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“Great outdoor venue with the best sound system”
Review of Santa Barbara Bowl

Santa Barbara Bowl
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed March 4, 2014

All seats work here. They attract the top billings. Excellent facilities. Updated to top status for entertainers and attendees. Lighting, sound and ambience is all top notch. Location is in the middle of town.

Thank BlakievanHemert
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Small and intimate yet still attracts some of the larger acts out. Under 5,000 seats so really not a bad one in the place. Renovations over the years have kept it one of the most up to date and concert goer friendly around.

Thank JPWOTG
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Reviewed January 4, 2014

Artists typically love this venue. Outdoors splendor. Remodeled and updated, it remains a fantastic place to enjoy your favorite performing artists while goofing on the insanity of the audience. One thiing to keep in mind, shows are early and the noise curfew means you'll be leaving at 10:00pm regardless of how much fun you're having. 'After the Bowl' parties are an essential detail for late nighters.

Thank JimFitz210
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Reviewed December 15, 2013

Went here for Depeche Mode's Delta Machine tour. This is the perfect place for an outdoor concert. Beautiful location and everything is very well kept.

Thank Ole S
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Reviewed November 17, 2013

I have been to many concerts at the SB Bowl over the years and I have to say it is one of my favorite outdoor venues in S. CA for concerts. Besides the picturesque views of SB that surround the venue, the sound quality for every show that I have attended has always been amazing. We have always had good seats or gone to GA shows and gotten there early, but I can't imagine that there is a bad seat in the house. The venue has a very intimate feel about it, even when the show is sold-out. There is nothing better than seeing one of your favorite acts live while being outdoors and enjoying a beautiful Santa Barbara evening. The only downside that I can think of is the parking, which is usually hard to find unless you get there very early.

Thank Amy S
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