List of Famous Bands from Santa Barbara

List of Santa Barbara bands, listed by their level of fame. This Santa Barbara musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Santa Barbara bands are included, as well as many Santa Barbara musicians of underground status. This list of Santa Barbara musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Santa Barbara bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

This is a list that includes bands like Katy Perry and Jack Johnson.

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  • Katy Perry
    Pop, Rock, Disco
    • Albums: Teenage Dream, E.T., One of the Boys, Katy Hudson, Ur So Gay
    Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge. After singing in church during her childhood, she ...more
  • Jack Johnson
    Indie pop, Tropical rock, Pop music
    • Albums: In Between Dreams, Sleep Through the Static, On and On, En Concert, To the Sea
    Jack Hody Johnson (born May 18, 1975) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor, record producer, documentary filmmaker and former professional surfer. Johnson is known primarily ...more
  • Toad the Wet Sprocket
    Rock music, Folk rock, Alternative rock
    • Albums: Dulcinea, Coil, In Light Syrup, Fear, Bread and Circus
    Toad the Wet Sprocket is an American alternative rock band formed in 1986. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Glen Phillips, guitarist Todd Nichols, bassist Dean Dinning, and drummer Randy ...more
  • DevilDriver
    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal
    • Albums: The Fury of Our Maker's Hand, Beast, DevilDriver, The Last Kind Words, Pray for Villains
    DevilDriver is an American metal band from Santa Barbara, California, formed in 2002, consisting of vocalist Dez Fafara, guitarist Mike Spreitzer, bassist Chris Towning and drummer Austin D'Amond. ...more
  • Sugarcult
    Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
    • Albums: Start Static, Lights Out, Palm Trees and Power Lines, Eleven, Live at the Starland Ballroom
    Sugarcult is an American rock band from Santa Barbara, California formed in 1998. The band currently consists of Tim Pagnotta, Airin Older, Marko DeSantis, and Kenny Livingston.
  • Primitive Radio Gods
    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Alternative rock
    • Albums: Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth With Money in My Hand, Rocket, White Hot Peach, Still Electric, Sweet Venus
    Primitive Radio Gods is an American alternative rock band from Southern California. Current members consist of frontman Chris O'Connor, who performs vocals and bass; percussionist Tim Lauterio; and ...more