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  January
  7
 7:00 PM

Music - Misc.
(Santa Barbara)
An Evening with Chris Thile
Featuring ... Chris Thile
UCSB Campbell Hall
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
Mandolin virtuoso, composer and vocalist Chris Thile returns with a thrilling program of his arrangements of Bach sonatas and partitas, as well as his own compositions. Thile solidified his place in Santa Barbara’s heart as one third of last season’s trio with Yo-Yo Ma and Edgar Meyer. Host of A Pra ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
  11
 8:00 PM

Comedy & Improv
(Santa Barbara)
Lewis Black: The Joke's on US Tour
Lobero Theatre
, , Santa Barbara, CA
LEWIS BLACK, GRAMMY Award-winning, stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as a stand-up comedian, actor and author. His live performances provide a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience. He is a passionate performer who is a more pissed-off opti .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
  12
 7:30 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Camerata Pacifica
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E Canon Perdido, Santa Barbara, CA
Camerata Pacifica Gilles Vonsattel, piano Kristin Lee, Bernard Gondos Chair in Violin Martin Owen, Principal Horn Adrian Spence, Artistic Director http://cameratapacifica.org/ PROGRAM: BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-flat Major Op. 81a "Les adieux" M ........ Presented by Camerata Pacifica
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  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 8:00 PM

Music - Classic Rock
(Santa Ynez)
Queen Nation
Featuring ... Queen Nation
Chumash Casino Resort - Samala Showroom
, 3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA
Queen Nation is an incredible re-creation of the sights, sound, and showmanship of vintage Queen. Don’t miss this Queen Nation show live in concert at the Chumash Casino Resort!   ($15)... Presented by Chumash Casino Resort
  Event Details
  Website
  (877) 248-6274
 
  13
 1:30 PM

Ballet
(Santa Barbara)
Goleta School of Ballet: The Nutcracker Tutu Suite
The Marjorie Luke Theatre
, 721 East Cota Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Goleta School of Ballet presents a very special Nutcracker for their youngest dancers supplemented by an encore performance of your favorite dances from their highest level performers.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 328-3823
 
 
 3:00 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara Music Club Always Free Concert - Vivaldi, Lussier, and Brahms
Santa Barbara Public Library - Faulkner Gallery
, 40 E Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA
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 features compositions by Antonio Vivaldi, Mathieu Lussier, and Joha ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Music Club
  Event Details
  Website
  (619) 405-3218
 
 
  14
 1:00 PM

Music - Jazz
(Santa Barbara)
Emmet Cohen
Featuring ... Emmet Cohen
SOhO Restaurant & Music Club
, , Santa Barbara, CA
The Santa Barbara Jazz Society is so pleased to welcome Harlem based piano phenom, Emmet Cohen, when he swings through town on Sunday, February 18. Starting time for the concert at SOhO is 1 PM featuring his all-star trio. It’s the same exciting personnel as last year, with Late Show host Stephen Co ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Jazz Society
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 687-7123
 
  15
 6:30 PM

Comedy & Improv
(Santa Barbara)
Trump - A one man show
Featuring ... Lauren Watson
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Join us for an intimate evening where "Donald Trump" will speak to you one on one in a town-hall setting. The last 15 minutes will be reserved for questions from the audience. Don't miss out. It will be a Huge huge bigly night!
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  18
 7:30 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Parker Quartet
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Renowned for its dynamic interpretations and polished performances, this group has rapidly distinguished itself as one of the preeminent ensembles of its generation. Their numerous honors include winning the Concert Artists Guild Competition and the Grand Prix and Mozart Prize at France’s Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition. Their Nax .....
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  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Music for Healing and Community
Featuring ... Pablo Sainz Villegas, Nir Kabaretti
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Free Community Benefit Embracing the Healing Power of Music The Santa Barbara Symphony, in partnership with Montecito Bank & Trust and the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, invites the community to gather on Thursday, January 18 at 7:30 p.m. at The Granada Theater for a free concert featuring Artist-in-Residence, Pablo Sáinz Villegas .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 899-2222
 
 




 8:00 PM

Music - Rock
(Santa Barbara)
Spoon
Featuring ... Spoon
Arlington Theatre
, 1317 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Hot Thoughts, Spoon’s 9th album, is the bravest, most sonically inventive work of their career, though keep in mind, Britt Daniel has already overseen a number of other reincarnations. With all due respect to earlier efforts that have made the band both critically acclaimed and a commercial contende ........ Presented by Metropolitan Theatres - Arlington Theatre
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  Website
  (805) 963-4408
 
  19
 7:30 PM

Comedy & Improv
(Santa Barbara)
The Comic Strippers
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians) performs a sexylarious improv comedy show. These guys try to be sexy… it just comes out funny. Constantly grooving and gyrating in between scenes they banter with the crowd and perform their hilarious twist on improv sketches. They sing, they “da .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
 8:00 PM

Comedy & Improv
(Santa Barbara)
An Evening of Stand-up with Trevor Noah
Featuring ... Trevor Noah
Arlington Theatre
, 1317 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Trevor Noah was catapulted into the international spotlight when he was selected to fill Jon Stewart’s shoes as host of The Daily Show, becoming one of today's favorite comics. Raised in post-apartheid South Africa, Noah brings a unique perspective to his stories and hit comedy specials, including A ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
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  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 

Music - Rock
(Santa Ynez)
3 Doors Down Acoustic - Back Porch Jam
Featuring ... 3 Doors Down
Chumash Casino Resort - Samala Showroom
, 3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA
3 Doors Down has announced plans to stage the “Back Porch Jam” Tour, an acoustic interpretation of the band’s hits, fan favorites and deep album cuts. All ticket purchasers will receive a limited-edition digital EP featuring acoustic performances of “Kryptonite,” “It’s Not My Time,” and “I Don’t Wan ........ Presented by Chumash Casino Resort
  Event Details
  Website
  (877) 248-6274
 
  20
 12:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Adderley January Workshops
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination of their recent workshop training.   ($18 - $33)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Adderley January Workshops
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination of their recent workshop training.   ($18 - $33)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 3:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Adderley January Workshops
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination of their recent workshop training.   ($18 - $33)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 5:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Adderley January Workshops
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination of their recent workshop training.   ($18 - $33)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Adderley January Workshops
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination of their recent workshop training.   ($18 - $33)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 

Comedy & Improv
(Santa Barbara)
Jo Koy
Featuring ... Jo Koy
Arlington Theatre
, 1317 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
oseph Glenn Herbert, known professionally as Jo Koy, is a Filipino-American stand-up comic. He is currently touring as a headliner, and performs in clubs and theaters across the country. In 2018, Koy will start a new tour called Break The Mold.... Presented by Metropolitan Theatres - Arlington Theatre
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-4408
 




 8:00 PM

Music - Blues
(Santa Barbara)
SBBS Member Appreciation Show w' 3-time 2017 Blues Music Award Winner Curtis Salgado
Featuring ... Curtis Salgado; Alan Hager
The New Vic
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Curtis Salgado, winner of 3 Blues Music Awards in 2017 (Soul Blues Male Artist of the Year, Soul Blues Album of the Year, and Song of the Year) will perform with guitarist Alan Hager at the Santa Barbara Blues Society Annual Member Appreciation Show on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The doors open at ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Blues Society
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 722-8155
 
  21
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Nothing but Laughs
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Jay Thomas was one of our favorite Speaking of Stories performers and we will begin our season with a tribute to him. A collection of humorous stories that were performed by Jay Thomas. Join the performers after the show for complimentary cookies and milk—because every good story should be toasted with cookies and milk! (all stories and readers su .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 7:00 PM

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
ˇViva el Arte! Grandeza Mexicana
Featuring ... Grandeza Mexicana
The Marjorie Luke Theatre
, 721 East Cota Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The The Marjorie Luke Theatre and UCSB Arts & Lectures present this FREE family performance as part of the Viva el Arte SB series. One of Los Angeles’ most popular folk dance companies, Grandeza Mexicana was founded in 2003 by Jose Vences, an accomplished choreographer and dancer who spent his formative years as a member of Amalia Hernandez’ Ballet .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 884-4087 x 7
 
 
  22
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Nothing but Laughs
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Jay Thomas was one of our favorite Speaking of Stories performers and we will begin our season with a tribute to him. A collection of humorous stories that were performed by Jay Thomas. Join the performers after the show for complimentary cookies and milk—because every good story should be toasted with cookies and milk! (all stories and readers su .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 

Music - Classical
(Santa Barara)
Messiah Sing Along
First Presbyterian Church, Corner of State & Constance, Santa Barara, CA
The Messiah Sing Along has been rescheduled for Monday, January 22nd, 7:30pm, at the First Presbyterian Church, corner of State and Constance. As always, Phillip McLendon will conduct this performanc ........ Presented by Messiah Sing Along
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 886-5796
  25
 8:00 PM

Comedy & Improv
(Santa Barbara)
Lewis Black: The Joke's on US Tour
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
LEWIS BLACK, GRAMMY Award-winning, stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as a stand-up comedian, actor and author. His live performances provide a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience. He is a passionate performer who is a more pissed-off opti .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
  26
 6:30 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Westmont Spring Faculty Recital
Wood Glen Hall, 3010 Foothill Rd, Santa Barbara, CA
Westmont music faculty members Han Soo Kim (violin) and Neil Di Maggio (piano) perform works by Mozart and Schubert at a violin and piano recital Friday, Jan. 26, at 6:30 p.m. in Wood Glen Hall (full ........ Presented by Westmont College
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 565-6051
 8:00 PM

Music - Classic Rock
(Santa Ynez)
Alan Parsons Live Project
Featuring ... Alan Parsons
Chumash Casino Resort - Samala Showroom
, 3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA
Alan has received a large number of awards including eleven Grammy nominations, The Les Paul Award in 1995 and The Diva Hall Of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award in Munich, Germany in June 2012. He is in demand as a public speaker and was keynote speaker at the 2014 Audio Engineering Society Conventio ........ Presented by Chumash Casino Resort
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 686-3805
 
  27
 3:00 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Westmont Spring Faculty Recital
Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 E Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA
Westmont music faculty members Han Soo Kim (violin) and Neil Di Maggio (piano) perform works by Mozart and Schubert at a violin and piano recital Friday, Jan. 26, at 6:30 p.m. in Wood Glen Hall (full ........ Presented by Westmont College
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 565-6051

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara Music Club Always Free Concert - French Arias & More
Santa Barbara Public Library - Faulkner Gallery
, 40 E Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA
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 features arias by Georges Bizet, Charles Gounod, and Jacques Offenb ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Music Club
  Event Details
  Website
  (619) 405-3218
 
 




 7:00 PM

Music - Classical
(Los Olivos)
Thomas Joyce, organist in recital at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Los Olivos
Featuring ... Thomas Joyce
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
, 2901 Nojoqui Ave., Los Olivos, CA
Classical music lovers get to enjoy the enveloping sounds of a church organ playing Vivaldi and Bach on Saturday evening, Jan. 27. The public is invited to attend the 38th annual Santa Ynez Valley Classical Music Series at St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church in Los Olivos, beginning at 7 p.m. ........ Presented by Trinity Episcopal Church
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 688-4454
 
 7:15 PM

Music - Jazz
(Santa Barbara)
SB Vocal Jazz Foundation presents El Camino Elementary School
Featuring ... El Camino Elementary School
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation wraps up another 8-week residency at El Camino Elementary School with a professional performance on the Lobero stage. Up to 140 4th, 5th and 6th graders participate in this immersive program, delving into the history of jazz, the music that was made in America. Students learn the origins of jazz, are introduced t .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
  28
 3:00 PM

Music - A Cappella
(Santa Barbara)
“The Mysteries of Christmas: A Healing Concert for our Community"
Garden Street Academy - St. Anthony's Chapel
, 2300 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The Quire of Voyces Mysteries of Christmas concert that was canceled due to the Thomas fire is rescheduled for Sunday January 28, 2018 at 3pm. We will not be performing traditional Christmas carols at this concert, but we will be singing music that soothes and heals. Tickets purchased for the Decemb ........ Presented by Quire of Voyces
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 7:00 PM

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
Pilobolus Dance Theater
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Pilobolus is one of the world’s most beloved companies of dance illusionists, renowned for its mix of humor, invention and drama. Celebrated for its unique, diverse collaborations, Pilobolus’ highly-imaginative works combine athleticism, grace and jaw-dropping imagery, earning them critical acclaim ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
 7:30 PM

Music - Guitar
(Santa Barbara)
Wooden Hall Concerts presents Richard Smith
Featuring ... Richard Smith
Alhecama Theatre
, 914 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA
One of the world's most talented acoustic guitar players, Richard Smith will treat you to an evening of the country music fingerstyle licks of Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed. Kick back, close your eyes, and he'll take you into their world.   ($20)... Presented by Santa Barbara Acoustic Music Association
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 705-7678
 
  31
 12:00 PM

Opera
(Solvang)
Free Noontime Concerts
Wilding Museum
, 1511 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA
Opera Santa Barbara’s popular Noontime Concert series will be performed in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Ojai, Solvang, and Santa Maria. A total of 26 free concerts will be offered this season! Following is the list of free concerts being offered ........ Presented by Opera Santa Barbara
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 898-3890
 
 
 8:00 PM

Music - Indie Rock
(Santa Barbara)
José González with special guest Bedouine
Featuring ... José González
UCSB Campbell Hall
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
A soulful songwriter with a deep, quiet power, José González has quickly gained a loyal following worldwide, wooing his audience with probing lyrics, intricate guitar melodies and a “beautiful yet haunting voice” (Spin.com). Born in Sweden to Argentinian parents, González seamlessly integrates the s ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
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