Pop & Rock
Thousands Came Out for Kendrick Lamar, Dada Life
Rising hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar headlined Sunday's day-long free music festival at UCSB. Read story.
Blues Icon Plays SOhO on May 22
The English songwriter and guitarist brings his blues to SOhO Restaurant & Music Club on Wednesday, May 22. Read story.
New York Pop Rockers Talk Twitter Dares, Geeking Out on the Strokes
The NYC pop rock quartet plays SOhO on May 20 with Atlas Genius. Read story.
Push the Sky Away
Nick Cave’s stream-of-consciousness poetry is the star of his stripped-down new record with the Bad Seeds. Read story.
Singer-Songwriter Plays SOhO Restaurant & Music Club on May 16
Brushfire Records’ golden boy returns with a lush and guest star–filled new record. Read story.
Thomas Long Turns His Lens on NOLA's Annual Music Fest
Photographer Thomas Long takes us inside the music, fans, and weather of JazzFest 2013. Read story.
Kendrick Lamar to Headline UCSB's Annual Concert
The annual free concert takes place Saturday, May 19 and is open to UCSB students only. Read story.
Freak Folk’s Poster Boy Gets Real on New Record
Devendra Banhart plays SOhO Restaurant & Music Club on Saturday, May 11. Read story.
Bethany Cosentino Talks Green Day, College Parties, New EP, May 9 UCSB Show
The Los Angeles pop-rock act plays UCSB’s The Hub on Thursday, May 9. Read story.
Finally, a Debut Album for Santa Barbara’s Kyle Nicolaides
Kyle Nicolaides’s Beware of Darkness drops its debut LP on May 7. Read story.
Youth Music Non-Prof Unveils New Community Center and Retail Space
The De la Vina non-profit will host food, drinks, and live music this Saturday, May 4. Read story.
...And It Shook Me
This New York foursome re-imagines The Strokes' garage pop for a beach-bound summer vacation. Read story.
Alt-Folkies Packed the House on Sunday, April 28.
It’s been a long time coming, but Old Crow Medicine Show is finally getting the praise it deserves. Read story.
n the Van with San Fran’s Rising Songstress
San Fran’s rising songstress headlines SOhO Restaurant & Music Club on Friday, May 3. Read story.
France’s reigning pop juggernaut delivers 11 new, stadium-ready dance tracks. Read story.