Jazz at the Lobero announces the Encore Season Lineup

The folks at the Lobero have been hard at work preserving and enhancing Santa Barbara’s home for great jazz, and can’t wait to welcome guests back to a refreshed, and even more intimate, Lobero Theatre for an unforgettable series. The Lobero’s new seats offer more legroom and better sight lines than ever before. Plus, improved airflow and enlarged restrooms guarantee this will be the most comfortable Jazz at the Lobero season yet.

Starting things off on February 18 is a ferociously talented quartet featuring Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Grammy darling Esperanza Spalding and Leo Genovese as “The Spring Quartet.” On March 14, celebrate 60 memorable years of the Newport Jazz Festival; headlined by Anat Cohen, Karrin Allyson and other treasured alum. To close out the series, they’ll bring you an evening with Branford Marsalis and his brilliant quartet on May 7.

Jazz at the Lobero Series Tickets are on sale now, Single tickets will be available November 30. Series subscribers enjoy 20% off single ticket prices, and are the first to know about new events. Jazz VIP ticketholders can also look forward to exclusive receptions with complimentary appetizers and cocktails before each performance.

—Leslie Dinaberg

Originally published in Santa Barbara SEASONS Magazine on November 16, 2013.