Positively State Street

State Street: Chuck Berry, Strand of Oaks, and Fuzjn

The rock legend passes, plus new music about living on. Read story.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Mutineers Host Brewhouse St. Pat’s Show

The S.B.-Portland band will be joined by Matt Armor and The Matters. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Tao Jonz Plays Whiskey Richards

The State Street favorite returns; plus, there’s a new Beatles book by Carpinteria author Mark Brickley. Read story.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Ghostface Killah, Hayley Kiyoko Kick Off March

Also: Laura Stevenson plays Funzone; Amy Holland rides Lennon Bus. Read story.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Swan Song for Just Play Music & Lucidity Festival

The State Street music store closes, and the festival concludes its six-year cycle. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., February 16, 2017
Updated 2:27 p.m., February 16, 2017

KCSB Turns 55

UCSB station hosts fund drive, plus the Knocks at SOhO. Read story.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Hause, Watson, Watkins Sing America Greatly

Shows at The Imperial and Standing Sun Winery remind us of the good in troubling times. Read story.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Aan’s Bud Wilson Talks Dealing with Darkness

The Portland band plays the Funzone after a heavy few years. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Regrettes Revisit Velvet Jones with New Material

Singer Lydia Night talks 'Feel Your Feelings, Fool.' Read story.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

New Music for the New Year

The year 2016 closes with a Plaza Playhouse benefit and new releases from S.B. artists. Read story.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Zach Gill, Laurence Juber, Jake Shimabukuro Kick Off December

The Funzone’s hard-rock and noise acts round out the opening of the month. Read story.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Much Music to Be Grateful for This Holiday Weekend

Area bars host Santa Barbara music favorites to soundtrack your holiday reunions. Read story.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The Orwells and Dante Elephante Rock Suburbia

The garage and surf rockers come to Velvet Jones with youthful excitations. Read story.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Look for America in This Weekend’s Music

A post-election selection of jazz, Americana, funk, disco, neo-folk. Read story.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

DJ Raf Makes Monday a Fun Day at Mercury Lounge

The KCSB deejay spins world grooves and connects musical cultures. Read story.

Thursday, November 3, 2016
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