Southern Comfort: Interview with The Movement


Hailing from Columbia, South Carolina, The Movement started off like any other band: a few friends, some musical equipment and some inspiration. Besides being from somewhere with nearly zero reggae scene, their origin story is pretty cut and dry. They worked hard, grinding and crafting a great live show that eventually earned them touring gigs…

Continue Reading →

Out There: Santa Cruz Music This Week


It seems that whenever it gets hot in Santa Cruz the weirder and more interesting aspects of the city thaw out and put on an extra special display. Whether it’s the talented buskers on Pacific Ave, the humans and animals shredding it up in the ocean or our local characters, people wanna come see what’s going on.…

Continue Reading →

Fast Times: Santa Cruz Music This Week


The vibrant music scene in our town can be a blessing and a curse. Even on a “slow week”, when most of the bigger bands are off gallivanting around Coachella, we’ve still got a full plate on our table. When are we supposed to sleep? Thursday, April 14 Death Grips at The Catalyst Whether they’re…

Continue Reading →

Volunteer: Earth Day Santa Cruz


We need your help! Volunteer at Earth Day Santa Cruz. Go to to sign up! Earth Day Santa Cruz is an annual event to raise environmental awareness; address concerns; showcase solutions; and present balanced modes of living for the well-being of each individual, the community, and the planet. It is a day to celebrate our natural resources…

Continue Reading →

Beach Breach: Santa Cruz Music This Week


Thanks to a huge breach in the worldwide musical cartel’s data systems, Good Times has obtained classified information about their plans for the musical domination of Santa Cruz, and if the shows are this good we don’t really have a problem with it. Wednesday, April 6 Freddie Gibbs at The Catalyst One of the most…

Continue Reading →