Concerts and Reviews

Hollywood Gathers at El Rey Theater for Second Annual Rhonda’s Kiss Benefit

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Review by L Paul Mann, Photos courtesy of Rhonda’s Kiss November 3, 2016 – Hollywood rock musicians and film stars banded together to perform a sold-out benefit concert at the El Rey theater in Los Angeles. The second annual Rhonda’s Kiss benefit was organized by the family of Rhonda Stefanski, who passed away after a battle with stage four Pancreatic Cancer. Rhonda ... Read More »

Photos: Bowl 4 Ronnie Celebrity Bowling Tournament in Studio City, CA

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Bowl 4 Ronnie Celebrity Bowling Tournament Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund November 4, 2016 | Pinz Bowling Center – Studio City, CA Photos by Chris Brody   For more information on Bowl 4 Ronnie, please visit: Official website: http://www.diocancerfund.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RJDSUASCF/ All photos appearing on this page are the property of Chris Brody. They are protected by U.S. Copyright ... Read More »

Jethro Tull The Rock Opera Comes to the Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara

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Review + Photos by L Paul Mann October 19, 2016 | Santa Barbara, CA – On a beautiful balmy evening in Santa Barbara, Ian Anderson brought his new multimedia musical project to the elegant Arlington theater. Not to be confused with the hard rock band formed in 1968, one of the first to combine jazz, blues and classic music, this ... Read More »

Photos: Anthrax at the 2016 Aftershock Festival

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Anthrax Aftershock Festival October 22, 2016 | Discovery Park – Sacramento, CA Photos by Chris Brody Setlist: Caught in a Mosh Got the Time (Joe Jackson cover) Fight ‘Em ‘Til You Can’t Antisocial (Trust cover) Breathing Lightning Indians For more information on Anthrax, please visit: Official website: http://anthrax.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/anthrax/?fref=ts All photos appearing on this page are the property of Chris Brody. They ... Read More »

James Blake Brings Moody Melodies to the Arlington Theater Santa Barbara

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Review + Photos by L Paul Mann October 18, 2016 – A youthful crowd gathered early on a balmy fall evening at the elegant Arlington theater in downtown Santa Barbara.  As hot Santa Ana winds blew through the historic courtyards of the venue, the mostly millennial  crowd sipped a variety of beverages to keep cool. There was great anticipation in ... Read More »

Photos: Primus at the 2016 Aftershock Festival

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Primus Aftershock Festival October 22, 2016 | Discovery Park – Sacramento, CA Photos by Chris Brody Setlist: Clown Dream (Danny Elfman song) Those Damned Blue-Collar Tweekers Last Salmon Man Frizzle Fry Here Come the Bastards Mr. Krinkle Too Many Puppies (with “Master of Puppets” tease) My Name Is Mud Jerry Was a Race Car Driver (‘Dog Will Hunt’ sang by Mark Osegueda of ... Read More »