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Claudia Gomez

$20/Adv $25/Door Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM “Gomez’s vocals and fretwork are flawless.” – Metroactive.com As a vocalist, guitarist and composer, Claudia Gomez’s Columbian roots are reflected in the wide range of Latin American styles that she has fashioned into a personal expression of her own. With a strong, clear voice, she navigates the [...]

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David Murray Infinity Quartet

$25/Adv $30/Door ½ PRICE NIGHT FOR STUDENTS Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM “… pure hard bop with plenty of soul!” – The Wire Tenor saxophonist David Murray traverses a diverse swath of jazz terrain, from conventional to cutting-edge. With one foot firmly planted in the jazz tradition and the other in the avant-garde, Murray [...]

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Gillian Harwin – Lost ‘n Found CD Release Tour

$15/Adv $20/Door Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM “…a true performer…” – SF Gate Gillian Harwin is a master of many trades. She is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, educator, native Californian and longtime New Yorker, but above all else she is a performer. Influenced by the rock and R&B greats, she leans towards a gritty, [...]

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Hapa

$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 [...]

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Conjunto Chappottín y Sus Estrellas

$25/Advance $30/Door No Comps “… one of the most renowned Son bands in Cuba – Latin Pulse Music Co-led by trumpeter/musical director Jesus Angel Chappotin Coto and percussionist/singer Miguel Cuni, Jr., Conjunto Chappottín has a rich, six decade long history as one of Cuba’s premier ensembles. The group was founded in the 1940s by the legendary Arsenio Rodriguez, an innovative bandleader [...]

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Soul Casino: A Soul Revue

$15 - Tickets at the door only Doors: 6:00 PM SHOW STARTS EARLY! BANDS WILL PERFORM 2 SETS EACH! Featuring: Brownish Black (Portland, OR) The Inciters (Santa Cruz) Skinny Ricky & The Casual Encounters (Santa Cruz) Baby & The Luvies (San Francisco) Booker Tease (San Luis Obispo) Plenty of dance space available! ALL AGES! www.facebook.com/theinciters

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The Blue Ribbon Healers // Three For Silver – Club Kuumbwa

9:30 PM – Doors at 9:00 PM $5 at the door $2 Budweiser All ages In 4 years of playing full time and traveling coast to coast, The Blue Ribbon Healers have concocted a sonic gumbo of tasty treats for the ears and feet, a sound you can drink to, dance to, a feeling that warms the [...]

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PaPa’S BaG – “A James Brown Experience”

$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 [...]

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International Jazz Day – April 30th

Today, April 30th, is International Jazz Day. Tune into www.jazzday.com to stream the all-star global concert, live from Osaka, Japan! (Available on demand soon). In November 2011, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially designated April 30 as International Jazz Day in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of [...]

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Kuumbwa Jazz Camp Concert

FREE Community Event Concert at 6:30, Doors at 6:00 PM Join us for an evening of music, food and fun as jazz lovers of all ages gather to listen to the 2014 Summer Kuumbwa Jazz Concert. Summer Jazz Camp is a two week camp that runs from June 16 – 26th and concludes with a [...]

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