Arts and Performance in Santa Barbara

Arts and Performance in Santa Barbara

Are you ready to rock ‘n roll into the new year? Then Santa Barbara, and the city’s many upcoming arts and performance events, salute you! Hale Milgrim and The American Crossroads Trio will both be performing at the grand Lobero Theatre this January. And the end of January means the start of the much-anticipated Santa Barbara International Film Festival! Find more details for each of these events and nearby hotels below.


KTYD and Pandaman: Go to Hale     

Oldies lovers won’t want to miss an exclusive evening of Quips and Clips at Lobero Theatre on Jan 11. Music extraordinaire Hale Milgrim, has crafted a one-of-a-kind audio-visual journey that showcases legendary artists.  Milgrim will share his experience in the music business, memories and stories throughout the presentation. This blast to the past will be presented by KTYD and Pandaman radio station. That is also where Milgrim’s “Go to Hale” radio show originally was aired! The evening will begin at 6:57 p.m. and tickets ($20) are available online here.


The American Crossroads Trio at the Lobero Theatre

The American Crossroads Trio will be performing at the Lobero Theatre on Jan 15 at 8 p.m. The Trio is a melting pot of rich American music. Composed of David Bromberg, Larry Campbell and David Hidalgo, this group has years of experience out on the road. Having worked with famous stars such as Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton, (plus many more) these experiences have made the group into accomplished musicians. To see this amazing show, purchase your tickets here.


Hotel Near Lobero Theatre      

To really bring out your inner rockstar, you’ll need to stay a night or two in Santa Barbara. So why not stay at the nearby Inn at East Beach? This beautiful property is a boutique hotel near Lobero Theatre. Along with its convenient location, it also offers an outdoor pool, stylish furniture and on-site bike rentals. At Inn at East Beach, you will stay well- and well within your budget!


Santa Barbara International Film Festival 

Ready. Set. Action! Santa Barbara’s world-class International Film Festival will begin Jan 30. The Santa Barbara Film Festival (SBIFF) has become one of the world’s leading film festivals. Festivities will begin in January and continue through February. This week-long event celebrates the art of cinema through 200 films, awards, tributes and panels. Some of the awards will honor Viggo Mortensen, Glenn Close and Melissa McCarthy. Save the date and purchase your pass here!


Hotel Near Santa Barbara International Film Festival

You won’t want to miss out on all the great films and awards at SBIFF! So stay a night or two at the nearby Spanish Garden Inn. This luxurious hotel is located near many Santa Barbara attractions, like the Santa Barbara’s International Film Festival. In-room spa treatments, a glistening outdoor pool, and fresh foliage are all things you can expect to enjoy.


What are you waiting for? January is the time to experience all the unique arts and performances Santa Barbara has to offer! Grab tickets to any of their upcoming events and don’t forget to book your stay in one of our nearby hotels.


Inn at East Beach
Whatever makes your ideal California weekend getaway, the Inn at East Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara is here to help you stay well- and well within your budget! 1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. 805.965.0546

Spanish Garden Inn
A stylish boutique hotel surrounded by fresh foliage and adorned with hand-painted art. 915 Garden St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. 805.564.4700