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 Apr 27, 2015

Jazz Jam with Jeff Elliott

Jazz Jam with local musicians sitting in. 

Tuesday Apr 28, 2015

Jazz at the Lobero presents:Charles Lloyd & Friends
  • April 28, 2015
  • Times: 8 PM
  • Address: 33 East Canon Perdidio Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-963-0761
  • Venue: Lobero Theatre

Saxophonist Charles Lloyd is a forward-thinking “musician’s musician.” His passion for cross-pollinating jazz with rock as well as non-Western styles of music established him as one of the key figures in the development of fusion and world music.

New Orford String Quartet
  • April 28, 2015
  • Times: 7:30PM
  • Location: Mary Craig Auditorium
  • Address: 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-963-4364
  • Venue: Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Hailed for their "ravishingly beautiful tone" as well as their "extraordinary technical skills and musicianship" the members of the New Orford String Quartet are all principal players in the Montreal and Toronto Symphony Orchestras. 

Songwriters at Play presents: Tribute to Cat Stevens
  • April 28, 2015
  • Times: 7:30PM
  • Address: 1221 State Street, Ste 205, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-962-7776
  • Venue: SOhO Restaurant and Music Club

Doors open at 6:30PM. All ages. 

Wednesday Apr 29, 2015

Ben & Ash live at SOhO
  • April 29, 2015
  • Times: 6:30PM
  • Address: 1221 State Street, Ste 205, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-962-7776
  • Venue: SOhO Restaurant and Music Club

Ben & Ash are melodic acoustic singer/songwriter duo. performing with them are Chloe Anderson, Erik Ireland Olson & Madeleine, and Sam Bowler. 

Thursday Apr 30, 2015

An Evening of Period Music
  • April 30, 2015
  • Times: 5:30-7:45PM
  • Address: 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-963-4364
  • Venue: Santa Barbara Museum of Art

The Rosary Sonatas were composed in the 1670s by Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, and are being performed by Andrew McIntosh and Arthur Omura with baroque violins, harpsichord, and organ. This brilliant, sublime, and famous set of works epitomizes many of those aspects of baroque music that are most compelling: inventiveness, reverence, eccentricity, wild virtuosity, meditative austerity, and unusual tunings. Early 17th-century selections from the violin repertoire complement Biber's pieces. T... Details

Blur the Line - Live Music at The Goodland

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

Dannsair- Traditional Irish Music

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

People Under the Stairs

Los Angeles based People Under The Stairs are the most successful fully independent hip-hop duo in the history of hip-hop. 18+ event. Doors open at 7. 

Friday May 01, 2015


Dubbed the West Coast's hottest Brazilian band by promoters, journalists and fans, SambaDá musically unites the Americas. Based in the rich musical traditions of Brazil, SambaDá also references salsa and cumbia, and blends them playfully with funk and reggae beats.

Saturday May 02, 2015

Santa Barbara Music Club Free Concert
  • May 02, 2015
  • Times: 3PM
  • Location: Faulkner Gallery
  • Address: 40 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Venue: Santa Barbara Central Library

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 will feature music for piano solo from the Baroque era, and for voice and piano and violin and piano from the Romantic Era.

Santa Ynez Valley Master Chorale & Concert Orchestra Present: Baroque Favorites
  • May 02, 2015 - May 03, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 5/2 - 7:30PM; 5/3 -3PM
  • Location: Solvang Veternas Memorial Hall
  • Address: 1745 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
  • Phone: 805-350-4241

The program celebrates the work of J.S. Bach and G.F. Handel. Under the direction of Chris A. Bowman, the concert will open with the orchestra's presentation of Bach's "Sinfoinia" followed by the blending of choral voices and orchestra in Bach cantatas including, "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" and "Dona Nobis Pacem" and Handel's oratorio "Messiah" with its "Hallelujah" chorus. Tickets are available by calling 805-350-4241, online at: www.syvchor... Details

Standing Sun LIVE presents Matt Sucich
  • May 02, 2015
  • Times: 7-10PM
  • Location: Standing Sun Wines
  • Address: 92 Second St - Unit D, Buellton, CA 93427
  • Phone: 805-691-9413

Standing Sun LIVE in the Winery presents "Matt Sucich" May 2, 2015 Doors open 7pm/Show starts 7:30 $10 Admission/ $15 Reserved Seating Food by Fire & Wine Catering

Live Music at Oreana Winery & Tasting Room
  • May 02, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 4-7PM
  • Address: 205 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-962-5857 x 2
  • Venue: Oreana Winery

Enjoy live & local Santa Barbara music while sipping on some local Santa Barbara Wine!

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