Pop & Rock
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.
Silver Bell Tour Pulls Into UCSB
The singer/songwriter will stop by UCSB as part of her Silver Bell tour. Read story.
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.
Tedeschi Trucks Band Pulls into Santa Barbara
America’s greatest living slide guitarist on leaving The Allman Brothers. Read story.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
Radiohead’s leading man reinvents the music distribution wheel — again. Read story.
: 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.
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.
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.
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.
This Week in Live Music Highlights
TV on the Radio, Nick Waterhouse, and Reptoid come to town. Read story.