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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Summer Gateway: Santa Cruz Music This Week

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While it’s not quite summer yet, the crowds are starting to creep in which means the shows and streets are getting a little more crowded. Always remember to be mindful of others at a crowded venue, apologize when you bump into someone, replace a spilled drink and tip the bartender. Friday, May 27th The English…

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