2649 Townsgate Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91361
Butler’s Pizza NY Style Pizza at 6pm
We’re In The Back Lounge
Happy Hour starts at 5pm
ABOUT THE BAND
Freddy Lopez Band featuring guest vocalist Ta’Ta Vega. Freddy and TáTá have been sharing the stage for over 4 decades. They are the best of friends and very much family.
Táta Vega was a Motown artist for over 10 years in the early 70s. She released multiple albums while on the label as well as guesting on albums with other artists on Motown. She was invited by Quincy Jones and Steven Spielberg to sing on the film The Color Purple doing the voice of the character Shug Avery mimicking a voice from that era flawlessly. She has a very long list of musical experiences most recently spending the last 5 years touring the world with Elton John including a stint with Elton and Leon Russells comeback album and tour.
John Balbuena : Keyboards and Vocals.
John is an educator and taught in the LAUSD for multiple decades. He is a gifted and published composer and is a main contributor to many ensembles in the LA music scene.
Chris Mostert Tenor Sax
Chris was a member of Theeagles Horn section for 20 years. He played in the Glenn Frey solo project as well as recording with all of the above. He played for a period of time with the late Greg Allman and many other recordings in the LA studio scene.
David Hunt: Drums
Dave Hunt, a native of Galveston Texas, has southern familial musical roots in the New Orleans area and brings that “voodoo” to the creative experience. His talents are widely recognized and respected amongst the wide array of jazz drummers in the Los Angeles area. Dave majored in music at the University of North Texas and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a music career. Since moving to L.A., Dave has performed with a multitude of artists like Lola Falana, Engelbert Humperdinck, Ann Jillian, Kal David, Lainie Kazan, Rick James, Johnny Rivers, Robbin Ford, Rick Braun, Paul Young, Kenny James, John Hammond, Randy Jackson, Lyle Mays, Mark Johnson, Lou Pardini, Sam Riney, Chris Paige, Tommy Newsom and Billy Vera. Always in demand, Dave has performed at multiple venues like the Houston Music Theater, Baked Potato, China Club and Monty’s. Dave also has an impressive discography on which he has collaborated. Some of these great recordings include Dallas Jazz Orchestra –Tuesday the Fifteenth, Don Randi –If It’s All Night It’s Alright, Kal David-Never a Dull Moment, Tommy Newsom-Friendly Fire, Armando Compean- Texas Brown Soul Zone, Elaine Webster-Let Me Love You, The Bruce Brothers Band- Little Hound Blues, Sam Riney-Rhonda Giannelli Quartet and Rick Jarrett-Kickin’It.