Pop & Rock
Dilated Peoples, Beat Junkies, MC Supernatural Opened on Sunday, July 13
This past Sunday, the Santa Barbara Bowl played host to a whole lot of underground ‘90s hip-hop fans. Read story.
Long Beach MC Headlines Velvet Jones on July 21
The Long Beach emcee headlines the Paisley Summer Tour, which stops in Santa Barbara on Monday, July 21. Read story.
The Actress and Singer Brings New Album to SOhO
The About a Boy star discusses her forthcoming third album. She plays SOhO on July 20. Read story.
Days of Being Wild
Kivel’s second solo record is filled with raw acoustic guitar and dreamy effects, reminding us of lazy days spent in the sun. Read story.
The Canadian punk trio embraces their reputation as loud, fast, and electrifying music makers. Read story.
Guitarist and Songwriter Delivered Two Sets on Wednesday, July 9
The guitarist and singer opened up the show for himself on Wednesday, July 9. Read story.
The Former Beatle Gets By with a Little Help from His Friends on July 12
The former Beatle may have held the headliner spot on Saturday, but the real revelations came from his bandmates. Read story.
Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rolie, and More Play with the Beatle at the S.B. Bowl
Come for the Beatle, stay for the shred factor. Read story.
Erland, Omar Velasco, Doublewide Kings Head to the Lobero
The Lobero Theatre hosts a festival-style night of music featuring six homegrown acts. Read story.
It’s Time to Submit for Our 2014 Music Issue
Calling all musical talents: We’re gearing up for our annual Santa Barbara Music Issue, hitting stands October 9. Read story.
The Chris Robinson Brotherhood Opened on Thursday, July 3
Hippie ethos and jam-band noodling prove the perfect start to the all-American holiday weekend. Read story.
Agoura Hills teens Matt Pulos and Evan Laffer make their debut with eight lo-fi garage psych groovers. Read story.
A Brief Lesson on How Not to do Electro Rock
We’ve got one question: Why so much gear? Read story.
The Indigo Girls Opened on Wednesday, July 2
The Indigo Girls stole the show away from its headliner on Wednesday, July 2. Read story.
Los Angeles Singer/Songwriter on Giving Up, Getting Right
The Los Angeles singer/songwriter brings his new album to SOhO on July 9. Read story.