“THE CONCERT ACROSS AMERICA – SANTA BARBARA” ANNOUNCES ITS OFFICIAL VENUE – THE ARLINGTON THEATRE

June 18, 2016

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(Santa Barbara, CA. – June 17, 2016) Last month The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence, announced an event for Sunday, September 25, 2016. Bringing together a network of organizations, activists and artists with group embraces the dual goals of keeping guns out of dangerous hands and making the issue of illegal guns top of mind for members of Congress, the presidential candidates, and the American people as they go to the polls in November 2016.

The Santa Barbara event, to be held at the historic The Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara, will be one of many concerts held across the U.S., each connected via social media and online at RememberSept25.org.

Seating over 2000, The Arlington Theatre is the largest movie theater and principal performing arts venue in Santa Barbara, California, USA. In addition to regular screenings and artists, it is home to many events associated with the annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Designed in the Mission Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival styles, The Arlington was built in 1931 on the former site of the Arlington Hotel and is located at 1317 State Street. The current structure was erected in 1930 as a showcase movie house for Fox West Coast Theaters. It was restored and expanded in the mid-1970s by Metropolitan Theaters Corporation, and opened in its current incarnation in 1976.

Lineups for the Santa Barbara concert and other events will be announced this summer. For more information about the Concert Across America to End Gun Violence, visit www.ConcertAcrossAmerica.org .

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The Concert Across America will take place on Sunday, Sept. 25, the day Congress designated in 2007 as a day of remembrance of murder victims.  It will bring together a network of organizations, activists and artists with the dual goals of keeping guns out of dangerous hands and making the issue of illegal guns top of mind for members of Congress, the presidential candidates, and the American people as they go to the polls in November, 2016.  For more information visit www.ConcertAcrossAmerica.org.


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