Events for February 2024

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James Francies Trio

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Santa Cruz Works presents: Titans of Tech 2023

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David Wilcox with Jean Rohe

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Prayer for Humanity: Celebrating Black History and Black Artistry

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Master Class: Dror Sinai – Drums from the Middle East & North Africa

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Blue Note Records 85th Anniversary Celebration – Starring the Blue Note Quintet feat. Gerald Clayton, Joel Ross, Immanuel Wilkins, Kendrick Scott & Matt Brewer

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CANCELLED – Rachel Z Trio feat. Mino Cinélu

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Sin Sisters Burlesque & Drag

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Brad Mehldau Solo

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Valentine’s Day with Tuck & Patti

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The White Album Ensemble “Unplugged”

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The White Album Ensemble “Unplugged”

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American Patchwork Quartet

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(((folkYEAH!))) Presents: An Evening with Robert Fripp & David Singleton: Englishmen Abroad

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Watsonville Film Festival & Kuumbwa Jazz Present: ‘Santos: Skin To Skin’ Film Screening at CineLux Green Valley Cinema

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Proteus Trio

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Sullivan Fortner Trio

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Dianne Reeves

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Tres Souls

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Eliades Ochoa – 7:00 PM

Eliades Ochoa – 9:00 PM

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UCSC Grad Slam

James Francies Trio

Dinner Special: Roast Chicken with Mandarins & Fennel Parmesan & Herb Crusted Potatoes House Salad & Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– The New York Times called pianist, producer, and composer James Francies “a pianist with liquid dynamism in his touch.” Since his debut album Flight entranced listeners in 2018, […]

Santa Cruz Works presents: Titans of Tech 2023

Every year, Santa Cruz Works honors the people who have contributed to the growth of the local tech and entrepreneurial community. Join us to learn more about the incredible journeys of those who have made a significant impact this year. Learn more and nominate a Titan here. More info: derickson@santacruzworks.org Santa Cruz Works Website  

David Wilcox with Jean Rohe

More than three decades into his career, singer/songwriter David Wilcox continues to push himself, just as he always has. Wilcox, by so many measures, is a quintessential folk singer, telling stories full of heart, humor, and hope, substance, searching, and style. His innate sense of adventure and authenticity is why critics and colleagues, alike, have […]

Prayer for Humanity: Celebrating Black History and Black Artistry

Celebrating Black history and Black artistry; delivering joy & healing; raising funds and awareness for Juneteenth Santa Cruz. Featuring Musical Soulmates Artist in Residence, Victoria Theodore (piano, vocals), with Musical Soulmates Performers Collaborative, performing the music of India.Arie, Jill Scott, Bilal, Bill Withers, Gregory Porter, Victoria Theodore and more. Vocals: Sarah Cruse, August Lee Stevens, and […]

Master Class: Dror Sinai – Drums from the Middle East & North Africa

An introduction to a variety of different drum and percussion instruments, traditions, and rhythms. Percussionist Dror Sinai is a true force of nature, whose unique blend of musical and healing expertise, combined with his passion for travel and personal growth, has inspired and uplifted people from all walks of life. In this class – Drums […]

Blue Note Records 85th Anniversary Celebration – Starring the Blue Note Quintet feat. Gerald Clayton, Joel Ross, Immanuel Wilkins, Kendrick Scott & Matt Brewer

Dinner Special (SOLD OUT): Pistachio & Herb Stuffed Chicken Roasted Potatoes House Salad & Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– Blue Note Records is celebrating their 85th Anniversary with a US tour starring The Blue Note Quintet – A group brought together to honor the label’s rich […]

CANCELLED – Rachel Z Trio feat. Mino Cinélu

Rachel Z is a keyboardist with a long history of award-winning performances in the worlds of jazz and rock. She co-wrote the Grammy-winning song “Tokyo Blue” with saxophonist Najee, and in addition to her thirteen albums as bandleader and her work in internationally acclaimed bands such as Steps Ahead, Vertú, the Omar Hakim Experience, and OZmosys, she […]

The Return of Comedian Joe Sib – Featuring Becky Lynn

Joe Sib, co-founder and co-conspirator of Side One Dummy Records for 25 years, has continued to climb up the ranks of the comedy scene. Joe released his first comedy record, Joe Sib Nowhere Near the Top, in April 2017 which debuted #3 on the Billboard’s Comedy Chart. From the 1980s punk scene to millennium parent, […]

Sin Sisters Burlesque & Drag

An evening of burlesque and drag brought to you by internationally renowned and award winning performers, Sin Sisters Burlesque & Drag is the premier headliner review in Santa Cruz, CA. Produced by Cyanide Cyn, a local queer femme, Sin Sisters is committed to providing a stellar theatrical experience and a safe, inclusive space for its audiences, […]

Brad Mehldau Solo

Dinner Special (SOLD OUT): Gochujang Roast Chicken Black Rice House Salad & Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– One of the most lyrical and intimate voices of contemporary jazz piano, Brad Mehldau has forged a unique path, which embodies the essence of jazz exploration, classical romanticism, and pop allure. […]

Valentine’s Day with Tuck & Patti

Dinner Special (SOLD OUT): Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemon & Apricots Rice Pilaf with Almonds Braised Ramono Beans Chocolate Torte with Raspberries & Whipped Cream ––– For over forty years, the unique vocal/guitar duo of Tuck & Patti has cast its passionate musical spell worldwide, capturing the hearts of music lovers, the respect of jazz […]

The White Album Ensemble “Unplugged”

WAE Productions presents:  A Valentine’s weekend concert, The White Album Ensemble “Unplugged." Traditional Beatles love songs all on acoustic instruments. Selections will be included from the last 7 Beatles albums: Rubber Soul, Revolver, Sgt Pepper's, Magical Mystery Tour, The “White” Album, Let it Be, and Abbey Road; with an accent on beautiful melodies, acoustic guitars, […]

The White Album Ensemble “Unplugged”

WAE Productions presents:  A Valentine’s weekend concert, The White Album Ensemble “Unplugged." Traditional Beatles love songs all on acoustic instruments. Selections will be included from the last 7 Beatles albums: Rubber Soul, Revolver, Sgt Pepper's, Magical Mystery Tour, The “White” Album, Let it Be, and Abbey Road; with an accent on beautiful melodies, acoustic guitars, […]

American Patchwork Quartet

Dinner Special: Green Curry Fish with Sweet Potatoes Spinach & Mushrooms Basmati Rice House Salad *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– American Patchwork Quartet (APQ), led by multi-Grammy award-winning guitarist/vocalist Clay Ross, binds timeless American folk songs with jazz sophistication, country twang, West African hypnotics, and East Asian […]

(((folkYEAH!))) Presents: An Evening with Robert Fripp & David Singleton: Englishmen Abroad

An Evening of Talking with Robert Fripp & David Singleton - Englishman Abroad Robert Fripp is a founding member of King Crimson, contributor and collaborator with Brian Eno, David Bowie, Daryl Hall, David Sylvian, Peter Gabriel, Posh Poppers Toyah Willcox and Simon Darlow, and a lot of other totally excellent people. Originating director of the […]

Proteus Trio

"A string-centric power trio that brings together three of the most versatile and adventurous musicians in the Bay Area, Proteus Trio doesn’t so much ignore genre conventions as embrace every musical practice. Violinist Evan Price earned two Grammy Awards during his decade-long run with Turtle Island Quartet and continues his two-decade-plus tenure in the pioneering […]

Sullivan Fortner Trio

Dinner Special: Braised Cannellini Beans, Sweet Potatoes, Shiitake Mushrooms & Spinach in a Spicy Coconut Broth Basmati Rice House Salad & Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– For the past decade, Sullivan Fortner has been stretching deep-rooted talents as a pianist, composer, band-leader and uncompromising individualist. The […]

Dianne Reeves

Dinner Special (SOLD OUT): Steelhead Trout with Lemon Tamari & Garlic Basmati Rice House Salad & Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– Dianne Reeves is the pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world today — her incredible range of talents is richly on display in each and every […]

Tres Souls

Boleros On-Screen! Check out this list of classic Mexican films curated by Watsonville Film Festival and inspired by the bolero music of Tres Souls: Bolero Inmortal (1958) – Click to Watch Aventurera (1949) – Click to Watch Escuela de Vagabundos (1955) – Click to Watch Muertos de Miedo (1958) – Click to Watch   “Beloved Los Angeles trio, […]

Eliades Ochoa – 7:00 PM

Eliades Ochoa was born on June 22, 1946, in Songo la Maya, Santiago de Cuba. Ochoa is considered one of the most renowned Cuban “soneros” of all time, a notable defender of traditional Cuban music, and the best guitarist of his generation. His distinctive cowboy hat and his penchant for wearing black have led some […]

Eliades Ochoa – 9:00 PM

Eliades Ochoa was born on June 22, 1946, in Songo la Maya, Santiago de Cuba. Ochoa is considered one of the most renowned Cuban “soneros” of all time, a notable defender of traditional Cuban music, and the best guitarist of his generation. His distinctive cowboy hat and his penchant for wearing black have led some […]

UCSC Grad Slam

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 place in a previous Grad Slam. Participants have a maximum of three minutes to explain their graduate research or artistic endeavor to a general audience. Prizes are $3000 to […]

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