DJ Darla Bea is well-known around Santa Barbara for her fun dance music and colorful outfits. As a regular turntablist for various hotels, museums, festivals, and events year-round, she’s been named the Best Event Deejay in Santa Barbara six times and counting.

As an S.B. native, much of her performances have been inspired by the Summer Solstice celebrations, which she has attended since 1983. Listen to the episode to hear more about her time deejaying at Solstice, her Solstice Block Party this Thursday, and how the festival has changed over the years.

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