Articles From : Lobero Theatre
The feature-length documentary, directed by one of the youngest filmmakers of the century at age thirteen, was shot on location in Santa Barbara County. Lefevre explores the world of skateboarding through the lens of four young skaters. Pushing themselves to be the best they can, they endure many physical and emotional obstacles and grow as both skaters and individuals.
Under its new Music Director, British conductor Jonathan Cohen, the ensemble will perform a full evening of Bach and Vivaldi concertos featuring the return of virtuoso Israeli mandolinist Avi Avital. https://www.lobero.org/events/cama-les-violons-du-roy/
After a year and a half of isolation due to the pandemic, Charles Lloyd returns to the Lobero stage with a powerful band featuring Gerald Clayton on piano, Reuben Rogers on bass and Justin Brown on drums. Charles Lloyd’s career spans over six decades - he has brought many incredible pianists to the fore including Keith Jarrett, Michel Petrucciani, Bobo Stenson, Geri Allen, Jason Moran - and now the young lion, Gerald Clayton. As one of the greats of our time, Lloyd has broken down barriers in Jazz, Rock, Classical and World Music.
Following their acclaimed sophomore album Forever Turned Around, Whitney have returned with Candid. Covers have always been an integral part of the band’s ethos, but for Candid, Whitney decided to challenge themselves, finding their favorite songs that also fall outside of their musical comfort zone. https://www.lobero.org/events/whitney-renee-reed/
Over the last five decades, Los Lobos band has made an indelible mark on music history by exploring an enormous diversity of genres and building a boldly unpredictable sound all their own. The GRAMMY® Award–winning group, comprised of David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez, Jr., Cesar Rosas, Conrad Lozano, and Steve Berlin, has sold millions of records, won prestigious awards, and made fans around the world. Songwriter, performer and award-winning jazz vocalist Nancy Sanchez opens the show. https://www.lobero.org/events/an-evening-with-los-lobos/.
The Lobero Theatre is thrilled to announce Mischief Masquerade – Outdoor Halloween Dance Party on Saturday, October 30 at 8 PM, featuring DJ Scott Topper from K-LITE 101.7! Join us, if you dare, for a magical evening of revelry under the stars, including an exciting costume contest, specialty spirits, ghoulish delights, and spooky surprises! Distinguished judges John Palminteri from News Channel 3, Teresa Kuskey Nowak from La Boheme Dance, and Tracy Beard of Solvang Chamber of Commerce will award prizes to the scariest, funniest, and most original costumes.
Jazz at the Lobero welcomes Pat Metheny Side-Eye to the Lobero Theatre on Wednesday, September 29 at 8 PM. Receiving great acclaim for his recent classical guitar album Road to the Sun, Metheny is set to dive back into his beloved trio format. Renowned as one of the brightest stars of the jazz community, Metheny will be joined onstage by two of the hottest young musicians on the scene, James Francies (keyboards, piano) and Joe Dyson (drums). The trio will be performing music from across Pat Metheny's massive career as well as new material unique to this live band.
We are grateful to the Santa Barbara Community for their generous support during the global pandemic and would like to share the love. Gill’s set will pull from his 3 full length albums, his deep ALO catalog and some classic covers. He will be joined onstage by ALO bandmate Steve Adams and Jack Johnson cohort Adam Topol, as well as local favorites, Spencer the Gardener, Joe Woodard with Tableaux Sonique, Téka, and more. The event is first-come first-served and seats 550 people.
Joining the GRAMMY Award nominee on this brass-fueled, feel good tour of the summer, will be accomplished contemporary jazz saxophonists Kirk Whalum, Mindi Abair and Vincent Ingala. In a career spanning over three decades, Dave Koz has established himself as a platinum-selling artist, humanitarian, entrepreneur, radio host, and instrumental music advocate.
It’s one hot night as the ‘Prince of Spanish guitar’ celebrates 20 years of taking audiences on a musical journey through Spanish Flamenco, Cuban Salsa, Brazilian Samba, Parisian Waltz, exotic drumming, and more! Performing fan favorites from the last 20 years and debuting new songs from his 5th PBS special Strings of Hope. The 20th Anniversary tour establishes Benise’s Emmy® Award-winning show as one of the longest-running global Latin-themed theatrical productions and solidifies Benise as America’s foremost native-born ambassador of Spanish guitar.
Get your vaccinations and cocktails because everyone’s favorite “clown in a gown,” Bianca Del Rio, is returning to the stage with her new comedy tour “Unsanitized”! She’s vaxxed, she’s waxed, and she has more attitude than ever. The pandemic may be ending, but Bianca is just getting started. If you liked COVID-19, you’ll love BIANCA-21.
Join us for an unforgettable night featuring guest vocalists performing favorites of Brian Wilson’s songlist from Endless Summer, Pet Sounds, and more. Led by musical director Sal Leonardo and the best L.A. session musicians as the backing band. Featuring Brother Sal and The Devil May Care with Glen Phillips, Garrison Starr, Will Breman, Chris Pierce, Shane Alexander, Leslie Stevens, Todd OKeefe, Max Kasch, The Brambles, and more. Let’s gather to wish Brian Wilson a happy birthday and pay tribute to his joyful songs of summer, love and fun fun fun.
Derek Douget and his stellar band bring the traditional sounds of New Orleans jazz into your homes for a virtual treat on March 19-21. $15 Pay-Per-View tickets at https://www.lobero.org/
Streaming Now - Dec. 30. $15 Tickets at Lobero.org. An Irish Christmas as seen on PBS! Join an award-winning cast of Riverdance principals and World Champion Dancers in a celebration of the great traditions of Christmas in Ireland: butter-making, chasing the wren on St. Stephen’s Day, drawing down the half door and more! Come enjoy spectacular dance, the singing of traditional Christmas Carols from the Kerry Voice Squad and superb music from the Kerry Traditional Orchestra in a celebration of the international spirit of the holiday season!
The fans have spoken! See it again for the first time. This evening was a delight, encompassing the warmth of Kenny Loggins' unforgettable hits while reflecting on a career with stellar collaborators during his musical journey into the hearts of the world. Kenny is joined by musicians Rick Cowling, and Tariqh Akoni.
A Pay-Per-View Live from the Lobero Virtual Streaming Concert ($15 ticket-72 hour viewing window)
NEA Jazz Master saxophonist Charles Lloyd brings together four-time Grammy®-nominated pianist/composer Gerald Clayton with guitarist/composer, Anthony Wilson, for an unforgettable virtual performance, Live from the Lobero stage.
Grammy®-nominated for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and world-renowned for her songs like “Suddenly I See” (used in “The Devil Wears Prada”) and “Black Horse and a Cherry Tree,” Tunstall hails from Scotland, but has toured the world over. In the past few years, she has toured with The Pretenders, Barenaked Ladies and Hall and Oates amongst others. Her latest studio album, 2018’s “WAX,” has received international acclaim; with a focus on the electric guitar. Get ready to dance in your living room to KT’s mesmerizing electric and intimate solo virtual concert.
Over the last four decades, Kenny Loggins has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide and has won two GRAMMY® Awards. His songs have left his musical imprint on the soundtrack of our lives, with chart-topping hits including “This Is It,” “I’m Alright,” “Footloose,” “Danger Zone,” and so many more. In addition to his string of successful recordings, both solo and as a member of the famed duo Loggins & Messina, Loggins became the first major rock star to dedicate himself to recording music for children and families.
Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby is heading out on tour in May and June. Joining him will be five musical friends collectively and affectionately known as the Skytrails Band (James Raymond on keys, Mai Leisz on bass, Steve DiStanislao on drums, Jeff Pevar on guitar and Michelle Willis on keyboards and vocals).
A tomboy raised among soldiers takes high society by storm, in Donizetti’s frothy romantic comedy The Daughter of the Regiment. Santa Barbara-born soprano Jana McIntyre makes her home company debut, and tenor Isaac Frischman sings the famous aria with nine high C’s. Comedy master/choreographer Kyle Lang directs a new production of this delightful OSB premiere, with Maestro Protopapas on the podium.
Sung in French, with English Supertitles