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Two Banjos in Paradise: The Mystifying Talent of Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn
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Two Banjos in Paradise: The Mystifying Talent of Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

There’s something about a crowd of people that gather to see a banjo duo — some kind of eagerness or intense dedication to sharing in musical delight. The banjo (or something a lot like it) is found in cultures all over the world, and is deeply rooted in what we […]

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Dam-Funk, Speak Volumes Celebrate 10 Years of Magic Lantern

Tomorrow evening, local UCSB-based music bloggers and event producers Speak Volumes Media will collaborate with Magic Lantern Films to bring celebrated artist Dam-Funk to Isla Vista Theater. Dam-Funk, who hails from Los Angeles, will bring his early-80s-inspired “boogie funk” to this exciting event.  Dam-Funk is also a member of the […]

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Le Youth and Kedd Cook Entertain EOS Crowd

Last Friday, We The Beat brought DJs Le Youth and Kedd Cook to EOS Lounge for what proved to be another addition to their track record of live show successes. Doors opened at 9 p.m. and at $5, tickets were basically a steal. The audience was even delighted with a […]

Philip Glass Ensemble Offers Unique Performance
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Philip Glass Ensemble Offers Unique Performance

On Wednesday, April 30, the Philip Glass Ensemble performed live alongside Jean Cocteau’s classic film “La Belle et La Bête” in a performance brought to Santa Barbara by UCSB Arts & Lectures. Quite different from Walt Disney’s rendition, the film and opera collaboration brought many people out to the Granada […]

ASPB Releases Extravaganza Lineup, Joy Ensues
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ASPB Releases Extravaganza Lineup, Joy Ensues

This past Monday, AS Program Board finally released the much-anticipated Extravaganza lineup, and the reception is amazing. In the past, ASPB has filled the Extravaganza headlining spot with big names such as Sublime, Dada Life, Snoop Dogg and Drake, but this year every single performer ranks equally high in their […]