Angel Martinez for Mayor, Santa Barbara

Angel Martinez, for Mayor of Santa Barbara
Oct 5th, 2017 Official Campaign Press Release

“Artists for Angel Martinez”
a Benefit Concert for Angel’s Campaign for Mayor

Kenny Loggins & Band, Steve Postell, Lois Mahalia and special guest Jimmy Messina to perform in a benefit concert in support of Angel Martinez for Mayor of Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, CA – Singer, songwriter, and prolific performer Kenny Loggins, has donated his talents to many local Santa Barbara charities, has put together an amazing lineup to perform at SOhO with singer Lois Mahalia, singer/songwriter/guitarist/composer and producer Steve Postell, and special guest, Loggins long-time partner, Jimmy Messina to benefit the Angel Martinez for Mayor campaign.

Local Santa Barbara photographer/filmmaker/cinematographer/music producer, Alan Kozlowski and Luis Moro, award-winning filmmaker/author/producer teamed up to bring together a group of locally involved artists who all have a shared interest in the future of Santa Barbara.

“We are billing this ‘Artists for Angel Martinez’,” Kozlowski and Moro said.

“I believe in this town. I believe in this culture. I believe Angel Martinez shares my same beliefs,” said Kozlowski. “After hearing many good things through common friends that believe in Angel’s approach to leading Santa Barbara, we wanted to be a part of this solution. I think the artists feel this way too.

“Living a great life is an Art. Being a Parent is an Art. Anyone that’s in business is an artist, with great employees creating goods and services for the benefit of Santa Barbara. We can be assured that Angel, a successful CEO, and parent, a fully functioning-self determined person as I say, will be in City Hall delivering a new sustainable future for Santa Barbara.” said Luis Moro.

Both agree this event is an opportunity for artists from all walks of life to learn about Angel and hear his vision for the future of Santa Barbara – an optimistic vision of collaboration and collective leadership. A future that includes everyone, with no one left out.

The concert is open to all ages. Tickets can be purchased on SOhO’s website:

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

The proceeds from the purchase of tickets for this event will be considered a contribution to the Committee to Elect Angel Martinez Mayor for Santa Barbara 2017, 3 West Carrillo Street, Suite 211 Santa Barbara, CA 93101 FPPC#1397246. Contributions are not tax deductible.

About Angel Martinez

Angel Martinez is an innovative business leader with 40 years of experience building successful businesses including Reebok, Deckers Brands, Keen Footwear and The Rockport Company. He has a proven record of bringing people together to identify opportunities and achieve meaningful results that have created successful outcomes not only for the companies he has worked for but also for his employees and the communities in which they serve.

Growing up as an immigrant, Angel frequently says his family was “not poor, we just didn’t have any money.” His family instilled in him the value of taking advantage of every opportunity available to him. Throughout his life and professional career, he has never forgotten that advice.

Angel also understands that opportunities occur when individuals and organizations work with communities in support of an inspired vision and a greater good. His passion for giving back and helping community causes has grown out of that understanding. Because of this, Angel has served on dozens of non-profit organizations addressing issues ranging from human rights to the environment.

Martinez was a founding member of the Board of Advisors for the Reebok Human Rights Awards and was executive producer of the Human Rights Now! Tour in 1988, working with Amnesty International. He served on the Board of the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at UCSB. He serves currently serves on the boards of The Santa Barbara Foundation, The Santa Barbara International Film Festival, AHA!, the United Boys and Girls Clubs Advisory Board, and the National Board of Governors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

Now retired and living in downtown Santa Barbara, Angel is running for mayor because he believes we need new leadership to make our city the best small city in America.

For more information on Angel Martinez for Santa Barbara Mayor, visit


Event Created by Transparent Technologies, Inc

Concert Produced by Alan Kozlowski, On the Path and Luis Moro Productions

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