Extravaganza 2015 Lineup Predictions

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With Extravaganza right around the corner, there has been much speculation as to which artists are going to make the lineup.

A Memorial Dedicated to Jack Johnson’s Lost College Years

Ryan Soe questions the true impact of of Jack Johnson’s surprise appearance at the “Come Together: Remember, Reconnect, & Unite” memorial.

3LAU Turns Up Storke Plaza

Justin Blau, better known as 3LAU (pronounced Blau), was a smash hit at Saturday night’s Welcome Back Concert put on by A.S. Program Board.

UCSB Enjoys Extravaganza’s Offerings

Sunglasses were on and shirts were off last Sunday at UCSB’s biggest show of the year, brought to us by A.S. Program Board. Although Extravaganza started an hour late, the various arts and activity tents, as well as the student organization-run food tables eased the wait. The enormous art installation in the middle of Harder […]

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 think of as the sound […]

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 highly-regarded Stones Throw Records, a […]

Get Friendly With UK’s Rising EDM Stars

Recently, one of my friends was listening to a remix of Justice’s popular song “We Are Your Friends.” Instead of the usual repetitive “We are… your friends!” verse, this version began with “We are… [awkward pause] friends!” A few bars later, the song’s true intro finally revealed who the remix was by: “We are… Let’s […]

Ten Songs Everyone Should Listen To Before Seeing Of Montreal

On Friday, January 24th, 2014, UCSB will welcome the Atlanta, GA, neo-glam, pop-rock curiosity Of Montreal to The Hub. For those of you who were not lucky enough to be exposed to OM in your teenage years, here are ten solid reasons to get your tickets now.

UCensation Concert and Festival Features Music, Food, Chalk Competition and Ice-Blocking

Springtime concert and festival UCensation featured local music groups, food, a chalk art competition and the Ice Skating Club’s quarterly ice-blocking event yesterday afternoon at the Lagoon Lawn. Hosted by the University Center, A.S. Program Board and several other campus organizations, the festival began with a performance by local band The Fire Department, and was […]

David Byrne and St. Vincent Bring Their Strange Love to Santa Barbara

On Thursday, Oct. 11, the Arlington Theatre was host to two powerful performers for an Arts & Lectures event. Talking Heads’ frontman David Byrne and indie art rock goddess St. Vincent (a.k.a. Annie Clark) teamed up to present nearly 2,000 audience members the concert of a lifetime. A soundtrack consisting first of rain and then […]