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Thursday, July 16th 2020

5 Seconds of Summer Brings a New Sense of “CALM”ness to Fans

Madison Kirkpatrick Campus Beat Reporter Since Dec. 3, 2011, the Australian pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS) has taken the world by storm. Their first...

How to Make the Perfect Quarantine Playlist

Celine Pun Contributing Writer COVID-19 has changed Isla Vista from a beach resort to a ghost town. I’m certain other current Isla Vista inhabitants may feel...

UCSB Gospel Choir Takes the Audience to Church

Richard Smith Staff Writer This week at the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) Music Bowl, the UCSB Gospel Choir performed a stellar show for the World Music...

UCSB Gamelan Ensemble Woos with Traditional Indonesian Music

Richard Smith Staff Writer In the most recent performance of the World Music Series, the UCSB Gamelan Ensemble impressed listeners in the Music Bowl on a...

Iconic Black Artists: From Louis Armstrong to Kendrick Lamar

Vanessa Su Arts & Entertainment Editor Music has always been a universal art that allows people of various backgrounds and lifestyles to connect and share their...

UCSB World Music Series Presents Opera Performance “The Dawn of the Rooster”

Richard Smith Contributing Writer This week’s performance of the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) World Music Series showcased "The Dawn of the Rooster," which was composed and...

UCSB’s World Music Series Features a Talented Brass Ensemble

Richard Smith Contributing Writer Steven Gross, a professor in UC Santa Barbara (UCSB)’s music department, directed the Maurice Faulkner Brass Quintet and the Suzanne Faulkner Horn...

Ngoki Showcases Primal Funk Music at the UCSB Music Bowl

Richard Smith Contributing Writer Santa Barbara-based musician Ngoki performed an extended drum solo on the djembe drum at the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) Music Bowl as...

Umi Brings Soul-Lifting Music to UCSB

Linda Chong Copy Editor Imagine a crowd radiating the slight smell of natural deodorant and marijuana, swaying to chill, dreamy R&B tunes. That sums up the...

Kalinka Showcases Jewish Culture at UCSB’s Music Bowl

Richard Smith Contributing Writer Klezmer and Balkan music group Kalinka gave a virtuosic performance of unique music in the U.C. Santa Barbara (UCSB) Music Bowl on...