Django Reinhardt All-Stars featuring Dorado Schmitt

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comp Tix Sponsored by Drew Miller, Digital Benefits Advisors – Santa Cruz Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “Gypsy jazz at its finest…” – International Review of Music Guitarist/violinist Dorado Schmitt is the finest contemporary purveyor of Django Reinhardt’s gypsy-jazz tradition. Schmitt acquired his musical skills while growing up amongst the Roma culture [...]


Chester CT Thompson and Powerhouse

$22/Adv $27/Door ½ Price Night for Students. Tickets at the door only Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “Earthy, energetic and exciting.” – Carlos Santana Oklahoma-born organist Chester Thompson started playing at the age of five and has gone on to lead a career that would be the envy of any sideman, including a [...]


Brian Fitzgerald: The Working Musician – What happens after you get the gig?

Master Class Series FREE Doors: 6:30 PM You finally got the gig, now what? This class will focus on answering that question along with many of the other related, but often ignored “business” end of making music and will provide some useful tools and information delivered with a lighthearted approach to functioning as a professional [...]


California Guitar Trio + Montreal Guitar Trio

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comp Tix Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Romney Dunbar/100 Mile Meals “…winning, energetic…” – Los Angeles Times Featuring six virtuoso guitarists from Japan, Canada, Belgium, and the United States, the California Guitar Trio and the Montreal Guitar Trio fuse together over forty years of combined playing experience. A [...]


Karrin Allyson Trio

$25/Adv $30/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…utter musical fearlessness…” – The Los Angeles Times Karrin Allyson sails through musical genres as easily as a chameleon changes colors. From the Great American songbook to Brazilian jazz melodies, pop music selections, and the innovations of American jazz composers Coltrane, Ellington, and Monk, the four-time [...]

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Wednesday, October 15, 8:00 PM Transporter Tickets:  $15.00 Ticket Outlet(s): Streetlight Records, 939 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz Doors: 7:30 PM Transporter is the outcome of 20 years of musical collaboration between Shauneen McElroy (vocals and bass) and Gene “Dario” Dickinson (vocals and guitar). The band creates beautiful sonic space that transports the listener. Based in [...]

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Joomanji – Club Kuumbwa

$5 at the door All ages $2 Budweiser With the self-proclaimed band interests being Jerk Chicken & Fender Rhodes, Joomanji is a unique mix of crisp horns, smooth vocals, and groovy vinyl samples with drums and bass you’ll not soon forget. Make every day a Joomanji day.


First Annual Santa Cruz Comedy Festival

Tickets available at the door beginning at 7:00 PM. Cash only. Doors: 8:00 PM General Admission Only More info: 530-592-5250 The First Annual Santa Cruz Comedy Festival features a star-studded extravaganza of stand-up comics. Ten stand-up comics who have either been on national television, appeared at comedy festivals around the country or been voted “Best of the [...]

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Finals: 39th Annual San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition

Tickets: $35 front row, $25 general admission Advance Tickets: Doors: 7:30 PM More info: 415-302-0519 CHUCKLES BY THE SEA — Mad cap MIckey Joseph will host a hilarious 39th Annual San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition finals round show at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center on Saturday night. Mickey, himself a past comedy competition finalist, recently gave [...]

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Pacific Mambo Orchestra

At the Cocoanut Grove Ballroom @ Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk $30/Adv $35/Doors No Comps Doors: 7:00 PM Free Salsa dance lesson with Mario Avila begins at 7:30 PM Ticket holders must be 21 and over to attend this event. Sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank Media Sponsors: Good & KUSP 88.9 FM “…evolving the Latin Big Band [...]

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