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Being Santa Barbara’s cultural heart doesn’t happen by accident. The Lobero Theatre Foundation staff are hard at work every day making sure this  theater remains the vibrant community resource we all know and love. Take a peek backstage, and see what’s happening.

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Thank you Joe and @SBIndyNews for supporting the performing arts during these difficult times. We hope you will tune into our virtual shows. Tix only $15 and your support helps keep music alive and the places it lives.

Help save live music and the places it lives. NEA Jazz Master @CharlesLloydSax takes to the Lobero stage with an intimate Pay-Per-View performance - the Charles Lloyd Ocean Trio featuring @geraldclayton & @anthony__wilson on Fri, Oct 23. $15 tix here


The Lobero Blog

Sometimes 280 characters isn’t enough. Enjoy a few more in-depth stories and photos of our fabulous foundation and supporters.


1938: Onstage on this Date

On a wintery evening in February 1938, American singer Marian Anderson enthralled a Lobero audience…

1977: Onstage on this Date

Jazz pianist McCoy Tyner and the Lobero Theatre had a relationship that spanned 34 years…

The Researching Might Behind Intermission: Brett Hodges

By Lobero Theatre Director of Development, Brandon Mowery Over the past few COVID influenced months,…