About Us

If you are a lover of fine food and live music, then consider this a formal invitation from SOhO owners Gail and Bob Hansen to come experience their diverse gourmet menu and exceptional music line-up. The mood is comfortable and inviting, with a lofty New York ambiance and a warm, friendly, professional staff.

The menu features California faire with unique pasta dishes, steaks, fresh seafood, gourmet pizzas, vegetarian entrees and mouthwatering desserts. SOhO has been proudly providing Santa Barbara with the best live music seven nights a week, combined with delicious food, for the past sixteen years.

SOhO has live music 7 nights a week, so if you’re feeling energetic, come in and dance to blues, funk, rock or reggae. If it’s relaxation you’re looking for come in on our jazz, acoustic, or world music nights. SOhO offers something for everyone, with a passion and love for music of every style.

Enjoy summer evenings on the patio, with the wine and music flowing.

Click here to download a PDF of a Santa Barbara Independent article where Gail and Bob Hansen were named Local Heroes!

SOhO has been delivering world class music for the past eleven years! Some of the talent that has graced SOhO’s stage includes:

David Crosby , Kenny Loggins, Jimmy Messina, Jon Anderson, Rickie Lee Jones, Jimmy Cliff, Ozomatli, Donovan Frankenreiter, Dave Mason, Karla Bonoff, Umphrey’s McGee, Poncho Sanchez, Pinback, Christopher Cross, Donovan, Animal Liberation Orchestra (ALO), Alpha Blondy, Leon Russell, SambaDa, Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra, Don Carlos, Jesse Colin Young, Flora Purim and Airto Moreira, Tierney Sutton, Venice, Martin Sexton, Benise, Duncan Sheik, Ben Taylor, Gregory Isaacs, Midnite, Loudon Wainwright III, Mad Caddies, Glen Phillips, Sean and Sarah Watkins, Yeasayer, Built to Spill, The Temper Trap, Beach House, Sean Hayes, Henry Rollins, A.A. Bondy, Landon Pigg, Acoustic Alchemy and the Dirty Knobs (featuring Mike Campbell of Tom Petty’s Heartbreakers).