REVIEWS AND PREVIEWS

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Concert Review: Joan Jett

Review of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts at the Ventura County Fair, 8/4/12.

Review: Potter Puppet Pals, Harry and the Potters

Review of Potter Puppet Pals, and Harry and the Potters at Biko Garage in Isla Vista, 7/24/12.

Concert Review: The Mau Maus

Review of The Mau Maus at Whiskey Richards, Santa Barbara, 7/22/12.

Concert Review: Yanni

Review of Yanni at the Santa Barbara Bowl, 7/21/12.

Concert Review: Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants

Review of Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants at the Maverick Saloon, Santa Ynez, 7/5/12.

Concert Review: International Swingers

Review of The International Swingers at Whiskey Richards, Santa Barbara, 6/26/12.

Concert Review: Indigo Girls, David Lindley

Review of the Indigo Girls and David Lindley at the Live Oak Music Festival, 6/17/12.

Season Preview: UCSB Arts & Lectures 2012-13

Preview of UC Santa Barbara’s 2012-13 Arts & Lectures season.

Concert Review: Creedence Clearwater Revisited

Review of Creedence Clearwater Revisited at the Chumash Casino, Santa Ynez, California, 6/7/12.

Concert Review: Beach Boys at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Review of The Beach Boys at the Santa Barbara Bowl, 5/28/12.

Concert Review: Beck

Review of Beck at Santa Barbara Bowl, 5/24/12.

Concert Review: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Review of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at SOhO, Santa Barbara, 5/21/12.

Concert Review: Greg Lake

Review of Greg Lake at the Majestic Ventura Theater, 5/17/12.

Concert Review: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at the SB Bowl

Review of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at the Santa Barbara Bowl, 5/5/12.

Concert Review: Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen

Review of Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen at the Maverick Saloon, Santa Ynez, 4/25/12, with guest appearance by David Crosby.

Concert Review: Jeff Mangum

Review of Jeff Mangum at the Orpheum Theater, Los Angeles, 4/23/12.

Concert Review: Bon Iver

Review of Bon Iver at the Santa Barbara Bowl, 4/22/12.

Concert Review: Seun Kuti

Review of Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Campbell Hall, UC Santa Barbara, 4/16/12.

Concert Review: Buzzcocks

Review of Buzzcocks, SLO Brewing Company, San Luis Obispo, 4/15/12.

Concert Review: Kronos Quartet

Review of Kronos Quartet, playing Music of Steve Reich, UC Santa Barbara, 4/12/12.

Concert Review: Tim Minchin

Review of Tim Minchin, Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, 4/11/12.

Concert Review: Dave Stamey

Review of Dave Stamey, Tales From the Tavern, Maverick Saloon, Santa Ynez, 4/4/12.

Theater Review: American Idiot

Review of American Idiot, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 3/28/12.

Concert Review: Cults

Review of Cults, Velvet Jones, Santa Barbara, 3/24/12.

Concert Review: Michael Smith and The Refugees

Review of Michael Smith and The Refugees, Tales From the Tavern, Maverick Saloon, Santa Ynez, 3/21/12.

Concert Review: George Clinton

Review of George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic, Majestic Ventura Theater, 3/20/12.

Concert Review: Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan

Review of Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan at the Song Tree Concert Series, 3/10/12.

Concert Review: Willie Nelson

Review of Willie Nelson at the Chumash Casino 3/8/12.

Concert Review: Michael McDonald

Review of Michael McDonald at the Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, 3/3/12.

Review: Hale Milgrim’s Quips and Clips Vol. 3

Review of Hale Milgrim’s Quips and Clips at the Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, 3/2/12.

Concert Review: !!! (Chk Chk Chk)

Review of !!! (Chk Chk Chk) at SOhO, Santa Barbara, 2/28/12.

Concert Review: Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks

Review of Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks at SOhO, Santa Barbara, 2/27/12.

Concert Review: Surfer Blood

Review of Surfer Blood at Velvet Jones, Santa Barbara, 2/23/12.

Concert Review: T.S.O.L.

Review of T.S.O.L. at Velvet Jones, Santa Barbara, 2/19/12.

Concert Review: Robben Ford and the Yellowjackets

Review of Robben Ford and the Yellowjackets at the Lobero Theater, 2/17/12.

Concert Review: Wilco

Review of Wilco at the Arlington Theatre, Santa Barbara, 2/1/012.

Review: Music Documentaries at SBIFF

Review of several music documentaries at the 2012 Santa Barbara International Film Festival: Under African Skies, Family Band: The Cowsills Story, Music Man Murray, Rhino Resurrected, Tales From the Tavern, Cure For Pain: The Mark Sandman Story, plus an appreciation of the soundtrack to A Clockwork Orange

Concert Review: Richie Furay

Review of The Richie Furay Band at the Maverick Saloon, Santa Ynez, California, 2/1/12. This was part of the series Tales From the Tavern.

Concert Review: Public Enemy

Review of Public Enemy at Majestic Ventura Theater, 1/14/12.

Concert Review: The B-52s

Review of The B-52s at Majestic Ventura Theater, 1/12/12.

Concert Review: David Bromberg and Hot Tuna

Review of David Bromberg and Hot Tuna at Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, 1/6/12.

Concert Review: Wanda Jackson

Review of Wanda Jackson at SOhO, Santa Barbara, 12/30/11.

Concert Review: Jonathan Wilson

Review of Jonathan Wilson at SOhO, Santa Barbara, 12/7/11.

Review: American Music Awards 2011

Review of 2011 American Music Awards, 11/20/11 at Nokia Theater, Los Angeles

Dr. Poplove at the American Music Awards

Or: how I (almost) learned to stop worrying and love pop music

Concert Review: Alan Parsons

Review of Alan Parsons Live Project at the Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, 11/12/11.

Concert Review: Gordon Lightfoot

Review of Gordon Lightfoot at the Arlington Theatre, Santa Barbara, 11/9/11.

Concert Review: deadmau5

Review of deadmau5, Santa Barbara Bowl, 10/27/11.

Concert Review: Paul Simon

Review of Paul Simon, Santa Barbara Bowl, 10/23/11.

Concert Review: Dave Alvin

Review of Dave Alvin at the Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, 10/22/11.

Concert Review: Glen Campbell

Review of Glen Campbell at the Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, 10/9/11.