Reggae Music In Santa Babylon

Rebelution's Sophomore Release

The Isla Vista reggae rockers unveiled Bright Side of Life on Tuesday. Read story.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Slightly Stoopid Blazes New Trail

The San Diego-based reggae rockers will accompany Snoop Dogg, Stephen Marley, and Mickey Avalon at the Santa Barbara Bowl Sunday night. Read story.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Musicians, Unite!

Mason Jennings, Matisyahu, and Tripdavon are just some of this week's must-see live shows. Read story.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

311 and Ziggy Marley at the Santa Barbara Bowl

The Friday night concert united reggae and rock for a beautiful night of moonlit tunes. Read story.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Ziggy Marley Plays for the Kids

The Grammy winner performed to a group of kids and parents last Friday at the Santa Barbara Boys & Girls Club. Read story.

Monday, June 8, 2009

311 Brings the Unity Tour Back to the Bowl

The Omaha-based rockers will play alongside Ziggy Marley this Friday night. Read story.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Embracing Family, Overcoming Cancer, Crafting Reggae

Eric Iverson discusses the making of A Better World, Soul Majestic's third album. Read story.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Jesusita Fire Benefit at the Granada Theatre

The sold-out Friday night reggae concert means good news for Firefighters Quest for Burn Survivors. Read story.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Weekend Wailers

Reggae, grrrl rock, and Scott Weiland offer up music for your listening pleasure. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

UB40's Thirty-Year-Long Labor of Love

The acclaimed British reggae band will play the Arlington Theatre this Friday. Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Mad Professor and Lee "Scratch" Perry Reviewed

Reggae hit town in a big way last week. Thanks to the folks at Club Mercy, SOhO played host to two of the most legendary names in dub music. Read story.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

West Beach Music & Arts Festival

Kicking off Friday afternoon and wrapping up beneath clear skies and a full moon on Sunday, the second annual West Beach Music & Arts Festival came to life on the dusty sands west of Stearns Wharf over the weekend. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Slightly Stoopid

Reggae has most definitely evolved since Bob Marley. Read story.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Pepper Lays Down the Law

Despite having trekked from Hawaii to Southern California some 10 years ago, Pepper haven't distanced themselves too far from the ideals of their homeland. Read story.

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Positively State Street

BACK TO THE BEACH: Last year, twin brothers Joshua and Jeremy Pemberton, the up-and-coming masterminds behind Twiin Productions (, attempted the near impossible: throwing a one-off festival the likes of which Santa Barbara rarely sees while the Bowl season was still going strong. Read story.

Thursday, June 19, 2008
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