Articles From : Lobero Theatre
Rob Bell is the New York Times best-selling author of Love Wins, What We Talk About When We Talk About God, The Zimzum of Love, How To Be Here and What is the Bible?. His podcast, called the RobCast, is the #1 spirituality podcast and iTunes named it Best of 2015. He’s been profiled in the New Yorker, toured with Oprah, and in 2011 Time Magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. He has a regular show at Largo, the legendary comedy and music club in Los Angeles, where he lives with wife Kristen and their three children.$85 - Reserved w/ pre-show Q&A
It’s one hot night as Benise, “The Prince of Spanish Guitar,” and his Emmy Award-winning production comes to town as part of his global tour FUEGO!
Known as one of the finest pianists of the past 60 years, EDDIE PALMIERI is a bandleader, arranger and composer of salsa and Latin jazz. His playing skillfully fuses the rhythm of his Puerto Rican heritage with the complexity of his jazz influences: Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner as well as his older brother, Charlie Palmieri.
The Tierney Sutton Band, comprised of 8-time GRAMMY nominated vocalist Tierney Sutton and instrumental virtuosos Kevin Axt, Ray Brinker, Trey Henry and Christian Jacob, band functions as a true collaborative unit with a rich and thematic discography. Spanning over 20 years of collaboration, the Tierney Sutton recordings have featured the same core group of consummate musicians who have gelled to a singular voice.
The Uptown Jazz Orchestra was formed in 2008 to bring the traditional riff and blues sounds to school students in the New Orleans area. Under the direction of trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis, and anchored by Dirty Dozen Brass Band founder Roger Lewis on bari sax, UJO sings and swings with confidence and soul…all night long! Performing blues and standards that combine riff-playing, spontaneous arrangements and the New Orleans secondline groove, the Uptown Jazz Orchestra keeps the old school jazz traditions alive.
HI TIDE NATION & K-LITE 101.7 PRESENT JP Sears With opening guests Camilla Cleese and Stephanie Clark
Comedian and YouTube superstar JP Sears takes uplifting humor that’s accumulated over 300 million video views and brilliantly adapts it to the stage for a LIVE stand-up comedy show. Heavy on the satire, Sears slices through the nuances of the new age community, self-help movement, health practices, and his own life that’ll have you laughing at yourself while feeling inspired to live your best life.
Robert Cray has been bridging the lines between blues, soul and R&B for the past four decades, with five Grammy wins, a Blues Hall of Fame inductee, recipient of the Americana Lifetime achievement award, countless tours and over 20 acclaimed albums.
Cray’s latest record, Robert Cray with Hi Rhythm was recorded at Royal Studios in Memphis with the famous Hi Rhythm section.
$105 - VIP
(VIP ticket includes premier seating and a pre-show reception with drinks and hors d’oeuvres)
$60 - Section A
$50 - Section B
Anyone who has been following Cowboy Junkies’ three decade-long journey knows the band has always traveled on its own path. From the auspicious debut of Whites Off Earth Now and the subsequent international breakthrough with The Trinity Session, to the group’s Nomad Series of themed albums (2010-2012), Cowboy Junkies have never let music business trends dictate where the band was headed.
SANTA BARBARA PERMACULTURE NETWORK & COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL PRESENT First Annual Santa Barbara Permaculture Network Eco-Hero Award
For their inaugural Eco Hero Award, the Santa Barbara Permaculture Network honors John D. Liu, international journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker, and ambassador for the emerging ecosystem restoration camp worldwide movement.
A dozen teenagers will take to the stage to perform solo renditions of rock-and-roll covers, backed by Santa Barbara rock star Michael Andrews as a core musical mentor as well as music educator Sio Tepper and vocal coach/AHA! facilitator Mariangelica Duque. Celebrate 20 years of AHA!, a local nonprofit that fosters social and emotional intelligence in adolescents.
This year’s event falls on Mother’s Day and will include pampering perks for the mothers/nurturers in attendance.
What began as a modest storytelling collective in its founder’s living room has grown into an epic, nationwide phenomenon with a cult-like following. The Moth’s Mainstage events are the critically acclaimed storytelling group’s hottest tickets. Hand-picked Moth Mainstage all-stars will tie together the brilliant and the absurd for a spellbinding evening at the historic Lobero Theatre. Since each story is true and every voice authentic, the show dances between documentary and theater, creating a unique, intimate, and often enlightening experience for the audience.
Everyone knows the music, nobody knew the man.
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.
Indy award-winning choreographer and artistic director, Christopher Pilafian brings Santa Barbara Dance Theater back to the Lobero Theatre for a dynamic program of new dances and audience favorites from past seasons.
University of California, Santa Barbara Library and Opera Theatre present the North American premiere of Franz Lehár’s The Mock Marriage (Die Juxheirat), selected from the collection of the Michael and Nan Miller Operetta Archive. The 1904 women’s suffrage operetta is set in Newport, Rhode Island and features beautiful melodies, sweeping orchestrations, grand costumes and comedic turns that will delight audiences young and old. Both performances by the award-winning UCSB Opera Theatre students will be performed in English.
$35 - Reserved
Ms. Allred is a founding partner of the law firm of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg (AM&G). Her firm handles more women’s rights cases than any other private law firm in the nation and has won hundreds of millions of dollars for victims. Over the course of her 42 year legal career, Gloria Allred has won countless honors for her pioneering legal work on behalf of women’s rights and rights for minorities.
DM PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS A Tribute to Johnny Cash RECREATING THE STYLE, MYSTERY, AND MUSIC OF THE LEGENDARY JOHNNY CASH
The Only Cash Tribute Band pays homage to Johnny Cash, celebrating the life and music of the Man in Black with strong conviction and stunning accuracy.
This delightful band faithfully recreates Cash’s biggest hits, including “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “I Walk The Line,” and “Ring Of Fire,” incorporating historical accounts and personal anecdotes about America’s most beloved singing storyteller in this not-to-be-missed musical event.
Opera Santa Barbara celebrates 25 years with a non-stop hit parade of opera favorites sung by Isabel Bayrakdarian, Nina Yoshida Nelsen, Karin Wolverton, Audrey Babcock, Adam Diegel, Nathan Granner, Lee Poulis, Todd Thomas and Kevin Thompson, accompanied by the OSB Orchestra. Former OSB Artistic Director Valery Ryvkin joins Artistic and General Director Kostis Protopapas in conducting a concert honoring OSB co-founder Marilyn Gilbert.