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Rio Theatre

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1205 Soquel Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States
www.riotheatre.com

September 2019

Bobby McFerrin
Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Bobby McFerrin at the Rio Theatre

Monday, September 23 @ 7:30 PM
Regular General Admission: Sold Out
Gold Circle: Sold Out

Bobby McFerrin, winner of ten Grammys and creator of the #1 global hit “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”, continues to explore uncharted musical territory and connect people through the unlimited possibilities of music. The ever-surprising vocal virtuoso invites you to sing along and join in on a spontaneous adventure fueled by jazz, pop, R&B, classical and world music – or, more accurately, out-of-this-world music – all rolled into one. "Bobby McFerrin's greatest gift to his audience may be changing them from…

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October 2019

Madeleine Peyroux
Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Madeleine Peyroux at the Rio Theatre

Tuesday, October 1 @ 7:30 PM
Regular General Admission: $36.75 Advance / $47 Door
Gold Circle: Sold Out

Madeleine Peyroux’s extraordinary journey is one of the the music industry’s most compelling. Eight albums and twenty-two years since her debut, Dreamland, Peyroux continues to challenge the genre lines of jazz, venturing into the fertile fields of other contemporary genres with unfading curiosity. Peyroux’s new album, Anthem, finds the singer-songwriter collaboration with Patrick Warren (Bonnie Raitt, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Lana Del Rey), Brian MacLeod (Sara Bareiles, Tine Turner, Ziggy Marley, and David Baerwald (Joni Mitchell, Sheryl Crow), who are…

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November 2019

Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

A Tuba to Cuba: The Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Yusa and Special Guests at the Rio Theatre

Wednesday, November 20 @ 7:30 PM
Regular General Admission: $42 Advance / $52 Door
Gold Circle: $63 Advance / $73 Door

“A Tuba to Cuba is as much a soundtrack to our documentary as it is a collection of songs that we wrote and recording during the filming and after its completion.  The writing and recording of our previous release, ‘So It Is’ began before our first trip to Cuba in 2015.  We had no idea that it would become the album it would until we returned home from that first trip.  The ‘A Tuba To Cuba’ soundtrack is comprised of…

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January 2020

Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Sweet Honey in the Rock at the Rio Theatre

Monday, January 20, 2020 @ 7:30 PM
Regular General Admission: $42 Advance / $52 Door
Gold Circle: $63 Advance / $73 Door

Sweet Honey in the Rock remains among the most vibrant, versatile and ever-relevant musical collectives in music today; both as a performance ensemble and as an ambassadorial African American organization founded on the triumvirate missions of empowerment, education and entertainment. Currently consisting of members Nitanju Bolade Casel, Christie Dashiell, Barbara Hunt, Aisha Kahlil, Carol Maillard, Rochelle Rice, Louise Robinson, and featured musician Romeir Mendez on acoustic and electric bass, Sweet Honey in the Rock is a powerful and unique concert…

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