events in santa barbara, ca near hotel indigo at the state house

RedEye Block Party with Bob Moses, Lee Burridge and More!

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - Saturday, May 21, 2016  
RedEye presents the biggest block party arround! Grab your friends, family, neighbors, and anyone else who is ready to dance the afternoon away to some of the biggest names in music festival existence. Starting at 2pm there will be live performances throughout the evening as well as food trucks, live art, lawn games, ice cream cocktails and more! 

Some headlining artists include:

Bob Moses: One of the most anticipated and talked-about acts of recent times- this Canadian electronic/rock duo is well respected in the music world. Their music and following are equally unique- adored by both the dance and indie-rock community alike. They can be found at packed stages across any sort of festival: Coachella and Bonnaroo to BPM and Lighting In A Bottle, or even at Burning Man! 

Lee Burridge: This legendary electronica producer, Burning Man hero, and all-around nice guy is coming back to Santa Barbara for his first show in over 14 years! You've seen him command the decks at Burning Man atop the Robot Heart art car for his legendary annual marathon sunrise sets and he's also the same man easing you into the sunset at The Woogie stage during Lightning In A Bottle. Make sure to stick around and witness this legend!

Photo Courtesy: Nightout Santa Barbara, RedEye Events

2016 LIVE Art and Wine Tour

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - Thursday, May 26, 2016  
The LIVE Art and Wine tour is making its way back to Santa Barbara this year. With a new re-energized feel, this tour will take you to the hottest spots for some wining and dining, live music, and art appreciation in Santa Barbara. This event was designed to help people re-discover the charms of Santa Barbara and will prove to be an evening of fun for everyone!

Partake in the lesiurely stroll between venues, tasting dishes from world class restuarants and sampling wines from renowned vinters. Ticket holders are given a map of the tour, and from 5:30-8pm will stroll between participating venues. From 7:30pm-9:30pm the party will kick off with live music, more food and wine, and even a silent auction!

Click on the link below for more information.

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AlunaGeorge @ SOhO

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - Thursday, June 2, 2016  
AlunaGeorge – aka singer and lyricist Aluna Francis and producer George Reid – released their critically lauded debut album, Body Music. From world tours to festivals to Katy Perry support slots to collaborations (2015's frenetic “To Ü” with Skrillex & Diplo) to chart-slaying remixes (DJ Snake's version of “You Know You Like It”, i.e. one of the most streamed songs of all time), their world has expanded immeasurably from the tiny London studio they started working in back in 2010. Come check out the craze as they grace us with their presence at our very own SOhO Restaurant and Music Lounge! 

Get your tickets while they're still available!

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 Night Out Santa Barbara

Craft Brew Circus

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - Saturday, June 11, 2016  
The Craft Brew Circus is coming to town and you aren't going to want to miss it! This traveling brewery/circus ventures up and down the California coast and puts on a fantastic event that includes beer tasting, music, games, performances, and more. Your ticket gets you event entrance, unlimited tastings, and a commemorative cup that can service as your souvenir. This event is a 21+ event so make sure to plan accordiningly.

Take a look at their website to buy your ticket and find more information, pictures, videos about the event!

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Goldroom High Seas Boat Tour

Friday, June 17, 2016 - Friday, June 17, 2016  

We The Beat is proud to annouce Goldroom's second annual High Seas Boat Tour! For those who haven't heard of this artist, Goldroom is Josh Legg's solo effort and production alias. A combination of emotive vocals, dreamy synths, and tropical disco grooves, Goldroom paints the soundscape of summer time. However this time, he will be making a stop in Santa Barbara. All aboard the mighty Condor Express as you groove to some funky beats on the the big blue. Grab your friends and make sure to buy your ticket's early on while they are still available!

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Santa Barbara Wine Festival

Saturday, June 25, 2016 - Saturday, June 25, 2016
The 2016 Santa Barbara Wine Festival will take place along the banks of Mission Creek at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Mingle with winemakers, bakers, and chefs in the sunshine under the oak trees. Guests enjoy the best of Central Coast Wine and try their luck in their "Every Cork Wins!" raffle. Escape for an afternoon and enjoy the refreshing ambiance of being in nature as you take pleasure in tantalizing tastings of food and wine!

Your ticket includes three hours of tastings at 100 wineries and local food booths with a commemorative crystal tasting glass. All proceeds benefit Museum exhibits and education programs.

Photo Courtesy: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Nihonmachi Revisited

Nihonmachi Revisited: Santa Barbara's Japanese American Community in Transition, 1900-1940

Head to the historic El Presidio de Santa Barbara site to experience not only the Spanish history of Santa Barbara, but Asian American as well. This insightful exhibition highlights our historic Nihonmachi (Japan Town) with a collection of obscure photographs and accounts of daily life from local residents and families as well as fragments of elegant, Japanese ceramics excavated on site.

The museum is open daily from 10:30am–4:30pm at 123 E. Canon Perdido Street in downtown Santa Barbara. For more info please call 805-965-0093 or visit their website.

Japanese Imari plate, El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park Archaeology collection,. Photo by Anne Petersen.

First Thursday Art Walk

Whole Year

The first Thursday of every month, 5–8 p.m.

An evening of art and culture in downtown Santa Barbara. On the first Thursday of each month, participating museums, galleries and art-related venues offer free access to visual and performing art in a fun and social environment. 

Image Caption: Julia Barbosa Landois, Culo de Oro/The Golden Ass, 2011, Performance still. Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, Courtesy Walley Films. 


Beachside Art Walk

Every Sunday
Local artists and artisans display their work by the beach alongside Cabrillo Blvd., just east of Stearns Whart. About 9 a.m. to about 4 p.m.

RedEye Block Party with Bob Moses, Lee Buridge and More!