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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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$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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Simple Dreams – A Tribute to Linda Ronstadt

$18/Advance $21/Door Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com Doors: 6:30 PM More info: 831-419-5309 A group of talented musicians have formed a band calling themselves Simple Dreams for an evening featuring the songs of Linda Ronstadt.  With a focus on the folk/rock songs recorded in the 1970s and early 1980s, this will be an evening to celebrate Linda Ronstadt’s early musical hits.  [...]

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Snarky Puppy

$25/Advance $30/Door “…a potent, dance-worthy blend.” – DownBeat With a contemporary fusion edge and a Brooklyn party band’s street-cred, Snarky Puppy has become known for their swooping dynamics, taking the listener through a world of funk, rock, lush harmonies and jazz melodicism. Snarky Puppy has gone from an underground secret to an internationally respected name in instrumental music, due [...]

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Ben Jammin

$20 General, $18 Students & Seniors Available at the Door or Online at: santacruzperformingarts.org/tickets Doors: 5:00 PM For more info call (831) 334-2121 Santa Cruz Performing Arts’ Family Theatre Project Presents: Cabrillo Stage Actor and local Childrens Theatre celebrity, Ben Jammin performing at Santa Cruz’s legendary Kuumbwa, singing an array of jazz, classical, and Broadway tunes for the entire family!” [...]

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Human Feel feat. Kurt Rosenwinkel, Chris Speed, Andrew D’Angelo and Jim Black

$22/Adv  $25/Door ½ Price Night for Students Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…pulverizing joy and nuanced exoticism…” – All About Jazz Founded in 1987 by drummer Jim Black and saxophonists Andrew D’Angelo and Chris Speed (joined by guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel in 1990), Human Feel balances delicate lyricism and sheer power, order and chaos, [...]

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