Sunday, August 19 , 2018, 7:22 am | Fog/Mist 68º

 
 
 
 

Country Duo Sugarland to Spice Up Santa Barbara Bowl

Tickets go on sale Feb. 13 for the April 25 concert

International country super-duo Sugarland will perform for the first time at the Santa Barbara Bowl, on Sunday, April 25, as part of their 2010 U.S. tour, “The Incredible Machine.”

Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush make up country duo Sugarland, which has sold more than 8 million records since exploding onto the music scene in 2004 with Twice the Speed of Life (“Baby Girl”/“Something More”). Enjoy the Ride (“Want To”/“Settlin’”/“Stay”) followed in 2006, and their third studio album Love On the Inside (“It Happens”/“Love”/“All I Want To Do”/“Already Gone”) in July 2008, which skyrocketed them to superstardom, drawing fans from all genres and critics abroad.

Sugarland is credited with co-writing all tracks from all three albums and co-producing the last two. As a thank you to their fans, in August 2009, the duo released Live On the Inside, a CD/DVD set of live tracks, covers and footage from their tour.

They’ve performed in six European countries and headlined a U.S. tour throughout 2009. They’ve received trophies from the Grammys, the American Music Awards, the Academy of Country Music, the CMT Music Awards and the Country Music Association. Nettles was recently chosen to perform for Barack Obama’s presidential celebration, and the duo performed on Oprah.

In August, ABC aired an hour-long network special featuring the duo in their most beloved setting — on stage. Their latest album Gold and Green, a 10-track holiday collection consisting of half standards and half originals, all of which Nettles and Bush co-wrote and co-produced, was a Christmas sensation. Most recently, the duo received a 2010 Grammy nomination for Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocals for No. 1 smash hit “It Happens.”

“This new tour is a thrill for me,” Nettles said. “It will reflect our latest writing and surprises to come for the new record, the hits that our fans love, along with the production value that people have come to trust and expect from our live shows. ... It’s a whole, new, rhythmic, emotional, visual, fun, incredible, experience machine.”

Tickets for the show, also featuring Vonda Shepard, cost $44 to $77, plus applicable service charges. Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. Feb. 13. Tickets available at all Ticket Master outlets, including the Arlington Theatre and the Santa Barbara Bowl box pffice. To charge by phone, call 800.745.3000, or click here to order online.

The Santa Barbara Bowl is located at 1122 N. Milpas St. in Santa Barbara.

— Anna Zamir represents Nederlander Concerts.

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made through Stripe below, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments and a mailing address for checks.

Thank you for your vital support.

Become a Noozhawk Supporter

First name
Last name
Enter your email
Select your membership level
×

Payment Information

You are purchasing:

Payment Method

Pay by Credit Card:

Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover
One click only, please!

Pay with Apple Pay or Google Pay:

Noozhawk partners with Stripe to provide secure invoicing and payments processing.

  • Ask
  • Vote
  • Investigate
  • Answer

Noozhawk Asks: What’s Your Question?

Welcome to Noozhawk Asks, a new feature in which you ask the questions, you help decide what Noozhawk investigates, and you work with us to find the answers.

Here’s how it works: You share your questions with us in the nearby box. In some cases, we may work with you to find the answers. In others, we may ask you to vote on your top choices to help us narrow the scope. And we’ll be regularly asking you for your feedback on a specific issue or topic.

We also expect to work together with the reader who asked the winning questions to find the answer together. Noozhawk’s objective is to come at questions from a place of curiosity and openness, and we believe a transparent collaboration is the key to achieve it.

The results of our investigation will be published here in this Noozhawk Asks section. Once or twice a month, we plan to do a review of what was asked and answered.

Thanks for asking!

Click Here to Get Started >

Reader Comments

Noozhawk is no longer accepting reader comments on our articles. Click here for the announcement. Readers are instead invited to submit letters to the editor by emailing them to [email protected]. Please provide your full name and community, as well as contact information for verification purposes only.

Daily Noozhawk

Subscribe to Noozhawk's A.M. Report, our free e-Bulletin sent out every day at 4:15 a.m. with Noozhawk's top stories, hand-picked by the editors.

Sign Up Now >