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Alto Sax Master Lakecia Benjamin’s Speedy Ascent to Jazz Prominence

Lakecia Benjamin is known as a confident bandleader, thoughtful recording artist and ambitious curator
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How the Cello Fits in with World Fiddle Day

Santa Cruz-based cello talent, Thomas Dewey, gives us the lowdown
May 15, 2023

Indexical Presents Ghost Ensemble in Evergreen Cemetery

The nonprofit music organization activates spaces across Santa Cruz with unexpected sounds
May 9, 2023

Silicon Valley Rockers Covet Unleash a Genre Mash-up

The San Jose math rock trio’s new record is unlike any of their previous records
April 25, 2023

Salt Lake City Folk-Rockers the National Parks is on the Rise

The Utah outfit’s recently released ‘8th Wonder’ is expanding their fanbase
April 18, 2023

A Rundown of Santa Cruz County’s Top 420 Events

Live music, tasty munchies, killer deals and discounts throughout the county, plus an up-to-date dispensary guide
April 11, 2023

Curiosity Fuels Snail Mail’s Innovative New Album ‘Valentine’

Self-taught indie rocker Lyndsey Jordan’s songwriting is driven by intuition
April 6, 2023

April in Santa Cruz Contemporary Music Festival

UCSC offers two weeks of free concerts—including many world premiers—featuring talent from all over the world
March 28, 2023

The Crossover Appeal of Black Flag’s Timeless Sound

The iconic band's influence continues to resonate throughout the music world
March 22, 2023

Jazz Supergroup Vital Information Welcomes Fresh Talent

In their 40th year, drummer Steve Smith brings on keyboardist Manuel Valera and bassist Janek Gwizdala
March 15, 2023

Robyn Hitchcock’s ‘Shufflemania’ Showcases Dynamic Range

San Francisco’s Kelley Stoltz will join the prolific British singer-songwriter at his Santa Cruz show at Kuumbwa Jazz
March 14, 2023

Royal Jelly Jive Funks Up St. Paddy’s Day

The North Bay high-energy funk band’s fanbase continues to grow exponentially
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