Review of Smashing Pumpkins concert at Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, 9/4/10.
Photos from Smashing Pumpkins concert at Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, 9/4/10. (L. Paul Mann photos)
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Photos by L. Paul Mann from Sunset Strip Music Festival, Los Angeles, 8/28/10, featuring Slash, Fergie, Smashing Pumpkins, and more.
Billy Corgan is the lead guitarist and singer for Smashing Pumpkins, one of the best known alternative rock bands which broke through in the 1990′s. Their 1993 album Siamese Dream is widely recognized as one of the best and most influential albums of the decade.
After the phenomenal concert by Billy Corgan and the Spirits in the Sky at Muddy Waters in Santa Barbara on 8/28/09, Corgan was casually chatting with fans outside. Amidst various random questions and people asking him to sign things, some of us in the crowd managed to have a conversation about the music business. Here is a transcript of how it went down: