“‘Surf Rider’ seems like it’s going to be a happy song,” says Roby Behrens with a straight face and a mischievous glint....
Attention live music fans: the Santa Cruz American Music Festival is back with a stellar lineup for 2017. Building on the...
Why this quartet, which plays DIO Fest this weekend, is taking things slowly
Veteran drummer explains the ‘ghost note’ after which his band is named
Live music for the week of April 19, 2017
Win tickets to Hanneke Cassel on Tuesday, May 16 at Don Quixote's
Speakeasy 3 plays Saturday, April 22 at Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Former Crooked Still frontwoman has established herself as one of the most innovative artists in roots music
Live music highlights for the week of April 12, 2017
Win tickets to Lou Harrison Centennial Celebration on May 14.
Ginger and Juice play Friday, April 14 at the Crepe Place
What would the members of Las Cafeteras do if they were president?
Must-see live music for the week of April 5, 2017
Win tickets to Omar Sosa GTS Trio on April 24 at Kuumbwa.
Flypaper Bleus play Saturday, April 8 at Don Quixote’s
How Santa Cruz hip-hop artist Ra.be is using artistic collaboration to support clean water for everyone
After 35 years as lead singer of Descendents, punk’s resident nerd Milo Aukerman is finally ready to commit to this music thing
Homeshake’s indie update of ’90s R&B gets weirder and spacier on ‘Fresh Air’
The best live music in Santa Cruz for the week of March 29, 2017
Win tickets to Juan de Marcos Gonzalez & the Afro-Cuban All-Stars on April 17 at Kuumbwa.
Manorlady plays Thursday, March 30 at the Crepe Place
The Carolyn Sills Combo breathes new life into the Western swing genre
The best live music in Santa Cruz County for the week of March 22, 2017
Win tickets to Descendents on Friday, April 7 at the Catalyst
JNJ Dynamite play Saturday, March 25 at lille æske in Boulder Creek
After a shocking tour accident, La Luz returns to bring noir back to surf
The best live music in Santa Cruz County for the week of March 15, 2017
Local rock stars The Redlight District have a lot going on: a new van, a new manager, a documentary, plans for a...
Win tickets to Santa Cruz Women of Jazz on Thursday, March 30 at Kuumbwa