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Best Comedy & Stand-up in Santa Barbara

Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life With Eric Idle at The Lobero

Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life With Eric Idle

Join the Monty Python legend for an unforgettable evening of mirth and merriment on the 2024 Always Look on the Bright Side of Life tour! A trip down memory lane full of new jokes and never-before-seen sketches, join Eric as he talks comedy superstardom from his Monty Python days and beyond. A veritable comedy icon, don't miss your chance to see this legend live!

Ali Wong at Arlington Theatre

Ali Wong

San Francisco native Ali Wong is a comedian unafraid to leave no stone unturned as she confronts taboo topics with hilarious consequences. Sex, her marriage, pregnancy and more sex are topics she frequently sinks her teeth into, tearing into feminism and sexism with an unmatched voraciousness. She may seem like a demure mom of one when she first meets the eye, but Wong brass, bold, lewd and taking the comedy scene by storm.

A Drag Queen Christmas at Granada Theatre

A Drag Queen Christmas

The all-star queens of Logo TV's RuPaul's Drag Race are coming to save your Christmas and this year is even more speical, marking the 10th anniversary! Featuring all your favorite stars singing seasonal classics, new and old, A Drag Queen Christmas is guaranteed to get you in the naughty holiday spirit. So dig out your glad rags and prepare to sashay straight to this once-a-year spectacular!

Bert Kreischer at Santa Barbara Bowl

Bert Kreischer

One-man comedy tornado Bert Kreischer first caught the attention of the comedy world when he was featured in a Rolling Stone article in 1997 for his student party antics. Realizing his penchant for storytelling and making people laugh as a consequence, Kreischer honed his stand-up chops and later became a regular on TV in his own shows Bert The Conquerer, Hurt Bert and The X Show, as well as stints on the Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel and Conan.

Chelsea Handler at Santa Barbara Bowl

Chelsea Handler

Comedian, author and activist Chelsea Handler returns for an evening of stand-up comedy and engaging conversation - no topic is taboo! She's back in 2024 with a brand new tour, 'Little Big B*tch Tour'. Join Handler for a brilliant night of stand-up, covering everything from topics close to her heart like her pet dogs to the global chaos of today.

Brincos Dieras at Granada Theatre

Brincos Dieras

Clown and comedian Brincos Dieras is taking his show on the road. The zany jester brings his unique brand of comedy to the stage for all to enjoy. Well known for his distinctive outfits and colorful makeup, the clown will put on a performance to remember. Don't miss out on the funniest night of your life!

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