The Monterey Jazz Festival was on form this year with a new commission from guitarist Bill Frisell. Read story.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Acclaimed musicians Wynton Marsalis and Ted Nash will lead the six-week summer jazz intensive which launches in 2013. Read story.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Pat Metheny, Wynton Marsalis, Brad Mehldau, and The Bad Plus are all coming to Santa Barbara in the 2012-13 season. Read story.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
This season’s live music highlights include shows from Twin Shadow, Tangerine Dream, and Norah Jones. Read story.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Evan Christopher gave an informative and soulful concert at the Marjorie Luke Theater on Monday, June 11. Read story.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Opera Santa Barbara and UCSB Opera Theatre will present baroque operas on successive weekends this May. Read story.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
The sax master explored the music of Greece in this concert that featured both a singer and a lyre player. Read story.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Trumpeting crooner Nate Birkey heads from his home in Harlem to Santa Barbara's top jazz venue on March 28. Read story.
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Tierney Sutton loves the Lobero, and the feeling is mutual. Read story.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Choral music of many centuries will be performed all over town this week. Read story.
Friday, March 2, 2012
Jazz violinist and MacArthur grant recipient Regina Carter will perform with her group Reverse Thread at the Lobero Theatre on Friday, February 24. Read story.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
The annual music convention known as NAMM could have been renamed “iNAMM” this year after all the Apple-friendly products on display. Read story.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
As the new documentary about the Preservation Hall Jazz Band screens at the Film Festival, the live band will hit the stage at UCSB. Read story.
Monday, January 30, 2012
Two Events Bring the Big Easy to UCSB. Read story.
Monday, January 16, 2012
Fringe Beat ranges worldwide this week, in search of authentic experiences of the architectural and musical kinds. Read story.