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Best Indie & Rock in Santa Barbara

Cat Power at The Lobero

Cat Power

Indie icon Cat Power is hitting the road again on much anticipated new countrywide tour in support of her 2023 release: Cat Power Sings Dylan: The 1966 Royal Albert Hall Concert. The solo songstress is known for her fusion of punk, jazz, folk, and blues styles and excellent, emotional guitar playing. 2018's 'Wanderer' was a highly regarded piece of work from the artist and featured a Lana Del Rey collaboration.

Joe Bonamassa at Granada Theatre

Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa is the guitarist's guitarist. A master of the blues, Bonamassa easily ranks alongside the more well known Clapton or Jeff Beck. Such was his prodigious talent that he supported B.B. King at the tender of age of twelve in 1989, and was christened by King as "one of a kind." Since then, he's played with anyone who is anyone and released a formidable catalogue of studio albums.

Dave Mason at The Lobero

Dave Mason

British singer and songwriter Dave Mason performs his absolute best and most electrifying rock hits on his tour across America. Combining songs that he has sung on stage to excited audiences for the last 50 years, Mason enters 2024 with yet another thrilling showcase of his best and most inspiring work to date with the 'Traffic Jam' tour!

Aimee Mann at The Lobero

Aimee Mann

Queen of indie rock, Aimee Mann is heading out on a handful of selected dates in 2024 with Jonathan Coulton. Mann has had a successful solo career with several Grammy nominations, winning two, so don't miss your chance to catch this droll performer playing her new cuts, alongside fan favorites such as 'Save Me' and 'Charmer'.

Hot Tuna at The Lobero

Hot Tuna

Hot Tuna (also the name of an Ozzie surf brand randomly) is made up of co-founders and continuing core members Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, a duo with a unique combination of blues, jazz, bluegrass & folk influences. They've been making music together for fifty years, playing together as teenagers and later in the iconic '60s band The Jefferson Airplane, where Kaukonen played lead guitar and Casady was on bass.

Slightly Stoopid at Santa Barbara Bowl

Slightly Stoopid

Slightly Stoopid are now in their second decade of making music and are showing no sign of slowing down. This eclectic band continues to create an energizing sound that's been described as a "bath of positive energy". Slightly Stoopid has released nine studio albums and four live - with their latest studio album being Everyday Life, Everyday People.

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