The futures index

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

February 20: ‘1964: The Tribute,’ Sunset Center
February 20: Los Lobos, Moe’s Alley
February 20: Christian McBride, Kuumbwa
February 20-22: Banff Mountain Film Festival, The Rio
February 21: Teresa Tudury, Kuumbwa
February 23: Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Kaiser Permanante Arena
February 23: Kurt Elling, Kuumbwa
February 23: Kawehi, The Catalyst
February 25: Chronixx & the Zinc Fence, The Catalyst
February 25: Robert Cray Band, Golden State Theater
February 26: ALO, Moe’s Alley
February 26: David Cook, The Catalyst
February 26: Anita Hill, UC Santa Cruz
February 26: Nettwork Trio, Kuumbwa
February 27: Slaid Cleaves, Kuumbwa
February 27: In Flames, The Catalyst
February 27: Led Zeppelin tribute, Don Quixote’s
February 28: Big Mountain, Don Quixote’s
February 28: Brazilian Carnaval, Moe’s Alley
February 28: Tim Lee, Kuumbwa
February 28: Mali Music, The Catalyst Atrium
March 1: Nicholas David, Don Quixote’s
March 1: Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band, Kuumbwa
March 2: Daniel Handler, Bookshop Santa Cruz
March 2: ‘The Music of Joni Mitchell,’ Kuumbwa
March 4: Goiste, Don Quixote’s
March 5: Andre Nickatina, The Catalyst
March 5: Les Yeux Noirs, Moe’s Alley
March 6-7: The English Beat, Moe’s Alley
March 6: Steven Graves, Kuumbwa
March 6: George Lopez, Santa Cruz Civic
March 6: Andre Nickatina, The Catalyst
March 8: Pierre Bensusan, Don Quixote’s
March 8: Matinee cheetah benefit concert, Don Quixote’s
March 9: Kendrick Scott Oracle, Kuumbwa
March 10: Jackie Greene, The Catalyst
March 11: Dengue Fever, Moe’s Alley
March 11: Reif Larson, Bookshop Santa Cruz
March 11-12: Rebelution, The Catalyst
March 12: Greg Archer, Bookshop Santa Cruz
March 12: Title Fight, The Catalyst
March 13: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, The Rio
March 13: Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Golden State Theater
March 14: The Fab Four, Golden State Theater
March 14: The Ghost Inside, The Catalyst
March 14: Peter Rowan, Kuumbwa
March 15: Black Brothers, Don Quixote’s
March 15: Mamo, Don Quixote’s
March 16: Cara Black, Bookshop Santa Cruz
March 16: Diwan Saz, Don Quixote’s
March 16: Avery Sunshine, Kuumbwa
March 16: Walk the Moon, The Catalyst
March 17: Aer, The Catalyst
March 18: Mr. Sun w/Darol Anger, Don Quixote’s
March 18: Jake Shimabukuro, The Rio
March 18: Shpongle, The Catalyst
March 19: Deborah Busman, Bookshop Santa Cruz
March 19: Roseanne Cash, Sunset Center
March 19: Colin Hay, The Rio
March 19: Rebel Souljaz, Moe’s Alley
March 19: Jeff Tweedy, Cocoanut Grove
March 20: Andrea Gibson, Kuumbwa
March 20: Civic’s 75th anniversary, Santa Cruz Civicz
March 20: OK Go, The Catalyst
March 20: ‘HMS Pinafore,’ Sunset Center
March 20: Paula Poundstone, The Rio
March 20: Rx Bandits, The Catalyst Atrium
March 21: Immortal Technique/Taleb Kweli, The Catalyst
March 21: Holly Near, Kuumbwa
March 21: SambaDa, Moe’s Alley
March 22: Red Baraat, Moe’s Alley
March 22: Cafe Musique, Don Quixote’s
March 22: ‘In the Mood,’ Golden State Theater
March 23: James Lee Stanley, Don Quixote’s
March 24: Nancy Ellen Abrams, Bookshop Santa Cruz
March 25: Anat Cohen, Kuumbwa
March 25: Paddy Keenan, Don Quixote’s
March 25: Mod Sun, The Catalyst Atrium
March 26: Junior Brown, Kuumbwa
March 26: Jacco Gardner, The Catalyst Atrium
March 27: Bone Thugs N Harmony, The Catalyst
March 27: City Folk, Don Quixote’s
March 28: B-Side Players, Moe’s Alley
March 28-29: ‘Les Miserables,’ Golden State Theater
March 28: Y&T, The Catalyst Atrium
March 29: Pink Floyd Experience, The Catalyst
March 29: Linda Ronstadt tribute, Don Quixote’s
March 30: Poncho Sanchez, Kuumbwa
March 31: Zakir Hussain, Kuumbwa
April 3: Tommy Castro, Moe’s Alley
April 3: Buddy Guy, Sunset Center
April 3-4: IAMSU!, The Catalyst
April 5: Jimmy Thackery, Moe’s Alley
April 8: Lisa Fischer, The Rio
April 10: Alison Arngrim, The Rio
April 10: Led Kaapana/Mike Kaawa, Don Quixote’s
April 10: Jon Ronson, Bookshop Santa Cruz
April 10: Melvin Seals & JGB, Moe’s Alley
April 10: Sturgill Simpson, The Catalyst
April 11: Jon Foreman, The Rio
April 11: The Rev. Horton Heat, The Catalyst
April 11: Queen tribute, Don Quixote’s
April 15: Bad Religion, The Catalyst
April 15: Gilberto Gil, Kuumbwa
April 15: Garrison Keillor, Santa Cruz Civic
April 15: Panda Bear, Cocoanut Grove
April 16: Omar Sosa, Kuumbwa
April 16: Young Dubliners, The Catalyst
April 17: FashionTEENs Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Civic
April 17: ‘It’s a Wild Life,’ The Rio
April 18: Warrior King, Moe’s Alley
April 18: The Willis Clan, The Rio
April 19: Bill Maher, Santa Cruz Civic
April 19: Chris Webster/Nina Gerber, Don Quixote’s
April 19: Tech N9ne, The Catalyst
April 20: Berner, The Catalyst
April 20: ‘Combined Destinies,’ Bookshop Santa Cruz
April 22: Janis Ian/Tom Paxton, The Rio
April 22: Martha Graham Dance Company, Sunset Center
April 22: Morgan Heritage, Moe’s Alley
April 23: Frankie Ballard, The Catalyst
April 23: Delhi 2 Dublin, Moe’s Alley
April 23: Tommy Igoe, Kuumbwa
April 26: Lydia Loveless, Moe’s Alley
April 27: Billy Cobham, Kuumbwa
April 28: La Vent du Nord, Don Quixote’s
April 29: Merle Haggard, Golden State Theater
April 29: Stephen Kessler, Bookshop Santa Cruz
April 30: ABBA Mania, Sunset Center
April 30: Le Boeuf brothers, Kuumbwa
May 1: David Sedaris, Santa Cruz Civic
May 2: Shlohmo, The Catalyst
May 7: Joan Armatrading, Sunset Center
May 7: Yellowcard, The Catalyst
May 8: Austin Lounge Lizards, Don Quixote’s
May 9: Herb Alpert, Sunset Center
May 9: House of Floyd, The Rio
May 11: Jane Smiley, Bookshop Santa Cruz
May 12: Old Blind Dogs, Don Quixote’s
May 15: John Craigie, Don Quixote’s
May 17: Houston Jones, Don Quixote’s
May 19: Little Dragon, The Catalyst
May 19: NatGeo Live: Mireya Mayor, Golden State Theater
May 21: Dustin Lynch, The Catalyst
May 23: Steel Pulse, The Catalyst
May 24: Amy Grant, Sunset Center
June 1: Neutral Milk Hotel, Cocoanut Grove
June 13: Hot Rize, The Rio
June 16: NatGeo Live: Steve Winter, Golden State Theater
June 17: Tom Russell, Don Quixote’s
June 19: Eddie Money, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
June 21: Choro das 3, Don Quixote’s
July 18: Donny McCaslin, Kuumbwa
July 21: NatGeo Live: Brian Skerry, Golden State Theater
August 18: NatGeo Live: Jodi Cobb, Golden State Theater

  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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