Watsonville-based local band Bananarchy’s genre of choice, “hangar rock,” has an interesting story.
Santa Cruz-based trio Judo No encompasses Afro-Peruvian influences, but with a much greater array of styles.
Taking inspiration from the late Tom Petty, the Coffis Brothers are making their mark beyond Santa Cruz
All-star Santa Cruz group the Nagging Doubts are a whirlwind of energy and fun.
Poorhouse Millionaires play Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Catalyst
Queercore band Frootie Flavors sings "cuntry songs—songs from the cunt."
Sol Nova plays Friday, Sept. 15 at Don Quixote’s.
Reverend Stephan Sams plays Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Blue Lagoon
If the members of Groovity had listened to their friends, the name of their band would be “Shit Honey.” In 2012, the...
LIGHT the Band plays Friday, Aug. 25 at Bocci’s Cellar
Phonetic performs Wednesday, Aug. 16 at the Blue Lagoon
“The Darkness is the crust of this band, because there’s nothing but laughter inside of it,” says Vultures at Arms Reach (VAAR)...
With loud, heavy riffs full of heart, Dusted Angel is everything a hard rock fan wants in a band.
Space Heater plays Friday, July 21 at Don Quixote's.
Patrick Maguire plays Saturday, July 15 at Don Quixote’s
Cosmic Reef Temple play Friday, June 30 at SubRosa.
Dan Too plays Saturday, June 24 at the Crepe Place
Cygne plays Wednesday, June 21 at Discretion Brewery
Monkey hands plays Friday, June 16 at Henfling's Tavern
Decrepit Birth plays this Sunday, June 4 at the Catalyst
David Lowery of Cracker on the 25th anniversary of the group’s debut album
Golden Rage of Television plays Sunday, May 28 at Don Quixote’s
Spun plays Saturday, May 20 at Don Quixote’s
Tired plays Monday, May 15 at Caffe Pergolesi
“‘Surf Rider’ seems like it’s going to be a happy song,” says Roby Behrens with a straight face and a mischievous glint....
Why this quartet, which plays DIO Fest this weekend, is taking things slowly
Speakeasy 3 plays Saturday, April 22 at Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Ginger and Juice play Friday, April 14 at the Crepe Place
Manorlady plays Thursday, March 30 at the Crepe Place
The Carolyn Sills Combo breathes new life into the Western swing genre