Venue Details

185 Star Starred
Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
3050 Los Angeles Ave Simi Valley, CA 93065
805-583-7900 (Box Office and Info)
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Member Tips

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Casual
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They had snacks there, but there are plenty of good restaurants within a few miles.
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Lots of free parking
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.1 average rating
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18 events
7 reviews
18 stars
attended Jul 15 2011

The "lads" were fun and energetic. The music was a great diversion on a Friday night after a hectic week. The people at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center were very pleasant. Lots of free parking. Overall, quite a fun evening!

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 23 2009

I loved the way the show started. With Ed Sullivan introducing them, it was like being in the crowd when the Beatles became an overnight success. The resemblence was... continued

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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 15 2011

Very small venue with poor acoustics and older crowd. Beatles group started slow but by intermission they had the crowd on their feet. Second half of the show was much... continued

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Description

If you loved the Beatles, you’ll be sure to love Ticket to Ride, playing at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center. More than just another Beatles’ tribute band, Ticket to Ride members pride themselves on attention to detail, staying true to the sight and sound of the incomparable Beatles by using authentic instruments and costumes to add to their recreation of the Beatles experience.

As Beatles member “Sir” Paul McCartney, Jeff Toczynski awes audiences with his renditions of “Yesterday” on acoustic guitar and a piano performance of “Hey Jude.” His charm and enthusiasm mirror McCartney’s performances.

Gilbert Bonilla is the complete John Lennon. With excellent guitar, harmonica, vocal and keyboard skills, he takes audiences on a tour of classic Beatles hits. From “Twist and Shout” to “Revolution”, he’s simply brilliant.

David Kaufman takes on the “quiet” Beatle, George Harrison. But his Gretsch guitar screams out volumes of classic George Harrison guitar licks. From rocking “Roll Over, Beethovan” to the beautiful “Something”, Kaufman will amaze you.

Rounding out the group is Mike Sarafian as Ringo Starr capturing the personality and spirit of rock’s most famous drummer. You’ll thrill to his precise drumming and vocals on songs like “I Wanna Be Your Man” and “Yellow Submarine”.