Santa Barbara County Frack Free Music Festival
Sunday July 20th
Noon - 8:00pm
Do good and have a blast at the same time! BUY TICKETS AT THE DOOR.
With the fantastic line up of local musical talent, internationally acclaimed and award winning recording artists, this festival is going to ROCK! It's also a day of community outreach, public education and fundraising! Your ticket donation will help us pay for our legal team, campaign materials to teach our voters why this initiative is so important, and so much more! Plus, have a stellar day!
We have 2 donation buttons on this page: One for REGULAR FULL AND HALF DAY TICKETS, STUDENT/LIMITED INCOME RATES at the link just below. The other is for SPECIAL SPONSORSHIP opportunities, which offer a variety of perks & benefits, a little lower down the page. Be sure to check both these out before you select which is best for you!
PAPER TICKETS WILL NOT BE ISSUED: Once you make a ticket donation we'll have your name, # and type of tickets listed at the entry door. Just show up at the fest and we'll check you in!!
July 20th, 12:00-8:00 pm at the back stage Paradise Store, 1 Paradise Rd off San Marcos Pass
A day of music reverie, community education on the risks of extreme oil extraction in SB County, & fundraising.
All proceeds to benefit the Yes On Measure P campaign to protect our water air and land.
FIVE AWESOME BANDS
CRAFTS FOR SALE, AUCTION
GUEST SPEAKERS; learn what's at with stake with high-intensity oil extraction in S.B. County
FOOD, BBQ, BEER & WINE FOR SALE
OPENING AND CLOSING CEREMONIES WITH CHUMASH ELDERS
Advance full day pass - Buy Tickets at the Door
$40 festival ticket
$50 at door
Half day pass - Buy Tickets at the Door
$25 after 3:00pm
Special $20 option for STUDENTS and those on LIMITED INCOME.
Line Up: (speakers in between music)
Line Up: (speakers in between music)
12:00-12:25 Chumash Opening Ceremony
12:30-1:15 Brad and Anita Bayley (Acoustic/Vocal Duo)
1:30 -2:30 Angelo Meatcraft Flying Machine (Psychedelic Rock)
3:00:- 4:00 David Loeppke Band (Beatles-esque Pop Rock)
4:15- 5:15 Matthias Clark Band (Folk Rock/World, with former members of King Holiday and It's A Beautiful Day)
5:15- 6:00 Special Guests Speakers, Special Guest Performance
6:00-730 Pockets (All Star R & B band, with former members of Chicago, Oingo Boingo, America, Block Crowes and more)
745-8 Chumash Closing Ceremony
only 13 minutes from 101 and State St /154 exit:
From the south (Santa Barbara, Los Angeles):
Take exit 101B for State St toward Cachuma Lake/CA-154.
Go straight through first traffic light, follow road (Calle Real) as curves to left
Get in right lane
Turn right at CA-154/San Marcos Pass Rd (10.6 miles)
You will cross bridge as pass descends into the valley.
Turn right at Paradise Rd. Watch for parking lot and store front on your right. Festival at back stage.
From the north (central coast)
Take exit 146 for CA-154 toward Los Olivos/Lake Cachuma.
Turn left towards Santa Barbara at CA-154/San Marcos Pass Rd (21.9 miles).
Turn left at Paradise Rd .
If coming from Solvang area route 246, you'll turn right onto CA-154/San Marcos Pass
Pass Cachuma Lake, Turn left at Paradise Rd.
Look for store front parking lot on right. Stage is in back.
The Pockets Band
Carl Graves: Vocals/Percussion
Carl’s first major professional success in America came as a member of Capitol Records’ recording artists, “Skylark,” led by internationally renowned Producer-composer David Foster. The group’s first hit was “Wild Flower.” Carl has been involved with many artists over the years including, Maurice White, Brenda Russell and Dave Mason.” In the late 80’s, Carl was invited by producer-composer Danny Elfman to join MCA recording group “Oingo Boingo” as keyboardist/vocalist. He subsequently toured and recorded three albums with the group.
Chris Pinnick: Guitar
One of the world’s finest Guitarists and songwriters, best known as the lead guitarist for "Chicago" from 1980-1985. Chris earned gold and platinum awards for "Chicago" 14,16, 17 and Greatest Hits Vol 1 & 2. Chris recorded with Herb Alpert and earned gold records for his electric guitar work on Herb's hit, "Rise.
Jimmy Caleri: Piano/Sax
Composer / Lyricist /Arranger has had an extraordinary and versatile career. In the late 60’s he was a member and principal writer of the legendary “Raven” a Buffalo, New York based band that went on to become a favorite of musicians all around the country. Playing keyboards and saxophone , he toured world wide for several years with the group“ America.” A musician’s musician, Jimmy is at home playing or writing in all styles from tough roadhouse shuffling to string quartets and straight ahead jazz..
Steve Nelson: Bass
While living in Santa Barbara, “The Eraserheads” and “The Bombers” Steve played with The Captain & Tennille in "78. And then in the house band on The Toni Tennille TV Show backing such artists as The Temptations, The Spinners, Della Reese, Pearl Baily, B.B. King, Mel Torme, Rita Moreno, Rita Coolidge.
Eddie Tudori: Drums
Eddie’s career has spanned over 40 years and encompassed lots of musical situations. He was privileged to work and many times record as a sideman with artists including Delaney Bramlett, Bobby Whitlock, The Beach Boys, Dobie Gray, Del Shannon, Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band, Dr. John, Ike Turner, Brenda Russell, Marianne Faithful, Tata Vega, Ronnie Laws, Kenny Loggins, Dwight Yoakum, Johnny Rivers, Freddy Fender and Charlie Rich as well as Jimmy Messina and JD Souther
Bill Bodine: Horns
Producer/composer/arranger/bassist, has been a fixture in the Los Angeles music community for 25 years touring and recording with such notables as Van Morrison, Leo Sayer, The Funky Kings, Olivia Newton-John, Melissa Manchester, Joan Armatrading, Cher, Hampton Hawes, Sergio Mendez and Peter Criss of KISS. His television gigs include 8 years in the Star Search House Band and 2 seasons on the New Gong Show. As a Grammy winning composer he’s enjoyed writing for Glen Fry of the Eagles, Manhattan Transfer, Laura Branigan and television series and specials for ABC’s “Second Noah”, FOX’s “Judge Judy”.
Craig Thomas: Horns
Saxaphonist, Singer with The R&B Bombers, Olivia Newton- John, Jim Messina, Pockets with Tata Vega, and with his own groups, The Craig Thomas Trio, The Craig Thomas Quartet, and Craig Thomas & Bluetopia Craig Thomas has performed on records and onstage with Aretha Franklin, Al Jarreau, Johnny Mathis, Les McCann, Mike Love of the Beach Boys, Clarence Clemmons of the E Street Band, Tom Jones, Jermaine Jackson, and countless others.
Chris Trujillo: Percussion.
percussionist/producer . Trujillo is best known for his work with Tom Petty, The Black Crowes, Rod Stewart, Toto and Diana Ross. Chris joined Toto on their Planet Earth World Tour (1990-1991), Summer Festival Tour (1991) & Kingdom Of Desire World Tour (1992-1993).
Matthias Clark Band
Matthias Clark: Vocals, Guitars
Matthias is Berklee trained jazz guitarist & composer arranger, producer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. who studied acting with Al Pacino and voice with Seth Riggs, He has played with Bob Dylan, Booker T, Carley Simon and Michelle Shocked. His previous band members include Ben Margulies( Mariah Carey), and John Beasley (Miles Davis). Matthias was a founding member of the legendary Speakeasy Folk Co-op along with Suzanne Vega and Frank Christianson. Based on the Central Coast of California. The new CD Super Power Girl, has just been released and is getting lots of airplay. Matthias is known for his solo recordings and gigs, and as a member of King Holiday.
Eric Brittain: Mandolin/Fiddle
Eric is a multi-instrumentalist. He began his musical career at the age of thirteen, playing in his family's bluegrass band throughout the west and in Hawaii. Eric toured for nine years with his bluegrass band, Wild Sage. His original song,"Welcome To Paradise", was featured on the soundtrack of the motion picture, "Almost Salinas", starring academy award winner, Virginia Madsen and John Mahoney of "Frasier". Eric has recorded with John Mceuen (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), Merrell Fankhauser (wroteWipeout), Pete Sears (Jefferson Starship), and Hal Wagonette (It's A Beautiful Day). performed with Bonnie Raitt, The Chieftains, Hoyt Axton, Merrell Fankhauser , Ed Cassidy (spirit),and was selected to replace the original violinist in It's A Beautiful Day, ( reknown for the beautiful " White Bird"). His discography includes eight albums of his own music and approximately twenty-five albums with other musicians More information can be found at EricBrittain/music. http://www.reverbnation.com/ericbrittain
Other members include:
Katie Franklin: Vocals, Movement, Producer
Dean Giles, Drums
Ken Husted, Bass
Kenny Lee Lewis, Guitar
Angelo Meatcraft Flying Machine:
http://www.reverbnation.com/angelomeatcraft & https://www.soundcloud.com/meatcraft
David Loeppke Band
David Loeppke is a diverse and emerging singer songwriter from Santa Barbara. His music is a sophisticated blend of melody and dreamy esoteric rock. His first single Staring at the Sun has a retro, John Lennon vibe. Along with his other musical influences, like America, Pink Floyd, and Brian Wilson, his music mixes a raw emotional sound infused with fun eclectic rock n roll, creating some modern day nostalgia. With the release of his debut 5 songEP, "Big Love" (produced by Thom Flowers, and Mastered at Capitol records by Robert Vosgien), he has exhibited a unique range of emotion, intellect, and heart. There are hints of Americana, Psychedelia, Rock, Indie, and Pop. His band will be performing with Tony Riparetti on guitar, Wiffdabass on Bass and Roy Coleman on Drums at Paradise Store on Sunday July 20th, 2014! David also performs live as a solo artist, duo, trio, up to a seven piece ensemble of revolving cast members, up and down the California Coast. See his website for upcoming shows in your area!