The futures index

The following is a list of upcoming shows and events in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties.(Future List is for ticketed performances and concerts only. If you are looking for other events or want to add an item to our online listings go to :
May 17: Anuhea, Moe’s Alley
May 17: The FOODIE Edition, Sunset Center
May 17: Larry June, The Catalyst Atrium
May 17: King Tuff, Don Quixote’s
May 17: Jeff VanderMeer, Bookshop Santa Cruz
May 18: Jack Ingram, The Catalyst
May 18: Amy Lavere, Don Quixote’s
May 18: Vetiver, Moe’s Alley
May 18: UCSC Jazz Ensembles, Kuumbwa
May 19: The Bobs, Kuumbwa
May 19: Marty O’Reilly & the Old Soul Orchestra, Don Quixote’s
May 20: Bruce Forman, Cherry Center
May 20: House of Floyd, The Rio
May 20: Motion Pacific Spring Dance Recital, Civic Auditorium
May 20: SambaDa, Moe’s Alley
May 22: Lisa Locascio, Bookshop Santa Cruz
May 22-23: Chucho Valdes, Kuumbwa
May 24: Ab-Soul, The Catalyst Atrium
May 24: Robin Trower, The Catalyst
May 25: Joey DeFrancesco & the People, Kuumbwa
May 25: Paul Hawken, Bookshop Santa Cruz
May 25: Phoebe Hunt & the Gatherers, Don Quixote’s
May 25: ‘I Am Jane Doe,’ The Rio
May 25: Sleepy Sun, The Catalyst Atrium
May 26-28: California Roots Festival, Monterey County Fairgrounds
May 27: Doobie Decibel System, Moe’s Alley
May 27: Rodney Crowell, The Rio
May 27: Jurassic 5, The Catalyst
May 27: Santa Cruz American Music Festival: Melissa Etheridge, Aptos Village Park
May 28: Santa Cruz American Music Festival: Devil Makes Three, Aptos Village Park
May 30: Poptone, The Rio
May 31: Deva Primel & Miten, The Rio
June 1: Jackie Lee, The Catalyst Atrium
June 1: UCSC’s Mandel Lecture, The Rio
June 1: Jayme Stone, Kuumbwa
June 1: T.I., The Catalyst
June 2: Los Lonely Boys, Golden State Theater
June 2: Jesse Colin Young, The Rio
June 2-3: Smuin, Sunset Center
June 3: The Itals, Moe’s Alley
June 3: La Merienda, Monterey Custom House Memory Garden
June 3: Santa Cruz Symphony, Civic Auditorium
June 3: Wailin’ Jennys, Golden State Theater
June 4: Cryptopsy, The Catalyst
June 5: Jean Luc-Ponty, The Rio
June 6: Santa Cruz Shakespeare preview, Bookshop Santa Cruz
June 7: Patrick Landeza, Don Quixote’s
June 7: Joan Osborne, The Rio
June 8: Amina Figarova, Kuumbwa
June 8: Vinnie Hanson, Bookshop Santa Cruz
June 8: Leftover Nelson, Don Quixote’s
June 8: ‘Life on Mars,’ The Rio
June 9: CSNY tribute, Don Quixote’s
June 9: Morgan James, The Catalyst Atrium
June 9: Pimps of Joytime, Moe’s Alley
June 9: XXXTentacion, The Catalyst
June 10: Hurray for the Riff Raff, The Rio
June 11: Tommy Castro & the Painkillers, Moe’s Alley
June 11: Robyn Hitchcock, Don Quixote’s
June 11: Wailing Souls, The Catalyst
June 12: Django Festival All-Stars, Kuumbwa
June 13: Allah-Las, Don Quixote’s
June 13: Laurie R. King, Bookshop Santa Cruz
June 14-15: Kehlani, The Catalyst
June 15: Stanley Clarke, Kuumbwa
June 16: Horace Andy, Moe’s Alley
June 16: Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Kuumbwa
June 16: Corey Feldman, The Catalyst
June 16: Lee Fields & the Expressions, The Catalyst Atrium
June 16: Eddie Money, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
June 16-18: Monterey International Pop Festival, Monterey County Fairgrounds
June 17: Jerry Miller Band, Don Quixote’s
June 17: Supersuckers, Moe’s Alley
June 19: Ambrose Akinmusire, Kuumbwa
June 19: Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, The Catalyst Atrium
June 19: Raekwon, The Catalyst
June 20: The Black Seeds, The Catalyst Atrium
June 20: SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque, The Catalyst
June 21: Jerry Jeff Walker/Tim Flannery, The Rio
June 22: Bassdrumbone, Kuumbwa
June 22: The Crystal Method, The Catalyst
June 22: The Red Elvises, Moe’s Alley
June 22: The Waifs, The Rio
June 23: Acoustic Alchemy, Kuumbwa
June 23: Brian Howe, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
June 23: The Medflys, Don Quixote’s
June 23: Paul Thorn, The Rio
June 23: The Weight Band, Moe’s Alley
June 24: B-Side Players, Moe’s Alley
June 24: Mark Lindsay, Custom House Plaza
June 24: P-Lo, The Catalyst
June 24: Alice Smith, Kuumbwa
June 24: Yuja Wang, Civic Auditorium
June 26: The Blues Broads, Kuumbwa
June 26: Cat Power, The Rio
June 26: Gappy Ranks, The Catalyst
June 26: David Sedaris, Bookshop Santa Cruz
June 27: Galactic, The Catalyst
June 27: Hellzapoppin, The Catalyst Atrium
June 28: Phora, The Catalyst Atrium
June 29: Austin Lounge Lizards, Don Quixote’s
June 30: Aza, Don Quixote’s
June 30: Great White, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
June 30: Willie K, Moe’s Alley
July 1: Cuddlefish, The Rio
July 1: Grupo Fantasma, Moe’s Alley
July 1: NRBQ, Don Quixote’s
July 6: Caesar Frazier, Kuumbwa
July 6: Lindsay Hatton, Bookshop Santa Cruz
July 7: Keystone Korner, Kuumbwa
July 7: Justin Martin, The Catalyst
July 7: Quiet Riot, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
July 7: The Sun Kings, Don Quixote’s
July 7: Zion-I, Moe’s Alley
July 8: Foreverland, The Catalyst
July 8: Monterey Beer Festival, Monterey Fair & Event Center
July 8: Orgone, Moe’s Alley
July 9: Incendio, Don Quixote’s
July 10: Pat Martino, Kuumbwa
July 10: Frank Ostaseski, Bookshop Santa Cruz
July 11: Chris Isaak, Golden State Theater
July 11: Mile High Club, Don Quixote’s
July 12: Alash: Tuvan Throat Singers, Don Quixote’s
July 12: Jonathan Safron Foer, Bookshop Santa Cruz
July 14: Etana, Moe’s Alley
July 14: Blue Oyster Cult, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
July 14: Etana, Moe’s Alley
July 15: Wilderado, The Catalyst
July 16: Khalid, The Catalyst
July 16: Frank Sinatra tribute, Don Quixote’s
July 17: Amy Ettinger, Bookshop Santa Cruz
July 17: Claudia Villela, Don Quixote’s
July 18: Reel Big Fish, The Catalyst
July 19: SambaDa, Moe’s Alley
July 20: Kathafire, The Catalyst
July 21: Eric Burdon & the Animals, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
July 21: John Jorgensen, Kuumbwa
July 21: Jay Leno, Golden State Theater
July 22: The Iguanas, Moe’s Alley
July 22: Ozomatli, Golden State Theater
July 24-28: Joe Satriani’s G4 Experience, Asilomar
July 27: Colin Hay, Golden State Theater
July 28: Flaming Groovies, Don Quixote’s
July 28: Marcia Griffiths/Sly & Robbie, Moe’s Alley
July 28: Los Lobos, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
July 30: Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers, Moe’s Alley
July 31: Taking Back Sunday, The Catalyst
August 1: Gojira, The Catalyst
August 1: 10,000 Maniacs, The Rio
August 2: Boz Scaggs, Golden State Theater
August 3: The Subdudes, Moe’s Alley
August 4: Toad the Wet Sprocket, Golden State Theater
August 4: Y&T, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
August 5: Amadou & Mariam, The Catalyst
August 5-6: Scottish Games & Celtic Festival, Monterey County Fairgrounds
August 6: Junior Kelly, Moe’s Alley
August 8: The Ataris, The Catalyst Atrium
August 11: Atmosphere, The Catalyst
August 11: Pablo Cruise, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
August 12: Bobby Bones, Golden State Theater
August 18: The Abyssinians, Moe’s Alley
August 18: Gin Blossoms, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
August 18: Painted Mandolin, Don Quixote’s
August 19: Rodney Carrington, Golden State Theater
August 20: Coco Montoya, Moe’s Alley
August 21: The Melvins, The Catalyst Atrium
August 25: Country Joe McDonald, Don Quixote’s
August 26: Akae Beka, Moe’s Alley
August 26: John Pizzarelli, Kuumbwa
August 27: Ruaile Bualie, Don Quixote’s
August 28: Fidlar, The Catalyst
August 31: Andy Courturier, Bookshop Santa Cruz
September 1: It’s a Beautiful Day, Don Quixote’s
September 1: Papa Doo Run Run, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
September 2: Anthony B, Moe’s Alley
September 2: Charlie Musselwhite, Moe’s Alley
September 2: Talking Dreads, The Catalyst Atrium
September 3: Martin Barre Band, Moe’s Alley
September 3: Tony McManus, Don Quixote’s
September 7: George Kahumoku Jr., Don Quixote’s
September 7: Shaggy, The Catalyst
September 9: Hell’s Belles, The Catalyst Atrium
September 9: Ana Popovic, Moe’s Alley
September 10: The Magpie Salute, The Catalyst
September 14: Lee Benoit, Don Quixote’s
September 14: Black Uhuru, The Catalyst
September 15-17: Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey Fairgrounds
September 20: Sloppy Seconds, The Catalyst Atrium
September 22: Kevin Morby, The Catalyst
September 23: Marshall Crenshaw & Los Straitjackets, Moe’s Alley
September 24: Corky Siegel & Matthew Santos, Don Quixote’s
September 27: Apocalyptica, The Rio
September 27: Daniel Handler, Bookshop Santa Cruz
September 28: Pierre Bensusan, Don Quixote’s
September 29: Led Zeppelin tribute, Don Quixote’s
September 30: Neil Sedaka, Sunset Center
October 2: Kim Stanley Robinson, Bookshop Santa Cruz
October 5: Celeste Ng, Bookshop Santa Cruz
October 6: ‘American Rhapsody: The Gershwin Songbook,’ Sunset Center
October 6: Between the Buried and Me, The Catalyst
October 7: Foreverland, Don Quixote’s
October 8: Carmel Music Society: Orion Weiss, Sunset Center
October 12: Dick Dale, The Catalyst
October 13: Kathy Griffin, Sunset Center
October 14: California Beach Boys, Don Quixote’s
October 14: Josh Garrels, The Rio
October 15: Snatam Kaur, The Rio
October 19: Gypsy Soul, Don Quixote’s
October 20: Dragon Smoke, Moe’s Alley
October 20: Howie Mandel, Golden State Theater
October 27: ArcAttack, Sunset Center
November 3: Rick Derringer, Moe’s Alley
November 4: ‘Letters Home,’ Sunset Center
November 5: Carmel Music Society: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Sunset Center
November 9: Dwight Yoakam, Sunset Center
November 17: ‘Tango Buenos Aires: Spirit of Argentina,’ Sunset Center
December 18: Charlie Hunter, Kuumbwa
January 19: Anne Lamott, Sunset Center
February 9: Bruce Cockburn, The Rio
February 11: Carmel Music Society: The American String Quartet, Sunset Center
February 15: Second City, Sunset Center
February 16: Black Violin, Sunset Center
March 4: The Ten Tenors, Sunset Center
March 25: Carmel Music Society: The Israeli Chamber Project, Sunset Center

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  11. Hi there,
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    WILL BE HAVING HIS OFFICIAL BOOK SIGNING & PARTY AT THE CATALYST 1011 Pacific ave . Santa Cruz 10pm– 2am on Tuesday12-7-10
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  16. 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

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  18. 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
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