May 24, 2022

Cali Roots is Back and Bigger Than Ever

One of the largest reggae-rock festivals in the world has deep Santa Cruz roots


May 19, 2022

Son Lux Bring Mild-Altering Synth Sounds to Felton Music Hall

Son Lux, who created the score for the movie 'Everything Everywhere All at Once,' played Felton Music Hall on May 14
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 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 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

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.
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