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October 2014

An evening with Andrea Gibson

October 19 @ 7:00 PM

Tickets: $15 Advance Tickets: www.catalystclub.com The catalyst Box Office is open daily from 3pm  – 1am or online tickets at: www.ticketfly.com Andrea Gibson is not gentle with her truths. It is this raw fearlessness that has led her to the forefront of the spoken word movement– the first winner of the Women’s World Poetry Slam –Gibson has headlined prestigious performance venues coast to coast with powerful readings on war, class, gender, bullying, white privilege, sexuality, love, and spirituality. Her work has been featured on…

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November 2014

Toulouse Engelhardt “Segovia of Surf”

November 6 @ 7:00 PM

Tickets $20 Advance Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com More info: info@toulousemusic.com or 949-395-2398 Penned the “Segovia of Surf” by music critics, TOULOUSE ENGELHARDT, the celebrated fingerstyle guitar virtuoso, composer and humorist was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but has lived the majority of his years in Southern California beach culture. Toulouse Engelhardt has earned accolades from serious critics of the guitar and the public alike for his “free-form” lightning fast guitar stylings and colorful, cinematic melodies. He was the last original member of the…

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A Tribute to Bob Dylan

November 7 @ 8:00 PM

$20/Advance  $25/Door Advance Tickets: www.thewheelcompany.comDoors: 7 PM More info: (831) 469-3184 Presented by The Wheel Company Come out and celebrate the music of one of our generations most iconic singer songwriters BOB DYLAN, at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center onNovember 7th with some very talented local musicians including The Mcoy Tyler band and Tammi Brown.  We will have some rare video of Dylan over the years and listen to the songs that shaped our generation.

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An Evening of Musical Medicine featuring Chris Berry, Singing Wood Marimba, Feral Fauna and Cello Joe

November 8 @ 8:00 PM

At Kuumbwa Jazz Center $15/Adv $20/Door Advance Tickets: www.chrisberrysantacruz.tk Doors: 7:30 PM More info: 831-295-3707 Jonah-Kai & Heart Tribe Present: An Evening of Musical Medicine featuring Chris Berry, Singing Wood Marimba, Feral Fauna and Cello Joe. Plus a surprise artist. Platinum award winning artist Chris Berry is a master mbira player, drummer, and song writer. Backed by Santa Cruz’s own Singing Wood Marimba band, we will have surprise guest artists for the evening, as well as beat-boxing cello virtuoso, Cello…

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A Hawaiian Evening with Jerry Santos & Friends

November 9 @ 5:00 PM

Tickets: $25/Adv $30/Door Advance Tickets: Element Home Furnishings, 723 Soquel Ave. Santa Cruz, (831) 426-6102 or by phone (831) 435-0909 Doors: 4:30 PM More info: (831) 435-0909 In 1973 Jerry Santos of Kane’ohe, O’ahu & Robert Beaumont alsoof O’ahu started a group called “Olomana”…..after the untimely death of Beaumont in March of 1982, Santos added other members to the group including Haunani Apoliona and after 10 years they recorded an album titled…”E Mau Ana Ka Ha’aheo” (Enduring Pride)…that won them…

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Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

November 12 @ 7:30 PM

$20/Advance  $22/Door; $18 to Celtic Society Members Advance Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com and in person at More Music, 512 Front St., Santa Cruz More info: (408) 847-6982 or celtsoc@aol.com Presented by the Celtic Society of Monterey Bay Celebrating the recent release of their fourth CD, ‘Abundance,’ the dazzling & dynamic duo Fraser & Haas return to Kuumbwa presenting a full-length evening of traditional Scottish fiddle & cello music of unrivalled beauty, eloquence & passion. Long regarded as Scotland’s premiere fiddle ambassador, as much for his…

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Nina Gerber & Chris Webster with Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore

November 15 @ 7:30 PM

General Admission $25.00 (advance) Gold Circle $40.00 (advance) Tickets $4 more on day-of-show (Gold Circle Seating is the first 3 rows center section; plus 2 aisle seats on each side.) Tickets available at www.snazzyproductions.comor 831-479-9421 Presented by Snazzy Productions Chris Webster is a soul singer beyond genre. In the course of recording over 20 albums on her own and with others, she has drawn equally from classic R&B thumpers and gospel-grass prayers, from rockabilly rave-ups and singer/songwriter confessions. Webster’s work is rooted in the…

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David Lindley

November 16 @ 7:00 PM

General Admission $25.00 (advance) Gold Circle $40.00 (advance) Tickets $4 more on day-of-show (Gold Circle Seating is the first 3 rows center section; plus 2 aisle seats on each side.) Tickets available at www.snazzyproductions.comor 831-479-9421 Presented by Snazzy Productions Multi-instrumentalist David Lindley performs music that redefines the word “eclectic.” Lindley, well known for his many years as the featured accompanist with Jackson Browne, and leader of his own band El Rayo-X, has long championed the concept of world music.The David Lindley electro-acoustic performance…

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John Craigie

November 21 @ 7:30 PM

General Admission $21.00 (advance) Gold Circle $32.00 (advance) Tickets $4 more on day-of-show (Gold Circle Seating is the first 3 rows center section; plus 2 aisle seats on each side.) Tickets available at www.snazzyproductions.comor 831-479-9421 Doors at 7:00 PM Presented by Snazzy Productions For the past decade, John Craigie has “lived the life romantic” of a continuously touring folk-singer, taking his unique musical style across the United States and the world. A singer, songwriter and storyteller, he stays true to the essence of…

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Fall Folk Music Showcase: The McCoy Tyler Band, Steep Ravine, Naked Bootleggers, Patchy Sanders

November 22 @ 7:30 PM

Doors: 7:00 $17 adv/ $20 door Tickets at brownpapertickets.comor (510) 316 – 7947 On November 22nd, the inaugural FALL FOLK MUSIC SHOWCASE comes to the Kuumbwa Jazz Center in downtown Santa Cruz! This show will feature performances from four of the best new folk/bluegrass/americana acts on the west coast, including local favorites The McCoy Tyler Band, Steep Ravine, and the Naked Bootleggers. The McCoy Tyler Band is a progressive acoustic trio based in Santa Cruz, CA. Their music fuses elements of traditional folk, bluegrass,…

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