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Lobero Theatre

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Wonderful Old Building

I loved the artistry of this building, the ease of picking up our ticket. The only difficult thing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Santa Maria CA
Concert at Lobero Theater, Santa Barbara, CA

We went to a Concert at the Lobero Theater. Beautiful grounds and a theater that has been kept up... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
Bakersfield, California
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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...more
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33 E Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2246
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the artistry of this building, the ease of picking up our ticket. The only difficult thing is finding parking in Santa Barbara. Everything else was fantastic!

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

We went to a Concert at the Lobero Theater. Beautiful grounds and a theater that has been kept up for over 100 years! The acoustics were the best! Seating comfortable, and theater has plenty of room to stand if wanted! A beautiful Concert venue located...More

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Reviewed March 11, 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

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed September 16, 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 September 4, 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 JohnK329
Reviewed June 4, 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.

Thank Krink68
Reviewed March 12, 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
Management response:Responded March 13, 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!

Reviewed January 23, 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.

1  Thank northernk
Management response:Responded March 13, 2017

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

Reviewed April 20, 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
Management response:Responded March 13, 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)

Reviewed April 13, 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
Management response:Responded March 13, 2017

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

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