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We have been to a fair number of concert venues in CA and the SB Bowl is our favorite. It’s large enough to create great concert energy but small enough to provide a very enjoyable experience that is largely hassle free. Add to that the...More
Just saw David Byrne at the best venue in Southern California, the Santa Barbara County Bowl. With just over 4000 seats it is the ultimate in intimacy. No screens here just palm trees swaying in the breeze behind the bowl. There is always a warm...More
In a lovely arroyo not far from downtown SB, this concert setting has great sight lines and a comfortable, laid back vibe as does the City. The ushers are plentiful, friendly & helpful. Parking is limited, even if you use the lot at SB High...More
Jackson Browne concert on a Friday evening. Parked at the high school for $15, but get there early as the lots are not very large. Short walk to the Bowl but quite a climb. Shuttles are available, don't know the cost.
Nice venue, seats about...More
My daughter was visiting and loves the No Doubt band (minus Gwen) so I got tickets to see them as they opened for Incubus. The Bowl is a unique and fabulous music venue! Smack in the middle of a residential area with gorgeous views of...More
Had an excellent night with the Avett Bros! It’s always a pleasure attending the Bowl. Take my advice wear good walking shoes. We paid gentleman to give us a ride on his trike from the parking lot to the entrance. We rode the trolley up...More
First time back to the SB Bowl since 1989 and it is still amazing. Fantastic acoustics and no bad seats. Fun had by everyone. Parking still the same problem but used Uber from downtown and took away the headache. Have to return again soon