Articles From : Lobero Theatre
COTTAGE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL FOUNDATION PRESENTS Waves of Empowerment
“On March 25, 1996, a morning like any other Malibu morning, I became a quadriplegic. While I obviously don’t celebrate that life-changing moment, I DO celebrate every day, month and year after it.”
– Jesse Billauer, ISA World Champion,
LUIS J. MUNOZ INC. PRESENTS Luis Muñoz “The Infinite Dream” featuring Lois Mahalia & special guest Téka
After 45 years in Santa Barbara, Costa Rican composer/multi-instrumentalist Luis Muñoz says farewell to our city with this concert and the release of his new CD, “The Infinite Dream,” featuring singer Lois Mahalia, with special guest Teka and friends.
SBL ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra
Liebert’s incredible global success on a musical level often seems like a simple outgrowth of his cultural background and powerful wanderlust in his formative years. Born in Cologne, Germany to Chinese-German father and Hungarian mother, he began playing guitar at 11, and traveled extensively through Europe and Asia intent on fully absorbing each musical tradition he encountered. After pursuing his Rock and Roll dreams first in his native Germany and then in Boston, he abandoned the frustrations of the East coast and settled in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
DANCEWORKS PRESENTS Doug Varone and Dancers
DANCEworks welcomes award-winning choreographer and director Doug Varone and his New York City-based company, Doug Varone and Dancers, for the 2019 residency. Award-winning choreographer and director Doug Varone works in dance, theater, opera, film, and fashion. His New York City-based Doug Varone and Dancers has been commissioned and presented to critical acclaim by leading international venues for over three decades. On tour, the company has performed in more than 125 cities in 45 states across the U.S. and in Europe, Asia, Canada, and South America.
SBL ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS Todrick Haus Party World Tour
Broadway Actor and Streamy Award Winner Todrick announced his new world tour “Haus Party World Tour”. The tour will feature brand new sets and costumes and will feature the music from his three-part album “Haus Party” as well as some of his most viral online creations live onstage.
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!