Watsonville-based local band Bananarchy’s genre of choice, “hangar rock,” has an interesting story.
Bay Area regular DeVeaux brings high-energy dance music to Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz-based trio Judo No encompasses Afro-Peruvian influences, but with a much greater array of styles.
Santa Cruz native says says the left isn’t moving the dialogue forward
Marianne’s Ice Cream opens a diner in Capitola Village
Cutting-edge mixology could be Abbott Square’s best asset
Middle Kids found quick success with their song ‘The Edge of Town.’ What’s next?
Queercore band Frootie Flavors sings "cuntry songs—songs from the cunt."
Luz Elena Mendoza speaks out in a whole new way on Y La Bamba’s latest record
Sol Nova plays Friday, Sept. 15 at Don Quixote’s.
Upcoming Flynn’s Cabaret and Steakhouse menu will cater to vegans and omnivores alike
On the trail of one of Santa Cruz Mountains’ highest peaks
Indie folk band comes out of its cocoon for debut album and headlining tour
Reverend Stephan Sams plays Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Blue Lagoon
Room 9 plays Thursday, Aug. 31 at the Crow’s Nest
Vegan spot brings West African flair to Abbott Square
Two Cow Garage frontman is better at writing songs than uniting the country
If the members of Groovity had listened to their friends, the name of their band would be “Shit Honey.” In 2012, the...
Would ranked choice voting in Santa Cruz make elections more fair—or just more confusing?
Q&A with Caleb Barron, owner of the Soquel farm
After two scrapped attempts, Pickwick reappears with a follow-up record and a retro-pop sound
Michelle McKay on her pop-up, which celebrates her culinary roots, and the fusion of Dutch and Indonesian cuisine
French electronic musician incorporates global rhythms for an album that could launch a whole new subgenre
Space Heater plays Friday, July 21 at Don Quixote's.
Tony and Alba's owner debuts new ice cream trend in Santa Cruz
Patrick Maguire plays Saturday, July 15 at Don Quixote’s
Why the Dirty Bourbon River Show packed up the circus to focus on its music
Bonny June & Bonfire play Wednesday, July 12 at the Crow’s Nest
Good bacteria meets good taste at new Scotts Valley festival
The stripped-down majesty of There is No Mountain’s music