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Dark Star Orchestra at Roaring Camp

By Larry Stumpers May 10, 2021 Smiles! That’s what’s been missing in the masked-up year. And there were smiles galore at this past weekend’s outdoor concert at Roaring Camp in Felton. The crowd was jubilant, dancing, grooving to the renowned Grateful Dead cover band Dark Star Orchestra (DSO). Attendees were assigned a “pod” made out of four short stakes with… Read More
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Pure Passion: Musician and Educator Diane Bock

Local Music Teacher Holds Down the Beat By Michele Murphy Passion, that’s the word that comes to mind when talking with accomplished musician, innovative music teacher, and Scotts Valley resident Diane Bock.  Besides her voracious appetite for learning new material to play, Ms. Bock, as her students call her, is focused on fresh ways to teach the magical language of music… Read More
Off the Lip Creator Neil Pearlberg works at the Boardroom. Photo by George T. Zafares Column: Julie Horner Entertainment Music 

Livestream Revolution: Neil Pearlberg Hosts Music in the Streets

The name of the show rolled right off Pearlberg’s tongue: “Off the Lip.” The term is used by surfers and skateboarders alike. The skateboarding trick involves balancing the back truck of the skateboard over the edge of the ramp, or “the lip;” surfers pivot their boards off the powerful top part of a breaking wave, also called “the lip,” and... Read More
Barry Tanner Boulder Creek California Entertainment Music 

The Door is Always Open

By Michele Murphy For years he’s been called the (unofficial) Mayor of Boulder Creek, which has no Mayor, so Barry Tanner may as well hold the honorary role. A bold and passionate fixture in the Boulder Creek community and in the SLV music scene for decades, Barry has led the charge for live music and supported musicians at all levels.  … Read More
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Felton Music Hall SLV Strong!

By Michele Murphy Some good news is on the menu at Felton Music Hall! Music! And terrific food! Now that the county is doing better with its COVID-19 numbers, it has been deemed safe to attend live music events and indoor dining, with limited capacity. Management at the music hall is closely following all state guidelines regarding mask wearing, social… Read More