Articles From : Lobero Theatre
With smart, observational humor and a legendary spontaneous interaction with the crowd, Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s pre-eminent comedians. She improvises with a crowd like a jazz musician, swinging in unexpected directions without a plan, without a net. There’s a disarming ease in her craft, an immediate sense that she’s so quick on her feet you need never worry about the possibility of something going wrong.
No one in the headlines is safe from the side-splitting satire of the Capitol Steps, the only group in Washington attempting to be funnier than Congress. This troupe of former Congressional staffers travels the country satirizing the very people and places that once employed them.
No matter who or what is in the headlines, you can bet the Capitol Steps will tackle both sides of the political spectrum and all things equally foolish. What more would you expect from the group that puts the “MOCK” in Democracy?!
Rock & roll impresario Hale Milgrim is back with another carefully-crafted film collage featuring legendary musical artists from the 60’s to present, performing rarely seen (and quite magical) collaborations.
Experience a one-of-a-kind audio-visual journey spanning the last 60 years, complete with Hale’s memorable insights, tales of his past… and stories being spun live!
Iliza is one of today’s leading comedians with a fan base who show their loyalty by creating their own Iliza inspired swag to wear to her shows. Last year she hosted her late night limited-run talk show “Truth & Iliza,” on Freeform. In November 2017, she released her first book Girl Logic: The Genius and the Absurdity (Hachette Book Group) a subversively funny collection of essays and observations on a confident woman’s approach to friendship, singlehood, and relationships.
Hailed as “the most innovative and influential guitarist of the past 25 years” (Wall Street Journal), Bill Frisell has seen collaborations with the likes of Elvis Costello, Bono, Paul Simon, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic over the course of his 35-year career. His Grammy-nominated album When You Wish Upon a Star features his arrangements and interpretations of music for film and television. The album is more than an homage to a set of iconic scores; Frisell draws upon the sentimentality of music heard on screen and how it shapes and informs our emotional relationships to what we see.
Grammy-nominated JD Souther has penned countless hits for the Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, Roy Orbison, James Taylor, Don Henley, George Strait, Trisha Yearwood, Brooks and Dunn and found success as a solo artist. This led him to being inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 2013 and becoming one of the most celebrated songwriters of his generation. On his latest studio album, Tenderness (Sony Music Masterworks), Souther creates a perfect balance of understated Jazz with the ineffable pop narratives that have been the backbone of much of his greatest work.
It may seem lofty to use the motto of the United States to describe a musical group, but “out of many, one” accurately describes the trio of David Bromberg, Larry Campbell and David Hidalgo. Each of these acclaimed performers is steeped in American music traditions, from wildly divergent paths.
LOBERO LIVE PRESENTS An evening with Peter Asher of Peter & Gordon and Jeremy Clyde of Chad & Jeremy
Peter Asher of Peter & Gordon joins forces with Jeremy Clyde of Chad & Jeremy to star together in an unforgettable evening of music and memories featuring songs and stories from their sixties heyday as recording artists to Jeremy’s success on stage, television (Downton Abbey) and film (The Iron lady) and Peter’s Grammy-Winning career as Producer and manager of the likes of James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt and more.
Heralded as, “a prestigious group of young, talented musicians” by Santa Barbara Seasons magazine, the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony brings together 70-80 of the top musicians, ages 12-18, from Santa Barbara and Ventura counties to perform works across the orchestral repertoire.
Steven Hodson Artistic Director & Conductor, presents SANTA BARBARA SINGS! — A Free Christmas Concert. The performance features Navidad Nuestra, a folk drama of the nativity, based on the rhythms and traditions of Hispanic America, by well-known composer Ariel Ramirez. The American Riviera Children’s Chorus and a high school chorus will also sing Christmas music from several traditions. Guest artists include guitarist Anthony Ybarra and contralto Carol Ann Manzi. The program finale is an audience sing-along of favorite Christmas carols.
Running Scared productions presents Wiley Ray and the Big O Band in Roy Orbison Returns on Friday, November 16 at 8 PM. Nationally touring band, Wiley Ray and the Big O Band present Roy Orbison Returns, playing Roy’s hits including, “Pretty Woman,” “Crying,” and more. Come out for a night to celebrate Roy Orbison and experience the humor and amazing music that made him famous.
Partial donation to show benefiting “Lights Up Santa Barbara”
$54 - Section A
$49 - Section B
$39 - Section C
Lauded by The Guardian for his “dazzling precision, fleet brilliance, and tender lyricism”, Latvian-born Israeli cello master Mischa Maisky is considered by many worldwide to be one of the handful of greatest living cellists. He has the distinction of being the only cellist in the world to have studied with both Mstislav Rostropovich and Gregor Piatigorsky and to carry on the deep musical legacy of these two great 20th Century Russian masters of the cello. His romantic emotion and absolute musical commitment carry the command of a true artist.
Named “Instrumentalist of the Year” for 2018 by Musical America, Augustin Hadelich has firmly established himself as one of the world’s great violinists – and one of classical music’s most inspiring performers. His many honors also include a 2016 Grammy® and the inaugural 2015 Warner Prize. He returns to CAMA for the 4th consecutive year following his riveting performance of the Britten Violin Concerto with the St. Louis Symphony at The Granada Theatre last season and will once again be playing the “Kiesewetter” Stradivarius violin.
Since his triumph at the 1970 Chopin Piano Competition, Garrick Ohlsson has established himself worldwide as one of the great American piano masters of the past 50 years, a musician of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess. Though long regarded as a leading exponent of the music of Frédéric Chopin, he commands an enormous repertoire, including more than 80 concertos ranging from Haydn and Mozart to works of the 21st Century.
Elisa Citterio, Director
Tales of Two Cities: The Leipzig-Damascus Coffee House
Conceived, programmed, and scripted by Alison Mackay
Over the past five decades, Richard Goode has been hailed for music-making of tremendous emotional power, depth, and expressiveness and acknowledged as one of the world’s leading interpreters of Classical and Romantic piano music. In regular performances with the major orchestras, recitals in the world’s music capitals and through his extensive and acclaimed Nonesuch recordings, he has won a large and devoted following.
My My, Hey Hey—the Doublewide Kings have some big news today:
On Saturday, November 17th, local groove-masters the Doublewide Kings will miraculously transform into a group of powder-fingered Mr. Souls to present a one-night-only concert performance of “The Doublewide Kings Play Neil Young.” That’s right, for one magical SB evening you’ll be able to witness that rare combination of talents that we like to call DWKY.
Join us for an evening of live music, featuring L.A. based hit songwriter Sophie Rose, silent auction , live screen printing and a chance to learn more about Girls Rock Santa Barbara.
Girls Rock Santa Barbara presents
$130 - VIP
(VIP ticket includes a reception in the courtyard beginning at 5:30pm)
$30 - General Admission
$15 - Under 21
(Tickets are subject to $4 per ticket Lobero Facility Fee; other fees may also apply.)
The Christmas Revels: An Irish Celebration of the Winter Solstice is a joyous theatrical production celebrating the spirit and strength of the Irish emigrants who came to America in the early 1900’s to build new lives in a new land. At sea over the holidays, these strangers bond over spinning stories, singing songs, and sharing seasonal traditions; friendships are formed, romance blossoms.
Christina Sanchez Dance presents Complexions Contemporary Ballet to Santa Barbara, CA! Hailed as a “matchless American dance company” by the Philadelphia Enquirer, COMPLEXIONS Contemporary Ballet transcends dance tradition through a groundbreaking approach to the art. Founded in 1994 by master choreographer Dwight Rhoden and the legendary Desmond Richardson, COMPLEXIONS’ foremost innovation is to remove boundaries, not reinforce them.