid four-piece defies expectations. Read story.

Jethro Tull: A Rock Opera with a Consciousness

Singer Ian Anderson Talks Bringing Topical Subjects Into Greatest-Hits Set at Arlington Theatre

Singer Ian Anderson talks about bringing topical subjects into his greatest-hits set at Arlingon Theatre. Read story.

Detention, the All-Educator Band, Teaches the Joy of Music

Ukelele Jim, Spencer the Gardener Join Them at Falcon Fest Foothill Fundraiser

Ukelele Jim and Spencer the Gardener join Detention at the Falcon Fest Foothill Fundraiser. Read story.

Three S.B. Bands Tell of Touring Hazards

Spencer the Gardener, Soul Majestic, and Poor Man’s Whiskey’s Snapshots from the Road

Spencer the Gardener, Soul Majestic, and Poor Man’s Whiskey give snapshots from the road. Read story.

UCSB Professor Analyzes Sting’s Brain

Scott Grafton Helps Evaluate How Sting Processes Music

Scott Grafton helps evaluate how Sting processes music, thanks to fMRI scans. Read story.

Going Deeep with Modular Synths at SBCAST

Deeep Modular Showcases Resurging Electronic Music Technology

Deeep Modular showcases resurging electronic music technology. Read story.

Introducing Side Notes

Get to Know Our New Concert Web Series

Get to know our new concert web series. Read story.

Inside This Week's Music Issue

Side Notes, Tour Stories, Modular Synths, and Sting's Brain

Read about our new web concert series Side Notes, plus tour stories, modular synths, and Sting's Brain. Read story.

Exclusive Interview with Glen Phillips on ‘Swallowed by the New’

Santa Barbara Singer/Songwriter Talks New Album, New Projects

Santa Barbara singer/songwriter talks new album and new projects. Read story.

Hippie Sabotage Plays Ventura

Duo Captivates Crowd with Gravitational Stage Presence

The duo captivates the crowd with gravitational stage presence. Read story.

Blink-182 Light Up the Bowl

Punk Rockers Play to Eclectic Crowd

The band played songs from its new album, California, and their radio hits ranging from “Miss You” to “All the Small Things.” Read story.

The Who: 50 Years of Maximum Rock

Legendary Band Tears Up the Bowl

The legendary band tears it up at the Bowl Thursday, October 6. Read story.

Echo & the Bunnymen Play Ventura

Legendary Alternative Band Brings the Passion

On Sunday, October 9, Echo & the Bunnymen performed at the Majestic Ventura Theater and did not disappoint. Read story.

TOPS and Weyes Blood at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, Wednesday October 5

A musical yin and yang, SOhO Restaurant & Music Club’s Weyes Blood/TOPS double-bill was an immensely impressive and enjoyable pairing of low moods and high, gravity and groove. Read story.

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