Music Events & Festivals

From the open air amphitheater of the Santa Barbara Bowl to the stages and scenes of State Street, there is sure to be music to your ears just around the corner. Take a look here for upcoming performances, concerts, festivals and special musical events. 

 

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Wednesday Apr 16, 2014


Club Mercy presents: Jagwar Ma

Alternative/Indie/Dance

The Westmont Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert
  • April 16, 2014
  • Times: 8PM
  • Location: Westmont's Deane Chapel
  • Address: 955 La Paz Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93108
  • Phone: 805-565-6040

The ensembles repertoire covers a wide spectrum if styles from bebop and straight-ahead jazz to bossa nova, Broadway standards and contemporary pop. 

Big Wednesday at Sandbar!
  • April 16, 2014 - July 23, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: 10PM
  • Location: United States
  • Address: 514 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-252-5409
  • Venue: Sandbar

Sandbar's Big Wednesday! Live Reggae Music featuring different bands every Week! Come out and help us spread the good vibes!

Bring Your Own Vinyl
  • April 16, 2014
  • Times: 8PM
  • Location: Velvet Jones
  • Address: 423 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-965-8676

Bring your favorite whiskey sipping record and play it for all your friends while playing dominos, darts and beer pong. Similar to a Jukebox, the sooner you sign up, the sooner you get to hear your songs! Check calendar for changes due to special performances. 

Culture 101 Spring Promotion
  • April 16, 2014 - May 31, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: All around The American Riviera®
  • Phone: 805-966-9222

Experience Santa Barbara's culture & discover the area's untold treasures. Get your hands dirty and become a Zoo Keeper for a day, illuminate your imagination with world premier art exhibits, or walk  your way through original tours, and much more! Check website for specific events.

Thursday Apr 17, 2014


Conversation with the Artist-Doris Bittar: "Between the Stripes"
  • April 17, 2014
  • Times: 6:30PM
  • Address: University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: 805-893-8411
  • Venue: UCSB MultiCultural Center

Interdiciplinary artist, Doris Bittar's paintings, photos,and interactive installations explore the intersection between the decorative arts and history.

UCSB Arts & Lectures Presents: Billy Collins & Aimee Mann
  • April 17, 2014
  • Times: 8PM
  • Location: Campbell Hall
  • Address: University of California, Bldg. 402, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5030
  • Phone: 805-893-3535
  • Venue: UCSB Arts & Lectures

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins and Oscar-nominated songwriter and indie music star Aimee Mann come together for a rare evening of poetry and music, celebrating the marvels of their companionable crafts. 

Culture 101 Spring Promotion
  • April 17, 2014 - May 31, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: All around The American Riviera®
  • Phone: 805-966-9222

Experience Santa Barbara's culture & discover the area's untold treasures. Get your hands dirty and become a Zoo Keeper for a day, illuminate your imagination with world premier art exhibits, or walk  your way through original tours, and much more! Check website for specific events.

Traditional Irish Music Performance by DANNSAIR
  • April 17, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: 6:30-8:30PM
  • Address: 18 E. Ortega Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-568-0702
  • Venue: Dargan's Irish Pub & Restaurant

Fiddles, flutes, singers, guitars, whistles & drums. For over a dozen years Dannsair has played the most emotional Irish music this side of Galway. The dinners are delicious, the drinks are great and Dargan's is a warm welcoming restaurant. This weekly free show is not to be missed.

Friday Apr 18, 2014


The Dirty Knobs Featuring Mike Campbell (from Tom Petty and the Heart Breakers)
  • April 18, 2014
  • Times: 9PM
  • Location: SOhO Restaurant and Live Music Venue
  • Address: 1221 State Street, Ste 205, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-962-7776
  • Venue: SOhO Restaurant and Music Club

Dirty Knobs is a true rock and roll band, featuring Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers' lead guitarist Mike Campbell. See rock and roll legends at coffeehouse prices at SOhO!

Culture 101 Spring Promotion
  • April 18, 2014 - May 31, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: All around The American Riviera®
  • Phone: 805-966-9222

Experience Santa Barbara's culture & discover the area's untold treasures. Get your hands dirty and become a Zoo Keeper for a day, illuminate your imagination with world premier art exhibits, or walk  your way through original tours, and much more! Check website for specific events.

Saturday Apr 19, 2014


Bryan Ferry
  • April 19, 2014
  • Location: The Santa Barbara Bowl
  • Address: 1122 N. Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Phone: 805-962-7411
  • Venue: Santa Barbara Bowl

British musical icon Bryan Ferry will make a stop in Santa Barbara on his first North American tour in three years. The "Can't Let Go Tour" will feature an incredible set list of hits, favorites and rarities spanning 40 years of career highlights. 

Los Alamaos 3rd Saturday at Global Gardens & The Caliterranean Cafe

Enjoy Los Alamos 3rd Saturday at Global Gardens & The Caliterranean Cafe with Taiko Drummers and live music by Casa Dumetz! An all-organic "Sticks" themed special  dinner menu will be served on the heated patio. 

Santa Barbara Music Club Free Concert

One of the highlights of Santa Barbara Music Club's concerts is the opportunity for audiences to hear great music from a variety of historical periods, with a diversity of musical forms, performed by excellent artists. This concert features music for voice and piano from exceptionally diverse cultures, as well as beautiful music for string quartet from the romantic period.

Sings Like Hell presents Ariana Gillis and Ellis Paul
  • April 19, 2014
  • Times: 8PM
  • Address: 33 East Canon Perdidio Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-963-0761
  • Venue: Lobero Theatre

Ariana Gillis is known for her exciting and talented voice, while Ellis Paul is one of the most respected artists in the folk genre. Don't miss your chance to hear these incredible voices live on one stage! 

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