The futures index

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

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 20: Kool John, The Catalyst
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: Vinnie Hansen, Bookshop Santa Cruz
January 8: Dave Stamey, Don Quixote’s
January 9: James Durbin, The Catalyst
January 10: Melvin Seals & JGB, Moe’s Alley
January 14: Muriel Anderson, Don Quixote’s
January 14: Paul Fleischman, Bookshop Santa Cruz
January 14: John McCutcheon, Resource Center for Nonviolence
January 15: Dr. Martin Blaser, The Rio
January 15: Yukmouth, The Catalyst Atrium
January 15: Roy Zimmerman, Don Quixote’s
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 19: Brian Charette, Kuumbwa
January 20: Switchback, Kuumbwa
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 22: Catamaran Literary Reader, Bookshop Santa Cruz
January 22: Smith Dobson Quartet, Kuumbwa
January 23: Cirque Ziva, Santa Cruz Civic
January 24: ‘Boomer Humor,’ Kuumbwa
January 24: Stan Ridgway, Don Quixote’s
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: Robben Ford, Kuumbwa
January 26: Patti Smith Band, The Rio
January 27: ‘Questions That Matter,’ Bookshop Santa Cruz
January 28: Gail Rich Awards, The Rio
January 28: Jandy Nelson & Annameeke Hesik, Bookshop Santa Cruz
January 28: MLK Jr. Convocation, Santa Cruz Civic
January 29: Albert Lee, Kuumbwa
January 29: Adrian Legg, Don Quixote’s
January 29: Armistead Maupin, Bookshop Santa Cruz
January 29: Junior Reid, Moe’s Alley
January 30: Blame Sally, Kuumbwa
January 30: Mad Caddies, The Catalyst
January 30: Willie Watson, Don Quixote’s
January 31: Aja Vu, Don Quixote’s
January 31: RL Grime, Moe’s Alley
January 31: Lindsey Stirling, Golden State Theater
January 31: Royal Southern Brotherhood, Moe’s Alley
February 1: Fortunate Youth, The Catalyst
February 1: Eric Harland Voyager, Kuumbwa
February 3: William Ury, Bookshop Santa Cruz
February 5: Melissa Aldana, Kuumbwa
February 5: Badfish, The Catalyst
February 5: Lewis Black, Golden State Theater
February 6: Murder By Death, The Catalyst Atrium
February 6: Spyro Gyra, Sunset Center
February 6: Tempest, Don Quixote’s
February 6: Too Short, The Catalyst
February 6-7: White Buffalo, Moe’s Alley
February 7: Bob Marley’s 70th, The Catalyst
February 7: James Van Praagh, Sunset Center
February 7: ‘Wizard of Oz’ Sing-along, The Rio
February 8: Tommy Emmanuel, Kuumbwa
February 9: Billy Childs, Kuumbwa
February 11: Joshua Davis, Bookshop Santa Cruz
February 12: Rez Abbasi, Kuumbwa
February 12: Citizen Cope, Golden State Theater
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: Nicholas Payton, Kuumbwa
February 16: Reel Big Fish, The Catalyst
February 17: Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra, Kuumbwa
February 17: Suicide Silence, The Catalyst
February 19: Ozomatli, Golden State Theater
February 19: Tigran Trio, Kuumbwa
February 19: Three Women & the Truth, Don Quixote’s
February 20: ‘1964: The Tribute,’ Sunset Center
February 20: Los Lobos, Moe’s Alley
February 20: Christian McBride, Kuumbwa
February 21: Teresa Tudury, Kuumbwa
February 23: Kurt Elling, Kuumbwa
February 23: Kawehi, The Catalyst
February 24: Laurie R. King, Bookshop Santa Cruz
February 25: Robert Cray Band, Golden State Theater
February 26: ALO, Moe’s Alley
February 26: David Cook, The Catalyst
February 26: Nettwork Trio, Kuumbwa
February 28: Big Mountain, Don Quixote’s
March 1: Nicholas David, Don Quixote’s
March 4: Goiste, Don Quixote’s
March 5: Andre Nickatina, The Catalyst
March 5: Les Yeux Noirs, Moe’s Alley
March 6: George Lopez, Santa Cruz Civic
March 6: Andre Nickatina, The Catalyst
March 8: Pierre Bensusan, Don Quixote’s
March 11: Dengue Fever, Moe’s Alley
March 11-12: Rebelution, The Catalyst
March 12: Title Fight, 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 25: Mod Sun, The Catalyst Atrium
March 27: Bone Thugs N Harmony, The Catalyst
March 28-29: ‘Les Miserables,’ Golden State Theater
March 29: Pink Floyd Experience, The Catalyst
April 3: Buddy Guy, Sunset Center
April 11: The Rev. Horton Heat, The Catalyst
April 15: Garrison Keillor, Santa Cruz Civic
April 16: Young Dubliners, 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 2: Shlohmo, The Catalyst
May 12: Old Blind Dogs, Don Quixote’s
May 19: NatGeo Live: Mireya Mayor, Golden State Theater
June 1: Neutral Milk Hotel, Cocoanut Grove
June 16: NatGeo Live: Steve Winter, Golden State Theater
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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