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Review: Young the Giant at UCSB’s Thunderdome

O.C. Band (and Lots of Rain) Hit Campus on Halloween Night

Nearly 2,500 Gauchos braved the rain for this first-ever Halloween show in the Thuderdome. Read story.

Patty Griffin Comes to S.B.

Silver Bell Tour Pulls Into UCSB

The singer/songwriter will stop by UCSB as part of her Silver Bell tour. Read story.

The Santa Barbara Bowl Revives Día de los Muertos

Café Tacvba Headlines the Second Annual, Community-Wide Event

Café Tacvba, Ozomatli, and Las Cafeteras are just some of the performances going into this week's blowout Day of the Dead event. Read story.

Derek Trucks’s New Beginnings

Tedeschi Trucks Band Pulls into Santa Barbara

America’s greatest living slide guitarist on leaving The Allman Brothers. Read story.

Halloween: The Good, The Bad, and the Rockin'

Cam'ron, FUNZONE, Playback Get Spooky This Weekend

Want to add a little amplification to your Halloween holiday? Cam'ron, Playback, and FUNZONE have you covered. Read story.

Chicano Batman Plays for Free in I.V.

L.A. Band Is Taking Cues from All Over the Musical Map

This East L.A. group is fusing genres, styles, and cultural references. Read story.

Tinariwen’s Transcendental Blues

Mali’s Finest Musical Export Plugs in at UCSB

This Saharan band lives in that sweet spot where psych rock and blues combine. Read story.

It’s All About the Music

S.B.’s Notes for Notes is Broadcasting Its Tune Throughout the U.S.

Just four years in and S.B.’s Notes for Notes is broadcasting its tune throughout the U.S. Read story.

Review: Ray LaMontagne at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Singer Captivates Listeners at the on Saturday, October 18

The singer hooked the audience with his range of musical hues and lit up the night like a supernova. Read story.

Thom Yorke

Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes

Radiohead’s leading man reinvents the music distribution wheel — again. Read story.

Ukulele Genius Jake Shimabukuro Returns

: UCSB’s Campbell Hall Hosts on Thursday October 23

The blazing master of the Hawaiian four-stringer is back in town to make his uke riotously laugh. Read story.

Massive Attack at the Santa Barbara Bowl

TV On the Radio Opened the Show on Friday, October 17

The British trip-hop act brought a heavy and heady helping of music and atmospherics on October 17. Read story.

Review: Daryl Hall & John Oates at the Santa Barbara Bowl

America’s Favorite Hit Makers Delivered the Goods (and Jammed Out Too)

Maybe it was because the arrangements favored rock, with just hints of psychedelia, new wave, and soul, but on Sunday the familiar seemed suddenly timeless. Read story.

Photo Gallery: Dawes at SOhO Restaurant & Club

L.A. Folk Rockers Help Kick Off New Noise 2014

The Los Angeles folk rockers helped kick off New Noise 2014 on Thursday, October 16. Read story.

Concert High Season

This Week in Live Music Highlights

TV on the Radio, Nick Waterhouse, and Reptoid come to town. Read story.

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