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Santa Cruz Live Music Weekend Roundup: April 11-14

The weekend roundup of concerts and festivals. Easy at-a-glance quick reference music guide. By Julie Horner Thursday, April 11 Mary Padilha & Johnny Graves at Shanty Shack BrewingBrazilian guitarThursday, April 11 | 5:00 – 7:00138 Fern St., Santa Cruz Three on the Tree at Alice’s RestaurantThursday, April 11 | 5:00 – 7:3017288 Skyline Blvd, Woodside Billy Reese at Davenport RoadhouseThursdays… Read More
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Santa Cruz Live Music Weekend Roundup: April 4 – 7

The weekend roundup of concerts and festivals. Easy at-a-glance quick reference music guide. By Julie Horner Thursday, April 4 Dan Frechette at Chaminade ResortThursday, April 4 | 5:30 – 8:30One Chaminade Lane, Santa Cruz Thirsty Thursday Trivia w/ Phil GomezCapitola Wine BarFirst and Third Thursdays | 4:00 – 7:00115 San Jose Ave, Capitola Reckless at Alice’s RestaurantThursday, April 4 |… Read More
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Santa Cruz Live Music Weekend Roundup: March 28 – 31

The weekend roundup of concerts and festivals. Easy at-a-glance quick reference music guide. By Julie Horner Thursday, March 28 Slack Tide Currents at Alice’s RestaurantThursday, March 28 | 5:00 – 7:3017288 Skyline Blvd, Woodside Juke Joint Joy Ride w/ Brad Martin at Coasters Bar & GrillThursday, March 28 | 5:00 – 8:00Boardwalk Bowl, 115 Cliff Street, Santa Cruz Slow Coast… Read More
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The Santa Cruz Mountains Welcome Peter Rowan

Bluegrass Music Hall of Famer Plays the Brookdale Lodge By Julie Horner Bill Monroe once observed that bluegrass music has its roots in Celtic music; that lilt is in the heart of the songs and in the sounds of the fiddle, the mandolin, and the guitar. He called the commonality between the two genres “the ancient tones.” Over St. Patrick’s… Read More
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Live Music Santa Cruz: March 22-24

The roundup of live music for the Santa Cruz area. By Julie Horner Friday, March 22 Dan Kocher Singer-Songwriter at Steel Bonnet BrewingFriday, March 22 | 5:30 – 7:3020 Victor Square, Scotts Valley Moonshine Crossroads at Kissed by an Angel WinesFriday, March 22 | 5:30 – 8:3075 Mt. Hermon Rd., Scotts Valley Lloyd Whitley Blues Band at Mission Street BBQFriday,… Read More
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Live Music Santa Cruz: March 7 – 10

The roundup of live music for the Santa Cruz area. By Julie Horner Thursday, March 7 Rivets and Rust at Shanty Shack BrewingThursday, March 7 | 5:00 – 7:00138 Fern St., Santa Cruz Simon Santiago at Wine Bar 107 at TestarossaThursday, March 7 | 5:00 – 7:00300 College Ave., Los Gatos Bundy Browne w/ Guitar Gypsy at Alice’s RestaurantThursday, March… Read More
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Live Music Santa Cruz: February 29 – March 3

The weekend roundup of concerts and shows. Easy at-a-glance quick reference music guide. By Julie Horner Thursday, February 29 Rosebud Acoustic Trio at Wine Bar 107 at TestarossaThursday, February 29 | 5:00300 College Ave., Los Gatos Zayante Funquartet at Shanty Shack BrewingThursday, February 29 | 5:00 – 7:00138 Fern St., Santa Cruz Poi Rogers at Capitola Wine BarThursday, February 29… Read More
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The New Horizons Band Celebrates the Release of ‘Kaleidoscope’

By Julie Horner The New Horizons forthcoming album Kaleidoscope is what band founder, drummer and bass player Jimmy Palafox calls “a mashup of all my inspirations.” Featuring 12 tracks, their first full length album came out on January 12, 2024 and features original compositions by band members past and present. The official release party is March 30, 2024 at the… Read More
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Live Music Santa Cruz: February 23-25

Live music Santa Cruz! Check out the weekend roundup of concerts and festivals with this easy at-a-glance quick reference music guide by Julie Horner. Friday, February 23 Mo Animo at Jack O’Neill LoungeFriday, February 23 | 3:00 – 6:00175 W Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz Three on the Tree at San Gregorio General StoreFriday, February 23 | 4:00 – 7:007615 Stage… Read More
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Live Music Santa Cruz: February 9-11

The weekend roundup of concerts and shows for the Santa Cruz area. Easy at-a-glance quick reference music guide. By Julie Horner Here’s the roundup of live music in Santa Cruz for the weekend of February 9 – 11, 2024. Friday, February 9 Mo Animo at Jack O’Neill LoungeFriday, February 9 | 3:00 – 6:00175 W Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz Bob… Read More