May 18, 2022

Inaugural San Lorenzo Valley Art Tour Showcases Hidden Talent

The work of 32 SLV artists will be on display at the two-day event
May 11, 2022

Third Eye Blind Announce Catalyst Show, Share Surf Spots

In advance of June 19 performance, frontman Stephan Jenkins tells GT his favorite places to catch a wave in Santa Cruz
May 11, 2022

The Guthrie Girls Make California Debut at Michael’s on Main

Famous namesake or not, the talented duo’s folk-country blend and ethereal harmonies captivate
May 11, 2022

The Unusual Roots of AJ Lee’s Music Career

As Santa Cruz band AJ Lee and Blue Summit brings its tour to Moe’s, a look at Lee’s remarkable rise
May 4, 2022

Underneath Kate Clover’s Sound, a Tough Noir World

L.A. rocker blends punk attitude and John Waters visuals with her own unique vision
April 27, 2022

Nerdville Goes Bigger its Sophomore Year

Watsonville comic-con to feature cult classic ‘Killer Klowns From Outer Space’
April 20, 2022

Pink Mountaintops Plays Felton Music Hall

Black Mountain frontman Stephen McBean’s other band Pink Mountaintops, is releasing their first album in eight years
April 20, 2022

Vinyl is Forever

Vinyl’s continued renaissance signifies more than music’s connective power
April 20, 2022

The Return of Oganookie at Kuumbwa

Legendary but mysterious, pioneering 1970s Santa Cruz Americana band stages rare reunion
April 13, 2022

Comedian Eddie Pepitone Comes to Kuumbwa

Pepitone, aka ‘The Bitter Buddha,’ is a comedian’s comedian with a growing cult following
April 6, 2022

Los Lobos Returns to the Rio

The East L.A. rockers’ are fresh off winning their fourth Grammy for ‘Native Sons'
April 6, 2022

The Jewel’s Production of ‘Remains to Be Seen’ Shines with Sardonic Humor

The Kate Hawley-penned play is an explosion of irony and plot twists.
April 6, 2022

Jesse Daniel Headlines the Catalyst

The Ben Lomond native moved to Texas three years ago, but still considers Santa Cruz home
March 30, 2022

Punk Legend Bob Mould Plays Solo at Felton Music Hall

How the Husker Du icon brought emotion, sincerity and dishwashing to punk rock.
March 23, 2022

Santa Cruz Chorale Performs Ukraine Benefit Concert

All proceeds will go directly to Save the Children’s humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.
March 16, 2022

Jake Nielsen Lives With Cerebral Palsy, Creates Award-Winning Music

The Aptos musician scored the Danny Awards’ ‘Fan Favorite’ honor, which he’ll receive Saturday at the New York City event.
March 16, 2022

Santa Cruz Expat Dan Bern Returns to Kuumbwa

Forced out by fallout from the CZU fires, the prolific singer-songwriter returns with several albums worth of new songs.
March 9, 2022

Osees Bring a Gumbo of Psychedelic Jams, Jazz Fusion and Stoner Rock to Cocoanut Grove

John Dwyer’s kinetic energy has propelled the L.A.-based group for over 20 years.
March 9, 2022

Santa Cruz Musician Ginny Mitchell to Celebrate Storied Career at Michael’s on Main

The local singer-songwriter will be joined by an all-star band for a genre-spanning show.
March 2, 2022

Mountain Community Theater’s ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ to Open at Park Hall in Ben Lomond—Finally!

The theater company’s adaptation of the Ken Kesey classic has been on hold since 2020.
March 2, 2022

Karen Joy Fowler’s Strange Path to Her New Novel ‘Booth’

How the Santa Cruz author got tangled in the story of John Wilkes Booth and his family.
February 23, 2022

Capitola Collectacon is Central Coast’s Biggest Comic Con Yet

The two-day event at Capitola Mall to feature over 50 vendors, special guest appearances and everything ‘Star Wars’
February 16, 2022

The Soul Rebels Brings a Slice of New Orleans to Felton Music Hall

The versatile brass octet goes from underground favorite to large-scale festival standout.
February 16, 2022

Circle Jerks’ Keith Morris on Reissues, Santa Cruz Connection

What did the punk legend think of that Camper Van Beethoven cover, anyway?
February 9, 2022

Behind the Scenes With the Jewel Theater’s Julie James

The artistic director/producer discusses the theater’s current production, ‘The Weir.'
February 9, 2022

Meet the Real Rev. Billy C. Wirtz

Comedy blues genius and KPIG DJ returns to Santa Cruz as … himself.
February 2, 2022

Legendary Indie Rockers Built to Spill Return to the Rio

Frontman Doug Martsch has been Built to Spill’s one constant for 30 years
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