Events for Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Thursday, March 16, 2023

Special Event

Kuumbwa Jazz & Monterey Jazz Festival Present: Maria Schneider Orchestra at the Sunset Center

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 @ 7:30 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $59-$89

Maria Schneider’s music has been hailed by critics as “evocative, majestic, magical, heart-stoppingly gorgeous, imaginative, revelatory, riveting, daring, and beyond categorization.” Blurring the lines between genres, her varied commissioners stretch from […]

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Independently Produced Event

UCSC Grad Slam

Saturday, March 4, 2023 @ 7:00 PM
Free

Grad Slam is a communication contest hosted by the UC Santa Cruz Graduate Division that is open to all graduate students, except those who have won 1st, 2nd, or the […]

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Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Ladysmith Black Mambazo at the Rio Theatre

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 @ 7:30 PM
Regular General Admission: $52 Door
Gold Circle: SOLD OUT

Head over to The Crepe Place before the concert to enjoy live music by the Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band, from 5:30 - 7:30 PM! For 60 years, South Africa’s five-time […]

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Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Braxton Cook

Thursday, March 9, 2023 @ 7:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $36.75
Student Ticket Price: $18.50

Dinner Special: Gochujang Braised Chicken, Broccolini & Snap Peas Black Rice House Salad & Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– Braxton Cook […]

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Enjoy this film portrait of community activist and seven-time Grammy nominee John Santos, a “keeper of the Afro-Caribbean flame.” Rich in musical performances, Santos: Skin to Skin links the rhythms […]

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Independently Produced Event

Sin Sisters Burlesque

Saturday, March 11, 2023 @ 8:30 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $20 - $40

Sin Sisters Burlesque is a female owned, produced, and operated show. An evening of burlesque brought to you by internationally renowned and award winning performers. Sin Sisters email Sin Sisters Facebook

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Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Zakir Hussain: Masters of Percussion at the Rio Theatre

Sunday, March 12, 2023 @ 7:30 PM
Regular General Admission: $57 Door
Gold Circle: SOLD OUT

Every other year since 1996, Zakir Hussain has served as curator, conductor and producer to bring the very cream of Indian music and world percussion to tour America and Europe […]

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Independently Produced Event

Bill Kirchen & Redd Volkaert, with guest Ginny Mitchell

Monday, March 13, 2023 @ 7:30 PM
Regular General Admission: $30
Gold Circle: $40

Two heavyweight guitar slingers and singers find a common ground with their deep history in Honky Tonk and Rock'n'Roll and their command of the electric guitar. Bill Kirchen is a […]

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Education Event

Master Class: Will Calhoun – Frequency Rhythmic Assimilation

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 @ 6:00 PM
Free

Will Calhoun is primarily known for his drumming with Living Colour, and as one of the most unique drummers in the world, brilliantly combining ancestral rhythms with jazz, rock, funk, […]

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Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Accent

Thursday, March 16, 2023 @ 7:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $42.00
Student Ticket Price: $21.00

Dinner Special: Roast Chicken With Pancetta & Olives Creamy Polenta House Salad & Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– “Accent is the […]

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