Macy Gray & LP To Headline The Inaugural Santa Barbara Polo & Wine Festival [PREVIEW]
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Santa Barbara, CA- On September 7th, 2017, The Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club will host its first festival on the its century old grounds. Founded in 1911, The Santa Barbara Polo Club is considered the premiere equestrian Polo club in the Western United States, and this Saturday, it perfectly manicured grounds shall overflow with food, wine, polo and music.
“We are thrilled to be hosting the first ever Santa Barbara Polo & Wine Festival here at our club. This is the first festival that we’ve held on the property and it is not only a perfect fit for our venue but also for our community in Santa Barbara. We are all looking forward to hearing the great music, tasting the delicious food offerings, drinking local wines and while watching the adrenaline sport of Polo. Please be sure to come out and enjoy the festivities with us.” -David B. Sigman, General Manager
Presented by KCRW, The event will include two polo matches as well as musical performances by LP, Nick Waterhouse, Durand Jones & the Indications, Vieux Farka Toure and Macy Gray.
The Santa Barbara Polo & Wine Festival will also feature a careful curation of local food and wineries on site. Festivalgoers will enjoy local contemporary California cuisine by Barbareno, Empanadas by Buena Onda and Asian-inflected American plates from The Black Sheep. Local wineries on site will include Happy Canyon Vineyard, Sanford Winery, Standing Sun Wines, Summerland Winery, August Ridge Vineyards and more.
Tickets are still available and start at $75.00 (plus fees and taxes) and $1.00 of every ticket sold will be donated to Notes For Notes, a non-profit organization that designs, equips, and staffs after-school recording studios inside Boys and Girls Clubs, offering youth the opportunity to explore, create, and record music for free.
Learn More About The Santa Barbara Polo & Wine Festival And Purchase Tickets HERE.
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