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Mūz: Santa Cruz Media, Music and Arts
Soto Zen teacher Cheri Huber comes to Inner Light Ministries Thursday.

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Guns and guerillas.

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Weed City USA.

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Paypal hustle.

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Bunny Wailer showed off the gift of herb Friday night at the Civic.

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Grammys vs. Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame: One sucks, the other doesn't.

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Robert Anton Wilson will have his send-off party Sunday at the Cocoanut Grove.

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Norton and Roy shake their money makers.

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Cheryl Calleri's 'Innervation' straddles the line between art and science at the Museum of Art and History.

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How does one 'mainstream' Camper Van Beethoven?

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Renaissance genius, cosmic prankster and famed author Robert Anton Wilson died a week shy of his 75th birthday.

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Reggae royalty Bunny Wailer will headline the Santa Cruz Dayz celebration at the Civic.

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While the latest album from the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens hasn't suffered a complete stateside media blackout, it's gotten an infinitesimal fraction of the publicity earned by, say, Nicole Richie's waistline or Britney Spears' crotch.

Mūz: Santa Cruz Media, Music and Arts
Justin Timberlake revisited.

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Me First and the Gimme Gimmes--the world's greatest cover band--play the Catalyst Saturday.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. If a Danzig show comes to the Catalyst, and Glenn Danzig isn't there to play it, does anybody care?

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Ritual Trio violinist Billy Bang had the Kuumbwa crowd roaring.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Lee Perry keeps it up.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. The former Club Zayante burned down.

Mūz: Santa Cruz Media, Music and Arts
Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Alejandro Escovedo: He's never been your beast of burden.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Alejandro Escovedo: He's never been your beast of burden.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Jaguares: The perfect excuse for a columnist to exorcise his white guilt?

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Larry Kirwan rallies the masses.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. A founder of Red Elvises runs off to joins the gypsy circus at Don Quixote's.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Aptos label S.A.R. aquires the Slits, plus Robert Weisberg's "Waging a Living" documentary.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. The English Beat play the Boardwalk, while the Cabrillo Festival premiers Frans Lanting and Philip Glass' 'Life: A Journey Through Time.'

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Killing Us Loudly With Her Songs: Lauryn Hill's last minute Santa Cruz gig bordered on disaster.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Patrick McGoohan plays the drums, Dale Ockerman throws a party and the White Album Ensemble schedule a free gig.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Midnite's Vaughn Benjamin unplugs, 'An Inconvenient Truth' plays for free and Black Heart Procession's Pall Jenkins gets his saw on.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. On the eve of his Santa Cruz appearance, political comedian Will Durst muses on George W. Bush, his morning radio gig and equal-opportunity hatred.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Pato Banton and Sol Horizon kick off Metro's Music in the Other Park series; the resurrection of Junie Morrison.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. George Clinton brings his P-Funk armada to town; Scott Walker comes up with the century's most disturbing album.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Does Dave Alvin sing like Mark Knopfler? How critical comparisons can ruin your day.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Celebrating the return of Mule Train, Ravi Shankar, the White Album Ensemble and '80s hitmakers ABC.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. A new documentary about the Minutemen reveals how three San Pedro kids changed the music world; plus Santa Cruz Film Festival winners.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Pyrotechnics and a blues fest preview highlight the weekend's activities.

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Keak Da Sneak, true to his name, sneaks in and out of the Catalyst in no time flat, while local artist Koak puts the 'sicko' in Cinco De Mayo.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Pharoah Sanders--like Big Jay McNeely on steroids, only friendlier.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. 'The Sound of Young America' leaves KZSC; Johnny Winter resurrects himself at Moe's Alley.

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Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Jello Biafra may have lost the Dead Kennedys, but he's not letting go of his Gary Wilson album.

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E-40 takes over the Clear Channel's KDON, Santa Cruz's Great Lost Poet Salon, Catalyst performances by Steel Pulse and Dead Prez's M1, and the announcing of the Cabrillo Music Festival's headliners.

Mūz: The Santa Cruz Film Festival
A preview of coming attractions. Also, Shakespeare Santa Cruz prepares for its 25th season.

Online Comedy Review: Yacht Rock
Channel 101's online comedy series brilliantly juxtaposes blank parody with over-the-top slapstick.

Radio Review: The Sound of Young America
Tracing the "new ambuiguity" in Jesse Thorn's radio show; plus—Grizzly Man and pro-Bush songs!

Music Review: Mi and L'Au
Euro music duo takes audience at the Attic in Santa Cruz on a darkly quirky musical journey.

Santa Cruz Music Notes
Clowns, mimes and Cirque du Soleil.

Santa Cruz Music Notes
The weekend's surprise triumph turned out to be The Ike Reilly Assassination.

Santa Cruz Music Notes
Harlots and Whorehouses at the Museum of Art and History; Paul Davis and Pete Bernhard at Poet & Patriot.

Santa Cruz Music Notes
Frog 'N' Squirrel.

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Chronic—what?—cles Of Rock Show.

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Jonathan Richman; Charlie Hunter.

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Nine Inch Nails; Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.

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Sean Paul; Carla Kihlstedt; Hella, Giraffes? Giraffes!

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Lyrics Born; the Blue Lagoon.

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The Meters; Kaki King; Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley.

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U2 perfects the art of arena rock.

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Mos Def; Lacy J. Dalton; Tom Brosseau.

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Sleepytime Gorilla Museum; Sayre; John Scofield.

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Midnite; DJ Lorin.

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Cake; Plena Libre.

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Nawal; Billy Idol; Devendra Banhart.

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And the Children Will Lead Them; Distracting Flamenco; Katrina Relief Continues.

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Radiohead Meets Shostakovich; Canyon Palooza; Henfling's.

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The Monterey Jazz Festival.

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Sizzla protesters; Garbage; Bill Tapia.

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Brazilian Girls; Israel Vibration.

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Les Claypool; Medeski, Martin & Wood.

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Albino; Les Claypool; Rick Walker; Dick Dale.

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Marc Ribot; the goth-friendly Blue Lagoon.

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Hot Hot Heat; Hugh Masekela; Alexandra Montreal benefit.

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David Lee Roth; John Jorgenson.

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Aza; John Ellis; the Aquabats.

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Beck.

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The Dead Hensons; the reopening of Henfling's.

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Built to Spill.

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Charles Lloyd; Robert Earl Keen.

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Lhasa.

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Talib Kweli; New Music Works' Avant Garden Party.

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Old Crow Medicine Show; Amelia; The Bad Plus.

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Carne Cruda; Run Return.

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Mayim; SoVoSo; Jason Moran; Marvin Sewell.

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Mule Train; Frequinox; Richard Nunns.

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Taraf de Haïdouks; Terry Riley's 70th birthday celebration.

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Rizwan-Muazzam Quawwali; Zap Mama; the Aptos Club's Battle of the Bands.

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Matt Wilson; Palenque.

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Clockwork; Hiromi; Renzo Staino.

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All Drool Before the Hydra; Miller's Genuine Draft.

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Handsome Boy Modeling School; Kenny Garrett; the Attic.

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The Supersuckers; Kyle Gass of Tenacious D; All Ears; Edmar Castaneda.

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The Devil Makes Three; Deepak Ram; Xzibit.

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The Supersuckers; The Loyal Sons and Daughters.

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New Music Works; Bat Makumba.

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Salif Koné and Universal Language.

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Songwriter's Showcase; Camper Van Beethoven; GWAR.

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Fattah Abbou and Mohamed Aoulou; Directions in Music; GWAR.

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Modest Mouse; UCSC graduate recital.

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Flogging Molly.

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Don Quixote's music room; New Thrill Parade; Alientar.

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The closing of Henfling's; Felton Independent Community Radio benefit; the Dead Hensons.

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Lee Rocker; the Dead Hensons.

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First Night Santa Cruz; the Kamakahis.

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The Expendables; Goddess of Funk.

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Protests against pole dancers at Camouflage.

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The Attic's opening night; Free Radio Santa Cruz benefit.

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The Devil Makes Three; Petty Booka; Zelda's songwriting contest.

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Linda Kimball and Pete Coates celebrate four years of music, art and culture at the Cayuga Vault.

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Hanzel Und Gretyl; Ministry; Chuck D; UFO.

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George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars; the reopened Attic; Club Caution.

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Purna Das; The Cramps.

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The Misfits; Courtney Love; The Mars Volta.

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2 Live Crew; Robert Moog.

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2 Live Crew.

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What We Live; the Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra.

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The Catalyst.

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The Pixies.

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Paul Thorn.

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Taj Mahal.

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The Mediterranean; Club Caution.

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'Please Stand By''s 300th show; Social Distortion.

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The 418 Project; Patti Smith.

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They Might Be Giants; the Aptos Club.

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San Francisco Mime Troupe; Papa Roach.

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Robbie Fulks; Tiffany; the Angry Amputees.

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PJ Harvey.

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The Rock Bottom Blues Band.

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The Detroit Cobras; the Forty-Fives.

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In order to cleanse his soul for their June 26 Catalyst show, guest columnist Cooper McBean tells all in a diary of The Devil Makes Three's recent tour of France.

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The Serendipity Project; Moving Parts.

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New Music Works' Avant Garden Party; Jackie Greene.

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The Santa Cruz Blues Festival.

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Roy Hargrove; Mirah.

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'Rubber Car Cultureolver,' Sleater-Kinney.

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Camper Van Beethoven.

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Laurie Anderson; Arrington De Dionyso; The Independents.

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Bobby McFerrin.

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NOFX; (International) Noise Conspiracy; Hell's Belles.

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Mariza; Dr. Ralph Stanley and His Clinch Mountain Boys.

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Captured by Robots; the Girl Powder tour.

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Ziggy Marley; Spearhead; The Breeders; Mix Master Mike.

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The Levis; Fishbone; Keller Williams.

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The Devil Makes Three; KEBV; Le Scrawl; Restarts.

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Talib Kweli.

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Blackstrap; the Ultimate Reality Dating Game Show.

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Second City; the White Album Ensemble.

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Drag the River; the Groovie Ghoulies; the Poison tribute band Antidote.

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Mates of State.

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Zelda's Songwriters' Showcase; Serendipity Project freestyle battles; Hamell on Trial.

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Serendipity Project's Freestyle Battle; Coheed and Cambria.

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The Devil Makes Three; John Whooley.

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As of Jan. 11, San Luis Obispo radio listeners will now be able to receive KPIG.

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Drive; Epicure; The Expendables; Chris Cain.

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Cheri Lovedog.

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The Catalyst's Fat Tuesdays, Ozomatli, Zelda's songwriters showcase, Petty Booka.

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Trio Braamdejoodevatcher; Dave Alvin and the Guilty Men.

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Lucinda Williams; Zelda's Songwriters' Showcase.

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Mistura Brasileira V; local hip-hop at the Catalyst; Dave Alvin.

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The Ghazal Ensemble; Dave Alvin; MARS Studio songwriter smackdown.

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Dave Alvin.

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Ani DiFranco; Bridge School Benefit.

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Serendipity Project MC battle; Maya Azucena; 'Calypso Dreams;' Groundation; Austin Lounge Lizards.

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy; John Ashcroft sings.

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Dick Dale; Ween, White Album Live.

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The Violent Femmes; the Serendipity Project's freestyle competition.

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Social Distortion salutes Johnny Cash.

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Eek-A-Mouse; Les Yeux Noirs; Maher Shalal Hash Baz.

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WM3 benefit; Angry Amputees.

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Christopher O'Riley; The Devil Makes Three.

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Les Nubians; Zap Mama; Mariza; the Rio's third anniversary.

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Punk at the Mediterranean; Blueprint; Hell's Belles.

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Southern Culture on the Skids; Tiffany; Mumbo Gumbo.

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Henry Butler; Michael Jones; Culture; Automatic Animal.

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The Battle of the Bands; The Blood Brothers.

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Nina Storey; Mirah; Orchestra Baobob; Lou Reed.

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The KPIG Swine Soiree; Klezmer-Tinged Russian Straight-Legged Romps; Dan Bern.

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Jet to Pretension.

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Computers Win!

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Showtime With Apollo.

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ArnoCorps Unleashed.

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Bad Religion; Thomas Mapfuno and the Blacks Unlimited.

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Orquesta Aragon, the Afro-Cuban All Stars, the Huxtables and Greg Brown.

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Duce Company, GhosTown and ArnoCorps.

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The Mother Truckers.

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Frank Black and the Catholics.

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South by SC.

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A list of upcoming Central Coast festivals.

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The Expendables; Rahzel.

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Camper Van Beethoven's Greg Lisher should be mayor.

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Willie Nelson.

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Jonathan Richman at Henfling's; the West Memphis 3 benefit.

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The Car Cultureerend Billy C. Wirtz; Victor Wooten.

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The Zelda's/MARS Studios Songwriting Showcase; women who rock.

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Santa Cruz rocks to free the West Memphis Three.

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Dildos R Us.

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Showdown at the K Records Corral.

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He'll Never Walk Alone.

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Keepin' It Real.

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Hip-Hop Marathon.

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Night Prowlers.

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Three's Company.

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Will Teen Wolf Survive?

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Place of Residents.


The week in Santa Cruz music as told through reviews of recent concerts at local venues.