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Cover Story News / Press

“Helping a Friend...Santa Barbara couple Evangeline and Steve Benchek's rock band, Cover Story News performed at a concert May 11 at Mr. T's Bowl & Nightclub in Los Angeles to raise funds for their L.A. friend...”

“We are proud to announce that we have just have been selected over 7000 submissions and added to the New Music Monday playlist at Indie 100. This is a premiere Independent radio station located in Burbank, Ca at 92.5 FM. Also available through media-stream check out their website at: http://www.indie100.com Listen in for Random Jukebox Radio!”

"diggin your sound guys..really sharp, catchy, articulate rock songs that twist and tease but still live around tight, punchy hooks..particularly love the bassline and vocal work for "drama king"..rockin, driving song!!"

“Enjoy wine-tasting the fine wines of Carr Winery in beautiful Santa Barbara. And groove to the tunes of The Cover Story News, a mix of R&B, Classic Rock, Alternative Blues and Acoustic Originals in an interesting 1940's Quonset Hut - something to definitely see! Come on out and join the party - it's Friday Night!”

“NEWS and Buzz for the Cover Story News! See the Cover Story News play a mix of classic rock, R&B, indie, punk, alternative blues. Their high-energy dance tunes will keep you rockin' all night long! At TonyRay's”

"Thanks so much, Kim. Plenty of time for open mic tonight if any Cover Story folks want to come down and play an encore. Your set last time was really energizing and sweet. Thanks again for playing!"

"Events for Sunday Afternoon" Enjoy Sunday afternoon with a mix of classic rock, R&B, alternative blues and acoustic originals.Their high-energy tunes will keep your feet tappin' and hips swayin' - a show not to be missed!

"The Santa Barbara Independent: "Evening Event" The Cover Story return to Reds Bar & Tapas on Saturday, March 24 at 8pm. They will perform a mix of classic rock, R&B, alternative, blues, and acoustic originals. They headline with special guests: Randy Graves, Lee Oppert, Oscar Rios, Keith Grant and Mark McComas.

"The Santa Barbara Independent: "Evening Event" Saturday, March 17, 8 p.m.at TonyRay's Restaurant & Cantina The Cover Story perform live on St. Patrick's Day. They play a mix of R&B, classic rock, alternative blues, and acoustic originals. Their high-energy dance tunes will keep your feet tapping and soul swaying. Reservations suggested. Call (805) 455-2274.

"The Santa Barbara Independent: "Evening Event" The Cover Story debut their original music at the Circle of 5th's bi-monthly series hosted by Lisa Danhi. A show featuring all original music and poetry held at The Good Cup. Hear The Cover Story's album News in their all-acoustic show Wednesday, March 14th. The program begins at 6pm, their set begins at 7pm.

"Events for Sunday" The Cover Story perform with special guests live at TonyRay's Restaurant & Cantina. Enjoy Sunday afternoon with live music, food and spirits.

“The Santa Barbara Independent: "Evening Event" The Cover Story Live Music & Wine Tasting @ Carr Winery”

“The Santa Barbara Independent "Best Bets" Event section featured artist: The Cover Story Classic rock and R&B with special guests Randy Graves on saxophone and Lee Oppert on trombone.”

“The Santa Barbara Independent "Best Bets" Event section featured artist: The Cover Story Pre-New Year's Eve concert by a band that mixes classic rock, indie, punk, and blues sounds.”