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Legendary: The Who to Hit Santa Barbara Bowl

The 51-year old English rock band comes to town Thursday night as a leg of what could very well be its final performance exhibition, titled, “Back to the Who Tour 51!”
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Keys N Krates Ring in School Year

The energy was palpable Saturday night as students hurried to UCSB’s Welcome Back Concert, eager to dance up a sweat to the trap beats of EDM group Keys N Krates.
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Iron & Wine: Mighty Fine

“I don’t have a setlist,” the musician cooed lowly into the microphone... He then welcomed requests, prompting polite shouts from the audience for music old and new.
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Coming Soon to a Campus Near You

UCSB Arts & Lectures have a track record, and their lineup for the Fall 2016 season has a gem for every ear and eye.
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SB Bowl Upcoming Picks

Artsweek writers preview their most anticipated shows at Nexus voters' favorite venue.
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Frank Ocean, ‘Blonde’ and the Visual Album

Using the phrase “long-awaited” would be trite in welcoming the release of Frank Ocean’s third album. The reclusive writer, singer and producer has been clamored after since last summer when fan...
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FYF To Warmly Send Off Fest Season

The fest has outdone itself even in consideration of last year’s slate, highlighting Goldenvoice’s dedication to doubling down on FYF’s rep for a diverse, exciting lineup.
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Tyler, The Creator, Wows with Camp Flog Gnaw 2016 Lineup

Fans were blown back by Camp Flog Gnaw’s fifth-year expansion to a two-day affair, set for Saturday, Nov. 12, and Sunday, Nov. 13, at Exposition Park in Los Angeles.
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Margo Halsted Presents: A Summer Carillon Recital

Margo Halsted pounded the pedals of Storke Tower's 61-bell carillon on the sunny Sunday afternoon of August 7.
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BØRNS Talks New Album, Influences

The Daily Nexus gets the scoop on the artist's inspirations and background.
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Lightning in a Bottle Gets Woogie

The Nexus's outgoing Artsweek editor reflects on this famed spring music festival.
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BFOM Bids Grads Adieu

This Saturday, BFOM hosted their quarterly concert to a sold-out and packed-in I.V. Theater, wishing their senior members an emotional goodbye.
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Beyoncé Gets Political in Lecture

Kevin Allred, an adjunct professor in women’s and gender studies at Rutgers University, came to UCSB to give students a lecture all about the legendary Queen B.
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KCSB Pays Bowie Tribute

On Thursday night, KCSB presented “Starman Under the Stars,” a tribute to Bowie’s legacy and the wide range of his talents.
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Shwayze Buzzes at Surfrider Show

IV Surfrider's Concert for the Coast featured booths with info about beach care, raffle prizes and, of course, a free concert with Shwayze as the headliner.
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