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Jurassic 5 at Santa Barbara Bowl - July 13
Jurassic 5 was formed of six members; two DJs/Producers coupled with four distinct rappers who, when performing sequences simultaneously, was perfectly tempered, making their early releases stand above the experimental rap that was burgeoning at the time. They weren’t throwback or old school, but they embodied a nostalgic sound that was also at once fresh. Their first release, The Jurassic 5 EP, had songs like “Concrete Schoolyard” and “Jayou”, quickly turned heads to their relaxed yet detailed sound. It also contained “Lesson 6: The Lecture”, an instrumental opus that underscored the group’s deep production value. Fans worldwide became aware of J5’s dynamic stage show during this era.
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Surf Rodeo & Music Festival in Ventura the Weekend of July 12-13
The waves along the California coast are filled with surfers year-round but Surf Rodeo wrangles up an unusual, quirky crowd of beach combers each summer - surf cowboys! Surf Rodeo is the brainchild of JD Drury, a skilled professional in the surf, skate and music industries. Drury's mission for Surf Rodeo was to bring the highly competitive, cut-throat, serious atmosphere of today's surf competitions back to its relaxed roots, where fun always comes first.
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805 Beach Festival 2014, Avila Beach - August 16
Join us in beautiful Avila Beach on Saturday, August 16th from noon to 5! Bring your family, friends, and good vibes! This is an all ages event and children 7 and under are free! 805 Ale and Firestone Walker beers available for purchase for patrons 21 and over all day! Enjoy live music from 805 artists, local food, beach games and prizes! A Portion of the proceeds benefit Surfrider Foundation
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27th Annual Santa Barbara Wine Festival on Saturday, June 28th
The 28th Annual Santa Barbara Wine Festival™ takes place at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History on Saturday, June 28th, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature wines from 50 wineries plus bakers, caterers, chefs and more. Admission is $70 for members of the Museum and $95 for non-members. $105 at the door. Proceeds benefit the Museum's exhibits and science education programs for school children.
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Sarah McLachlan at Santa Barbara Bowl - June 25
Multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan today announced concert dates for the Sarah McLachlan Shine On Tour 2014. The tour coincides with McLachlan’s forthcoming new album SHINE ON out May 6th on Verve Records. McLachlan returns to the Santa Barbara Bowl on Wednesday, June 25th. Tickets go on sale on Saturday, March 8th and can be purchased at SarahMcLachlan.com.
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Bob Weir and RatDog at Santa Barbara Bowl - July 3
With a touring history that has made him one of the most traveled road musicians of all time and a restless music personality that has kept him occupied for over 50 years, Weir knows a thing or two about staying fresh and living in the moment. Although best known as one of the founding members of the Grateful Dead, adding Dead staples such as “Truckin’,” “Sugar Magnolia,” and “Cassidy” to the band’s catalog, Weir obtained a long and affluent music career that has allowed him to do what he loves and share it with others for nearly his entire life.
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Ted Nugent at Canyon Club - July 11
Ted Nugent July 11, 2014 Throughout his lengthy career, guitar wildman Ted Nugent has revelled in the controversy and criticism that always seems to follow in his path. While there's no denying his exceptional talent on the six-string, his knack for penning arena rock anthems, or his standing as one of rock's top live acts, it's his non-musical endeavors that have caused the most condemnation from his detractors (his pro-right wing beliefs, pro-gun advocacy, appreciation of hunting animals, etc.). But by the same token, Nugent is a family man and one of the few hard rockers who has admirably stuck by his lifelong anti-drugs and -drink stance throughout his career.
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Jurassic 5 at Santa Barbara Bowl - July 13
Jurassic 5 was formed of six members; two DJs/Producers coupled with four distinct rappers who, when performing sequences simultaneously, was perfectly tempered, making their early releases stand above the experimental rap that was burgeoning at the time. They weren’t throwback or old school, but they embodied a nostalgic sound that was also at once fresh. Their first release, The Jurassic 5 EP, had songs like “Concrete Schoolyard” and “Jayou”, quickly turned heads to their relaxed yet detailed sound. It also contained “Lesson 6: The Lecture”, an instrumental opus that underscored the group’s deep production value. Fans worldwide became aware of J5’s dynamic stage show during this era.
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Surf Rodeo & Music Festival in Ventura the Weekend of July 12-13
The waves along the California coast are filled with surfers year-round but Surf Rodeo wrangles up an unusual, quirky crowd of beach combers each summer - surf cowboys! Surf Rodeo is the brainchild of JD Drury, a skilled professional in the surf, skate and music industries. Drury's mission for Surf Rodeo was to bring the highly competitive, cut-throat, serious atmosphere of today's surf competitions back to its relaxed roots, where fun always comes first.
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Oxnard Salsa Festival - July 26-27
The focus of the Live Oak Music Festival is, of course, the mainstage performances. With musicians from all over the United States and across the globe performing, this hub of the festival is the gathering place for everyone to hear and see some of the finest entertainers anywhere do what they do best: play music. Ranging from traditional, folk, bluegrass and gospel, to blues, jazz, classical and world music, and touching most genres in between, the mainstage provides cultural entertainment and education. The music on the mainstage is engineered by a top-notch crew, so the sound is second to none for an outdoor venue. Click here for the lineup. There are also arts and crafts, activities for small children and camping activities.
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Arcade Fire at Santa Barbara Bowl - August 4
Grammy-Award winning artist, Arcade Fire make their Santa Barbara Bowl debut with 2014’s critically acclaimedReflektor Tour on August 4 at 6:30 PM. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 10 at 11 AM. Released October 29, Reflektor was hailed by Rolling Stone as "extraordinary...the best album Arcade Fire have ever made." It was the second Arcade Fire album to debut at #1, the first being 2010's Album of the Year Grammy Award®-winner The Suburbs. The band's appearance on the 39th season premiere of Saturday Night Live was followed by the band's own half-hour special, Here Comes The Night Time, directed by Roman Coppola and featuring Arcade Fire live performances and cameos from Aziz Ansari, Bono, Michael Cera, Zach Galifianakis, Bill Hader, Ben Stiller, Rainn Wilson and more.
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Jack Johnson at Santa Barbara Bowl - August 31 - September 1
Jack Johnson announces a summer headline tour in support of his sixth studio album, From Here To Now To You, which debuted #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, Johnson’s fourth chart topping album to date. Support for the Santa Barbara dates will be Michael Kiwanuka. A preorder will be held for members of Jack's mailing list on January 28, with local pre-sales starting January 30 and the public on-sale on January 31 at 10 AM local time for each show.
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Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA Events
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Chumash Casino Resort, Santa Barbara, CA Events
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UCSB MultiCultural Center, Santa Barbara, CA Events
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Rubicon Theatre Company, Ventura, CA Ticket Season
Check out local theatre at RTC in Ventura. Two upcoming shows are Master Harold and the Boys and Lonesome Traveler.
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Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oaks, CA Ticket Season
Check out local theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.
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