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Santa Barbara Symphony kicks off 66th season with “Festiva Italiana!”

Gabriel Farhadian, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

This past Sunday afternoon at the Granada Theatre, conductor Nir Kabaretti, violinist Franscesca Dego, and the Santa Barbara Symphony collaborated to leave audiences amazed. The internationally-known elemental force of the Middle...

World-renowned bassist Edgar Meyer performs with musical peers at UCSB

Alexa Highsmith, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Well-known classical bassist and innovative creative genius Edgar Meyer took the stage Saturday night at UCSB’s Campbell Hall, as presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures. The renowned composer and performer was joined by Bela Fleck...

Orchestra tells fairytales in fall concerts

Jada Fox, Guest Writer

October 16, 2019

Fairytales, Bible stories, and Roman histories whirled together in a tapestry of storytelling by the Westmont Orchestra in their annual fall concerts Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon at First Presbyterian Church. Each year, at...

Bob Dylan brings loose performance to the Bowl

Gabriel Farhadian, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Few artists have had such a wide-reaching impact as Bob Dylan. Steve Jobs famously projected Dylan’s lyrics at showings of new Apple devices in the company’s infant years, Jimi Hendrix used to profusely cover Bob Dylan’s...

Of Monsters and Men bring Icelandic indie-pop to the Santa Barbara Bowl

Korbin Breeden, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Of Monsters and Men are not new to the Santa Barbara area, but for the first time, the band brought a unique sound, blending their classic indie-folk with pop to Thursday’s concert at the Santa Barbara Bowl. When the band came...

Jeff Goldblum brings jazz, jokes to UCSB

Wesley Stenzel, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

Jeff Goldblum’s foray into music is the perfect representation of his film career. The 66-year-old actor-turned-jazz-pianist, best known for his bizarrely charming roles in “Jurassic Park” and “Independence Day” perf...

Arctic Monkeys rock Santa Barbara Bowl

Wesley Stenzel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

There are many bands that make more interesting music than the Arctic Monkeys.  Many artists write cleverer lyrics, or catchier hooks, or more emotionally-resonant melodies.  The Monkeys’ style isn’t particularly unique–...

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