Special Event: Community Concert

  • $10 / 7-17s FREE (limited $100 Premium Seat tickets available)
  • Santa Barbara Bowl


London Symphony Orchestra
with the Academy Festival Orchestra


BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture
STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4

The Community Concert is presented in remembrance of Léni Fé Bland.

The performance of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 is dedicated to the late Peggy Maximus, in recognition of her generous and longstanding support of the Music Academy.

The lead sponsors of the London Symphony Orchestra partnership are Linda and Michael Keston and Mary Lynn and Warren Staley.
Additional support has been provided in remembrance of Léni Fé Bland.

Important Event Information

ARRIVE EARLY at 5:30 pm

Due to the historic design of the Santa Barbara Bowl, it is recommended that all patrons arrive early to ensure ease and comfort of parking and entry to venue. The concert will be approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.


Will only occur after the first movement of the symphony. Late arrivals will wait to be seated by ushers at the appropriate time.


There will be complimentary shuttles from the parking lot to take people up to the seating area. If you need to use a shuttle, please arrive no later than 5:30 pm for ensured access on time. You must have your concert tickets to board the shuttles. If you choose not to use the shuttles, it is a 2-block walk from the parking lot to the entrance of the Bowl.


The complimentary accessible shuttle transports patrons to the Bowl’s Main Plaza and returns to the Dreier Box Office after the concert. The shuttle pickup is at the Security Check near the Dreier Box Office. Pick up begins at 5:30 pm and continues throughout the evening. Shuttles will return following the concert to the Dreier Ticket Office area OR the parking lot. Please board the correct shuttle as you exit.


The Bowl is located in a residential neighborhood; please be respectful of the community. Use the High School parking lot, park in legal areas, keep noise to a minimum, and don’t litter. If you choose to park within the neighborhood, pay close attention to city signage.


Please note that exiting the Bowl may take up to an hour, so plan accordingly.


From North: Take 101 South to Santa Barbara. Exit Milpas St.-NORTH Merge right on to Milpas St. (away from the ocean). Travel approximately 1.5 miles up Milpas. Santa Barbara Bowl will be located on the right-hand side.

From South: Take 101 North to Santa Barbara. Exit Milpas St . Turn right (away from the ocean). Travel approximately 1.5 miles up Milpas. Santa Barbara Bowl will be located on the right-hand side.



The Santa Barbara High School parking lot, located 200 yards from the Bowl entrance, offers convenient and safe parking. For your safety, the following policies apply when parking at Santa Barbara High School. Tickets will be taken and security scans will occur at the parking lot, where you may board a shuttle directly to the seating area of the Bowl.

  1. Parking is $15 per car – CASH ONLY.
  2. No alcohol.
  3. Parking lot closes 60 minutes after concert ends.
  4. The Santa Barbara Bowl and Santa Barbara High School assume no responsibility for theft or damage to your car or property while parked on the premises.


Rideshare is an easy and green way to get to a Bowl concert. Whether ride-sharing with a friend or via Uber, Lyft, friends or a taxi — all drop-offs are the same. Drop off ALL passengers on the corner of Milpas and Anapamu. Please schedule your approach to drive Northbound on Milpas (heading away from the ocean) to unload in the designated drop-off zone at Milpas and Anapamu.

Handicapped access: patrons can be dropped off on Milpas in front of the Dreier Box Office and take the complimentary shuttle.


The Santa Barbara Bowl strives to provide a spectacular experience to all our guests. Please adhere to the rules below so everyone can enjoy concerts together in a safe, fun environment.


Only factory-sealed, plastic water bottles smaller than 1.5 liters are allowed. All other outside food and beverage items are prohibited, including:

  • Glass bottles
  • Cans
  • Ice chests
  • Picnic/food baskets

Photography and video are strictly prohibited.


Please note alcohol sales are cash only. Food concessions may be purchased with credit card. ATMs also available on site.



Smoking is only permitted away from food and drink lines in the Lower Plaza area. No exceptions. Guests who desire a completely smoke-free environment can enjoy The Scranton Overlook at the top of the house.


Please dress appropriately with comfortable shoes and a jacket or sweater for evening weather.

Ticket Sales Information

Carsey Ticket Office

1070 Fairway Road · 805-969-8787


Individual Tickets & Series now on sale

Mon-Fri, Jun 10-Aug 9, 10 am-5 pm and one hour prior to each event in Hahn Hall

Ticket Information

 Santa Barbara Bowl

$10 / 7-17s FREE (limited $100 Premium Seat tickets available)