First Friday Art Exhibition – Friday, October 4 @ 6:00 PM

First Friday Art Tour: Carol Bowie “Miles to Mingus”

FREE South County visual artist Carol Bowie presents “Miles to Mingus” paintings expressed, inspired and fueled by listening to and living with this music dubbed “jazz.” Bowie describes her work as, “guided by her desire to become a conduit for what wants to be expressed.” An Open Studio artist for more than two decades, Bowie’s [...]

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An Evening with Dan Robbins

Local & Live! Honoring Artistry, Celebrating Community $15/Adv  $20/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Acoustic and electric bassist Dan Robbins is a first-call bassist in the Bay Area and beyond, known in the jazz world as a fiery improvisational spirit with a driving backbeat. In his Local & Live showcase, Robbins features four of [...]

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Poetry and Jazz

$15/Adv $17/Door Doors: 6:30 PM Tickets Available at www.brownpapertickets.com “JAZZ & POETRY”– Driving Jazz and Provocative Poetry! UCSC POETS MEET STANFORD POETS ON STAGE! Freddy Clarke‘s solo guitar performances and original compositions have likened him to “Segovia on acid” and “the Kenny G of flamenco guitar” and “Smashing Pumpkins meets Gypsy Kings.” Trained in classical [...]

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Viva La Lehrer Encore Soiree

Tickets $10 Advance Tickets: www.VivaLaLehrer.comor by phone 1-800-838-3006 Doors open: 9:00 PM Viva La Lehrer! The Biggest Happening of its kind in over 30 years! With the Viva La Lehrer 7:00pm show completely sold out, organizers have scheduled a second “late” show, the “Viva La Lehrer Encore Soiree” from 9:30 to 10:30. A limited number of tickets will be [...]

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Angélique Kidjo

At the Rio Theatre $55/Gold Circle, $40/General Admission No Comps Sponsored by Lighthouse Bank Co–sponsored by Good Times & KUSP 88.9FM “Africa’s premiere diva. – Time Magazine Angélique Kidjo has a tremendous voice — bold, energetic, clear — and equally strong social commitment. A true transnational artist, Kidjo’s African roots reflect brightly throughout her music. Heavily [...]

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Living Legends of Gypsy Flamenco: Miguel Funi & Juan del Gastor

Bay Area Flamenco presents - Direct from Spain! LIVING LEGENDS OF GYPSY FLAMENCO Miguel Funi & Juan del Gastor $40/Premium Seating (first 3 rows) $25/General Admission Tickets:http://funi.eventbrite.com Doors: 6:30 PM More info: (510) 444-2820 An evening of flamenco puro featuring a rare US appearance of the legendary singer/dancer MIGUEL FUNI and guitarist/fiestero JUAN DEL GASTOR joined by [...]

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Club Kuumbwa: Desmadre // Eat The Sun – Saturday, April 12 @ 9:00 PM

Desmadre // Eat The Sun – Club Kuumbwa

Desmadre // Eat The Sun Saturday, April 12 9:30 PM – Doors at 9:00 PM $5 at the door $3 Santa Cruz Mountain Brewery IPA All ages Desmadre; grinding on that thin line between progressive funk and and psychedelic rock ‘n roll.  Joining them on the bill are Eat The Sun. www.facebook.com/musicadesmadre

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David Grisman Sextet

$35/Adv $40/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored by Sue Nerton and Tom Thacher Co-sponsored by KPIG 107.5 FM “… mixing bluegrass… jazz, funk and bossa nova…” – The Chicago Tribune David Grisman has created a one-of-a-kind niche with his self-described Dawg Music, an amalgam of bluegrass and jazz comprised as its prime ingredients. The iconic mandolinist’s [...]

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David Grisman Sextet

$35/Adv $40/Door No Comps Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Sue Nerton and Tom Thacher Co-sponsored by KPIG 107.5 FM “… mixing bluegrass… jazz, funk and bossa nova…” – The Chicago Tribune David Grisman has created a one-of-a-kind niche with his self-described Dawg Music, an amalgam of bluegrass and jazz comprised as its prime ingredients. The iconic [...]

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yMusic

$25/Advance $30/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00pm No Comps “…at the forefront of a rapidly changing performance culture” – New York Times Hailed by NPR as “one of the groups that has really helped to shape the future of classical music,” yMusic is a sextet of young performers equally comfortable in the overlapping classical and pop [...]

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