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Dennis Quaid and The Sharks

The acclaimed actor and his band perform rock 'n' roll and country-soul favorites.

When: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 8 p.m.

Where: SOhO, 1221 State St., Santa Barbara

Cost: $20 - $25

Age limit: 21+

Categories: Rock

Description:

Dennis Quaid and The Sharks have been performing in front of thousands of people receiving rave reviews. He is not just another actor turned rock star, he is a rock star.

The band's origins can be traced to one night when Quaid went to see actor Harry Dean Stanton and his longtime band (appropriately named the Harry Dean Stanton Band) perform at an L.A. club. Quaid was invited to join the band onstage. At first reluctant because of his decade long layoff from music, Quaid finally did perform with the band and was successful enough that James, also a member of Stanton's band, approached Quaid about starting a group of their own.

James quickly began recruiting others for the band and it wasn't long before Dennis Quaid & the Sharks, which specializes in "rock 'n' roll and country-soul," was performing at L.A. clubs.

Quaid said the shows are as much fun for those in attendance as they are for the band. "(The audiences) have a blast, which is all we want," he said. "I make a complete and utter fool of myself. I think that's the only way to have fun (onstage), instead of trying to pretend to be cool and all the rest of that stuff."

Phone: 805-962-7776

Event posted March 14, 2013
Last updated March 14, 2013

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