Tag Archives: L Paul Mann

Final Day of Fest Forums Brings a Celebrity Smorgasborg to Santa Barbara

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Review + photos by L Paul Mann November 2017 |  Santa Barbara, CA –  On the third and final day of this year’s Fest Forums in Santa Barbara a small army of celebrities turned up for the celebration. It was a full day of films, lectures, food, wine tasting, and great live music. The morning got off to a sleepy start as vendors ... Read More »

Fest Forums Opens Three Day Conference in Santa Barbara

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Review + photos by L Paul Mann November 16, 2017 |  Santa Barbara, CA –  The former Fess Parker resort hotel hosted a very unusual gathering of music, film, food and beverage festival heavy hitting organizers, at the three day Fest Forums convention. The event, held annually in Santa Barbara, opened at the oceanfront resort, Thursday, November 16th, on one of the first ... Read More »

Marley Sons Lead Army of Pop Stars in 40th Anniversary of Exodus Album Live

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Review + photos by L Paul Mann November 1, 2017 |  Los Angeles, CA –  Stephen and Ziggy Marley came to the Orpheum theater in downtown Los Angeles on November 1, to perform a unique concert celebrating the 40th anniversary of their fathers classic Reggae album, Exodus.  The ornate venue in the heart of the original theater district of America’s movie capital was ... Read More »

Buckingham McVie Play Classic Rock at Vina Robles Amphitheater

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Review + photos by L Paul Mann October 15, 2017 |  Paso Robles, CA – Fans lined up well before the gates opened at the Vina Robles Amphitheater as a beautiful fall sunset painted the sky in myriad colors, Sunday, October 15th in Paso Robles. Arguably the best live music venue in California, the new amphitheater holds about 3000 people. There isn’t a ... Read More »

Blondie, Garbage and a Little bit of X

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A Remarkable Night of Music at Santa Barbara Bowl Review + Photos by L Paul Mann July 7, 2017 | Santa Barbara, CA  –  During one of the best evenings of live music in Santa Barbara this summer, three innovative groups of musicians brought their immense talents to the Santa Barbara Bowl. The July 7th concert took place on a ... Read More »

Superjam Bonnaroo 2017

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Review + Photos by L Paul Mann June 10, 2017 | Manchester, TN –  One of the unique aspects of the Bonnaroo music festival is the much anticipated Superjam. The legendary jam has seen some of the most interesting mashups in modern music history over the years, some more than successful than others. Occasionally the sessions have gone on into ... Read More »