New Noise Music Conference & Festival is a 4-day music conference & festival that takes place at venues large and small throughout Downtown Santa Barbara. Over 75 bands and 50 speakers invade our seaside city of Santa Barbara to perform, connect and make a damn good party. It’s the perfect blend of music, fun, networking and education in an unrivaled location: Santa Barbara, CA.


New Noise attracts a steady stream of devoted local music lovers as well as artists; start up entrepreneurs, tech companies and businesspersons from around the country. Outside of Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo counties, New Noise draws professionals and fans from Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and other major cities on the West Coast. New Noise concurrently appeals to those from the East Coast and other domestic and international music and technology hubs.


Jack Johnson, Massive Attack, HAIM, Thievery Corporation, Imagine Dragons, Fitz & the Tantrums, Phantogram, Holy Ghost!, Lindsey Stirling, Andrew W.K., Mike Watt, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Murs, Deer Tick, Gardens & Villa, the Growlers, Cayucas, Souls of Mischief, Peanut Butter Wolf, Kitten, Ozomatli, The White Buffalo, Saint Motel + many more


Tim Westergren (Founder, Pandora Radio), Chuck D (Public Enemy), Dr. Drew Pinsky (Host, KROQ’s Loveline), Kevin Lyman (Founder, Vans Warped Tour), Ian Rogers (CEO, Beats Music), John MacFarlene (CEO, Sonos)

New Noise Santa Barbara offers a range of badges, wristbands and individual showcase tickets at prices suitable for artists, industry workers, students and music fans. We make a point to keep ticket prices as low as possible to give artists, songwriters and fans the ability to see our panelists and bands without breaking the bank.  We hope you can join us October 15-19, 2014 in Downtown Santa Barbara!