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September 2015

8:00 pm – Queer Queens of Qomedy

September 25 @ 8:00 PM

Comedian/Producer Poppy Champlin has appeared on Showtime, HBO, LOGO and Comics Unleashed. She is constantly working because there is no retirement in comedy. She works in Ptown and on Olivia and Atlantis cruises and is coming back to Santa Cruz with her comedy tour, titled The Queer Queens of Qomedy.  This time back at Kuumbwa, Poppy is in concert with fellow thespian, lesbian, comedian Jen Kober. Kober is making big waves in LA. She has been on Showtime’s “Fierce, Funny Women”, on the TV Guide Channels show called…

8:00 pm – David Wilcox

September 26 @ 8:00 PM
WILC_reverie (1)

General Admission $27.00 Doors open at 7:30, showtime 8:00 Tickets available at www.pulseproductions.net Presented by Pulse Productions

October 2015

7:30 pm – Slugs ‘n Roses with special guest Tammi Brown

October 9 @ 7:30 PM
Kuumbwa Jazz Center,
320 Cedar St.
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States

Slugs N’ Roses plays Grateful Dead music in an energetic, refreshing style. Add additional groove music including the Beatles, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, and funk makes for a high-energy psychedelic party with interwoven rhythms and impassioned lyrics. Featuring Airy Larry and Doug Dirt from the Banana Slug String Band on guitar and bass, guitarists Brett Packer and August West, keyboardist Dave Faulkner, and drummer Paul Garcia. Vocalist Michael Sammet delivers a beautiful but edgy spirit to the music that makes everyone…

11:00 am – Linda Arnold & Ariel Thiermann

October 10 @ 11:00 AM

Mother & Daughter CD Release Concert: Love You To The Moon And Back A Benefit for Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services Linda Arnold and Ariel Thiermann celebrate the release of their CD, Love You To The Moon And Back, with a benefit concert for Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services. Although the two acclaimed singer-songwriters have collaborated many times over the years, Love You To The Moon And Back marks the first time Linda and Ariel have recorded an entire album…

8:30 pm – Santa Cruz Comedy Festival – “Next Wave of Comedy”

October 10 @ 8:30 PM

Next Wave of Comedy Showcase Headliners from Comedy Central, HBO and Last Comic Standing. Bring your laughter and your appetite for fresh pie and a comfortable seat to the Kuumbwa Jazz Center for the “Next Wave of Comedy” allstar showcase of the 2015 Santa Cruz Comedy Festival. This show features all the headliners from Conan, Comedy Central and America’s Got Talent in one place. Starring Kellen Erskine (America’s Got Talent), Emmett Montgomery (Last Comic Standing), Kassem Bentley (Best of SF), Sammy Obeid (Conan) and more!! Your Headquarters for…

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