Popular South Coast dance band Area 51 will close an eight-hour benefit concert featuring more top Central Coast bands from 3 to 11 p.m. Jan. 28 at SOhO nightclub, 1221 State St., to raise funds for Thomas fire Tri-County victims without insurance to cover their losses.
Ace Pro Music’s Nancy Singelman is pre
General admission tickets are $25. Tic
“We are still looking for silent auction donations and a photographer,” Singelman said.
The 282,000-acre Thomas fire started Dec. 4 in Ventura County where it destroyed some 1,000 structures in Santa Paula and Ojai and spread into Carpinteria and Montecito where it burned even more homes.
It is considered the worst wildfire in state history.
The fire was contained more than a month after it started. Rain helped firefighters, but brought deadly mudslides that killed up to 23 children, men and women.