As one of the premier outdoor concert venues in the country, the Santa Barbara Bowl draws visitors from around the globe to experience its events and concerts.  Located in the foothills near Santa Barbara, CA, this iconic venue hosts concerts from April to November each year, and has showcased some historic names in music history such as Bob Marley, Tears for Fears, Maroon 5, and more.  With a seating capacity of just over 4,500 guests, it’s the perfect place to plan a vacation around.  

Here is a quick rundown of the fall lineup at the Bowl.  Don’t hesitate to get your travel plans made and tickets bought for your favorite artist or band, as it won’t be long until the 2023 season draws to a close.

The Lumineers:  Sept 12-13

There will be a high demand for tickets to the two-day show for this 2-time Grammy nominated group, so don’t miss this one.  Their recent album, Brightside, was Top 10 in both the US and Canada, and they’ll be packing the Bowl for back-to-back nights!

Van Morrison:  Sept 16

One of music’s true innovators, don’t miss this legendary artist when he takes the stage in September.  You’ll hear your favorites like Brown Eyed Girl, Into the Mystic, and more.  He’ll be joined by The James Hunter Six, and the show kicks off at 7pm.

Odesza:  Sept 30

The Seattle Times called them “a ticket selling, dance music force that raised the live performance bar for electronic artists.”  And they’ll be wowing the crowds at the Santa Barbara Bowl in the end of September.  Get your tickets early so you don’t miss this stunning visual and musical display.

The Postal Service/Death Cab for Cutie:  Oct 14

Death Cab for Cutie celebrates the 20th Anniversary of their 2003 RIAA gold-certified album, Transatlanticism, on this tour.  The Postal Service has been turning out memorable hits since 2003, and performed at such legendary festivals as Coachella, Primavera Sound, Lollapalooza, and Sasquatch.

Hozier:  Oct 28

This Irish troubadour with the stirring voice has been a favorite for years.  His breakout quintuple-platinum song, “Take Me To Church” was a chart sensation.  And his full-length album hit #2 on the Billboard Top 200 (the second biggest debut album of the year).

Kenny Loggins:  Nov 4

Pencil this date in on your calendar, and book a beautiful vacation rental from Haller Coastal Homes as you enjoy music history in November at the Santa Barbara Bowl.  Kenny Loggins joins us for his This Is It Tour, which will be his farewell tour.  We’ve enjoyed over 40 years of hits, with Loggins serving up such timeless classics as Footloose, This is it, Danger Zone, I’m Alright, and so many more.  It will be a historic night as this 2-time Grammy winning seller of over 25 million albums takes the stage.

The Santa Barbara Bowl offers a ton of great live music that can be the perfect highlight to a coastal vacation.  You can soak up the history and heritage of Santa Barbara, enjoy the amazing year-round temperatures and spectacular beaches, and experience some amazing live music while you create lifelong memories with those you love.  And you can trust Haller Coastal Homes to make sure that your vacation is exceptional.  We have accommodations to suit everyone, from small villas to large homes that can accommodate big groups.  And we’d love to help plan your getaway, so don’t hesitate to reach out to our loyal, local team today!