Articles Tagged With ‘Chumash Casino’

Alice Cooper to perform at the Chumash

By COLIN JONES As the summer concert season winds down at Vina Robles, the fall heats up with headliner Alice Cooper making a rare central coast appearance when he performs at the Chumash Casino Resort on November 21, Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Nugent is full of shtick at the Chumash

By COLIN JONES There is no one on Planet Earth like Ted Nugent. But you knew that already. As an entertainer, being uniquely original like Nugent is a huge plus but it’s never enough. You need to have soul and... (Continue reading)

SLO man arrested for fatal hit and run

Officers arrested a San Luis Obispo man for hit-and-run after two female pedestrians were struck and killed late Friday on Highway 154 near Lake Cachuma in the Santa Ynez Valley. [Noozhawk] The two currently unnamed women — aged 54 and... (Continue reading)

Ian Anderson on display at the Chumash

By COLIN JONES OK, I’m just going to say what every classic/prog rock fan already knows: Ian Anderson is an artistic animal, a bombastic bad ass. That’s not easy to pull off when the flute is your main instrument. And... (Continue reading)

Toto falls flat at the Chumash

By Colin Jones Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. It seemed like a good idea at the time. Those are appropriate adages for many aspects of life and can certainly be applied to aging pop/rock acts as well.... (Continue reading)

Doobies light it up at the Chumash

By COLIN JONES There are a lot of similarities between the athletic and entertainment worlds but after a nearly flawless performance by the Doobie Brothers last week in Santa Ynez, I realized there is one big difference. In pro sports, the players usually reach a... (Continue reading)

Vince Neil and crew shake up the Chumash

By COLIN JONES If a tree falls in a deserted forest, does it make a sound? That’s a tough one. But how about a famous lead singer backed by session musicians playing his band’s hit songs, does that qualify as... (Continue reading)

Billy Idol is money at the Chumash

By COLIN JONES If there was anyone born to be a rock star, it’s gotta be Billy Idol. I mean this guy’s DNA from persona to attitude to music spells it out completely. But the lifestyle can be a bit... (Continue reading)

Tears for Fears deliver the goods at the Chumash

By COLIN JONES When you think of specific decades for anything whether it’s music, sports or movies, certain names immediately come to mind. For the big hair, synth-pop, techno-beat post-punk, post-new wave 1980s, it would be difficult to find a... (Continue reading)

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt charm Chumash crowd

By COLIN JONES Why do some people seem to get all the talent and ability? Most of us are lucky if we can do one or two things really well. Well, both Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt demonstrated that such... (Continue reading)