Gotta Catch ‘em All: Santa Cruz Music This Week

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Santa Cruz has another weirdly awesome weekend of music for you with a lineup that includes psychedelic rock, ska-fusion, old-fashioned pop and some seriously futuristic sounds—all at a reasonable price. We know you’ll already be outside PokemonGo-ing around (don’t deny it—we see you), so why not see some live music while you catch ‘em all?…

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Eat The Rainbow: Santa Cruz Music This Week

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Aas your sonic nutritionist, it’s our job to make sure you receive a well-balanced musical diet. This week, Santa Cruz is serving up a wide range of styles and flavors for you, including Asian-American fusion from San Francisco, local home-style Western cookin’, spicy south-of-the-border flavor, and classic English pub grub from the other side of…

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Summer Lovin': Santa Cruz Music This Week

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The weather’s heating up on the coast and so are the summer shows. We’ve got a masked guitar hero and an unsung Titan of the string industry sharing the city with burgeoning local folk stars and a musical industry powerhouse. If you’re bored in Santa Cruz, you’re just not trying hard enough.   Wednesday, June…

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Do the Right Thing: Santa Cruz Music This Week

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Thursday, June 16 MU330 at The Crepe Place MU330 (pronounced “em-you-three-thirty”, or “muso” as in musically aware) is a ska band formed in 1988 in St. Louis, Missouri. These five high school friends have been playing punk style, high-energy ska shows together for the better part of the last 30 years. Kind of like Weezer…

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Cast Your Vote: Santa Cruz Music This Week

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This week is all about decisions: which political candidates and local issues to support, and which amazing live musical act to see on Friday night. Who is your clear winner? Whatever you decide, just be sure to cast your vote.   Friday, June 10 Louis The Child at The Catalyst Main Stage “Create music that makes…

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Broke but Rich: Santa Cruz Music This Week

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Although Santa Cruz is one of the most expensive cities to live in California, this week we are rich with live music,  including one of the most legendary punk bands of all time, grimy pacific northwest ska bands, and dozens of traveling “street performers”—so at least we’ve got that goin’ for us.   Wednesday, June 1 World’s…

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