Peter Gabriel Returns To Santa Barbara Bowl To Honor “So” Album Back To Front
Peter Gabriel first came to international prominence with the success of Genesis, a band that he co-founded while still at school.
Since leaving Genesis in 1975, his recording career has included seven studio albums, film soundtracks for Alan Parker’s ‘Birdy’,
Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Last Temptation of Christ’ and Philip Noyce’s ‘Rabbit Proof Fence’ as well as live and compilation albums.
His wider musical career has included multiple Grammy Awards, the creation of the Real World record label, and in 1980 the
creation of WOMAD, the festival that has launched the careers of many world music artists.
Peter Gabriel co-founded the human rights organization Witness.org in 1989, the organization that pioneered the use of technology
in human rights campaigning, and in 2007 the Elders.org was launched by Nelson Mandela, which was founded by Peter Gabriel
and Sir Richard Branson. In 2006, Peter Gabriel was awarded the prestigious Man of Peace title by The Nobel Peace Laureates
and in 2008 was also included in the Time 100 list. He has also engaged in a wide variety of tech-based businesses throughout a
variety of creative industries.
Don’t miss your chance to attend An Evening with Peter Gabriel at the Santa Barbara Bowl on Tuesday, October 9th. Tickets
range from $63 to $163, plus applicable service charges. The Santa Barbara Bowl is located at 1122 N. Milpas St., Santa Barbara,
CA 93103, 805-962-7411.