1. Rockin’ Town Hall Boogie reviewed by Randy Lewis – LA Times

    Review: SoCal rockabilly pioneer Larry Collins and friends pay tribute to his late sister, singer Lorrie Collins By RANDY LEWIS NOV 04, 2018 | 5:10 PM    Guitarist-singer-songwriter Larry Collins, center, performs in Santa Ana in front of the projected image of his sister, singer Lorrie Collins, from their days together as the Collins Kids, during a tribute to Lorrie, who died in August at 76…Read More

  2. Stellar Shows Fights to Keep Roots Music Alive in the OC

      O.C. music promoter fights to keep roots alive By BEN BRAZIL OCT 11, 2018 | 12:00 PM    Christopher Burkhardt has for many years been one of the few promoters booking roots music in Orange County. He’s working to preserve the form. (Photo by Phill Hatten) For those who are willing to listen, the old musicians have stories. In blues, they tell of oppression. In folk, they speak of the Dus…Read More

  3. A Promoter Must Wear Many Hats

    Independent promoters have to work extra hard to get the word out about their upcoming shows. They have to be marketing experts, social media engineers, graphic design artists, salespeople, maitre d's, bookkeepers, announcers, roadies, drivers, bouncers, event planners and creative writers.  Most of all, they have to be on hand to pay the band after an event is over, whether it is a success or no…Read More

  4. What Makes A Good Concert?

    Although it seems as though there’s one main focal point, concerts have so many different elements coming together to make them either great, or mediocre. Picture it: the bright lights and groups of people making the space feel warmer and more intimate than it is, the sound of  an electric guitar booming through the space, when it comes to a great live concert, the concert experts at Stellar Sh…Read More

  5. Benefits of Attending Concerts

    Picture your favorite concert. The band is playing your favorite song, you’re singing along at the top of your lungs, you’re dancing your you-know-what off, and having the time of your life. After leaving the concert thinking, “whoa that was awesome”, you realize those kinds of memories don’t come along every day. A good concert is an unforgettable experience. Not many people realize how…Read More

  6. Welcome!

    Welcome to the new site for Stellar Shows!  We're excited to bring you the best shows Southern California has to offer, stay tuned for updates!…Read More