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July 2014

Elias Lammam Trio w/special guest Tareq Rantisi

July 26 @ 7:30 PM

Santa Cruz Arabic Music Ensemble opens Tickets: $15/Adv $20/Door Advance Tickets: EliasLammamKJC.brownpapertickets.com Doors: 7:00 PM More info: 831-227-9514 World-renowned Arabic accordionist and singer Elias Lammam, originally from Lebanon and now resident of Santa Cruz, directs the Elias Lammam Trio. The Trio plays popular Arabic music of the mid-20th century, including songs of Oum Kholthum, Fairuz, Warda, Mohamed Abdel Wahab, and the Rahbani brothers, among others, and Mr. Lammam’s own original compositions and improvisations. The Trio includes Elias Lammam on microtonal accordion and vocals,…

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Campbell, Robbins, Copley – CRC

July 25 @ 7:00 PM

$10 Tickets at the door Doors: 6:30 PM More info: 310-570-5002 Campbell, Robbins, Copley (CRC) are a local all original Band featuring Doug Campbell and Kimberly Campbell (Vocals,Guitars, Flutes), Dan Robbins (Bass) and Greg Copley (Drums,Vocals). Multi-media concert includes bellydancing! www.facebook.com/crcsantacruz

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Henry Kapono

July 24 @ 7:00 PM

Tickets: $26.50/Adv Advance Tickets: www.pulseproductions.net In Person: Streetlight Records, downtown Santa Cruz More info: 831-423-2970 or email: Pulse Productions – michael@pulseproductions.net www.henrykapono.com

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Vieux Farka Toure

July 22 @ 7:00 PM

Tickets: $25/General Admission Advance Tickets: www.pulseproductions.net In Person: Streetlight Records, 939 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz (831) 421-9200 More info: 831-423-7970 or email: Pulse Productions – michael@pulseproductions.net www.vieuxfarkatoure.com

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July 18 @ 7:30 PM

$25 Adv, $32 Door Tickets via Ticketflyor by Phone: 877-435-9849 Or in person at Street Light Records 939 Pacific Ave, Downtown Santa Cruz Doors 7:00 PM More info: 831-334-1153 Like the Hawaiian Islands themselves, HAPA‘s Pan-Polynesian music is an amalgam of infuences ranging from ancient genealogical chants to the strummed ballads of Portuguese fisherman, Spanish cowboys, and the inspired melodies and harmonies of the traditional church choirs of the early missionaries. Add to this a dose of American acoustic folk/rock, and you have…

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June 2014

AZA CD Release Celebration

June 27 @ 8:00 PM

Tickets: $18/ Advance $20/doors Advance Tickets: azamusic.brownpapertickets.com More Info: 831-331-3849 Fattah and Mohamed, the cofounders of AZA, are both multi- instrumentalists, vocalists and songwriters inspired by many styles of North African music. Together, they had the idea of bringing a new and earthy acoustic sound to the world. After tow years of composing and arranging, their vision of the music has come full-circle and can be heard on this newly-released CD. In this show, the interpretation of this music will…

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Squirrel Crossing

June 22 @ 2:30 PM

Free concert – geared for ages 3 – 13 Doors: 2:00 PM More info: 831-325-4214 This is Squirrel Crossing .We are celebrating the release of our new CD  Steamed and revisiting the material on our first effort Ingredients. We are a father/daughter duo on piano and guitar playing original kid songs that rock. We have been at this four or five years now, and have enjoyed performing  at every place that will let us, such as Rosie McCanns, the  Ugly  Mug , Brittania Arms, Pono Grille,…

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PaPa’S BaG – “A James Brown Experience”

June 21 @ 8:00 PM

$20/Advance $25/Door Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com Doors: 7:30 PM More info: 408-309-7109 Experience the best, soulful and funkiest James Brown tribute this side of the Mississippi. PaPa’S BaG captures the live sound and performance of the, “Godfather of Soul”. Michael Jackson, Prince, MC Hammer, Usher, Rick James and Bruno Mars all owe their success in part to, “The Hardest Working Man In Show Business”. Come enjoy an evening of excitement, great music and of course dance. You will be kept on the edge…

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The Milk Carton Kids

June 17 @ 7:30 PM

SOLD OUT! General Admission $25.00  / Gold Circle $35.00 (Sold out) 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.com or 831-479-9421 Doors at 7:00 PM Presented by Snazzy Productions Milk Carton Kids continue the long tradition of folk duos, with music focused just on two acoustic guitars and two voices. Fans of duos like the Indigo Girls, Simon & Garfunkel, and the like, will enjoy Milk…

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Global Guitar Greats

June 15 @ 6:30 PM

6:00 doors 6:30 show $20 Tickets available at sblentertainment.com Lowden Guitars is pleased to announce the forthcoming triple bill tour of Global Guitar Greats - Thomas Leeb, Stephen Inglis, and Shawn Jones. These three world class guitarists are teaming up for an unforgettable evening of acoustic guitar driven musical bliss. www.globalguitargreats.com

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