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June 21-28, 2006

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Sounds of Summer

Your guide to clubs and concerts at home and beyond


Metro Santa Cruz 2006 Summer Guide:
Frans Lanting | surf spots | theater | concerts | festivals

You live in Santa Cruz, so you already know we have more amazing music than any town this size could imagine. Factor in our proximity to the Bay Area and you can pretty much schedule a great show for every single evening from now until Labor Day. So grab your cell phone, open its calendar and start inputting!

418 Project
418 Front St, Santa Cruz
831.466.9770
6/23 Light This City and FATD
6/25 Unlocked: Battle of the Bands
6/30 Youth Brigade, Cliftons, Dryheavers
7/1 Nothing Left
7/8,9,15,16 Moving & Storage, Crash Burn & Die Dance Co.
7/19 Tina Malia
7/29 Ambivalence

The Attic
931 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
831.460.1800
6/23 Tea Leaf Green
6/24 Biscuit Burners
6/27 Adrienne Young and Little Sadie
6/28 Diane Cluck and Garrett Pierce
6/29 Three More Shallows w/ the Last of the Blacksmiths and Dame Satan
7/1 Bill
7/3 Imaad Wasif from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs
7/7 The Long and Short of It, Automatic Animal
7/11 Dengue Fever
7/13 Tom Brosseau and Shelley Short
7/14 The Everyone Orchestra Featuring Steve Kimock
7/18 Nathan James & Ben Hernandez with Jane Lui
7/19 Brother Juniper (from Scotland) w/ Air Waves
7/22 Drums and Tuba with Slow Signal Fade and The Cops
7/23 The Churchills
7/25 Blue Cheer with Goblin Cock
7/27 BrightBlack Morning Light
8/4 Six Organs of Admittance
8/12 Teri Falini

Brookdale Lodge
11570 Highway 9, Brookdale
831.338.6433
7/15 Cameron Landers

Catalyst
1011 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
831.423.1338
6/21 The Pendletons
6/22 Proe
6/23 Good Riddance
6/24 Elements: A Visual and Dance Experience
6/25 Built to Spill plus Brett Netson
6/28 Tiger Army
6/29 Les Claypool and The Coup
6/30 Ribson's Nickel and Drunken Seagulls
7/3 Fatlip
7/5 Moonshine
7/6 Rev. Horton Heat
7/7 Junior Reid
7/8 Morningwood and The Lashes
7/12 Trailer Park Rangers
7/20 311
7/27 Social Distortion (ages 16+)
7/28 Social Distortion (ages 21+)
7/29 Robin Trower
7/30 Circa Survive
8/4 Smash Mouth
8/13 Lagwagon

Cayuga Vault
1100 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
831.421.9471
6/17 Poetry Dive w/ Kim Rosen and Jami Sieber
7/8 3 Leg Torso
7/29 Celtic Coastal Concert

Don Quixote's
6275 Highway 9, Felton
831.603.2294
6/23 Laurence Juber
6/24 Mick Overman & the Maniacs
6/29 The Yuval Ron Ensemble
6/30 An All Male Tribute to Madonna
7/1 Unauthorized Rolling Stones
7/2 Cachagua Playboys
7/4 Boulder Acoustic Society
7/6 John and Hope Keawe
7/7 Hacienda Brothers plus blueprint
7/8 Red Beans and Rice
7/9 The Bluehouse plus Simon Bruce
7/11 Nancy McCallion of the Mollys
7/13 Houston Jones plus J.T. and the Clouds
7/14 AZA
7/15 Extra Large
7/16 Michael Gulezian plus Gary Hull
7/17 Gjallarhorn
7/21 Tommy Emmanuel
7/22 Harry and the Hitmen
7/23 Anne Feeney plus Dave Lipman
7/28 The Joint Cheifs plus the Tangled Roots
7/29 Zoo Station
8/4 John "Broadway" Tucker Band
8/18 New Monsoon
8/19 Pete Escovedo
8/26 The Koz
9/1 Ray Abshire & Friends

The Fillmore
1805 Geary Blvd., San Francisco
415.346.6000
6/24 Lez Zeppelin with Sistas in the Pit and Coal Pitts Wash
6/27 Pink
6/28 Teddy Geiger
7/1 Mindless Self Indulgence
7/6 Hyde
7/7 Reverend Horton Heat
7/9 LL Cool J
7/11 Brand New
7/13 Mason Jennings with Teddy Thompson
7/15 Particle & Ozric Tentacles
7/17 The Fray with Augustana
7/18 Gnarls Barkley

Greek Theater
Gayley Road and Stadium Road Way, Berkeley
510.642.9988
6/23-24 Radiohead
6/30 Mark Knopfler
7/7-8 Widespread Panic
7/22 Flaming Lips
8/4 Bloc Party
8/11-12 Death Cab for Cutie
8/18-19 Ben Harper

Kuumbwa
320-2 Cedar St, Santa Cruz
831.427.2227
6/22 Greg Abate Quartet
6/24 Comedy with Will Durst and Richard Stockton
6/26 Brian Auger's Oblivion Express
6/30 The Waybacks
7/8 David Boswell
7/10 Diane Schuur
7/21 Kohala

Moe's Alley
1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz
831.479.1854
6/21 Les Yeux Noirs
6/23 Albino
6/29 The Red Elvises
6/30 Guitar Extravaganza
7/1 Indigenous
7/26 Los Pinguos
7/27-29 Afrofunk Music
8/4 Quetzal

Mountain Winery
14831 Pierce Rd, Saratoga
408.741.2822
6/21 Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint
6/22 Melissa Etheridge
6/25 Bela Fleck/Yonder Mountain String Band/Keller Williams
6/26 Damien Rice
6/27,30 Fiona Apple
6/28 Donna Summer
6/29 Jonny Lang
7/1 Nickel Creek
7/5 Indigo Girls
7/6-7 Kenny Loggins
7/10-11 Lyle Lovett
7/12 Ray Davies
7/14 The Temptations and the Four Tops
7/16 Blues Traveler
7/17-19 Chris Isaak
7/20 Bruce Hornsby and the Noise Makers
7/22 The Beach Boys
7/23 Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo
7/25-26 Gipsy Kings
7/29-30 Boz Skaggs
8/2 Ian Anderson plays Jethro Tull
8/3 Foreigner
8/4 Bruce Cockburn and Shawn Colvin
8/5 Julio Iglesias
8/9 B.B. King
8/10 Olivia Newton-John
8/15 Buddy Guy/Robert Cray Band
8/16-17 Big Head Todd and the Monsters and Toad the Wet Sprocket
8/20 Styx
8/23-24 k.d. lang
8/25 Susan Tedeschi
8/26-27 The Doobie Brothers
8/29 Rosanne Cash
8/31 Willie Nelson and Sara Evans
9/1-2 Chicago
9/6 Heart
9/7 Los Lobos
9/8 James Gang Rides Again
9/9 Tony Bennett
9/16 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
9/19 Ani DiFranco
9/24 Creedence Clearwater Revisited
9/25 Charles Aznavour
9/27 Peter Frampton
9/28 George Thorogood and the Destroyers/Elvin Bishop
9/29-30 Huey Lewis & the News
10/4 Emmylou Harris

Music in the Arboretum
UCSC Arboretum, off High St, Santa Cruz
831.427.2998
7/20 Tish Hinojosa
8/17 Sista Monica Parker
9/21 Toshi Reagon
10/19 Eduardo 'Lalo' Guerrero Tribute

The Rio Theatre
1205 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
831.423.8209
6/21 Baaba Maal
6/22 Greg Brown
6/24 Neko Case
7/15 Sweet Honey in the Rock
8/7 Rodney Crowell

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
6/30 The Fixx
7/7 Family Stone Experience
7/14 Eddie Money
7/21 Rose Royce
7/28 English Beat
8/4 Otis Day & The Knights
8/11 John Waite
8/18 Papa Doo Run Run
8/25 Herman's Hermits w/ Peter Noone
9/1 Starship

Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
307 Church St, Santa Cruz
831.420.5243
7/29-8/13 Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

Santa Cruz Vets Hall
846 Front St, Santa Cruz
831.454.0478
6/21 Melodians with Inner Visions
7/28 Dezarie

Shoreline Amphitheatre
1 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View
6/27 Counting Crows and Goo Goo Dolls
7/1 Ozzfest 2006
7/4 San Francisco Symphathy
7/8 Nine Inch Nails with Bahaus and Peaches
7/14 Marc Anthony and Marco Antonio Solis
7/29 Sounds of the Underground
8/3 Kelly Clarkson
8/4 Music Rising Auction: Sammy Hagar
8/26 Def Leopard and Journey

The Warfield
982 Market St, San Francisco
415.567.2060
6/24 Zappa Plays Zappa
7/13 Ray Davies
7/21 Kathy Griffin
7/23 The Raconteurs


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