New Order opens the 2013 Season @ The Santa Barbara County Bowl 4/19/13

DSC08760The Santa Barbara County Bowl opened it’s season this past Thursday night with a triumphant return of 80’s Electronica band New Order. The reconstituted band comprised of founding members and new additions, no pun intended, electrified the Bowl for a rousing start to the coming Summer Concert series which will play host to Sting’s only Southern California appearance in late June. Johnny Marr, legendary guitarist from The Smiths opened the show whose set included his own solo material with a smattering of Smiths classics. Enjoy our photos after the jump…


Brian Michaels

About Brian Michaels

Brian Michaels is grew up in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles in the glory days of the late 1960s and 70s. Only a stone's throw from the Sunset Strip, Michaels had an early education in rock music. Michaels attended his first punk rock show at the age of 14 at the Whiskey a Go Go and has been going strong ever since. Brian is a defense attorney by profession but adds photography and writing to a list of his many passions outside of the his job. Brian can be found on the web at
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