UCSC alum returns with a sad and mysterious album that’s also the best thing he’s ever done
Live music in Santa Cruz County for the week of August 31, 2016
Singer-songwriter can play circles around her peers
Win tickets to The Zombies at the Catalyst on Sept. 7.
Toby Gray & Highway Buddha plays Sunday, Sept. 4 at Pono Reef Bar.
The defining band of L.A. punk digs deep into its catalog
Local world-beat ensemble makes a long-overdue return
Live music in Santa Cruz for the week of August 24, 2016
SambaDá plays Aug. 25 at the Crow's Nest
Local music for the week of August 17, 2016
Dead Recipe plays Friday, Aug. 19 at the Crepe Place.
With the release of his debut solo EP ‘Guest at Home,’ local rocker Henry Chadwick is getting national attention—and beating the curse...
Blues guitarist and UCSC alum ‘Mighty’ Mike Schermer returns to Santa Cruz for a scorching birthday blowout
Live music for the week of August 10, 2016
Darius Koski plays Thursday, August 11 at the Catalyst.
Organizers move Big Sur rock concert, as the Soberanes Fire nears the Henry Miller Library
Alt-country trailblazer Rhett Miller sticks to sincerity—pop success be damned
After writing hits for pop stars, alt-rocker LP gets back to making her own music
Live music for the week of August 3, 2016
Puffball Dance Collective plays Friday, Aug. 5 at Don Quixote's
For Shawn Wasabi, electronic music is a sonic smorgasbord
Composer John Adams draws operatic inspiration from women of the gold rush
Music Picks for the week of July 27, 2016
KR3TURE plays July 27 at Don Quixote's.
WEDNESDAY 7/20 COUNTRY TREVOR MCSPADDEN Texas-born singer-songwriter Trevor McSpadden is a country crooner whose throwback sound blends his Lone Star dancehall...
Dickless Juli play Monday, July 25 at the Blue Lagoon.
How Marin Alsop transformed this world-class event before passing the baton
Celebrated Grateful Dead singer Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay returns to her roots as she performs with Shady Groove in Felton
Live music for the week of July 13, 2016
Win tickets to Buckwheat Zydeco on Friday, July 29