Another beautifully diverse week of music coming at you, even if it is tinged with a hint of Bowie-less sadness. Get out there and dance about it. Wednesday, January 13 Surfer Blood at The Catalyst Formerly everyone’s favorite obscure indie band, the West Palm Beach based Surfer Blood has come a long way since 2009.…
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One Last Monster Mash: Santa Cruz Music This Week
This week Santa Cruz woke up to thunder and lightening. According to Republican presidential candidate, Ben Carson, this is a sign that the heavens are angry so we should all play it safe and stay indoors. Thankfully, Santa Cruz has a stacked week of live music to entertain us while we await the apocalypse or El…
Negativland Returns to Noise
Mark Hosler on Negativland’s music and live show, which now features their twisted take on the concept of “greatest hits.”
Kendra McKinley Poised For Big Things
Kendra McKinley has risen quickly in the Santa Cruz music scene after playing her first show only a year and a half ago.
A Guide to New Year’s Eve in Santa Cruz
Where to be and who to see on NYE.
The Groggs Move Away From Garage Sound
Two years ago, Santa Cruz band the Groggs got rave reviews from garage-rock revival magazines and punk zines all over the world for their ‘3D’ EP. But as they’ve spent the past few years working on their full length debut, they’ve decided to move away from the retro vibe and instead play bare-bones rock and roll.
Slime Girls Bring Chiptune Movement To Crepe Place
Pedro Silva remembers walking out of the Catalyst atrium last year, after the first show he ever played with his band Slime Girls, and hearing two guys talking on the sidewalk about his set.
20 Places to Catch a Show in Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz and its surrounding areas are lucky enough to have the kind of nightlife usually found only in much larger cities. Week in and week out, the foundation for that scene is the multitude of excellent live music venues catering to fans of every conceivable genre. Here are 20 great spots to find music in Santa Cruz.