David Olney Seals the Deal

by Brett Leigh Dicks To find the true worth of a songwriter, it’s not just the songs they’ve written and the artists that have embraced them that points the way, it’s how their work resonates among more »

David Olney Seals the Deal
David Olney Seals the Deal
Chick Corea: Adventures in the Avant Garde

by Brett Leigh Dicks Chick Corea has crafted a career out of pushing musical boundaries. Keeping good musical company has been a big part of that and there is no better example than his pending return more »

Chick Corea: Adventures in the Avant Garde
Chick Corea: Adventures in the Avant Garde
Gil Shaham’s solo journey through the world of Bach

by Brett Leigh Dicks Gil Shaham’s musical evolution has played out like a perfectly orchestrated symphony, despite the fact he initially took to the violin in rebellion. Born in Illinois while his parents were working in more »

Gil Shaham’s solo journey through the world of Bach
Gil Shaham’s solo journey through the world of Bach
Eliza Gilkyson’s New Dawn

by Brett Leigh Dicks The Nocturne Diaries earns a Grammy nomination Eliza Gilkyson is no stranger to Santa Barbara. Having long been a Sings Like Hell favorite, she has also established herself as a regular guest more »

Eliza Gilkyson’s New Dawn
Eliza Gilkyson’s New Dawn
The Wailin’ Jennys: A Wailin’ Good Time

by Brett Leigh Dicks The Wailin’ Jennys and their recorded greatness Waylon Jennings’s musical influence has been nothing short of profound. But perhaps the most unique salutation of the country outlaw has come from a trio more »

The Wailin’ Jennys: A Wailin’ Good Time
The Wailin’ Jennys: A Wailin’ Good Time
Mickey Raphael: Family Man

by Brett Leigh Dicks For Mickey Raphael, music is all in the family Around the time Willie Nelson moved to Austin in the 1970s and got his second music wind where he started brandishing his own more »

Mickey Raphael: Family Man
Mickey Raphael: Family Man
Bill Frisell: Guitar in the Space Age!

Listening to Bill Frisell play guitar is a very different musical experiences. While there are a plethora of guitarists who can wield an instrument with both authority and purpose, few have the orchestral command of a more »

Bill Frisell: Guitar in the Space Age!
Bill Frisell: Guitar in the Space Age!
Bill Champlin’s Musical Spectrum

Formed in the late 1960s The Sons of Champlin brought a soulful sound to the Bay Area’s music scene. Built around Bill Champlin’s songwriting talents and soulful singing and Terry Haggerty’s jazz based guitar, the band more »

Bill Champlin’s Musical Spectrum
Bill Champlin’s Musical Spectrum
A Rainy Day Parade – Brett Leigh Dicks speaks with Gary Louris about the Return of The Jayhawks

When The Jayhawks burst onto the Minneapolis music scene almost thirty years ago, the Minnesotan roots-rock collective where a breath of fresh air. In a music climate where alternative rock was rising out of the ashes more »

A Rainy Day Parade – Brett Leigh Dicks speaks with Gary Louris about the Return of The Jayhawks
A Rainy Day Parade – Brett Leigh Dicks speaks with Gary Louris about the Return of The Jayhawks
Heiichiro Ohyama’s Guiding Light

by Brett Leigh Dicks Since its inception, the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra has turned a straightforward mission into an impeccably executed tradition. Along with a charter to maintain a Santa Barbara-based chamber orchestra of the highest more »

Heiichiro Ohyama’s Guiding Light
Heiichiro Ohyama’s Guiding Light

Welcome!

We invite you to explore and celebrate the treasure trove of music that we have right here in Santa Barbara! Whether you’re looking for classical, jazz, R&B, blues, improvisational, pop, rock or world music, you’ll find more »

The Granada presents the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players in a production of H.M.S. Pinafore on March 21st. The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players is a professional repertory theatre company, based in New York more »

On March 22nd the Santa Barbara Jazz Society is proud to present the amazing Christian Jacob Trio at Soho. Grammy nominated pianist, Jacob is thought by some to be one of the finest jazz pianists today. more »

London Symphony Orchestra 3/25
CAMA presents the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas, with the brilliant Yuja Wang, piano, on March 25th. Widely regarded as one of the world’s leading orchestras, the London Symphony Orchestra features a roster more »
Holly Near 3/29
As Holly Near celebrates her first album in three years, Peace Becomes You, she’s building on 40 creative years and 30 recordings. Respected around the world for her music and activism, her joy and passion inspire more »
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The Everys

Santa Barbara is fortunate to have some of the hardest working musicians on the scene today! The following musicians are some of the folks who are out every week filling our lives with those sweet sounds.  more »

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