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Santa Cruz Music Festival Announces 2014 Pre-Party

The Catalyst Club in Downtown Santa Cruz October 10th-11th, 2014   This October, Santa Cruz Music Festival will begin to ramp up preparations for its main event on April 3rd and 4th. Beginning with a 2 Day Music Showcase to give audience members a night they won’t soon forget at one of the most historic […]

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Junior Guard Competition Results

Photos: Julia Elman Below are the results for the JG Competition Wednesday and Thursday. The event was a great success. The weather was beautiful both days, it ran smoothly, the new tall flags were key to direct the competitors and spectators to all different events. The event had about 500 kids the in the Little […]

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DJ of the Month December: DJ Ben Baker

DJ Ben Baker has been consistently getting the dance floor rocking while working at the Santa Cruz DJ Company. The ladies love him and guys admire his musical savvy. He exhibits a great ear for music, a keen eye for photography, and a great arm for disk golf. At the county course in San Lorenzo […]

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The Hightones

It was yet another beautiful Saturday in Santa Cruz. The air was filled with sunshine and smiling faces in the streets of downtown. I positioned myself on the outdoor patio of New Leaf to enjoy the weather and a coffee. To my delight, a familiar sound filled the air on the patio not long after […]

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Band of the Month October: Wooster

  Last night I meet up with Brian, singer and guitar player for local band Wooster. I listened to the band practice a few songs before our interview. The practice went smooth as the band jammed into the night. Brian and I steeped outside while the remaining band members continued to jam softly.   SCW: […]

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September Band of the Month: The Expendables

September Band of the Month The following is a phone interview with Geoff Weers, guitar player and singer of The Expendables. SCW: Congratulations on receiving September Band of the Month! Geoff: Thank you so much, I’m really excited about receiving that. SCW: Are the Expendable playing any shows in Santa Cruz sooon? Geoff: Yes, we […]

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Wild About Willie

Greg Archer Good Times Santa Cruz Man, myth, country music legend Willie Nelson descends upon Santa Cruz. The story you’ve been waiting for. WARNING: This article contains mood swings, deep, sometimes haunting personal confessions and occasional marijuana usage. On the flipside: No animals were harmed during the creation of this story. Willie Nelson is a […]

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The Dancetronauts

The  Philip Plastina invited me to Dancertonaut headquarters to see the mother ship and where the Dancetronauts blast off from. We relaxed at his house and discussed the Dancetronauts and current moves in the electric dance music industry. Then on Saturday night he invited me up to The City to party with them VIP and […]

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