Farewell To Ben Harbert - Glendale, CA

For those who haven't heard the news, director Ben Harbert has accepted a tenure-track professorship position at Georgetown University. He and his family will be moving to Washington D.C. this summer. While Los Angeles Electric 8 will live on in his absence, we invite you to what will b... read more »

A Thank You And Announcing Our Third Studio Album

Thank you to all those that made it to our Santa Ana and Santa Barbara performances. We appreciate your support. In case you missed them we have posted pictures of both shows: Click Here We are excited to let you know that we will begin recording our third studio album! Stay tuned for m... read more »

Chocolate, Cellos and Electric Guitars

This Saturday January 16, 9pm Yost Theater - Santa Ana, CA - map click here With very close Pre-reception down the street 7:45-8:30 pm. 208N. Spurgeon St. - map click here We are kicking off the 2010 with a performance in Orange County with Cellist Carter Dewberry. Surprises ar... read more »

A Big Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Armory this past Saturday. We appreciate your support. Stay tuned for news on upcoming performances and our second album, Imagined Overtures. read more »

Interlocking Textures

Hello, we have been working hard all summer for our upcoming season and will be presenting an exciting set of Interlocking Textures. What exactly does that mean? Well....   The Los Angeles Electric 8, the world's only electric guitar chamber octet, will perform music by American... read more »

We welcome our newest member, Tom Farrell

Tom Farrell is a Los Angeles based guitarist, composer and performer. A Chicago native, Tom recieved his M.M. from Northwestern University in Classical Guitar Performance where he studied with the Waller and Maxwell Duo. In January of 2000, he was awarded first place in the Society of Americ... read more »

We kick off the Santa Barbara Guitar Festival and welcome our newest member Ken Rosser

Saturday, March 21, 2009 Santa Barbara 2nd Annual International Guitar Festival Time 6:00 PM Soho Restaruant and Club 1221 State St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (map) Please join us this Saturday, March 21st, for our first concert of the year and meet our newest member Ken Rosser.... read more »

A big thank you and documentary

A big thank you to all who made it to our 2008 performances. We were thrilled to play another sold-out show for our season-closer at the Electric Lodge. At present, we're planning our 2009 season and working on our next album, currently in the mixing stage—we'll keep you posted. For... read more »

Exciting last show of the season, come bid farewell to founding member JohnPaul Trotter

JohnPaul is off to Rio de Janeiro to explore Brazilian guitar styles Saturday, December 13, 2008 co-production with the Electric Lodge (Please use the free, on site, parking lot) Time 8:00 PM The Electric Lodge 1416 Electric Ave Venice, CA 90291 Los Ang... read more »

The 8 plus 4 Bass Clarinets

We are pleased to announce that we'll be sharing the stage with our friends Edmund Welles, the bass clarinet quartet. Edmund Welles is not to be missed. The innovative Bay Area quartet plays what they call heavy chamber music, mixing old-school metal with chamber arrangements. We'll be pl... read more »