Fair Entertainment

“Out of this World”

Hello Entertainers,

It’s time to apply for the 2018 Santa Barbara Fair & Expo!  Fair dates are Wed. April 25 – Sun. April 29, 2018.  Applications can be found HERE return to the address or fax below. Please do not send demos or PR info with applications.  All acts being considered must send in an application!


Earl Warren Showgrounds
Fair Entertainment
3400 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Fax: 805 569-5595

OR      Receptionist@earlwarren.com

Please note that the performances are on community stages and there are NO payments for these acts.
This year’s theme is “Out of this World” and anything you can do to stick to the theme, (costumes, song selections, etc.) will be appreciated.

Thank you for your interest in this year’s Fair and Expo and I hope to see you soon!

Gary Smith
Entertainment Director


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Robots And Cars Entertainment is an innovative strolling act.

Be on the lookout! You never know what you'll see rolling through the Santa Barbara Fair and Expo! The Robocars are half-robots and half-cars that will make your children smile with delight. It's a gas to watch these far-out action figures transform into fast action wheels right before your eyes!

Alien Stilt Walkers

Ancient Art forms brought to life, timeless and otherworldly; Animal Cracker Conspiracy’s Stilt Characters leave beautiful and joyful impressions in the minds of their audience.performing on traditional “echasse” peg stilts. 

Racing Pigs

The Famous All-Alaskan Racing Pigs are a team of the fastest and funniest athletes to serve up entertainment anywhere! Flat-track racing and hurdling are their specialties, but a good gag is always on the menu. Sourdough Jack and Soapy Smith have been cooking up fun since their first races in Fairbanks, Alaska. Don’t miss them at a fair or festival near you – You Never Sausage a Show!

Kid's Pedal Tractor Pull

Super-modified, high performanScreen shot 2017-04-11 at 7.02.44 PMce, ground shaking pedal tractors. What more could a child ask for? These are not your father’s pedal tractors. Geared wa-a-a-a-y down, big wheels to sit wa-a-a-a-y up, these monsters are impressive to look at and a dream to drive. And the kids get all the fun!



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Lucha Libre REVOLUTION - Over 30 wrestlers - Saturday April 28 entry at 6PM, first fight at 7PM (Separate ticket)

Lucha Libre Revolution - over 30 wrestlers  


Super Jaripeo Baile - T3R Elemento - Banda Cuisillos - Banda Los Costeños Sunday April 29 (ticketed event)

Super Jaripeo Baile with T3R Elemento - Banda Cuisillos -
Banda Los Costeños
T3r Elemento
 is a Mexican Regional quartet who hail from Los Angeles County and Las Vegas, Nevada. Their videos and digital singles reflect a youthful (some members are still in their teens) take on the alternative corrido movement. the group was founded by then 14-year-old singer Kristopher Nava, Felipe Prieto on requinto, Sergio Cardenas on electric guitar and tuba, and accordionist Zeus Gamez. Inspired by Gerardo OrtizRegulo Caro, and many other alterna-movmiento artists, the quartet assembled in 2015 and shortly afterward began performing the party and high school circuit with covers of narco and traditional corridos from of the Culiacan, Sinaloa tradition. 

Frank Thurston, Magician

frank thurston magicianFrank Thurston is a magician par excellence with a special talent for making animals out of balloons, rope tricks, card tricks and making people laugh. Coming to us live from the Magic Castle in Hollywood, Frank performs tricks and treats that will amaze and mystify you. His fun-filled interactive show is packed with laughter. It is sure to please your family: Moms love him and Kids wonder just how does he do that? "Don't worry kids I'm not going to put you in a trance and make you do something silly like...go home and clean your room!"

James Kellogg, Jr., Hypnotist

james kellogg jrJames Kellogg, Jr. is a Master Hypnotist, a Registered and Certified Hypnotherapist and a Master Magician. He has been delighting audiences with his magic since he was 7 years old. He knew he was hooked for life when he won the Gong Show at the age of 10. He is of the most sought after performers today. His stage credits are quite extensive including; Television, Film, Radio and literally thousands of Casino Performances, Corporate events, Colleges, High Schools, Fairs & Festivals around the country and overseas. Mr. Kellogg's affiliations and some highlights from his career include:

  • Member, American Board of Hypnotherapy
  • Member, National Guild of Hypnotists
  • Member, Academy of Magical Arts, Inc. (Magic Castle)
  • Member, International Brotherhood of Magicians
  • Member, Society of American Magicians
  • Member, Magic Guild of Southern California
  • Headline Act for numerous stage productions including "A Magical Night", Brooks Theater, "A Night of Magic", Fallbrook Theater, and may more.
  • Featured Corporate Magician for: Legoland California, Morton Salt, Southwest Airlines, Mercedes Benz, Allstate Insurance Co., Home Depot, United Airlines, Southern California Edison, Washington Mutual Bank, Hilton Hotels, Callaway Golf, Union Pacific Railroad, and many more.
  • Recent Performances include: Featured on TLC's hit show LA INK when he hypnotized Kat Von D to quit smoking, Knott's Berry Farm, Legoland California, Harrah's Rincon Casino and numerous private appearances at High Schools, Colleges, Universities and Military events.

Ukulele Jim

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Don’t let the name fool you—Ukulele Jim is no novelty act! The combination of Jim’s lilting voice with the sweetness of the ukulele is notable in catchy, emotive songs that bridge the gaps between pop, rock, country, and folk music.

James “Ukulele Jim” Clark found the spark to ignite his musical career as a late bloomer. When his twins were born in 2005, Jim chose to take up the ukulele so his children would grow up in a house that was always full of music. He is primarily self-taught, drawing from a large pool of influences such as George Harrison, James Hill, Boulder Acoustic Society, Barenaked Ladies, and The Magnetic Fields, just to name a few.

From his home studio in Santa Barbara, Ukulele Jim uses the convenience of the Internet to work with talented musicians from all over the world, creating an international ‘virtual band’ free  rom the limits of geographical boundaries. This collaborative freedom allows Jim to switch styles between acoustic solo pieces to eclectic songs with a full band sound. With music that combines the soulfulness of James Taylor with the pop sensibilities of Jack Johnson, Ukulele Jim will treat you to an ear pleasing, heart stealing, joyful feeling good time!

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