☆Fall 2023 Orientation in Corwin Pavilion October 2, 6-8PM☆

27 Sep, 2023


Interested in KCSB but don’t know how to start? Attend our orientation! Learn how you can have your own radio show, broadcast for news and sports, write for our blog, or volunteer with music/programming/promotions! Join us October 2nd at Corwin Pavilion ‼️ We’ll see you there 🙂

EVENT: Listening to Cumbia

08 Apr, 2023

blog / events

Next week, Tuesday, April 11th through Wednesday, April 12th, UC Santa Barabara’s Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music hosts Listening to Cumbia, a symposium, screening, and DJ event which highlights the contemporary cultural and political history of cumbia music in Mexico and the United States. Listening to Cumbia brings […]

KCSB’s Fund Drive 2023!

02 Feb, 2023

blog / events / fund drive

♪♪♪☆ It is time… this year’s KCSB Fund Drive is officially here!! ☆♪♪♪   From February 15th – 24th, KCSB is launching our annual fundraiser in celebration of 61 years of people-powered radio—radio from the ground up! For decades, we’ve had the privilege of providing educational, alternative, and independent radio all […]

91.9 KCSB-FM: Aidan and Ryan Take Hard Summer 2022

28 Jul, 2022

blog / events / music / playlists

Hey Ravers! Aidan and Ryan here, we’ll be in San Bernardino covering Hard Summer this weekend, and we wanted to put together a playlists of some artists to watch for! From techno to house, to jersey club and hip-hop, Hard Summer features three days of stacked lineups across a multitude […]

KCSB Presents: Wavves at the Ventura Music Hall

21 Jul, 2022

blog / events

On Thursday, July 21st at 8 PM, Wavves kicks off their King of the Beach Tour at the Ventura Music Hall, celebrating the 12th anniversary of the band’s seminal album King of the Beach.    The night’s opening guests are BOYO and the Chicago-based shoegaze band SMUT.    Doors open […]

KCSB Goes Midwest! Who To See At Pitchfork Music Festival 2022

09 Jul, 2022

blog / events / music

Words by Ryan Miller, Promotions Director 2021-2022 As part of my last hurrah here at the station and Santa Barbara, I’ll be heading over to the Windy City to cover this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival from July 15th through 17th! With one of my favorite lineups of genre-defining musicians this […]

KCSB Presents: Corinne Bailey Rae at the Lobero Theatre

04 Jul, 2022

blog / events

On Wednesday, July 13th at 7:30pm, Corinne Bailey Rae is performing at the Lobero Theatre as part of her SUNLIGHT / SUNLIGHT! Tour.   The two-time GRAMMY Award-winner shot to stardom with her #1 UK debut album. Featuring the global hits “Put Your Records On” and “Like A Star”. This […]

KCSB-FM Co-Presents: Ceylon International Film Festival

21 May, 2022

blog / events

The Ceylon International Film Festival (CEYIFF) will be held Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12, 2022, at the Lobero Theatre. Dedicated to presenting international and Sri Lankan cinema to film enthusiasts, CEYIFF is the first-ever Sri Lankan Film Festival organized outside of Sri Lanka. Their mission is to screen […]

KCSB X Ventura Music Hall: Summer Concerts

14 May, 2022

blog / events / music

The Ventura Music Hall and KCSB-FM are partnering on an exciting slate of shows to kick off this summer season! From psychedelic rock to alternative R&B, there’s something for everyone! 🏝️ With an intimate setting, fresh craft food, and drinks served in-house, the Ventura Music Hall brings an unrivaled venue […]

ZelooperZ x KCSB Interview

03 May, 2022

at the station / blog / events / interviews / music

KCSB’s Music Director Yousef Srour sat down with ZelooperZ on April 10th, 2022 in support of his performance at the Hub. Srour inquired on Z’s Detroit roots, his latest release Get WeT.Radio, recent collaborations, and Z’s signature vocal style. Video by Dorien Medina Interview by Yousef Srour

KCSB-FM Co-Presents: The Mountain Goats

24 Apr, 2022

blog / events

On Friday, April 29th at 9:00 PM, The Mountain Goats with Cardioid, will be performing at the Ventura Music Hall. The Mountain Goats are known for their lofi-indie-folk rock releases on the Merge Records label. Since the 90s, The Mountain Goats have produced an extensive discography with a distinct folk […]


07 Apr, 2022

blog / events

Calling all KCSB Alumni! KCSB-FM is hosting a 60th Anniversary Celebration and Reunion during UCSB’s All Gaucho Reunion Weekend (April 28th-May 1, 2022) We’ll be gathering in Storke Plaza and around KCSB’s studios in the Storke Student Media Building for a day of activities, food, entertainment, and — of course — […]

KCSB Presents: ZelooperZ

05 Apr, 2022

blog / events / music

KCSB INVITES YOU TO ATTEND OUR FREE SPRING CONCERT!!!!!   KCSB invites all hip-hop heads to our free Spring Insight concert featuring Detroit emcee ZelooperZ.  The show will be at The Hub at University Center on Sunday, April 10th at 7 PM. This event is open to all, with green […]


31 Mar, 2022

blog / events / news

Interested in audio journalism? KCSB News is searching for student storytellers to join our team this spring quarter!! Learn the fundamentals of radio broadcasting and journalism. KCSB News offers the opportunity to cover local and larger stories in the field, conduct interviews, and produce newsletters and radio spots that are […]


27 Mar, 2022

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Do you want to be an FM DJ? How about a Radio Journalist? Maybe a Sportscaster? Come to KCSB-FM’s Spring Orientation to find out more about these and other exciting opportunities! At 6 PM on Tuesday April 5, 2022, KCSB-FM invites you to Corwin Pavilion to attend our annual Spring […]

Spotlight Programming: Ukraine in Context

09 Mar, 2022

blog / DJ Posts / events / interviews

Tune in to No Alibis tomorrow at 9am – 11am for special programming about what is happening in Ukraine in a wider EU/Eastern European context, as well as international solidarity. In the first hour, No Alibis will interview Liz Fekete and Rafal Pankowski to talk about what is happening in […]

Lobero Live Presents: Sarah Jarosz

08 Mar, 2022

blog / events

Lobero Live presents Sarah Jarosz with Ric Robertson, performing at the Lobero Theater in Santa Barbara. Four-time Grammy award winner Sarah Jarosz is known for her bluegrass, folk rock releases on the Rounder Records label. The night’s special opening guest is Ric Robertson, with an extraordinary sound colliding elements of […]


13 Sep, 2021

at the station / events / fund drive

Set the stage… the moment is here… KCSB’s annual T-Shirt Design contest! ☆ We welcome all creativity, so don’t be afraid to let your imagination fly. ☆ Designs must include “kcsb-fm and” and follow additional guidelines. ☆ There’s a good ol’ cash prize of $250, so don’t wait!! Let’s make […]

UCSB Arts & Lectures: Summer Cinema

29 Jun, 2021

blog / events / PSA's

UCSB Arts & Lectures announces the return of ticketless screeenings all through summer- from July 1st through August 12th -at West Wind Drive in Santa Barbara. Enjoy family-friendly classics from your car, under the stars, every Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Details listed below.   Gates open at 7 p.m. First […]


15 May, 2021

blog / events

91.9 KCSB-FM & 88.1 KZSC are excited present to you: DIRTY BIRD! Join us Saturday, May 22nd at 8 PM for a dynamic virtual performance by up-and coming multimedia artist, DJ, and Afrofuturistic house producer Dirty Bird. This event is free, but will be raising funds for Black Girls Code, […]


04 Apr, 2021


Join us Wednesday, April 7th at 6 PM for KCSB’s Spring 2021 virtual orientation to learn how you can get involved (remotely) in creating independent, community radio! If you’re interested in having your own music radio show, news/public affairs show, cultural arts show, or if you want to get involved […]


26 Mar, 2021

blog / events

KCSB-FM 91.9 is excited to invite music lovers all around to an upcoming virtual, live performance by up-and-coming artist Indigo De Souza! JOIN US VIA THE LINK BELOW! On Thursday, April 1st at 8 PM, Indigo De Souza will be performing songs on her guitar from her historic home in […]


22 Feb, 2021

blog / events / fund drive / music

Tomorrow, we have an extra special LIVE-ON-AIR rotation for KCSB Roulette – the student staff of KCSB aka the Executive Committee! If you tune in Tuesday Feb. 23rd from 2-4 PM, you’ll hear curated mixes by our student staff accompanied by some light discussion about their past year working at […]


18 Feb, 2021

blog / events / fund drive

KCSB’s annual fund drive is always full of special events and programming from our DJs, and this year we are keeping the traditions alive even with the constraints of operating remotely! Tune in Friday night (February 19th) from 10-11pm here on // 91.9 on your local FM dial to […]


17 Feb, 2021

blog / events / fund drive

  IT’S HERE :’) We are so happy to be able to announce that KCSB’s Fund Drive 2021 is now officially live! While it looks a little different this year, KSCB is continuing an annual tradition of celebrating our lil station and reaching out to the community for donations to […]

UCSB Arts & Lectures presents Ta-Nehisi Coates

11 Jan, 2021

blog / events / PSA's

The following is a PSA about an upcoming virtual event with author Ta-Nehisi Coates, presented by UCSB Arts & lectures. This event is available to anyone, anywhere, and is available for ticket holders to replay for one week.  UCSB Arts & Lectures presents groundbreaking author Ta-Nehisi Coates in a virtual presentation as part of its […]


08 Jan, 2021


Are you curious about getting involved with KCSB? Have you ever wanted to be a radio programmer, sportscaster, or news reporter? Join us for our remote Winter 2021 Orientation via Zoom on Tuesday, January 19th at 6 PM to learn more about how you can get involved in our community! […]

Um… Mag x KCSB Virtual Live Auction and Open Mic!

26 Dec, 2020


Come through to the Um… Mag x KCSB Virtual Live Auction and Open mic on Tuesday, December 29th from 5-8 PM! This event will help raise funds for FOR THE GWORLS, an organization that helps assist Black transgender folks secure funds for rent, gender-affirming surgeries, medicines and doctors visits, and […]

Lucidity Presents: Halloween at Home

24 Oct, 2020


This Halloween weekend, Lucidity has teamed up with the Isla Vista Community Services District to bring you Halloween at Home: Virtually Lucid Isla Vista. This will be happening Friday night, October 30th. Who’s ready to dance together again? You won’t want to miss this chance to win epic cash prizes […]