The futures index

The following is a list of upcoming shows and events in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties:

November 29: The Expendables, The Catalyst
November 29: ‘Lord Buckley: Live,’ Kuumbwa
November 29: Chris Isaak, Sunset Center
November 30: New Riders of the Purple Sage, Moe’s Alley
December 1: The Ivory Club Boys, Kuumbwa
December 2: Tumbleweed comedy benefit, Kuumbwa
December 3: Irish Christmas in America, Kuumbwa
December 4: Grouch & Eligh, The Catalyst
December 4: Horse Feathers, The Catalyst Atrium
December 4: Kate McGarry/Keith Ganz, Kuumbwa
December 4: Winterdance Celtic Christmas, Don Quixote’s
December 5: The Bad Plus, Kuumbwa
December 5: Judy Collins, The Rio
December 5: Eric Hutchinson, The Catalyst
December 5: Inspector, Moe’s Alley
December 6: ‘Decemberchild,’ Kuumbwa
December 6: Goapele, The Catalyst
December 6: Aimee Mann, The Rio
December 7: Mike Birbiglia, The Rio
December 7: The Bobs, Don Quixote’s
December 7: Dance Gavin Dance, The Catalyst
December 8: Dale Ann Bradley, Don Quixote’s
December 8: Steel House, Kuumbwa
December 10: ‘Class Dismissed,’ The Rio
December 10: Kat Dhalia, The Catalyst Atrium
December 10: Dragon Smoke, Moe’s Alley
December 10: Kim Wilson, Don Quixote’s
December 11: John Flanagan, Bookshop Santa Cruz
December 11: Bebel Gilberto, Kuumbwa
December 11: Kinsey Sicks, The Rio
December 11: Nahko & Medicine for the People, The Catalyst
December 12: Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks, Kuumbwa
December 12: Lil B, The Catalyst
December 12: Riders in the Sky, The Rio
December 12: Brokedown in Bakersfield, Don Quixote’s
December 13: Jerry Garcia tribute, Kuumbwa
December 13: The Itals, Moe’s Alley
December 13: Kaki King, The Catalyst
December 13-14: ‘The Nutcracker,’ Golden State Theater
December 14: Tess Dunn, Moe’s Alley
December 15: Charlie Hunter/Scott Amendola, Kuumbwa
December 17: Kimo West, Don Quixote’s
December 18: Trollphace, The Catalyst
December 18: ‘Santa Is Real,’ Don Quixote’s
December 18: Windham Hill Winter Solstice, Kuumbwa
December 19: Dick Dale, Moe’s Alley
December 19: Dilated Peoples, The Catalyst
December 19-21: ‘The Nutcracker,’ Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre, Santa Cruz Civic
December 19: Slow Gherkin, Kuumbwa
December 20: The English Beat, Moe’s Alley
December 20: House of Floyd, Don Quixote’s
December 20: Klezmatics, Kuumbwa
December 27: B-Side Players, Moe’s Alley
December 27-28: White Album Ensemble, The Rio
December 28: Peppino D’Agostino, Don Quixote’s
December 31: Iration, The Catalyst
December 31: SambaDa, Moe’s Alley
December 31: The Sun Kings, Don Quixote’s
January 3: E-40, The Catalyst
January 5: Aesop Rock, The Catalyst
January 7: Katchafire, Moe’s Alley
January 8: Brother’s Keeper, Moe’s Alley
January 8: Dave Stamey, Don Quixote’s
January 10: Melvin Seals & JGB, Moe’s Alley
January 14: Muriel Anderson, Don Quixote’s
January 14: John McCutcheon, Resource Center for Nonviolence
January 15: Dr. Martin Blaser, The Rio
January 16: Jerry Miller Band, Don Quixote’s
January 16: Mother Hips, Moe’s Alley
January 16-17: Tribal Seeds, The Catalyst
January 17: Kathleen Madigan, Sunset Center
January 17: The Wood Brothers, The Rio
January 18: Geographer, The Catalyst
January 18: Mavis Staples, Sunset Center
January 18: Sean Watkins, Don Quixote’s
January 21: G. Love & Special Sauce, The Catalyst
January 21: Miranda July, Bookshop Santa Cruz
January 22-23: Dave & Phil Alvin, Moe’s Alley
January 23: Cirque Ziva, Santa Cruz Civic
January 24: Santa Cruz Symphony, Santa Cruz Civic
January 25: Tim Flannery, The Rio
January 25: Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown, Moe’s Alley
January 26: Patti Smith Band, The Rio
January 29: Adrian Legg, Don Quixote’s
January 30: Blame Sally, Kuumbwa
January 30: Willie Watson, Don Quixote’s
January 31: Aja Vu, Don Quixote’s
January 31: RL Grime, Moe’s Alley
February 1: Fortunate Youth, The Catalyst
February 5: Badfish, The Catalyst
February 5: Lewis Black, Golden State Theater
February 6: Murder By Death, The Catalyst
February 6: Spyro Gyra, Sunset Center
February 6: Tempest, Don Quixote’s
February 6-7: White Buffalo, Moe’s Alley
February 7: James Van Praagh, Sunset Center
February 11: Joshua Davis, Bookshop Santa Cruz
February 12: Fred Eaglesmith, The Rio
February 13-14: California Honey Drops, Moe’s Alley
February 14: Celtic Fiddle Festival, Don Quixote’s
February 14: Paul Thorn, The Rio
February 14: Tuck & Patti, Kuumbwa
February 15: Over the Rhine, The Rio
February 15: Brian Regan, Golden State Theater
February 16: Reel Big Fish, The Catalyst
February 17: Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra, Kuumbwa
February 19: Three Women & the Truth, Don Quixote’s
February 24: Laurie R. King, Bookshop Santa Cruz
February 26: ALO, Moe’s Alley
March 4: Goiste, Don Quixote’s
March 5: Andre Nickatina, The Catalyst
March 5: Les Yeux Noirs, Moe’s Alley
March 6: Andre Nickatina, The Catalyst
March 8: Pierre Bensusan, Don Quixote’s
March 11-12: Rebelution, The Catalyst
March 14: The Fab Four, Golden State Theater
March 16: Walk the Moon, The Catalyst
March 18: Jake Shimabukuro, The Rio
March 18: Shpongle, The Catalyst
March 19: Roseanne Cash, Sunset Center
March 19: Colin Hay, The Rio
March 20: OK Go, The Catalyst
March 20: ‘HMS Pinafore,’ Sunset Center
March 20: Paula Poundstone, The Rio
March 21: Holly Near, Kuumbwa
March 22: ‘In the Mood,’ Golden State Theater
March 25: Anat Cohen, Kuumbwa
March 29: Pink Floyd Experience, The Catalyst
April 3: Buddy Guy, Sunset Center
April 11: The Rev. Horton Heat, The Catalyst
April 19: Chris Webster/Nina Gerber, Don Quixote’s
April 20: Berner, The Catalyst
April 22: Janis Ian/Tom Paxton, The Rio
April 22: Martha Graham Dance Company, Sunset Center
April 30: ABBA Mania, Sunset Center
May 1: David Sedaris, Santa Cruz Civic
May 12: Old Blind Dogs, Don Quixote’s
June 17: Tom Russell, Don Quixote’s

  1. Hi Wallace-Please check out our website for your music grid. Would love to be included.
    Love your columns. Patti

  2. There is a show at Moe’s Alley on April 28th. The headliner is Truth and Salvage CO.

    The opener band is a local group called “Split Shot”

  3. Hi there,
    My friend has an event coming up soon, and i was hopeing to get it submited in your paper. It is a free event at the Harbor Cafe, on August 25, from 7 to 11. Her name is Lion-s, and she plays dancehall reggae. Thank you so much!

    WILL BE HAVING HIS OFFICIAL BOOK SIGNING & PARTY AT THE CATALYST 1011 Pacific ave . Santa Cruz 10pm– 2am on Tuesday12-7-10
    Ky-mani is currently on tour promoting his new book dear dad
    Live performances by
    Luv fyah and selecta ill tones of freedom fighter sounds
    Ky-mani Marley
    Sounds by awticalz international sounds

    (707) 8161432 for more information
    For tickets call street light record Santa Cruz (831)421-9200
    and San jose (4080 292-1404

  5. Friday December 10th at the Brookdale Lodge- Dedicated Maniacs and David Gans!

    The Dedicated Maniacs return to the Brookdale Lodge on Friday, December 10th for a holiday show- featuring special guest DAVID GANS! Come groove to the very best of psychedelic rock and roll and cosmic cowboy tunes with San Francisco’s Dedicated Maniacs! Featuring rollicking original tunes as well as the very best covers (Grateful Dead, Willie Nelson, Dylan, etc)- this band will have you dancing all night.

    Opening the show and sitting in with the Dedicated Maniacs is special guest David Gans! You have probably heard David on the airwaves, as host of the popular shows The Grateful Dead Hour and Dead to the World. David Gans is also an incredible musical force, playing at the world’s greatest festivals like Bonnaroo and Jamcruise, and both solo and with the world’s greatest musicians.

    You don’t want to miss this first-time-ever pairing at the historic Brookdale Lodge!!!

    Doors at 8, show at 9pm.

    Location : Brookdale Lodge- 11570 Highway 9, Brookdale, CA 95007

    Contact : 831-338-1300

  6. Day #1 of Martin Luther King Weekend of Blues! Blues! Blues!

    Pat Wilder is simply the best blues and rhythm and blues performer in the
    San Francisco bay area. Her live show is a magnetic mix of peeling guitar licks, that defy gender classification, accompanied by an organic vocal style that evokes worldly conviction. Pat Wilder is an exciting performer to watch! Audiences all over the world are discovering this emerging talent from the fertile shores of San Francisco’s blues scene.

    Quarter Note
    1214 Apollo Way
    Sunnyvale, CA
    Call 408-732-2110 for TIX info.

  7. You are all cordially invited to:
    Global Awakening Now!
    a live band transcendental dance party.

    on mar 26th, from 7:30 pm to 2:00 am
    at DiviniTree Yoga and Art Studio
    1043-B Water St. Santa Cruz

    please see our facebook event page for more info:

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