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Blurring the boundary between electronic production and live music, the Floozies have a big, dense sound centered around Matt Hill’s laptop-and-gadget-wizardry and...
Covers of Sufjan Stevens and Elliot Smith have exposed the world to Mikaela Davis’ unique harp style
New show comes to town as Blues Festival says goodbye
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Alixandra Macmillan-Fiedel’s evocative songwriting fuels Ghost Tiger
Celebrating 40 “odd” years in 2015, Tandy Beal & Company presents a First Saturday Family Concert Series packed with talent, excitement, and...
Portland duo plays junkyard blues at a hellfire pace
Nehal Abuelata’s Sweet HayaH has found its groove with an improbable but upbeat blend of styles
After an eight-year hiatus, Dilated Peoples, one of the biggest names in underground hip-hop, is back.
Win tickets to comedian, Mike Birbiglia’s show at The Rio Theatre on Sunday
Goapele focuses her sound, hangs with Snoop on new album ‘Strong as Glass’
Justin Ringle’s band Horse Feathers gets downright upbeat on new album
Ray Brown’s Great Big Band revives a classic genre
Founder John Orlando has guided the Distinguished Artists series through 30 years of performances
Singer-songwriter Jeffrey Foucault fights against the musical grind, in search of authenticity
Newly finished Walnut Commons is a Santa Cruz experiment in cohousing
The Lone Bellow has turned a personal tragedy into musical triumph
Singer-songwriter Trevor Hall to play Moe’s Alley on his ‘Small is Beautiful’ tour
Santa Cruz band signs to major label as release of debut nears
As the 40th annual Santa Cruz Pride approaches, a co-founder looks back on how one weekend turned into a local movement
First Friday Santa Cruz celebrates its 10th anniversary
T-Pain Rapper turned singer T-Pain has a handful of albums to his name, and has lent his talents to dozens of recordings,...
Win tickets to see Brian Posehn at The Catalyst Club
Pop up museums turn Santa Cruz culture into art history
Open Streets takes over Capitola this weekend Over tea at the new Midtown Cafe, Saskia Lucas and I are chatting about Open...