So Cal Strong Concert for Thomas Fire Victims Fund

So Cal Strong Concert for Thomas Fire Victims Fund

Sun 1.28.18

3:00 pm

$25.00 - $200.00

The Tearaways
The Tearaways
John Ferriter: a veteran of the Entertainment Industry, who had formerly founded the Santa Barbara based band the Stingrays returned to his musical roots with the Tearaways for the 2012 Liverpool Beatleweek Tour. Ferriter had established himself as one of the top Agents and Managers in Los Angeles, responsible for thousands of hours of Television, Award winning clients and programs.

In 2016 Dr. Clem Burke, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a founding member of BLONDIE joined the Tearaways for a series of shows that continue to this day. Clem is one of the most respected and well liked musicians in the business having formed BLONDIE with Debbie Harry and then later playing for years with Annie Lennox, The Romantics, The Plimsouls, The Ramones and The Empty Hearts among others.

On February 16, 2017 the amazing local band The Tearaways will play at Soho for the benefit of the Dos Pueblos High School Instrumental Music program. John Finseth, co-founder, song writer, and guitar player for the Tearaways, is a DPHS Alumni from the class of 1981. John fondly remembers playing with the newly formed Tearaways in the DPHS “Greek Theatre” at Dos Pueblos. Over 30 years later, and after touring all over the world, The Tearaways will bring it home, with this benefit performance. Please join us to raise money for DPHS’s Instrumental Music Program while also having a night out of eating, drinking, and dancing.
Dinner reservations begin at 6:30 pm, please call Soho at (805) 962-7776 . Tickets are $15 and reservations are encouraged as we expect this event to sell out. Please purchase tickets at: http://www.sohosb.com/event/1424020.
The Tearaways combine the influence of the British invasion with the California Surf Sound to create a driving brand of power pop that appeals to all ages. With fans from Tom Hanks & Piers Morgan, to Tom Green to Jeffrey Foskett (guitarist for the Beach Boys) to music lovers from Southern California to Liverpool and beyond.
The Tearaways music is influenced by the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Eagles, Jefferson Airplane, The Who, The Kinks, The Hollies, Squeeze, Tom Petty and Bob Dylan. Original Band members are: John Finseth (vocals/guitar) Greg Brailler (vocals/guitar), Dave Hekhouse (vocals/guitar), John Ferriter (bass/vocals). Sitting in on the drums since spring 2016, Dr. Clem Burke, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a founding member of BLONDIE Clem is one of the most respected and well liked musicians in the business having formed BLONDIE with Debbie Harry and then later playing for years with Annie Lennox, The Romantics, The Plimsouls, The Ramones and The Empty Hearts among others.
Over the years, the Tearaways have become one of the longest-lasting and most respected Santa Barbara & Goleta bands, recording several independent releases, performing at both private and public gigs around the world and garnering a slew of fans, ranging from Piers Morgan to Tom Green to Tom Hanks. Hanks first met the band in 2002 and hired the Tearaways to play a number of events for him. The Tearaways also placed a song, “Bring It On,” on ESPN’s College Game Day broadcast.
In 2004, the Tearaways were invited to play Beatle Week in Liverpool. They performed for huge crowds at the festival and also appeared at the famous Cavern Club; they now return to the festival every year. Their appearances gained them another famous fan, Joey Molland of Badfinger, who used the Tearaways as his back-up band both in the United States and in England. The Tearaways have also been inducted into the International Beatle Week Hall of Fame.
Please join us for the exciting evening of music and dance while supporting the local Dos Pueblos High School Instrumental Music Program. We will be offering a raffle with local music lessons and more. It will be a memorable evening.
Venue Information:
SOhO Restaurant and Music Club
1221 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101