Articles From : Lobero Theatre
SBL ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS Keiko Matsui
Acclaimed pianist, composer and humanitarian Keiko Matsui’s transcendent and haunting melodies have long sought to build bridges. Her sonic cultural exchange has reached the hearts and minds of fans throughout the world and has allowed the pianist to work alongside icons Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder, Hugh Masekela and Bob James.
GOLDENVOICE PRESENTS Cat Power Wanderer Tour 2019
There are few voices more deeply embedded in the iconography and mythology of American indie rock than that of Chan Marshall. Under the musical nom de plume of Cat Power, Marshall has released music for nearly 25 years now and her prowess as a songwriter, a producer, and most notably—as a voice—has only grown more influential with time.
FLAMENCO ARTS FESTIVAL PRESENTS Red Carpet Gala: COMPAÑÍA EDUARDO GUERRERO
Make a grand entrance on the red carpet along with other aficionados. We plan to celebrate this 20-year milestone in style! Arrive early to enjoy the no-host bar while the anticipation and excitement build for the thrilling premiere of FARO.
FLAMENCO ARTS FESTIVAL PRESENTS Opening Night Concert: ANDRES VADIN PROJECT
While we often think of flamenco in dance terms, it cannot exist without its heartbeat: the music. What better way to kick off this year’s festival than by celebrating this life force of flamenco!
LIVE NATION PRESENTS Lewis Black: Alive in Concert!
LEWIS BLACK, GRAMMY Award-winning, stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as a stand-up comedian, actor and author. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs more than 200 nights annually, to sold-out audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada and the United States.
LOBERO LIVE PRESENTS An evening with Leo Kottke
Acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke was born in Athens, Georgia, but left town after a year and a half. Raised in 12 different states, he absorbed a variety of musical influences as a child, flirting with both violin and trombone, before abandoning Stravinsky for the guitar at age 11.
After adding a love for the country-blues of Mississippi John Hurt to the music of John Phillip Sousa and Preston Epps, Kottke joined the Navy underage, to be underwater, and eventually lost some hearing shooting at lightbulbs in the Atlantic while serving on the USS Halfbeak, a diesel submarine.
EMPORIUM PRESENTS The Alexander Project: A Tribute to the Music of Hamilton
The Alexander Project is a dedicated tribute to the powerful music of Hamilton. This gritty hip-hop throw-down breaks through with a hand-picked live band of musicians and vocalists to fully realize Hamilton’s incredible music. The show is brought to life through a mesmerizing cast of professional theater actors fresh off runs with pop musicals ‘The Book Of Mormon’, ‘In The Heights’, ‘Big Band Beat’, ‘December 63’, ‘Evita’, and more.
SANTA BARBARA ZOO PRESENTS IMPROVology Featuring LA's Impro Theatre Company
Are anteater antics amusing? Can California condors be comical? And what’s so funny about a monkey’s uncle?
Find out at IMPROVology, the Santa Barbara Zoo’s science-meets-comedy show, which has outgrown its nest and flown the coop, landing at the Lobero Theatre.
Hear stories from top experts about an animal’s mating practices, survival strategies, unusual behaviors, conservation challenges, and more.
Then LA’s Impro Theatre takes the stories as fuel for side-splitting skits, songs, and silliness created on-the-spot.
SBL ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS Jim Brickman, A Christmas Celebration
The best-selling piano artist of our time, Jim Brickman and his special guests, will dazzle audiences with holiday favorites, #1 hits, vibrant vocals, laughter & joy, in this bright, festive winter’s night celebration that the Dallas Morning News calls, “Pure Entertainment.”
$66 - Reserved with post-show Meet & Greet
$46 - Reserved
LOBERO THEATRE FOUNDATION PRESENTS Born to Be Wild: An Evening with John Kay of Steppenwolf
Enjoy a specially curated evening with John Kay life story, Steppenwolf’s history and John’s gradual transition into wildlife activism. He will lead audiences on an engaging multi-media journey through his early life, rock stardom, and new role as a wildlife advocate, followed by a brief solo performance.
NUMBSKULL & NEW NOISE PRESENT Brett Dennen
For the past ten years, Brett Dennen – with his poet’s perspective, off-kilter vocals, insane sense of humor, and limitless musical freedom – has turned dancing like no one’s watching into a lifestyle. As a songwriter, performer, watercolor artist, and environmental conservationist and outdoorsman, the shows he performs and the events he hosts generate more than good vibes. His impact has been to gather like-minded music fans to consistently try to make the world a better place.
SANTA BARBARA CENTRE FOR AERIAL DANCE PRESENTS On Threaded Wings
The Santa Barbara Centre for Aerial Dance returns to the Lobero Theatre for an evening of art and awe-inspiring dance as performers take to the air in a kinetic journey of ritual and release. Weaving textile installations from New York artist Tamika Rivera with contemporary dance and the ancient tradition of the aerial arts, the theater will be transformed into a visual narrative of colorful expression and electric strength that will leave audiences at once grounded and spiritually elevated.
SBL ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS Rob Bell: An Introduction to Joy
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
SPANISH GUITAR ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS BENISE - FUEGO!
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!
JAZZ AT THE LOBERO PRESENTS Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band
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.
JAZZ AT LOBERO PRESENTS The Tierney Sutton Band
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.
JAZZ AT THE LOBERO PRESENTS Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra
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.
LOBERO GHOSTLIGHT SOCIETY PRESENTS Robert Cray Band
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
LOBERO LIVE PRESENTS An evening with Cowboy Junkies
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.