Granada Legends: Annual Gala Takes the Stage

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The Granada Theatre

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Granada, the Great

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Roaring Back

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Relighting the Marquee

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The Granada Theatre — owned and operated by the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts — serves Santa Barbara by providing a vibrant, state-of-the-art venue where world-class artistic performances are available to the widest possible audience, promoting appreciation for the performing arts and enhancing the quality of life in our community.

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“Representing the style of Santa Barbara and its commitment to culture, The Granada Theatre is a superb venue in which to present world-class talent.”
Scott Reed
Music Academy
President & CEO

On Stage at the G

An exciting new riff on the past successful series, Upstairs at the G, The Granada Theatre plans On Stage at the G, the jazz series sponsored by Sarah and Roger Chrisman. Kicking off in March, The Granada will host three concerts over three months, featuring performances by saxophonist favorite Jessy J, Alpha Rhythm Kings, and country singer Philip Claypool.

Performers and audience will sit on the Granada stage for this series of three performances. Wonderful music, fine beverages and enticing appetizers will all add to the on stage ambiance.  

“These invited concerts are one of the ways we thank our loyal donors, and they’re also great for inviting new friends and potential supporters to experience what The Granada offers in an up-close and personal way,” says Granada Chairman of the Board Palmer Jackson, Jr.

Board of Directors

Palmer Jackson, Jr., Chairman
F. Robert Miller III, Vice Chairman
Dan Burnham, Immediate Past Chair
Roberta Griffin, Treasurer
Merryl Snow Zegar, Secretary
Sarah Schlinger Chrisman, At Large
Yvette Birch Giller, At Large
Tariqh Akoni
Leslie Bains
Brooks Firestone
Rick Fogg
Charles C. Gray
Jamie Maguire
Maria Schmidt