Tag archives: FestForums

FestForums Living Legend Award
By Joanne Calitri   |   November 14, 2019

Winning a Living Legend Award at the annual FestForums Santa Barbara is film director Penelope Spheeris. A not-to-miss three-day event is filled with a VIP Speaker Line-Up that includes Steve Baltin from Forbes Magazine, former World Surfing Champion Shaun Tomson, Skip Martin (Kool & the Gang, The Dazz Band), Jon Anderson (Yes), Grammy Songwriter Ray […]

Taking it to the Beats
By Steven Libowitz   |   November 1, 2018

Eddie Tuduri’s life turned upside-down when the same thing happened to his body during a surfing accident off Carpinteria back in 1997. The former drummer for The Beach Boys, Rick Nelson, Engelbert Humperdinck, and many other acts broke his neck and was paralyzed. But his recovery began as soon as he was transferred to The […]

FestForums Goes to 11 with Harry Shearer & Maureen Ford
By Joanne Calitri   |   November 1, 2018

The 9th semi-annual FestForums (FF) Santa Barbara takes place November 14-16, at the Hilton SB Beachfront Resort. Its full-on educational and entertainment programs address cutting-edge technology, sponsorships, talent, ticketing, scheduling, working with brands, operations, sustainability, charitable work, innovation, and safety. FF truly is unique as it unites festivals and events from around the world of all […]