On the 20th anniversary of his debut, Paul Thorn looks back at the role Santa Cruz played
The best live music for the week of June 14, 2017
Win tickets to Justin Martin on Friday, July 7 at the Catalyst
Cygne plays Wednesday, June 21 at Discretion Brewery
Lee Fields’ brand of human country-western is bringing in young audiences
The Felton festival, which Cracker headlined on Saturday, has grown organically. Where is it headed next?
The best live music for the week of June 7, 2017
Monkey hands plays Friday, June 16 at Henfling's Tavern
‘Adios’ is Cory Branan’s accidental death record
Music picks for the week of May 31, 2017
Decrepit Birth plays this Sunday, June 4 at the Catalyst
David Lowery of Cracker on the 25th anniversary of the group’s debut album
Why blues-rock duo Little Hurricane micromanage how their music gets into listeners’ ears
Live music for the week of May 24, 2017
The name Django Reinhardt is synonymous with gypsy jazz. The Belgian-born French guitarist of Romani ethnicity is considered one of the...
Golden Rage of Television plays Sunday, May 28 at Don Quixote’s
How Phoebe Hunt’s new music was inspired by 10 days of enforced quiet
Live music highlights for the week of May 17, 2017
Win tickets to the Redwood Mountain Faire on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4 at Roaring Camp.
Spun plays Saturday, May 20 at Don Quixote’s
The all-woman bluegrass barbershop trio Baskery opens up the Santa Cruz American Music Festival at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 27, with...
The Stray Birds carry on a roots tradition of crafting dazzling harmony
Live Music in Santa Cruz County for the week of May 10, 2017.
Win tickets to Jurassic 5 at The Catalyst on May 22
Hoopty plays Thursday, May 11 at Moe’s Alley
How the band has moved past And Hod toward bigger and better things
Live music in Santa Cruz County for the week of May 3, 2017
Win tickets to Robin Trower on Wednesday, May 24 at Catalyst
Tired plays Monday, May 15 at Caffe Pergolesi
Punk scene is a surprisingly good match for jazz-pop Diners