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October 2018

Dreadful Children, Vice Minded at The Blue Lagoon

October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
The Blue Lagoon, 923 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States

10/15/18 $5 Cover, 21+ Doors @ 8, Show @ 9 https://www.facebook.com/events/515738272172156/

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Vicente Amigo at Rio Theatre

October 16 @ 7:30 pm
Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States

Revered by fellow guitarists such as Paco de Lucía and Pat Metheny, Spanish guitarist Vicente Amigo has become renowned as a master. Following in de Lucía’s footsteps, he’s forged musical ties with artists around the world, from Sting to Milton Nascimento and Eliane Elias, to jazz guitar innovators including John McLaughlin and Al DiMeola. Born outside of Seville and raised in Córdoba, Amigo began working professionally as a teen, accompanying noted flamenco singer El Pele and guitarist Manolo Sánlucar, with whom he toured for six years. By…

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John Scofield Combo 66 with Gerald Clayton, Vicente Archer & Bill Stewart – 7:00 PM

October 17 @ 7:00 pm
Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Aside from being one of the principal innovators of modern jazz guitar, John Scofield is a creative artist of an even rarer sort: a stylistic chameleon who has forged a consistent, rock-solid aesthetic identity. Looking to commemorate his 66th year, Scofield penned twelve original compositions and formed a swinging new group to record and tour the music. Rising star Gerald Clayton was an obvious choice on piano, an instrument central to the new tunes. The connection between Scofield and drummer…

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John Scofield Combo 66 with Gerald Clayton, Vicente Archer & Bill Stewart – 9:00 PM

October 17 @ 9:00 pm
Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Aside from being one of the principal innovators of modern jazz guitar, John Scofield is a creative artist of an even rarer sort: a stylistic chameleon who has forged a consistent, rock-solid aesthetic identity. Looking to commemorate his 66th year, Scofield penned twelve original compositions and formed a swinging new group to record and tour the music. Rising star Gerald Clayton was an obvious choice on piano, an instrument central to the new tunes. The connection between Scofield and drummer…

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Munching with Mozart

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Downtown Branch Santa Cruz Public Library, 224 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Munching with Mozart and Friends is a free monthly noontime concert series at the Downtown Branch. Join us at 12:10 on the third Thursday of every month to hear local musicians play your favorite classical pieces. Munching With Mozart and Friends is sponsored by the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries and the Santa Cruz County Branch of the Music Teachers’ Association of California.

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Celtic Jam

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rosie McCann’s Irish Pub & Restaurant – Santa Cruz, 1220 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, 95060-3927 United States

Don’t miss out on the fun this Thursday Oct 4th and Oct 18th Come and enjoy our LIVE CELTIC JAM SESSION - a lively and varied rollicking evening of Irish music for experienced players of all ages, Music starts at 7:00 in our main dining room, so come early to secure a seat, a nice cold brew, and some scrumptious Irish fares! https://www.facebook.com/events/674011906316307/

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Alkaline Trio at The Catalyst Club

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Catalyst Club, 1011 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States

Alkaline Trio is coming to The Catalyst Club on Thursday, October 18, 2018!! Plus: together PANGEA The Catalyst Club 1011 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Phone:(831) 423-1338 www.catalystclub.com Tickets + Info: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1713015?utm_medium=bks Ages 16+ Doors 7pm / Show 8pm Tickets: $28 / $32 https://www.facebook.com/events/254106708485549/

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Star La’Moan & The Kitchenettes at Abbott Square

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Abbott Square, 118 Cooper St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Star La’Moan & The Kitchenettes are a seven-piece New Orleans gypsy jazz band. They also specialize in Mississippi Delta Blues, R&B, Swamp Rock, and Funk, bringing a high energy performance that is guaranteed to have you up and dancing. FREE! Co-Created by Santa Cruz MAH & Kuumbwa Jazz Partake in Food & Drinks at Abbott Square Market

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Christian Sands Trio

October 19 @ 7:00 pm
Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Not yet 30, Christian Sands is currently one of the most in-demand pianists working in jazz. In the last few years he has toured around the world as a bandleader and recently appeared as a sideman on records by Christian McBride and Gregory Porter. After the one-two punch of Reach and Reach Further-EP, Sands’ dynamic Mack Avenue Records debut and his live/unreleased studio tracks EP follow-up, his new album, Facing Dragons, marks Sands’ return to an indestructible band and an…

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Steven Graves Band – CD Release Party

October 21 @ 7:00 pm

Join The Steven Graves Band at Kuumbwa Jazz Center to celebrate the release of their 8th CD entitled How Long. Family Friendly event. Kids under 16 free! $15/Adv $18/Door | All Ages Doors at 6:30 PM Steven Graves Band website

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Subhasis Bhattacharya

October 21 @ 7:30 pm

Celebrate the launch of Tablananda, Subhasis Bhattacharya’s international world music collaboration (release date Oct. 2018 on World Music Network.)  Produced at Intention Sounds by Santa Cruz’s own Daniel Shane Thomas, this amazing new work includes contributions from many of the Bay Area’s finest musicians. The Tablananda Band features many of the artists who have contributed to the album including, Bill Walker (Guitars), Daniel Shane Thomas (Guitars, Keyboards) , Rick Walker (Percussion) , Dan Robbins (Bass Guitars),  Gary Regina (Winds) and other special guests.…

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The Internet at The Catalyst Club

October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Catalyst Club, 1011 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States

The Catalyst Presents: Hive Mind Tour with The Internet on Sunday October 21, 2018!! The Catalyst Club 1011 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Phone:(831) 423-1338 www.catalystclub.com Tickets + Info: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1744017?utm_medium=bks Ages 16+ Doors 8pm / Show 9pm Tickets: $30 in advance / $35 at the door https://www.facebook.com/events/160286148122668/

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Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom

October 25 @ 7:00 pm
Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Hailed by DownBeat Magazine as one of the top 20 jazz drummers, Allison Miller marries her love of composition, drumming, and community in the form of her critically acclaimed band, Boom Tic Boom. Described as cinematic chamber jazz, this leading-edge sextet’s music—featuring Jenny Scheinman on violin, Dawn Clement on piano, Kirk Knuffke on cornet, Ben Goldberg on clarinet, Tony Scherr on bass, and Miller on drums- is at turns challenging and accessible, teasing and tough, virtuosic but never overbearing, and…

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Santa Cruz, CA – Tech N9ne’s Independent Grind Tour 2018

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
The Catalyst Club, 1011 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States

Strange Music is pleased to announce Tech N9ne’s Independent Grind Tour 2018 with Tech N9ne, Krizz Kaliko, Futuristic and Dizzy Wright. To make this tour extra special, for the first and only time ever, we’re offering a VIP package with over $500 in merchandise to go along with the artist Meet & Greet and a ticket to the show of your choice. This package also includes 4 VIP package exclusive Bou Lou merchandise items! Don’t let the chance to experience…

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Live Music by The Gitanos

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Abbott Square, 118 Cooper St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Enjoy live music from The Gitanos. Partake in food and drinks at Abbott Square Market. Discover the local magic at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. Free and all ages. Made possible in part by Nordic Naturals and MAH Members. __________________________________ More about the band: The Gitanos play all original acoustic Spanish-American music, featuring Spanish-style nylon string guitars, Spanish and English lyrics integrated into a modern alternative rock format. https://www.facebook.com/events/879005022308487/

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The Carolyn Sills Combo

October 26 @ 7:30 pm

A roots music group with a vintage sound older than its years, The Carolyn Sills Combo is breathing fresh life and heartfelt twang into the timeless sounds of post-war American music.  Nominated for a 2016 Ameripolitan Award for Western Swing group and a 2016 Academy of Western Artist Award for western swing group, female, album and song (Even Villains Once Were Babies), fans of classic country and western swing are falling in love with the band’s original songs, written and produced by…

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Cash Cash at The Catalyst Club

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Catalyst Club, 1011 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States

Cash Cash are coming to The Catalyst Club on Friday, October 26th Halloween Weekend!!! The Catalyst Club 1011 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Phone:(831) 423-1338 www.catalystclub.com Tickets + Info: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1738274?utm_medium=bks Ages 16+ Doors 8pm / Show 9pm Tickets: $25 / $28 https://www.facebook.com/events/200860043917658/

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After The Burial, The Acacia Strain, ERRA at The Catalyst Club

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Catalyst Club, 1011 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States

After The Burial is coming to The Catalyst Club on Sunday, October 28, 2018!!! Plus: The Acacia Strain The Catalyst Club 1011 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Phone:(831) 423-1338 www.catalystclub.com Tickets + Info: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1733479?utm_medium=bks Ages 16+ Doors 6pm / Show 6:30pm Tickets: $20 / $24 https://www.facebook.com/events/642763666109181/

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