On July 28 1966, at the “Mid-Summer Spectacular Show of Shows” the Doors play their first large concert venue here. Up to this time, they had only played smaller venues like The Whisky.

Other acts that performed here include:

The Beach Boys
Jan & Dean
The Surfaris
Dick Dale and the Deltones
Captain Beefheart
The Seeds
The Young Rascals
The Righteous Brothers
The Turtles
Mothers of Invention
Buffalo Springfield
Sopwith Camel
The Grassroots
The Knack
Eric Burdon and the Animals
Country Joe and the Fish
Jefferson Airplane
Canned Heat
Chambers Brothers
Jimi Hendrix Experience
Moby Grape
Tim Buckley
Quicksilver Messenger Service
Clear Light
The Van Morrison Group
Blue Cheer
Big Brother and the Holding Company
Electric Flag
Iron Butterfly
Santana Blues Band
Three Dog Night
Savoy Brown
The Who

Earl Warren Show Grounds
3400 Calle Real
Santa Barbara CA 93105
805 687-0766