Ingrid Fliter

by Brett Leigh Dicks Born in Buenos Aires, Ingrid Fliter began her piano studies in Argentina with Elizabeth Westerkamp. The burgeoning pianist made her first public appearance at age 11 and her concerto debut at the more »

Ingrid Fliter
Ingrid Fliter
John Oates: On Duality

by Brett Leigh Dicks Not only are Daryl Hall & John Oates the biggest selling musical duo in the history of contemporary music, the recent Hall of Fame inductees are still good friends. Which is no more »

John Oates: On Duality
John Oates: On Duality
Mary Chapin Carpenter: Songs from the Movie

by Brett Leigh Dicks Mary Chapin Carpenter has carved a musical career of symphonic proportions. Since releasing her first album, Hometown Girl, in 1987, the inflicting singer-songwriter has released a further 12 studio albums, won five more »

Mary Chapin Carpenter: Songs from the Movie
Mary Chapin Carpenter: Songs from the Movie
Going Mad for Sean Rowe

 by Brett Leigh Dicks Across his three previous solo albums, it hasn’t only been Sean Rowe’s deep, soulful voice that has commanded attention, his poignantly poetic lyrical subjection has also drawn in more and more devotees more »

Going Mad for Sean Rowe
Going Mad for Sean Rowe
Devon Sproule Shows Her True Colors

by Brett Leigh Dicks For anyone who has ever spent an evening in the company of Devon Sproule’s vintage guitar, heartfelt songs, and unyielding charm, knows the depth to which her musical prowess reaches. Across 15 more »

Devon Sproule Shows Her True Colors
Devon Sproule Shows Her True Colors
Engelbert Comes Calling

By Brett Leigh Dicks There are not bigger names in contemporary music than Engelbert Humperdinck – both figuratively and literally.  Born Arnold George Dorsey in Madras, India, as a child with his family Dorsey moved to more »

Engelbert Comes Calling
Engelbert Comes Calling
Wesla Whitfield’s Home Coming

By Brett Leigh Dicks The youngest of three girls, Wesla Whitfield was born and raised in Santa Maria. It was there that she undertook her first formal music training, taking piano lessons at age seven, singing more »

Wesla Whitfield’s Home Coming
Wesla Whitfield’s Home Coming
Sarah McLachlan Shines On

by Brett Leigh Dicks Sarah McLachlan needs little introduction. The Canadian singer-songwriter has forged a career born as from her die hard dedication as it  was from the marriage of emotive ballads and her gorgeous mezzo-soprano more »

Sarah McLachlan Shines On
Sarah McLachlan Shines On
The Cowboy Junkies Quietly Turn Things Up

by Brett Leigh Dicks You never quite know what to expect from the Canadian alternative country/blues/folk rock band, Cowboy Junkies. We mean that in the best possible way. Few bands have the capacity to keep fans more »

The Cowboy Junkies Quietly Turn Things Up
The Cowboy Junkies Quietly Turn Things Up
Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants’ Down Home Return

by Brett Leigh Dicks Few Santa Barbara musicians have reached the heights that Chris Shiflett has. In 1999 he left the ranks of his former band, the Bay Area-based punk rock collective No Use for a more »

Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants’ Down Home Return
Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants’ Down Home Return

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 »

Charlie Albright 10/15
Recipient of a 2014 Avery Fisher Career Grant and the prestigious 2010 Gilmore Young Artist Award, Charlie Albright (October 15th) is “among the most gifted musicians of his generation” (The Washington Post). As he continues to more »

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band return to the Santa Barbara Bowl on Thursday, October 16 as part of Jimmy Buffett’s “This One’s For You” Tour 2014. Local Parrotheads won’t want to miss their chance to soak in the full Margaritaville experience Jimmy more »

Musical trailblazers, Massive Attack will return to the Santa Barbara Bowl on Friday, October 17th. The pioneering force behind the rise of trip-hop, Massive Attack were among the most innovative and influential groups of their generation; their hypnotic sound – a darkly sensual more »

Chris Smither and Tim Easton 10/18
Double trouble in October: Chris Smither and Tim Easton visit Sings Like Hell on October 18th! Chris Smither is an American original – absolutely one of the best singer-songwriters in the world. His new release, Still more »

Grammy Award winner Ray LaMontagne brings his Supernova Fall Tour to the Santa Barbara Bowl on Saturday, October 18th. After a great run supporting Ray on tour this summer, The Belle Brigade will return as the supporting act for the Supernova Fall Tour. Ray is touring in more »

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