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November 2014

Lord Buckley Live: The History of Hip!

November 29, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Tickets are $19.50 advance, $ 24.95 at the door and are available in advance at brownpapertickets.com Doors at 7:30pm More info: 831-238-1234 Comedian Noel B. Murphy will recreate the stage act of the legendary Lord Buckley and visit the Jazz age his one-man show: Best known as the Inventor of Jazz-Hip Spoken word, Richard ‘Lord’ Buckley was a visionary comedian, who ruled the 1930’s 40’s and 50’s the Hip style the whole country would later embrace. Jonathan Winters and Lenny Bruce ignited their careers on…

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December 2014

First Annual Tumbleweed Comedy Benefit

December 2, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

$20/Advance $25/Door; 18 Years and Over Advance Tickets at (831) 233-8168 or email: graciespetfoodpantry@gmail.com Doors: 6:30 PM More info: (831) 233-8168 The First Annual Tumbleweed Comedy featuring Colin Moulton and music by Bonny Getz benefits two local, all volunteer non-profits. The Pregnant Mare Rescue Foundation (saving horses from abuse and slaughter) and Gracie’s Pet Food Pantry (helping low income pet owners). Comedian Collin Moulton is one of the most fun, personable, and sought after headliners today. Recently, he had his…

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Irish Christmas in America

December 3, 2014 @ 7:30 PM

$25/Advance $27/Door; $22 to Celtic Society members Tickets: More Music, 512 Front St. in downtown Santa Cruz. You may also reserve your tickets by calling (831) 464-9778, (408) 847-6982 or contact Bob Breheny at celtsoc@aol.com. Tickets are also available on-line here at: www.brownpapertickets.com Doors: 7:00 PM More info: (408) 847-6982 or email: celtsoc@aol.com Now in its 10th season, this popular, atmospheric, family-friendly entertainment, rich in history, humor and boundless enthusiasm, returns to Santa Cruz. The energetic extravaganza features lively traditional…

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Decemberchild Benefit Concert in Memory of Jacob John Savell: Featuring It’s a Beautiful Day

December 6, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

Tickets: $20
 Advance Tickets: stillfumin.comand at Offshore Music at 926 Soquel Ave in Santa Cruz. Doors: 6:30 PM More info: www.decemberchild.org Legendary rock band It’s a Beautiful Day, famous for their many timeless hits such as White Bird, Hot Summer Days, and Girl with No Eyes headlines Decemberchild. Also, Superior Olive led by Tom Savell will be performing their unique blend of rock originals and deep classic covers. Not So Young rounds out the lineup with their memorable tribute to the music…

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A Tribute to Jerry Garcia

December 13, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

$20/Advance  $25/Door Advance Tickets: www.thewheelcompany.comDoors: 7 PM More info: (831) 469-3184 Presented by The Wheel Company A Tribute to Jerry Garcia featuring Matt Hartle, David Gans, Jerry Brown, Scott Cooper, Josh Lowe, Larry Graff, Mike Meagher, Steve Sofranko, and Paul Garcia.

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Slow Gherkin, Kepi Ghoulie, and the Cold Cuts

December 19, 2014 @ 8:30 PM

SOLD OUT! Doors 8:00 PM More info: slow.gherkin.ska@gmail.com “This year, Slow Gherkin turned old enough to drink and played its first New York show since 1998. It felt too good to stop there, so we booked a holiday show in our hometown. All proceeds from the show will go to the Second Harvest Food Bank. Can’t wait to see you all. xoxox, James, AJ, Matt, Ross, Peter, Ollie, Phil, Monty, Brendan, Achilles, Rick”

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January 2015

Switchback: Celtic/Americana Roots Duo

January 20 @ 7:30 PM

“With Everly Brothers harmonies and FitzGerald’s whirlwind and soulful guitar and mandolin work, Switchback romps and reels with audacity and talent.”  – Performing Songwriter Magazine In their only West Coast appearance, the Chicago-based Celtic and Americana Roots duo Switchback are delighted to be performing in Santa Cruz this year. Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormack of the award-winning duo Switchback have been playing their brand of eclectic Celtic and Americana music at sold-out concert halls, performing arts centers, and festivals around…

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The Boomer Humor Trio

January 24 @ 7:30 PM

The Boomer Humor Trio comes to the Kuumbwa Jazz Center Saturday, January 24, 2015, 7:30 PM with Will Durst, Dan St. Paul and Richard Stockton bringing their baby boomer standup shows together for a night of Hi-Fi to Wi-Fi, ERA to AARP comedy. Tickets: $20 advance, $25 at the door. Advance paper tickets are available at Streetlight Records and Tomboy (next to the Rio Theatre) Doors: 6:30 PM For more information and advance tickets go to www.PlanetCruzComedy.com This is a Planet…

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Making The Cosmos Local

January 27 @ 7:00 PM

Questions That Matter: Making the Cosmos Local. For millennia, people across the globe have searched the sky for answers. They have imagined and reimagined the cosmos, from an infinite and eternal backdrop full of other worlds, to a young Earth encircled by nearby planets and crystal spheres of stars. What is the relation between our lives here on Earth and the wider realm of nearby planets, distant stars, unfathomably faraway galaxies, and a potentially infinite universe—or swarm of universes? Where do…

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Blame Sally

January 30 @ 7:30 PM

If you sense a slight incongruity in the title of Blame Sally’s Speeding Ticket and a Valentine, rest assured that it’s as purposeful as the life it describes is random. The album lifts its name from a line in the bridge of the hard- charging leadoff single, “Living Without You,” which describes a day, or maybe entire existence,that’s “sweet and sour at the same time/mink and a porcupine/speeding ticket and a valentine.” Clearly, this is a band that knows its…

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