List of Famous Bands from Santa Monica

List of Santa Monica bands, listed by their level of fame. This Santa Monica musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Santa Monica bands are included, as well as many Santa Monica musicians of underground status. This list of Santa Monica 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 Monica 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.

Examples of bands on this list include Traveling Wilburys and Charlotte Caffey.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Santa Monica?" or "What is a list of Santa Monica bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}

  • Traveling Wilburys
    Heartland rock, Rock music, Folk rock
    • Albums: Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1, Traveling Wilburys, Volume 3, Handle With Care, The Traveling Wilburys Collection
    The Traveling Wilburys were a British-American supergroup consisting of Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty. The band recorded two albums in 1988 and 1990, though ...more
  • Charlotte Irene Caffey (born October 21, 1953) is an American rock and roll guitarist and songwriter, best known for her work in the Go-Go's in the 1980s, including writing "We Got the Beat".
  • Teena Marie
    Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Rock music
    • Albums: Passion Play, Ivory, La Doña, Sapphire, Naked to the World
    Teena Marie (born Mary Christine Brockert; March 5, 1956 – December 26, 2010) was an American singer-songwriter and producer. She was known by her childhood nickname Tina before taking the stage name ...more
  • Blake Schwarzenbach
    Indie, Emo, Alternative rock
    Alexander Blake Schwarzenbach (born May 21, 1967) is an American musician. He is the singer and guitarist of Jawbreaker (1986–1996; 2017–Present), and was previously a member of Jets to Brazil ...more
  • The Hues Corporation
    Pop music, Soul music
    • Albums: Freedom for the Stallion, The Very Best Of, Rockin' Soul, Your Place or Mine, The Masters
    The Hues Corporation was an American pop and soul trio, formed in Santa Monica, California in 1969. They are best known for their 1974 single "Rock the Boat", which sold over 2 million copies.
  • Alfred Weisberg-Roberts
    Hip hop music, Electronic music, Experimental music
    • Albums: The Household EP, The Weather, Exquisite Corpse, Daedelus Denies the Day's Demise, Love to Make Music To
    Alfred Darlington (born Alfred Weisberg-Roberts, October 31, 1977), better known by his stage name Daedelus, is a producer based in Los Angeles, California. He is a part of the groups The Long Lost ...more