Wednesday, October 17 , 2018, 12:50 am | Fair 60º

 
 
 
 

UCSB Arts & Lectures Presents José González and Bedouine

José González Click to view larger
José González
Bedouine Click to view larger
Bedouine

UCSB Arts & Lectures will present soulful songwriter José González with special guest, recording artist Bedouine, at 8 p.m. Wed., Jan. 31, at UCSB Campbell Hall.
 
González gained a loyal following worldwide, wooing his audience with probing lyrics, intricate guitar melodies and, said Spin.com, a  “beautiful yet haunting voice.”

Born in Sweden to Argentinian parents, González seamlessly integrates the sounds of his Latin American roots with introspective folk punctuated by rock panache.

“A spellbinding talent” according to The Telegraph, U.K., González returns with special guest Bedouine, whose '60s folk meets '70s country funk with a glimmer of bossa nova cool, UCSB Arts & Lectures reports.
 
González’s latest album, Vestiges & Claws, has a unique and quietly visceral power, UCSB Arts & Lectures said. Like his previous releases, it was recorded largely in his home and partly at Svenska Grammofon Studion, both in Gothenberg, Sweden.

González played in hardcore punk bands through his teenage years before forming Junip in 1998 with childhood friends Tobias Winterkorn and Elias Araya. However, it was his first solo album, Veneer (2003), that put him on the map.

He has since recorded two more critically acclaimed solo albums — In Our Nature (2007) and Vestiges & Claws (2015) — as well as two albums with Junip, Fields (2010) and Junip (2013).

González also contributed to the film soundtrack for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013).

Bedouine is the moniker of Azniv Korkejian, a Hollywood music editor turned recording artist who released her self-titled debut this year.

Bedouine was made with the help of Spacebomb session musicians, and though it’s primarily a folk album, this collection of songs shapeshifts and collects new influences along the way.

These are plainspoken songs written for quiet moments alone and long walks home, and though the entanglements Korkejian sings about don’t lead to mind-bending revelations, they do leave you feeling a bit more grounded, Arts & Lectures reports.
 
Tickets are $25-$40 for the general public, $18 for UCSB students with valid student ID.
 
For tickets and more information, call UCSB Arts & Lectures, 893-3535, or visit www.ArtsAndLectures.UCSB.edu.

— Caitlin O'Hara for UCSB Arts & Lectures.

 

 

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made using a credit card, Apple Pay or Google Pay, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments and a mailing address for checks.

Thank you for your vital support.

Become a Noozhawk Supporter

First name
Last name
Email
Select your monthly membership
Or choose an annual membership
×

Payment Information

Membership Subscription

You are enrolling in . Thank you for joining the Hawks Club.

Payment Method

Pay by Credit Card:

Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover
One click only, please!

Pay with Apple Pay or Google Pay:

Noozhawk partners with Stripe to provide secure invoicing and payments processing.
You may cancel your membership at any time by sending an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

  • Ask
  • Vote
  • Investigate
  • Answer

Noozhawk Asks: What’s Your Question?

Welcome to Noozhawk Asks, a new feature in which you ask the questions, you help decide what Noozhawk investigates, and you work with us to find the answers.

Here’s how it works: You share your questions with us in the nearby box. In some cases, we may work with you to find the answers. In others, we may ask you to vote on your top choices to help us narrow the scope. And we’ll be regularly asking you for your feedback on a specific issue or topic.

We also expect to work together with the reader who asked the winning questions to find the answer together. Noozhawk’s objective is to come at questions from a place of curiosity and openness, and we believe a transparent collaboration is the key to achieve it.

The results of our investigation will be published here in this Noozhawk Asks section. Once or twice a month, we plan to do a review of what was asked and answered.

Thanks for asking!

Click Here to Get Started >

Reader Comments

Noozhawk is no longer accepting reader comments on our articles. Click here for the announcement. Readers are instead invited to submit letters to the editor by emailing them to [email protected]. Please provide your full name and community, as well as contact information for verification purposes only.