On Wednesday, March 15th, five-time Grammy nominee for Best Jazz Vocal Album, Tierney Sutton appeared on KCSB’s “Jazz Straight Ahead,” in an interview with host Stanley Naftaly. Sutton will perform at the Lobero Theatre on Friday, March 23rd with renowned flutist Hubert Laws and virtuoso guitarist Larry Koonse. The concert will include the [...]
A Tribute to The Monkees’ Davy Jones: Part One of ‘The Freak Power Ticket’ Interview with Author/Producer Andrew Sandoval NOW ONLINE
Today's edition of "The Freak Power Ticket" (Monday, March 12th) featured a tribute to the late Davy Jones and his 1960's pop-rock group The Monkees. The "focal point" of the band some derided as "The Prefab Four," teen idol Davy Jones, born in Manchester, England in late 1945, died suddenly of a heart attack on February 29th. A 1960s version [...]
On Sunday March 4th, Ventura rockers Rubberneck Lions and Santa Barbara singer-songwriter Erland graced the Green Room with their wonderful music. Rubberneck Lions kicked off the show with a killer live set from KCSB's Studio A as well as a nice interview. The band also debuted some exclusive tracks off their fourth-coming album, Due Entendre. [...]
On February 19th, Adam Henry of Givers & Takers stopped by The Green Room for an acoustic performance of some exclusive solo material and an interview. Hear Adam's performance, interview as well as some of his recorded tracks by clicking the play button below!
David Wain’s World: The Director of WANDERLUST & WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER Featured in “The Freak Power Ticket” Interview & Profile – PODCAST Now Online!
Monday's edition of "The Freak Power Ticket" (February 27th) featured an interview with comedy actor/writer/director David Wain, director of the fish-out-of-water comedy, Wanderlust -- which stars frequent collaborator Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux, Alan Alda, Malin Akerman, and numerous members of Wain's original comedy troupe, The [...]
On Sunday, Feb. 26, IV locals the Fire Department broadcasted their brand of stanky funk over Santa Barbara's airwaves, live on KCSB. The full 11 piece band piled into Studio A to cook up a steady groove enjoyed across SB county and even across the world. Listeners on three continents tuned in to hear the funksters and called in to voice their [...]
Preeminent jazz violinist Regina Carter appeared on the Thursday, February 23rd edition of "Jazz Straight Ahead." Her 40-minute interview with host Stanley Naftaly anticipates her concert this Friday, February 24th, at the Lobero Theater, starting at 8pm. Ms. Carter's tour date is in support of her most recent album, Reverse Thread, which was [...]
SAINT ANNE’S PLACE Live from Studio A on “The Freak Power Ticket” – Archive Audio/Podcast Now Online!
The 2012 Presidents' Day edition of "The Freak Power Ticket" featured an in-studio gig by (and interview with) the trio Saint Anne's Place (Jacob, Sam, and Joel), from Lompoc, who dealt their blistering psychedelic and blues-rock influenced songs live from Studio A. You can now hear this performance (and one recorded track) by the winner of [...]
Khalil Gibran Mohammad, historian and Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, discusses his book, The Condemnation of Blackness:Race,Crime and the Making of Urban America with Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson.
On Monday morning, February 13th, three-quarters of the Los Angeles rock band Allah-Las, lead guitarist Pedrum Siadatian, singer-guitarist Miles Michaud, and bassist Spencer Dunham, made the drive up to Santa Barbara to share personal stories and their passion for rare vinyl gems on the music-and-cultural arts program, "The Freak Power Ticket." [...]