SEPTEMBER: DANCEworks tenth anniversary celebration presents doug elkins choreography, etc. and DANCEworks alum Aszure Barton, Brian Brooks, Larry Keigwin, Mark Dendy, Adam Barruch, Shannon Gillen, Kate Weare and Doug Varone performing or presenting solos on September 7 & 8. Choreographer Doug Elkins is regarded as the first choreographer to successfully blend together street dance, ballet and modern dance and has been hailed by The New York Times as, “one of the most musical, witty and inventive choreographers of his generation.” He tops off a monthlong residency at the Lobero with a world premiere followed by performances from DANCEworks’ choreographers alum to celebrate 10 years of making bold steps. https://www.lobero.org/events/danceworks-2018/

Athena Music Foundation presents Megan Weston, soprano and Michael Fennelly, piano in The Paris Salon: Age of the Romantic Virtuoso on Friday, September 14. Join Megan Weston and Michael Fennelly as they perform the exhilarating and elegant music of the nineteenth century and offer illuminating insights on the supremacy of opera, the triumph of the international virtuoso, and the reign of the Paris Salon. This acclaimed duo have appeared in recital across the globe, from Carnegie Hall to such far-flung locations as Bora Bora and Antarctica. https://www.lobero.org/events/meganweston-soprano-and-michael-fennelly-piano/

Numbskull & New Noise presents Future Islands on Saturday, September 15. The years since the release of Singles have been transformative for Future Islands, catapulting the Baltimore-based band from cult favorites to synthpop icons. Now Future Islands returns at the top of their game with new album The Far Field, delivering twelve chest pounding love songs and odes to the road as only they can. https://www.lobero.org/events/future-islands/

Santa Barbara Music Foundation presents The John Doe Folk Trio and The Brambles on Sunday, September 16 at 7:30 PM. See John Doe of the punk band X and The Knitters fame in a whole new way as The John Doe Folk Trio showcases fan favorites from Doe’s solo records, X songs plus and a few Knitters in an acoustic format. The Brambles, Goleta’s own ukulele and tambourine duo with special guest Jeff Kranzler of The Bryan Titus Trio, will open. https://www.lobero.org/events/johndoe/

SBL Entertainment presents Robben Ford on Thursday, September 20 at 8 PM. Guitar virtuoso Robben Ford is a five time Grammy nominee who has recorded more than 35 albums under his own name and with various bands. His latest album, “Into The Sun,” debuted at #2 on Blues Charts and


shines a bright light on his artful, contemporary songwriting and stunning playing. Guitar Player Magazine claims it “explores the breadth of Ford’s sophisticated, visionary writing and playing, creating a new chapter in his brilliant musical history. https://www.lobero.org/events/robben-ford/

Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation presents Celebrating Storm Reading on Friday, September 21 at 7 PM. Join the Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation for an evening with the critically acclaimed cast and director of Storm Reading and special guest, Anthony Edwards. This internationally acclaimed theatrical event began in Santa Barbara and gained worldwide recognition for its thought provoking, humorous and frank representation of the challenges faced by those with disabilities when in the public eye. https://www.lobero.org/events/storm-reading/

Lobero LIVE presents Marc Broussard and The Dales on Thursday, September 27 at 8 PM. Ever since belting out “Johnny B. Goode” onstage at age 5 while sitting in with his father’s band, Broussard has been tapped as a talent to watch. Acclaimed blues and soul singer Marc Broussard regularly performs at New Orleans Jazz Fest and has toured with Zac Brown, Bonnie Raitt, Dave Matthews Band, Chris Isaak, Willie Nelson, Maroon 5, and Gavin DeGraw among others. https://www.lobero.org/events/marc-broussard/
Join Girls Rock Santa Barbara for, Raise Her Voice, a fun evening in support of Girls Rock Santa Barbara featuring live music from L.A. based songwriter Sophie Rose, silent auction, live screen printing and more on Sunday, September 30 at 7:30 PM. Girls Rock Santa Barbara is an after school program, accredited summer day camp, and accredited summer sleep away camp that empowers girls and women through music education, creative expression, and performance. Girls Rock Santa Barbara promotes self-confidence, creativity, and teamwork. https://www.lobero.org/events/girlsrock-benefit/

OCTOBER: OPUS Archives presents an evening of reflection and entertainment featuring the recipients of the 2018 New Mythos Artist Grants. In the wake of the devastating Thomas Fire and resulting mudflows, our community has been severely impacted. Local artists will showcase their creativity in theater, dance, music, video, and other mediums to help process and understand our new reality. https://www.lobero.org/events/out-of-the-mud-ashes/

Lobero LIVE presents Legendary singer-songwriter Graham Nash on October 9. is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee-with Crosby, Stills, and Nash and with the Hollies. Nash’s passionate voice continues to be heard in support of peace, and social and environmental justice. https://www.lobero.org/events/graham-nash-2018/


The SBCC Foundation presents a special benefit concert featuring Michael McDonald alongside the amazing talents of SBCC Music students and faculty on October 10. SBCC’s award-winning Lunch Break Jazz Band, directed by Jim Mooy, will present an exciting set of contemporary Big Band Jazz. The SBCC New World Jazz Ensemble, directed by Tony Ybarra, will accompany Michael McDonald in a tribute to Steely Dan’s classic album Aja, along with other songs from his illustrious career. The concert will also feature Tess Erskine, a Nashville-based singer-songwriter and powerful vocalist who attended and developed her musical abilities at SBCC. Proceeds benefit the SBCC Music Department. https://www.lobero.org/events/sbcc-music-benefit/

SBL presents one of the most celebrated songwriters of his generation, J.D. Souther on October 11 at 8 PM. 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. On his latest studio album, Tenderness, Souther’s balances understated jazz with the ineffable pop narratives that have been the backbone of much of his greatest work. https://www.lobero.org/events/jd-souther/

Jazz at the Lobero presents Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band as part of the Jazz at the Lobero Series on Friday, October 12, at 8 PM. For more than three decades as both a leader and a sideman, conguero Poncho Sanchez has stirred up a fiery stew of straight-ahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies and rhythms from a variety of Latin American and South American sources. https://www.lobero.org/events/poncho-sanchez/

Lobero LIVE presents I’m With Her: Sara Watkins – Sarah Jarosz – Aoife O’Donovan on Saturday, October 13 at 8 PM. A band of extraordinary chemistry and exquisite musicianship, I’m With Her features Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O’Donovan. Collectively, the multi-Grammy-Awardwinners have released seven solo efforts, co-founded two seminal bands (Nickel Creek and Crooked Still), and contributed to critically acclaimed albums from a host of esteemed artists. “”Sweetly ethereal, or as tightly in tandem as country sibling teams like the Everly Brothers, or as hearty as mountain gospel.” – The New York Times” https://www.lobero.org/events/im-with-her/

SBL Entertaiment presents Get the Led Out on Sunday, October 14. From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out (GTLO) have captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage. The Philadelphia-based group consists of six veteran musicians intent on delivering Led Zeppelin live, like you’ve never heard before. No wigs or fake English accents, GTLO brings what the audience wants…a high energy Zeppelin concert with an honest, heart-thumping intensity. https://www.lobero.org/events/get-the-led-out/

Emporium presents Puddles Pity Party on Sunday, October 21 at 7 PM. With almost 140k fans on Facebook and over 30 million views on Youtube, including his acclaimed version of Lorde’s Royals,


ABBA’s Dancing Queen and other pop favorites, Puddles Pity Party is a must-see for his melodramatic anthems and unique comedic hijinks. https://www.lobero.org/events/puddles-pity-party/

Lobero LIVE presents Eliza Gilkyson & Nina Gerber + Eric Brace, Peter Cooper & Thomm Jutz on Saturday, October 27 at 8 PM. Gilkyson is a two-time GRAMMY®-nominated singer, songwriter and activist who is one of the most respected musicians in Folk, Roots and Americana circles. Her songs have been covered by Joan Baez, Bob Geldof, Tom Rush and Rosanne Cash and have appeared in films, PBS specials and on prime-time TV. A member of the Austin Music Hall of Fame, she has won countless Folk Alliance and Austin Music awards, including 2014’s Songwriter of the Year. https://www.lobero.org/events/eliza-gilkyson/

Jazz at the Lobero presents AN EVENING WITH PAT METHENY w/ Antonio Sanchez, Linda Oh & Gwilym Simcock as part of the Jazz at the Lobero Series on Sunday, October 28, 7 PM. Downbeat Hall of Famer and 20-time GRAMMY® winning guitarist Pat Metheny will present a range of music from throughout his career with longtime drummer Antonio Sanchez, bassist Linda Oh, and pianist Gwilym Simcock. https://www.lobero.org/events/an-evening-with-pat-metheny/

Hammeras Group presents Mike Garson, David Bowie’s Piano Man in Cancer: The Urgency of Now, on Friday, November 2, at 8 PM. When a full concert, performed by David Bowie’s long-time composer and pianist, Mike Garson, combines with the expertise of healthcare advocate, Candy Hammeras, the result is an evening of education, entertainment and emotion. Enjoy an eclectic mix of Bowie classics and Mike Garson originals along with the incredible GRAMMY award-winning singer Gaby Moreno and Joe Sumner. https://www.lobero.org/events/cancer-society-benefit/

NOVEMBER: Live Nation presents Anthony Jeselnik Funny Games Tour on Saturday, November 3.Anthony Jeselnik is a comedy industry veteran wowing audiences for over 15 years including Chris Rock’s Total Blackout tour and his own show on Comedy Central which ran for two seasons. He went on to write and appear for several Comedy Central Roasts and a critically acclaimed Netflix special Thoughts And Prayers. https://www.lobero.org/events/anthony-jeselnik/

Join Michael McDonald and friends on Wednesday, November 7 to celebrate over 20 years of service to our friends with Intellectual and Developmental Differences locally and globally. This event is presented as A Benefit Concert for The Rhythmic Arts Project. https://www.lobero.org/events/trapbenefit-2018/

Lobero LIVE presents An Evening with David Crosby & Friends on Thursday, November 8 at 8 PM. David Crosby, a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills


& Nash, will be joined by the Lighthouse band to journey down a four-way street that brings his music to life with new spirits. This dream team band made up of three-time GRAMMY® winner Michael League of Snarky Puppy, Becca Stevens, and Canadian songstress Michelle Willis, will reinterpret Crosby’s greatest hits as well as perform music from the critically-acclaimed album Lighthouse, and their forthcoming album, which will be released in Oct 2018. https://www.lobero.org/events/davidcrosby/

CAMA’s Masterseries presents Richard Goode, piano, Friday, November 9 at 8 PM. 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. His Lobero recital will be his 4th CAMA appearance and will traverse more than a century of keyboard music from Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin to Janáček’s ravishing early 20th Century piano cycle In the Mists. https://www.lobero.org/events/cama-1819-richard-goodepiano-11-9/

Eclipse Productions presents Ivan Amodei’s SECRETS & ILLUSIONS, Saturday, November 10 at 7 PM. Join master illusionist and Winner of Penn & Teller FOOL US Ivan Amodei on an epic journey to discover the secrets of life in his brand new stage show SECRETS & ILLUSIONS– a 90-minute spectacular show which displays Ivan’s signature style of thought-provoking vignettes, audience participation, and storytelling. https://www.lobero.org/events/ivan-amodei/

Nebula Dance Lab presents Helix on Wednesday, November 14, 7 PM. Enter a world where dreaming takes flight in this collaborative dance exploration featuring guest performances by Santa Barbara Centre for Aerial Dance, Santa Barbara Dance Theater, alongside new Nebula works by Meredith Cabaniss & Indy award-winning choreographer Shelby Lynn Joyce. Alice’s wondrous world will return to the Lobero stage in Nebula’s evening-length work Through the Looking Glass with choreography by Meredith Cabaniss, featuring Devyn Duex, and Karyn Laver. Live musical accompaniment composed and directed by Adam Phillips of the Folk Orchestra of Santa Barbara, and compelling visual artistry. Join us as we celebrate unconditional curiosities and limitless dreams. https://www.lobero.org/events/helix/

Jazz at the Lobero presents Dorado Schmitt & Django Reinhardt Festival All-Stars on Tuesday, November 20, 8 PM as part of the Jazz at the Lobero Series. Back by popular demand! Gypsy jazz genius Dorado Schmitt and his all-star ensemble return for an encore performance celebrating the legacy of Django Reinhardt. No one has done more to ignite interest in the legacy of Gypsy jazz guitar pioneer Django Reinhardt than French guitarist and violinist Dorado Schmitt. https://www.lobero.org/events/dorado-schmitt-the-django-festival-all-stars/

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