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Ruby Andrews Show Miss Ross Motown The Musical

The Biggest Concerts Shows and Events in OC and Los Angeles
ARTIST/DATE/VENUE INFORMATION

Shows and Events
SHOWS and EVENTS 2015
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JAN 2016

2016 SOUL TRAIN CRUISE
SMOKEY ROBINSON, THE O' JAYS, THE WHISPERS
Tavares, Stephanie Mills, Denise Williams
Atlantic Starr, Billy Ocean, Howard Hewett
Cabins are $1,775 per person
www.SoulTrainCruise.com 800.758-SOUL.

LOS LOBOS Jan 23 2016
Fiesta Mexico-Americia
Special guest Bellet Folkorico Mexicano
Cerritos Center of The Performing Arts
12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos 562.916.8500

JIMMY CLAYTON Jan 16
Cerritos Center of The Performing Arts
12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos 562.916.8500



DEC 2015

JOHNNY MATHIS Dec 18
Cerritos Center of The Performing Arts
12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos 562.916.8500

PEABO BRYSON Dec 12
Colors of Christmas
Cerritos Center of The Performing Arts
12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos 562.916.8500



DEC 2015

THE TEMPTATIONS Dec 4
Cerritos Center of The Performing Arts
12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos 562.916.8500



OCT 2015

MADONNA Oct 27
Los Angeles Forum

TOMMY ROE Oct 23
Special guest Jay and The Americans
Cerritos Center of The Performing Arts
12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos 562.916.8500

MAVIS STAPLES Oct 3
Special guest Joan Osborne
Cerritos Center of The Performing Arts
12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos 562.916.8500



SEPT 2015

Hal Awards 26 Annual

HAL AWARDS 26 ANNUAL Sept 27
Heroes and Legends Mistress of Ceremonies JoMarie Payton
Presented by Claudette Robinson and Janie Bradford
Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills www.halawards.com

LEGENDS OF SOUL Sept 26
Hal Awards Legends of Soul
*** Artists to be Announce ***
Hotel Angeleno Canyon Room
170 North Church Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Visit www.halawards.com
ISLEY BROTHERS Sept 26
Cerritos Center of The Performing Arts
12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos 562.916.8500


Ricky Martin

RICKY MARTIN Sept 20
Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl San Diego State Univerity

RICKY MARTIN Sept 19
Los Angeles Forum

NEIL SEDAKA Sept 20
Cerritos Center of The Performing Arts
12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos 562.916.8500

PAUL ANKA Sept 19
Pechanga Casino

DONNY OSMOND Sept 19
Cerritos Center of The Performing Arts
12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos 562.916.8500

RUDY ANDREWS Sept 18
Classic soul star "Casanova You're Playing Days Are Over"
Soul Invasion Cafe Club Fais Do-Do
5257 West Adams, Los Angeles 90016 www.soulsideproductiknsent.com



AUG 2015

WMEL AWARDS Aug 23
Honoring Soul R&B Legends
THE VANDELLAS, ENCHATEMENT, JEAN CARNE
Performences by The Dynamic Superiors
More info: 443.804.9781

LARRY GRAHAM AND GRAHAM CENTRAL STATION
Special guest Kenny Lattimore, Macy Gray
Hollywood Bow, Hollywood

GEORGE CLINTON AND PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC Aug 19
House of Blues in San Diego

COLOR ME BAD Aug 15
Mega hit "I Wanna Sex You Up"
Special guest Keith Sweat, DW3
Queen Mary Events Park, Long Beach

KEITH SWEAT Aug 14
Color Me Badd, Al B. Sure
San Diego Four Points Outdoor Pavilion
8110 Aero Drive, San Diego 92123 1.800.929.2181


Aretha Franklin
ARETHA FRANKLIN Aug 6
Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara

ARETHA FRANKLIN Aug 2
Nokia Theatre L.A. Live



JULY 2015

THREE DOG NIGHT July 31
Special guest Jefferson Starship
Pacific Amphitheater, Costa Mesa

Brenton Wood
BRENTON WOOD July 19
The Oogum Boogum Man Returns !!
Original Mikes 1st & Main in Santa Ana

WILLIE NELSON July 19
Pacific Amphitheater, Costa Mesa

Jimmy Clayton
JIMMY CLAYTON July 18
Special guest Kathy Young
The Flamingos starring Terry Johnson, The Tokens
Highlander Auditorium, Upland, CA 951.317.2155


Lil Willie G
LIL' WILLIE G. July 18
Sunny Ozuna, Renee Renee
El Chicano, Tierra, Malo, Thee Midniters
Latin Legends at Buffalo Bills, NV

EARTH WIND & FIRE July 18
Special guest CHICAGO
The Los Angeles Forum


Motown the Musical

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL June 16 - June 28
Get Ready ... Orange County for Motown the Musical
Segerstrom Center for the Arts Segerstrom Hall
On Bristol and Sunflower in Costa Mesa, CA

JD HALL PRESENTS
J.D. HALL PRESENTS THE SOUL OF BARRY WHITE July 17
The Barry White Symphony Orchestra
Canyon Club 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills, CA
20 Mintutes North of Hollywood 9 - 11 PM

GABRIEL IGLESIAS July 17
Pacific Amphitheater in Costa Mesa

JOHN FOGERTY July 15
Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood

STEELY DAN July 13
Special guest Elvis Costello
Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood

BILLY VERA July 12
Singing his hit "At This Moment"
Coach House, SJC

WAR July 11
Special guest Cheech and Chong
Pala Casino

ROB THOMAS July 7
Fox Performing Arts in Riverside

ROB THOMAS July 5
Vina Robles Amphitheater

DEBBIE DEB July 3
Hosted by Jimmy Reyes 562.841.3898
Sage Nite Club 6511 Greenleaf Avenue, Whittier 90601

SMOKEY ROBINSON July 2, 3, & 4
July 4th Fireworks Spectacular
Hollywood Bowl



JUNE 2015

Motown star Blinky
BLINKY June 26
Motown legend Blinky Williams
"I Would'nt Change The Man He Is"
True Vine After Dark 7 - 10 PM
True Vine Baptist Church 1437 Centinela Ave., Inglewood
Birthday for Pastor Austin F. Williams (Blinky's brother)

CHARLIE WILSON June 26
Del Mar Fairgrounds

Bonnie Pointer
BONNIE POINTER June 24
Heaven Must Have Sent You, Free Me From My Freedom
Original member of The Pointer Sisters
Corona Cantina, 6327 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
Tickets only purchased thru EventBrite.com

THREE DOG NIGHT June 24
Del Mar Fairgrounds

HANK CASTRO June 14
Stevens Steak House, 323.895.2863

TIERRA June 14
Merced Fairgrounds, Merced, CA

JESSICA WILLIAMS June 13
Iguana's 8528 Rosemead Blvd., Pico Rivera

RICHARD BEAN & SAPO June 13
Mayflower Club, Hollywood

TIERRA June 13
Mountain Casino, Porterville, CA

FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS June 12
Out doors at the Starlight Theater at Pala Casino

PEABO BRYSON June 11
Special guest Vanessa Williams
San Manuel Casino

SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS June 7
Santa Barbara Bowl

TIERRA June 6
Augas Calientes Casino, Palm Springs, CA

TIERRA June 5
Sycuan Casino, El Cajon, Ca

KC and the sUNSHINE BAND June 5
Del Mar Fairgrounds

SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS June 5
Vina Robles Amphitheater


MAY 2015

The Marvelettes - Motown The Musical

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL May 28 - June 7
Get Ready and Stop In The Name of Love for the Motor City
Pantages Theatre in Hollywood

TIERRA May 23
Los Lonely Boys, War, Malo
Greek Theatre, Los Angeles

AVERAGE WHITE BAND May 23 - 24
Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood

East Side Stars
ERSI ARVIZU May 22 - 23
Original voice if "Sabor a Mi" by El Chicano
Special guest Hank Castro, Lil' Ray, Steve Salas & more !!
V.F.W. Hall 1944 Gale Avenue, City of Industry 323.2863

FREDA PAYNE May 22
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA

NEIL DIAMOND May 19, 23
Hollywood Bowl


Los Lobos - Doheny Blues Festival 2015

DOHENY BLUES FESTIVAL May 16 & 17
LOS LOBOS, TAJ MAHHAL TRIO, BONNIE RAITT
Boz Scaggs, The Mavericks, Paul Rogers
Contact: 949.360.7800 www.dohenybluesfestival.com
Doheny State Beach, Dana Point, CA

JoJo of The Mary Jane Girls
JOJO May 16
JoJo of The Mary Jane Girls
Motown star "In My House" "Candy Girl"
Stevens Steak House 5332 Stevens Place, Commerce
Contact: Robert Torres 213.309.0678

TYRONE WELLS May 16
House of Blues Anaheim

Mother's Day Show
THE DRAMATICS Featuring L.J. Reynolds May 10
Special guest The Stylistics
MOTHER'S DAY Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach 90278
More info 310.673.7373

BRENDA HOLLOWAY May 9
Motown Super Legend Brenda Holloway
Historic Hemet Theatre,951.658.5950
216 East Flordia Avenue, Hemet, CA

LISA FISCHER May 7th - May 10
Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood

THE JOHNSON'S SMOOTH JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015 May 9
BOBBY CALDWELL, GERALD ALBRIGHT
Jeanette Harris, Mike Phillips, Nils
Lancaster City Park, 43011 10th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534

TLC May 9
Nelly, New Kids On The Block
Los Angeles Forum

Renee Renee
RENEE RENEE May 8
Chicano legend Renee Renee with Tierra
Chicano Students Programs/88.3 KUCR.Org
University Theater 900 University Avenue, Riverside 92521
Box Office 951.827.4403

GABRIEL IGLESIAS May 3
Agua Caliente Casino



APRIL 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL April 28 - June 7
The music and history of Motown Records
Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood


Mary Wilson
MARY WILSON April 25 & 26
Motown Legend founding member of The Supremes
Signing autographs, selling Mary Wilson, Supremes related items
Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel show hotline 818.533.8204, 323.469.0757
5400 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles,CA 90054 www.hollywoodshow.com


Batman Reunion
DONNA LOREN April 25 & 26
60's pop star joins the Batman Reunion
Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar
Signing autographs, selling Batman related items
Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel show hotline 818.533.8204, 323.469.0757
5400 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles,CA 90054 www.hollywoodshow.com

Lil' Willie G. April 26
A Mi Hacienda 9613 Whittier Blvd., Pico Rivera, CA

LISA LISA April 26
Vanilla Ice, The Cover Girls, Stacey Q
Long Beach Queen Mary 1.800.928.2181
www.ALLSTARCONCERTS.COM

CHUBBY CHECKER April 24
Sycuan Casino

Keith Sweat
KEITH SWEAT April 18
Spotlight 29 Casino

TIERRA April 18
Guesthouse, Norwalk, CA

JOHNNY GILL, ANGIE STONE April 19
Kenny Lattimore, El DeBarge, Family Stone
23rd Annual Las Vegas City of Lights, Jazz R&B Festival
Clark County Goverment Amphitheatre, Las Vegas

BEN VEREEN April 18-19
Suncoast Hotel & Casino 9090 Alta Drive Las Vegas, NV 89145 702-636-7111

Los Tigres Del Norte
ROSE ROYCE April 17
Pitch & Pale Presents Rose Royce 5PM
StubHub Center 18400 Avalon Blvd., Carson CA
Visit www.stubhubcenter.com

LOS TIGRES DEL NORTE April 17
Spotlight 29 Casino

JD Productions
THE EMOTIONS April 11
Dazz Band, Larry Dunn's Earth Wind & Fire
The Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles

BUDDY GUY April 11
Balboa Theatre in San Diego

Diana Ross
DIANA ROSS April 1st, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17, 18
9 Shows at the Venetian Theatre at the Venetain, Las Vegas

Buddy Guy
BUDDY GUY April 10
Canyon Club, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills, CA 91301 818.879.5016

BILLIE HOLIDAY April 8
Billie Holiday's 100 Birthday Celebration
Special guest Freda Payne, Eloise Laws with Corky Hale
Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood, CA 323.466.2210

STEVE TYRELL April 4
SJC Coach House

BUDDY GUY April 2
House of Blues Anaheim


CONCERTS, SHOWS & EVENTS
SHOWS AND EVENTS



CHICANO MAGAZINE
Lowrider Car Show Calender & Events 2015
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Original Mikes * Guest House * Maggie's Pub * Nick's Taste of Texas * Stevens Steak House * A Mi Hacienda * Santa Fe Springs Swap Music Concert Series * Arturo's Catina !!

NITE CLUBS, BARS & STOMPS
Email your shows/gigs at chicanomagazine@aol.com

ORIGINAL MIKES
STUDIO 51 HOT DJ RICO & LIVE BANDS ALL NIGHT!!
FUNKY FRIDAY - Funk Freaks in Studio 51 every Friday Nite
100 South Main Street, Downtown Santa Ana 714 550.7764

FRIDAY JUNE 26 ... FUNK FREAK

NOW ON TUESDAY NITES ...KARAOKE WITH DAVE
WEDS... Funk and Soul with DEREK BORDEAUX BAND
THRUS... TEMPTATION THRUSDAY OC's Newest Lesbian Night

HAPPY HOUR Monday - Friday 4p - 7pm Saturday and Sunday 12p - 4pm

Visit www.originalmikes.com

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Thee Midniters
Greg Esparza socking it to the crowd with Thee Midniters
Group/band photo Email: chicanomagazine@aol.com


SANTA FE SPRINGS SWAP MEET
13963 Alondra Blvd., Santa Fe Springs 90670

LIVE ON STAGE

6/7/15 ... SANGRIA
6/13/15 ... HARD DAYS TRIBUTE TO BEATLES
6/14/15 ... BUMPTOWN
6/21/15 ... LRS/XPOSURE
6/27/15 ... TRIBUTE TO THE STONES
6/28/15 ... SUAVE

7/5/15 ... SANGRIA


SHOW TIMES FOR ALL SHOWS
Friday Night 7:00 PM, 8:30 PM, 10:00 PM
Saturday/Sunday 12 Noon, 1:30 PM, 3:30 PM



MOTOWN GOSSIP

MUSIC NEWS, BREAKING STORIES
Motown Gossip

Bonnie Pointer
BONNIE POINTER HITS HOLLYWOOD

EX-SUPREMES TAKE SHOW ON THE ROAD
HOLLAND DOZIER & HOLLAND STAR ON HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD

Claudette Robinson Claudette & Smokey

Scherrie Payne & Mary Wilson Ladies of Soul

Photos by Manuel "Spookey" Esparza www.chicano-magazine.com

CHICANO LEGENDS
MUSIC NEWS, BREAKING STORIES
CHICANO LEGENDS

Andy Tesso & His Rockers Andy Tesso & His Rockers Andy Tesso & His Rockers Andy Tesso & His Rockers
ANDY TESSO AND HIS ROCKERS
Photo: Manuel Esparza www.chicano-magazine.com

BILLY CARDENAS BACK AFTER 50 YEARS
By Manuel Esparza www.chicano-magazine.com
MARCH 2015

50 years has passed and a surprise annoucement from legendary Chicano producer
Billy Cardenas, invited Chicano Magazine to a sneek-peek of what he was been doing in the last months, working with singer/gutiarist Danny Diaz for an up-coming album release.
Cardenas, excited about his prodject tells Chicano Magazine that he is thrilled about being back after 50 years, he says, "Nobody put me out or chased me away from the music business." Read more and Exclusive CM photos, coming

THE up-coming cd release will be Danny Daiz Too Hot Too Handle featuring Andy Tesso and His Rockers
You can reach Billy Cardenas at 909.217.3123


CHICANO MAGAZINE BOOK STORE
New Just Released Books

New book on the 5th Dimension Mexican American Boxing In Los Angeles

You can buy these new book releases on Amazon.com



ARTISTS, GROUPS & MUSICIANS DIRECTORY
Artists, Bands & Groups for Bookings ...
Nite Clubs, Shows, Events, Car Shows, Parties, Weddings !!


ANDY TESSO AND THE ROCKERS
626.484.8777, Billy Cardenas 909.217.3123

ANGEL
www.nycdreamenterprises.com/home

APB
APB Music P.O. Box 1318, Hollywood California 90093
Email: info@apbmusic.org
www.apbmusic.org

BALANCE
Contact: Sammy Medina 213.272.5584
Email: sammy.medina@yahoo.com
Contact: Crocket 714.724.9940
Email: balanceband2011@rocketmail.com
Website: reverbnation.com/balanceband2011

BARELA
Tony Barela 714-730-8272, Richard Barela 714-544-1310
Email aabarela123@sbcglobal.net, r.barela@sbcglobal.net
www.barelaband.com

BLUES STRAIGHT UP
Tel 323.223.8167
Email: straightup@att.net
www.bluesstraightup.com

CHICO
Joe Espinosa 323-222-1569 www.chicoband.com

COMPANY BAND
www.thecompanyband-tcb.com

COLDDUCK
Email: coldduckband@yahoo
Contact: Jose Cuadra 562.577.3532
Website: www.coldduck.com

Cold Duck is available to play for your Wedding, Anniversary, Party or Birthday Party
Corporate Function, or any other event you may be planning
For Booking Information contact Jose Cuadra at (562) 577-3532
e-mail coldduckband@ yahoo.com
Cold Duck and QuackUp Records is represented by Cold Duck Productions Inc.

DELGADO BROTHERS
www.delgadobrothers.com

DJ RICO
Rico Entertainment 951.840.6049
www.myspace.com/theedjrico

EASTSIDE L.A.REVUE BAND
Steven Chavez, Manager 951 653-7777
Email: stevenchavez68@hotmail.com
www.eastLArevue.com

GROOVE, THE
www.thegrooveonline.net

IMPACT
www.impactmusik.com

IMPULSE
Dennis Ulibarri, 909.374.8153
www.theimpulseband.com

L.A. BLUE
Email: LABLUEBAND@aol.com
Tony lablueband@aol.com
Aaron labluemusic@yahoo.com
Larry Lmiramontes@msn.com
www.labluemusic.com

L.A. RHYTHM KINGS
The L.A. Rhythm Kings - Cornerstone 2000, Inc.
P.O. Box 4163, Dana Point, CA 92629
PHONE: 714-307-0009, FAX: 949-830-9522
E-mail: Paul@larhythmkings.com
www.larhythmkings.com

LATIN SOUL DANCE BAND
The Extremes
Contact: Phil Avila 818.510.7291


MAD LATINS, THEE
Contact: Louie Para 562.686.4952
Email: themadlatins@msn.com
www.theemadlatinsband.com

MIDNITE CATS
Montecristo 562.388.9272, Blanca 562.639.2142

MONTCLAIRS, THEE
Email: theemontclairs@yahoo.com
www.theemontclairs.com
Jerry Chavarria, info: 626/633-6477

REDWINE
Red 714.630.1938

SANGRE FRIA
SFM Productions 818.400.8904
Mangement 818.324.9378 www.sangrefriamusic.com
Fan site www.myspace.com/sangrefria

SANGRIA
Rates or immediate info call DAN RIOS at: (562)413-3979
Sangria Band Fax Line (562)562-692-3010
www.sangriaband.net

SATISFACTION
Chris Reserva (310) 626-3531, Jimmy Silva (714) 995-8421
Email: chris@satisfactionband.com
www.satisfactionband.com

SMOOTH TOUCH
Contact: Sarah Gertmenian 909.260.0378
Victor Contreras 951.264.2453
Email: thebandsmoothtouch@yahoo.com
www.thebandsmoothtouch.com

SOTO
S.E.G. Entertainment Group
P.O. Box 1992 , Norwalk California U.S.A. 90650
Office: 626. 330 9413 Fax: 626.330 1843
Email: soto@sotoband.com
www.sotoband.com

STONE SOUL
www.stonesoul.com

SUAVE
www.suavetheband.com

TABU
website: www.tabuband.com
Bookings & Shows Contact: Al Trainor 626.922.9385
Email: trnrcham@aol.com
http://www.myspace.com/tabutheband

TOUCH THE BAND
1st contact: Raymond Juarez - 626-348-6185
2nd contact: A.J. Avila - 626-290-1528
3rd contact: Alma Gonzalez - 323-633-4302
Website: www.touchtheband.info
Email: music@touchtheband.info
Alt. Email: almarjaj@sbcglobal.net

TRUE RHYTHM SOUL
www.truerhythmsoul.com
Contact: Tom Gonzales 714.745.6864



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Cruising Down The Boulevard. "I wrote 4 of the songs on CDTB. I'm sure you will enjoy
it as much as I did recording them! Check it out and listen to some of my tracks.
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