Arlington Switches to AXS


Father John Misty, Former Vice President Joe Biden, Daniel Tosh and Kevin Hart Kick Off Shows Within New AXS Ticketing Platform

AXS, the global leader in ticketing and technology, is proud to announce a new partnership with the most historic venue in Santa Barbara, CA—The Arlington Theatre. This partnership complements AXS’s existing footprint in Santa Barbara which includes the Santa Barbara Bowl and UC Santa Barbara.

“We are extremely proud to partner with The Arlington and are excited to embark on many successful years together,” said Dean DeWulf, SVP of Music at AXS. “Santa Barbara is an amazing market where we are seeing tremendous growth and opportunity for AXS, our partners and our customers. The addition of The Arlington allows us to further cement our mission of serving the fans of the city with the best live event experience possible. ”

The first show ticketed for the venue by AXS will be Robert Tapia on Oct. 7 , and all other upcoming events have already transitioned to the AXS platform.

“Our partnership with AXS will allow the Arlington to bring the finest entertainment experience possible to the Santa Barbara community”, said Timothy Spain, Vice President of Metropolitan Theatres. “With this integrated partnership we are excited to make our guest experience of discovering events, purchasing tickets and entering the venue even more seamless.”

Upcoming events at the Arlington Theatre include global touring musicians, A-List comedians, remarkable speakers and world-class performing arts events. Effective now, you can get tickets to all of these events and more on

Roberto Tapia Oct. 7  
Father John Misty Oct. 11
Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie Oct. 17
Franco Escamilla Oct. 20
Former Vice President Joe Biden Oct. 21
Joe Bonamassa Oct. 25
Russian Grand Ballet Presents Swan Lake Oct. 26
Stephen Stills & Judy Collins    Oct. 28
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra with Zubin Mehta Nov. 1
7th Annual Tosh Saves The World Charity Show    Nov. 4
Tedeschi Trucks Band Nov. 7
An Evening with Samantha Bee Nov. 9
Kevin Hart Nov. 10 & Nov. 11


Tickets for events at the Santa Barbara Bowl will also be available for purchase through the Arlington Theatre beginning with the upcoming season in April.

The Arlington Theatre, built in 1930, is itself a work of art offering a truly unique and magical entertainment experience. The interior of the venue is decorated in “Mission Revival” style simulating an outdoor courtyard surrounded by faux-Spanish villas complete with a twinkling star-strewn vaulted ceiling as the night sky.

Get tickets on AXS here.


About AXS (Note: pronounced “Access”)

AXS is a leading ticketing, data, and marketing solutions provider in the US, UK and Europe. The company and its solutions empower more than 200 clients -- teams, arenas, theaters, clubs and colleges-- to turn data into action, maximize the value of all their events and create joy for fans. It is an enterprise event technology platform that services venues, promoters and sports teams; providing fans the opportunity to purchase tickets directly from their favorite venues via a user-friendly ticketing interface. AXS serves all phases of the event life-cycle beyond just ticketing, through its consumer facing website, and the AXS app. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, AXS employs more than 500 professionals in multiple locations worldwide: Cleveland, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, London and Stockholm. AXS Group, LLC is owned by AEG, Dan Gilbert, and TPG Capital, owner of Cirque du Soleil.

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