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In Santa Barbara, the stages and venues that feature renowned performing artists are as much a part of the show as the performers. Catch a concert in a nearby park or botanical garden. Head to the beach for a family-friendly outdoor concert. Or take a step back in time to the some of the stages of original Hollywood elite at the  GranadaArlington and LoberoTheatres. 

 

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Monday Sep 01, 2014


PCPA Theaterfest Presents: The San Patricios
  • September 01, 2014 - September 07, 2014
  • Times: 7PM Wed. - Sun. & select Tuesdays
  • Location: Solvang Festival Theater
  • Address: 420 Second Street, Solvang, CA 93464
  • Phone: 805-922-8313
  • Venue: Solvang Festival Theatre and Gardens

From the playwright who brought us The Heart's Desire and Invierno comes The San Patricios. This world premiere is the poignant and politically charged story of the San Patricio battalion. It's a strikingly contemporary play-with-music, packed with the explosive power of true history. This conflict literally shaped the future of a nation and left a resonance that's still felt in our world today. The San Patricios plays in the Marian Theatre, August 7 - 23, 2014 then in the Solvang Festival Thea... Details

Tuesday Sep 02, 2014


The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival
  • September 02, 2014 - September 07, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Various times
  • Location: Vary

The LOL Comedy Festival is a nationally recognized festival featuring dozens of live acts alongside performances being filmed and produced for Broadcast. Now, presented in its sixth year by lolflix.com, the LOL Comedy Festival has moved to Santa Barbara and has been re-branded as: The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival. Acts will be brought to The Lobero Theater, The Arlington Theater, The Granada Theater and other select locations throughout downtown! Visit website for  full show schedule ... Details

The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival: Rip Taylor

This will the premiere screening of Rip Taylor's documentary Rip Rip Hooray! The legendary comedian will be at the premiere and will host a Q&A after the film. pre-reception at the Arlington will also host some of Santa Barbara's favorite celebs.

PCPA Theaterfest Presents: The San Patricios
  • September 02, 2014 - September 07, 2014
  • Times: 7PM Wed. - Sun. & select Tuesdays
  • Location: Solvang Festival Theater
  • Address: 420 Second Street, Solvang, CA 93464
  • Phone: 805-922-8313
  • Venue: Solvang Festival Theatre and Gardens

From the playwright who brought us The Heart's Desire and Invierno comes The San Patricios. This world premiere is the poignant and politically charged story of the San Patricio battalion. It's a strikingly contemporary play-with-music, packed with the explosive power of true history. This conflict literally shaped the future of a nation and left a resonance that's still felt in our world today. The San Patricios plays in the Marian Theatre, August 7 - 23, 2014 then in the Solvang Festival Thea... Details

Wednesday Sep 03, 2014


The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival
  • September 03, 2014 - September 07, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Various times
  • Location: Vary

The LOL Comedy Festival is a nationally recognized festival featuring dozens of live acts alongside performances being filmed and produced for Broadcast. Now, presented in its sixth year by lolflix.com, the LOL Comedy Festival has moved to Santa Barbara and has been re-branded as: The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival. Acts will be brought to The Lobero Theater, The Arlington Theater, The Granada Theater and other select locations throughout downtown! Visit website for  full show schedule ... Details

The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival Presents: Next Up Stand Up
  • September 03, 2014
  • Times: 8PM & 10PM
  • Address: 33 East Canon Perdidio Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 1-800-936-3126
  • Venue: Lobero Theatre

Ffeaturing the hottest up and coming comedic and musical performances. "Next Up Stand Up" kicks off at the Lobero Theatre and will take place at different locations through the festival. Next Up Stand Up will be filmed as part of a series to be aired on the lolflix Channel on Hulu.

PCPA Theaterfest Presents: The San Patricios
  • September 03, 2014 - September 07, 2014
  • Times: 7PM Wed. - Sun. & select Tuesdays
  • Location: Solvang Festival Theater
  • Address: 420 Second Street, Solvang, CA 93464
  • Phone: 805-922-8313
  • Venue: Solvang Festival Theatre and Gardens

From the playwright who brought us The Heart's Desire and Invierno comes The San Patricios. This world premiere is the poignant and politically charged story of the San Patricio battalion. It's a strikingly contemporary play-with-music, packed with the explosive power of true history. This conflict literally shaped the future of a nation and left a resonance that's still felt in our world today. The San Patricios plays in the Marian Theatre, August 7 - 23, 2014 then in the Solvang Festival Thea... Details

Thursday Sep 04, 2014


1st Thursday
  • September 04, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Thursday
  • Times: 5-8PM
  • Location: Downtown Santa Barbara!
  • Address: 27B E. De La Guerra St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-962-2098
  • Venue: Downtown Santa Barbara

1st Thursday is an evening of art and culture in downtown Santa Barbara. On the first Thursday of each month, participating galleries and art-related venues offer free access to visual and performing art in a fun and social environment.

The Actual Dance
  • September 04, 2014
  • Times: 8PM
  • Location: Center Stage Theater
  • Address: 751 Paseo Nuevo, upstairs, Santa Barbara, CA, CA 93101
  • Phone: 202-329-1851

The Actual Dance is a beautiful and inspiring love story. This award-winning one-man play written and performed by Samuel A. Simon shares a husband’s experiences accompanying his wife through her encounter with breast cancer. Sam and Susan Simon will meet with the audience following the show.

The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival
  • September 04, 2014 - September 07, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Various times
  • Location: Vary

The LOL Comedy Festival is a nationally recognized festival featuring dozens of live acts alongside performances being filmed and produced for Broadcast. Now, presented in its sixth year by lolflix.com, the LOL Comedy Festival has moved to Santa Barbara and has been re-branded as: The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival. Acts will be brought to The Lobero Theater, The Arlington Theater, The Granada Theater and other select locations throughout downtown! Visit website for  full show schedule ... Details

PCPA Theaterfest Presents: The San Patricios
  • September 04, 2014 - September 07, 2014
  • Times: 7PM Wed. - Sun. & select Tuesdays
  • Location: Solvang Festival Theater
  • Address: 420 Second Street, Solvang, CA 93464
  • Phone: 805-922-8313
  • Venue: Solvang Festival Theatre and Gardens

From the playwright who brought us The Heart's Desire and Invierno comes The San Patricios. This world premiere is the poignant and politically charged story of the San Patricio battalion. It's a strikingly contemporary play-with-music, packed with the explosive power of true history. This conflict literally shaped the future of a nation and left a resonance that's still felt in our world today. The San Patricios plays in the Marian Theatre, August 7 - 23, 2014 then in the Solvang Festival Thea... Details

Friday Sep 05, 2014


Santa Barbara Comedy Hideaway
  • September 05, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 7:30 & 10PM
  • Location: Comedy Hideaway Showroom above Apero Bar & Tapas
  • Address: 532 State St (2nd floor), Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-364-2999

Comedy Hideaway, Santa Barbara's most celebrated weekly comedy show, is now downtown. Every week, Hideaway brings professional headliners from national TV to Santa Barbara. Use the code SBCA for an exclusive discount when pre-ordering tickets at www.SBcomedy.com

The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival
  • September 05, 2014 - September 07, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Various times
  • Location: Vary

The LOL Comedy Festival is a nationally recognized festival featuring dozens of live acts alongside performances being filmed and produced for Broadcast. Now, presented in its sixth year by lolflix.com, the LOL Comedy Festival has moved to Santa Barbara and has been re-branded as: The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival. Acts will be brought to The Lobero Theater, The Arlington Theater, The Granada Theater and other select locations throughout downtown! Visit website for  full show schedule ... Details

The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival presents: Brad Williams
  • September 05, 2014
  • Times: 10PM
  • Address: 33 East Canon Perdidio Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-963-0761
  • Venue: Lobero Theatre

Brad's show is high energy. Robin Williams called him "Prozac with a head." Brad's ability to make humorous observations on disability, relationships, sex, and race are winning over audiences and proving that anyone can overcome their shortcomings.

The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival Presents: Jay Mohr
  • September 05, 2014
  • Times: 8PM
  • Address: 33 East Canon Perdidio Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Venue: Lobero Theatre

Comedian, actor, radio host and best selling author, Jay Mohr has been performing stand-up comedy since he was sixteen years old. With a career that has spanned over three decades, Jay has become an artist that is very difficult to define.

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