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August 2014

Funky Friday! Pawn Shop Soul with Simone Cox and M-Tet

August 29 @ 8:30 PM

$10 advance, $15 day of the show Advance Tickets Available through Brown Paper Tickets Doors at 8:00 PM More info: 831 247-1647   or   www.facebook.com Pawn Shop Soul returns to Kuumbwa Jazz to headline a second soulsational Funky Friday! The floor will be cleared for dancers ready to get their freak on with the best live funk and soul in Santa Cruz. First up is the M-Tet, a super tight organ quartet from Oakland. This band will bring your boogie to a rolling boil.…

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John Jorgenson Quintet

August 22 @ 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.com or 831-479-9421 Doors at 7:00 PM Presented by Snazzy Productions Music virtuoso John Jorgenson, known for his blistering guitar licks and mastery of a broad musical palette, has earned a reputation as a world-class musician and guitarist who has collaborated with the likes of Elton John, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt and…

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Kathleen Murray CD Release

August 17 @ 6:30 PM

Doors at 6pm 10$ (online and at the door) Advance Tickets: kathleenmurray.brownpapertickets.com (831)737-3984 Kathleen Murray is a 20 year-old folk singer-songwriter from Santa Cruz, California.  The culmination of influences (Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan to the current Laura Marling and Fiest) along with the constant desire to create honest music have led to the creation of her debut album, Woodland Voices. Making an album was not something Kathleen saw in her near future.  Songwriting had become a private space where she…

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Lori Rivera presents ‘My Friends’: An evening of Sondheim songs and stories

August 16 @ 7:30 PM

Tickets: $20/Advance Advance Tickets:  www.brownpapertickets.com Doors: 7:00 PM Join Santa Cruz Vocalist Lori Rivera, musical director Colin Hannon and singers Erik Barnes, Danielle Crook, Al Globus, Aimee Paige, Jeremy Thweatt and Sheila Willey at Kuumbwa Jazz Center for an evening of songs by legendary Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim. We will be singing songs from the musicals A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Company, Into The Woods, Sunday In The Park With George, West Side Story, The Frogs and Anyone Can Whistle.

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Chris Smither

August 3 @ 7:30 PM

SOLD OUT! 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.com or 831-479-9421 Doors at 7:00 PM Presented by Snazzy Productions From his early days as the hot New Orleans transplant in the Boston folk scene, through his wilderness years, to his reemergence in the 1990s as one of America’s most distinctive acoustic performers, Chris Smither has always been…

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A Tribute to Jerry Garcia

August 1 @ 8:00 PM

Friday, August 1, 8 PM $20/Advance  $25/Door Advance Tickets: www.thewheelcompany.comDoors: 7 PM More info: (831) 469-3184 Presented by The Wheel Company

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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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