Tag Archives: L Paul Mann

Moon Hooch Bring a Dance Party to Santa Barbara, CA


November 16, 2016 | Santa Barbara, CA – The Brooklyn-based band Moon Hooch brought their infectious dance trance concert to the Velvet Jones nightclub on a sleepy Wednesday night in downtown Santa Barbara. The trio first got together in 2010, at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, in New York and may be one of the best contemporary ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Dave Stewart Brings Another Magical Night of Music to the Troubadour in Hollywood

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October 3, 2016 | Hollywood, CA – Dave Stewart brought another magical night of music to Hollywood on Monday night at the iconic Troubadour nightclub. The masterful English rock guitarist is, perhaps best known as one-half of one of the most successful pop duos of the 1980’s, The Eurythmics. He has been a regular fixture in the Hollywood music scene ... Read More »

Desert Trip Music Festival Wows The Crowds

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Review + Photos by L Paul Mann The Desert Trip music festival concluded its first weekend and what a long strange trip it was. By all accounts, the most sophisticated and expensive music festival undertaking in history proved to be a huge success. The three day festival featured six of the biggest names in music still performing since the 60’s. ... Read More »