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February 2019

Habib Koité & Mama Kone – 7:00 PM

Friday, February 22 @ 7:00 PM

One of Africa’s most recognized musicians, Habib Koité is a modern troubadour whose musicianship, wit and wisdom translates across cultures. Hailing from the musically prolific West African nation of Mali, the guitarist and composer has been named the biggest pop star of the region by Rolling Stone. Koité will be joined by percussionist Mama Kone on this concert date. $42/Advance $47.25/Door | All Ages (5% City of Santa Cruz Admission Tax included, service charge not included) No Comps Doors & Dinner Beginning…

Habib Koité & Mama Kone – 9:00 PM

Friday, February 22 @ 9:00 PM

One of Africa’s most recognized musicians, Habib Koité is a modern troubadour whose musicianship, wit and wisdom translates across cultures. Hailing from the musically prolific West African nation of Mali, the guitarist and composer has been named the biggest pop star of the region by Rolling Stone. Koité will be joined by percussionist Mama Kone on this concert date. $31.50/Advance $36.75/Door | All Ages (5% City of Santa Cruz Admission Tax included, service charge not included) No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored…

Yaya’s Kitchen: The “Oh Mama” EP Release Experience

Saturday, February 23 @ 7:30 PM

Yaya’s Kitchen is soul-folk with a hip hop twist.  Playful and soulful, this dynamic group is coming forth and releasing their first EP, Oh Mama.  With their clever lyrics and deep grooves, you will laugh and feel their music as medicine for this time.  They will be delivering an iteration of sound and story with a  7-piece band and special guest appearances from wise and humorous characters. “Oooohlala,” it is going to be a good time! $20/Adv $25/Door | All…

Lunasa

Sunday, February 24 @ 7:30 PM

Named for an ancient Celtic harvest festival in honor of the Irish god Lugh, patron of the arts, Lúnasa is indeed a gathering of some of the top musical talents in Ireland. Its members have helped form the backbone of some of the greatest Irish groups of the decade. Bassist Trevor Hutchinson was a key member of The Waterboys, and later he, with guitarist Donogh Hennessy, would form the dynamic rhythm section of The Sharon Shannon Band; Ed Boyd (Flook,…

Veronica Swift with the Benny Green Trio

Monday, February 25 @ 7:00 PM

SOLD OUT! At age 23, Veronica Swift is now being recognized around the country as one of the top young jazz singers on the scene. In the fall of 2015, she won second place at the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition. In 2016, she was asked to perform a concert of her own at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center in New York City and was a guest artist with Michael Feinstein at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Swift’s first appearance at…

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