SOE Award Recipient

2020 • Arts & Entertainment

Gail Hansen

Gail Hansen

• Santa Barbara, CA •

SOhO Restaurant & Music Club

“Make sure to do something you love - it's the ONLY way to be happy at work!”

Gail's Bio...

Gail is the owner, talent buyer, and general manager of SOhO Restaurant & Music Club. She has been in the restaurant business for most of her working years and is able to combine her love of being around people and music into SOhO, purchased by Gail and her husband 25 years ago. She now runs it independently. SOhO is a community hub, offering quality live music 7 nights a week. They support local musicians and have hosted hundreds of benefits for local non-profits all while in a very intimate venue.

Gail was born in Sacramento and has lived in Santa Barbara for 38 years with her husband of 40 years and their four children. She loves practicing yoga, going to concerts and doing anything in nature, including hiking, kayaking and walking her dog.