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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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Monday Aug 03, 2015


Music Academy of the West presents: The New York Philharmonic
  • August 03, 2015
  • Times: 7PM
  • Address: 1122 N. Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Phone: 805-969-8787
  • Venue: Santa Barbara Bowl

The Music Academy of the West presents the nation's preeminent symphony orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, in its Santa Barbara Bowl debut. Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the Philharmonic in an all-American program under the stars, overlooking the ocean.

Nate Birkey Quartet

Nate Birkey's quiet but intense demeanor typifies an artist restlessly pursuing the evolution of his own musical personality. As composer, trumpeter and vocalist, he imbues warmth and broiling energy into his music.

Tuesday Aug 04, 2015


Linda Vega Studios: Flamenco Dinner Show
  • August 04, 2015
  • Times: Doors open at 7PM, Show starts at 8PM
  • Address: 1221 State Street, Ste 205, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-962-7776
  • Venue: SOhO Restaurant and Music Club

The Linda Vega Dance Studio in Santa Barbara has contributed toward shaping the course of Spanish dance by presenting innovative music, costumes and choreographies, while preserving the traditional spirit of flamenco.

Music at the Ranch: Nombres
  • August 04, 2015
  • Times: 5:30 - 7:30PM
  • Address: 304 N. Los Carneros Rd., Goleta, CA 93117
  • Phone: 805-681-7216
  • Venue: Rancho La Patera & Stow House

Enjoy live music by Nombres - Playing Rock 'n Roll. Guests are encouraged bring a picnic, low-back chairs and blankets. Georgia's Smokehouse food truck will be onsite and beverages will be available for purchase at the Goleta Valley Historical Society's Information Booth.

Music Academy of the West presentsMusic Academy and New York Philharmonic Partnership
  • August 04, 2015
  • Times: 8pm
  • Address: 33 East Canon Perdidio Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-963-0761
  • Venue: Lobero Theatre

Music Academy faculty artists and visiting artists from the New York Philharmonic join forces in the West Coast Premiere of Steve Reich’s Quartet, a duo for clarinets with piano by Ponchielli, contemporary composer Joseph Turrin’s accented Fandango, and a string trio by Ernő von Dohnányi, and more.

Wednesday Aug 05, 2015


Old Spanish Days Fiesta 2015
  • August 05, 2015 - August 09, 2015
  • Times: Various
  • Location: All around Santa Barbara!
  • Phone: 805-962-8101

Old Spanish Days Fiesta event provides an education to residents and visitors about the history, customs and traditions of the American Indian, Spanish, Mexican and early American settlers. Enjoy live international performances, parades and much more entertainment! 

Old Spanish Days Fiesta! Casa Cantina
  • August 05, 2015 - August 08, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 12PM - 12AM
  • Address: 15 E. De la Guerra St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Venue: Casa de la Guerra

Celebrate Fiesta where it all began at Casa Cantina in the Courtyard of the historic Casa de la Guerra. Part of the annual Old Spanish Days Fiesta celebration, locals and visitors alike are invited to to enjoy live music, sip a cold cerveza, margarita, or glass of wine and celebrate at the home of Fiesta! 

Thursday Aug 06, 2015


Blur the Line - Live Music at The Goodland

Live music at the Good Bar! Check website for specific performances. 

Coyote Kisses & Louis The Child

Electronic duo Coyote Kisses has been mesmerizing listeners worldwide with their explosive new sound and prolific compositional technique.

Dannsair- Traditional Irish Music

Traditional Irish Music alive & well in Santa Barbara so join Dannsair for a tune and a pint!

Fiesta Forever!
  • August 06, 2015
  • Times: 9PM
  • Address: 10 El Paseo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Venue: El Paseo Restaurant

Fiesta Forever! Featuring music by Well Groomed and Sparx at the world famous El Paseo Restaurant & Bar. 

Free Music Academy Concert Series
  • August 06, 2015 - September 03, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: 2PM
  • Location: Mary Craig Auditorium
  • Address: 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-963-4364
  • Venue: Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Join Music Academy of the West and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art  for a 60-minute concert featuring Music Academy Fellows. Complimentary tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 1:30 pm at SBMA’s Park Entrance.

Old Spanish Days Fiesta 2015
  • August 06, 2015 - August 09, 2015
  • Times: Various
  • Location: All around Santa Barbara!
  • Phone: 805-962-8101

Old Spanish Days Fiesta event provides an education to residents and visitors about the history, customs and traditions of the American Indian, Spanish, Mexican and early American settlers. Enjoy live international performances, parades and much more entertainment! 

Old Spanish Days Fiesta! Casa Cantina
  • August 06, 2015 - August 08, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 12PM - 12AM
  • Address: 15 E. De la Guerra St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Venue: Casa de la Guerra

Celebrate Fiesta where it all began at Casa Cantina in the Courtyard of the historic Casa de la Guerra. Part of the annual Old Spanish Days Fiesta celebration, locals and visitors alike are invited to to enjoy live music, sip a cold cerveza, margarita, or glass of wine and celebrate at the home of Fiesta! 

Old Spanish Days Fiesta! Las Noches de Ronda ("Nights of Gaiety")

Las Noches de Ronda, "Nights of Gaiety", is held in the famous Sunken Gardens of the beautiful Santa Barbara County Courthouse. The evening performances feature spectacular dances and songs from the fire of flamenco to the charm of Mexican folklórico dances. Over 200 performers entertain nightly and donate their time to this wonderful event.

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