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The Best of the Fest: New Noise 2012

The local lovin’ was in full force throughout last weekend’s action-packed New Noise Music Conference & Festival. Read story.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Other Lives, Lindsey Stirling Bring the Strings

We’re pre-gaming this year’s New Noise Music Festival and Conference with two can’t-miss shows at SOhO. Read story.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Getting to Know Bosnian Rainbows

Le Butcherettes Teri Gender Bender Contributes vocals to new act. Read story.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Downtown Sound Heads to the Finals

Broken Machine, Freakin’ on Speakers, Jake Jeanson, and The Mutineers will compete in the final round of our battle of the bands this Thursday, October 18 at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club. Read story.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Downtown Sound Goes Live

The semi-finals of our annual battle of the bands takes place this Thursday, October 11 and Saturday, October 13 at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club Read story.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Sean Hayes

The San Francisco singer-songwriter plays SOhO Restaurant & Music Club on Friday, October 12. Read story.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The Wombats Dive In

This week’s concert highlights include Brit pop-rockers The Wombats, neo folkies The Lumineers, and the first night of our Downtown Sound battle of the bands semifinals. Read story.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Last Call for Downtown Sound’s Online Voting Round

This week in live music, the Mad Caddies make a big return to Velvet Jones. Read story.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Downtown Sound Urges You to Rock the Vote

It’s time to get your vote on. This week, we open the polls for you to tell us who’s your favorite Santa Barbara band. Read story.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Final Call for 2012 Downtown Sound Battle of the Bands

We’re accepting submissions for this year’s battle of the bands until Friday, September 7, at midnight. Read story.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Future Islands Bring New Jams to a New-to-Them Venue

The Baltimore post-punk trio plays Velvet Jones on Friday, August 31, and FYF on Saturday, September 1. Read story.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Rx Bandits Frontman Goes It Alone

This week’s concert highlights include Eleni Mandell at Muddy Waters Café and Diana Krall at the Santa Barbara Bowl. Read story.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Alejandro Escovedo Brings Big Station to S.B.

This week’s concert highlights include Joe Cocker at the Santa Barbara Bowl, Tartufi at Muddy Waters Café, and Ivan & Alyosha at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club. Read story.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Bomba Estéreo Gets Worldly at SOhO

Weekly live music highlights include Peter Goetz at SOhO and The Taxpayers at Biko, as well as one very big concert announcement. Read story.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Our Battle of the Bands Wants You!

L.A. metalheads Abigail Williams kick off their farewell tour at Muddy Waters. Read story.

Thursday, July 26, 2012
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