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Lobero Theatre

33 E Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2246
+1 805-963-0761
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Suzanne Shutters

The k.d. lang concert on March 6th was fabulous. The Lobero Theatre added to an already excellent... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Suzanne S
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Lovely theatre

There is no bad seat in the house. We were next to the sound board in the back row and the seats... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
gomccall
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Originally founded in 1873 and rebuilt in 1924, the Lobero Theatre is recognized as one of Santa Barbara's architectural jewels and a State and City landmark. It is the home stage to most of the major performing arts groups in Santa Barbara. The Lobero LIVE series brings touring artists that enrich the cultural offerings available, focusing on genres which are most suitable for the hall’s intimacy and acoustics, including jazz, blues, bluegrass and folk. The Lobero Theatre has recently been named one of the best jazz venues in the world by leading jazz magazine, DownBeat.
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  • Terrible0%
11 Mar 2018
“Suzanne Shutters ”
16 Sep 2017
“Lovely theatre”
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33 E Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2246
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

The k.d. lang concert on March 6th was fabulous. The Lobero Theatre added to an already excellent show. The accoustics were extraordinary, and the theatre provided an intimate venue for k.d. lang and her band. Seats were well cushioned and comfortable, and arranged with excellent...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

There is no bad seat in the house. We were next to the sound board in the back row and the seats were perfectly good! Truly a Santa Barbara historic treasure and beautifully restored. The acoustics are wonderful in this intimate and very pretty theatre....More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

One of the Music Academy of the West's concerts was held in this theater which boasts that it is the oldest theater on the west coast. Not sure that is true given my travels but no matter. The theatre is medium sized, beautifully appointed and...More

Thank John K
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

A ballet recital brought us to this beautifully restored theatre. It was Sunday and there was free on-street parking nearby. Now that we are aware of the Lobero, we will check out what acts may be playing when are visiting Santa Barbara.

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had a mid-week date night here for a concert. There's valet parking lot right across the street, and a short walk to a restaurant/bar that clearly caters to the theatre crowd. The whole area around the theatre seems very safe and tourist friendly. The...More

Thank Alma M
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Management response:Responded 14 March 2017

We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. Happy to follow up with our house manager in regards to the air conditioning. Thanks so much for your review!

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

First time here, hope to return someday. Very well preserved on level theatre and something else for the community of Santa Barbara to be proud of. Decent views from most seats within.

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Management response:Responded 14 March 2017

We hope to see you again too! Thanks again for taking the time to review.

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

We went to see Arlo Guthrie's, 50 Anniversary tour. Our first time in the theater and we were amazed. All seating is good and the seats were very comfortable. Good air, beautiful ceilings and art work. Excellent acoustics. Parking in an attached garage with elevator...More

Thank CWS55
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Management response:Responded 14 March 2017

So glad to hear that you enjoyed the concert! We hope you can come back and see us again soon, Arlo Guthrie will be back to perform again next month. (4/11/17)

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Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Visiting the town for two days, we were lucky to have a chance to get a show in this historical venue. Interior decorating is impressive and well maintained.

Thank Nina V
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Management response:Responded 14 March 2017

We're thrilled you chose to spend your visit with us. Thanks for taking the time to review --

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Reviewed 28 January 2016

One of the oldest concert halls in town, but without a doubt the best sound. I believe more artists request this theater than almost anyplace else in California. Not a bad seat in the house!

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Reviewed 15 October 2015

We have been to the Lobero on a few occasions. The most recent was last week-end for the Santa Barbara Comedy Festival. The theater is beautiful. The seats are comfortable and there isn't a bad seat in the house. We paid for VIP which sat...More

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