The first week in October, KCSB-FM sponsors 2 concerts at the Majestic Ventura Theater: college-radio mainstays, They Might Be Giants (Tuesday, October 2nd) and former Jefferson Airplane & Hot Tuna member Jorma Kaukonen (Wednesday, October 3rd).

Fronted by “the two Johns,” Linnell and Flansburgh, the prolific alternative-rock group They Might Be Giants is touring in support of its summer 2007 Idlewild/Zoe Records release, “The Else.” Opening for Tuesday night’s headliners is the Irish indie-pop/electronic group, Oppenheimer.

kaukonenOn Wednesday, Jorma Kaukonen will be showcasing music on his spring Red House Records release, “Stars in My Crown,” an acoustic-oriented record on the heels of his Grammy-nominated 2002 album, “Blue Country Heart.” Kaukonen will also be sure to revisit his legendary Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna songs, as well.

Doors open at 7pm for both all-ages concerts. The Ventura Theater is at 26 South Chestnut Street in old town Ventura. For tickets and more information, call (805) 653-0721 or go online to