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.
Dickies’ guitarist looks back at 40 years of punk rock, and the recent Warped Tour controversy
Amid high stakes, activists square off on Airbnb and other short-term rental sites
Santa Cruz cannabis businesses like Toasted Jam find their way in fledgling industry
Cosmic Reef Temple play Friday, June 30 at SubRosa.
Win tickets to Blackheart Burlesque at the Catalyst
Decrepit Birth plays this Sunday, June 4 at the Catalyst
The Cooper House is the spiritual and geographical predecessor of Abbott Square
New homeless coalition’s ideas overlap with a nascent city report
With a welder, he built two ‘rail bikes’ designed to ride the coastal line
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....
Group has until the end of April to raise money to buy new spot on the airwaves
How Santa Cruz hip-hop artist Ra.be is using artistic collaboration to support clean water for everyone
Amid concerns, the short-term rental committee drags on into uncertain territory
The Kills celebrate 15 years of unlikely success turning lo-fi blasts of minimalist rock into indie anthems
Santa Cruz women fought for midwifery rights beginning in the 1970s, paving the way for today’s progress
Local activists discuss their trip to protest site at Peace United Church
The Legendary Shack Shakers are keeping Americana dangerous
How Jan Harwood, a nuclear activist, found her voice as political songwriter
Worship plays Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the Blue Lagoon
Locals weigh options for community action in the Trump presidency
Local soul group releases debut album of original songs
The Mind Body Awareness Project, which Noah Levine started in Santa Cruz, is reopening its local branch
In both sound and philosophy, Rising Appalachia is blazing a new path in roots music
Rise Up plays Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Blue Lagoon.
Local nonprofit helps vets reconnect with the community holistically
Fulminate plays Friday, Sept 30 at the Poet & the Patriot.