As she prepares to celebrate her 80th birthday, local lap steel virtuoso is as busy as ever
How Frank Barter survived the Seattle grunge years and got a fresh start in Santa Cruz
Emmanuel Selassie plays Flynn's Cabaret in Felton on Friday, July 27.
Singer-songwriter Shawn Mullins recalls fiddling around with his friend’s sampler/drum machine 20 years ago. He loaded a James Brown song into it—he...
Universal Language plays Thursday, July 19, at 5:30 p.m. at the Crow’s Nest.
Mike Milosh is putting listeners in the mood with his low-key R&B
Joe Kaplow plays Friday, July 13, at the Crepe Place
Kate Wakefield’s cello is the means to a punk rock end
Practicing Sincerity plays Friday, July 6 at the Crepe Place
Coercion plays Sunday, July 1 at the Crepe Place.
Jahred and Shawna Namaste of Eternal Love talk about their time among the Hawaiian volcanoes
Papiba and Friends play Thursday, June 21 at Moe’s Alley.
Amy Rigby returns to form for ‘Old Guys,’ her first solo album in 13 years
Bobcat Rob and The Nightly Owl play Saturday, June 16 at the Crepe Place.
Barna Howard’s eerie knack for capturing ’70s singer-songwriter aesthetic.
Live music highlights for the week of June 6, 2018.
Shady Rest plays Friday, June 8 at Michael’s on Main.
INFO: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31. Michael’s on Main, 2591 S. Main St., Soquel. $7/adv, $10/door. 479-9777.
Bon Bon Vivant likes its gypsy jazz with some extra theatrical flair
Sinclair plays Thursday, May 24 at the Crepe Place
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