Sound Reasoning plays Friday, May 18 at Michael’s on Main
Santa Cruz expats Harrison Murphy and Randy Schwartz get way, way out there in El Duo
Restless Souls plays Thursday, May 10 at Michael’s on Main
Mother Island’s psychedelia is truly out there—and not just musically
Death Monk plays Friday, May 4 at Blue Lagoon.
Longtime coffee shop supplier is one of the area’s little-known gems
Chad Elliott finds uncomfortable honesty connects with his fans
Jenn Ulmer Jenkins’ kitchen hosts several edibles companies, plus her own line, Sweet Blossoms
Pacific Roots plays Tuesday, April 17 at Moe’s Alley
Alvvays’ Molly Rankin doesn’t mind if you misinterpret her catchy, literary songs
Carolyn Sills Combo plays Saturday, April 7 at Flynn’s Cabaret
Joshua McCaslin brings apocalyptic musical vision to the Catalyst
Drinking and painting: together again, in art class!
Alex Lucero plays Friday, March 30 at Flynn’s Cabaret
Hermano’s soundscapes sweep listeners off their feet—sometimes, quite literally
The best festivals, art galleries, performers, artists and more
Jazz the Dog plays Friday, March 23 at Michael’s on Main
Pop-up goes beyond typical Indian fare while embracing philanthropy
Aza plays Friday, March 16 at Michael’s on Main.
Why the Regrettes’ ‘Feel Your Feelings, Fool’ is having such a big impact on fans
Andy Fuhrman plays Wednesday, March 7 at Michaels on Main
As Blue Summit plays the Santa Cruz Music Festival, big decisions are ahead for frontwoman AJ Lee
Melanie Geist on a more exciting, more local take on meal delivery services
Last September, laid-back local folk-rock singer-songwriter Austin Shaw released his debut album to a packed house at the Kuumbwa. That same year,...
Soulwise plays Friday, Feb. 23 at Moe’s Alley.
After taking last year off, Emily Thomas of Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing’s Twisted Tasting returns
West of Nashville plays Thursday, Feb. 15 at the Crow’s Nest
Bay Area’s Talkie follows up audacious debut with two very different records
Many professional musicians get their start in high school music programs. For Santa Cruz high schoolers with an interest in jazz, they...
R&B sensation is still finding his comfort zone with success