Pretty Lights New Album, A Color Map of the Sun

WIN PRETTY LIGHT TICKETS ON KZSC

The electronic music producer Pretty Lights will be performing back to back shows November 29 and November 30 at The Bill Graham Auditorium in San Francisco. Each night has a stacked line up of top artists.

On Friday November 29, Tycho, The Grouch & Eligh, and Odesza will kick off the party. Tipper, Tokimonsta, and Paul Basic perform the second night Saturday November 30.

KZSC is giving away 7 pairs of tickets for each night starting this week.

Listen to KZSC to win your share of tickets or you can win them online!

Be sure to check out Pretty Lights’ New album ‘A Color Map of the Sun.’

 

 

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Sukhawat Ali Khan November 16th

bbb2This talented 11th generation Sufi singer followed custom and tradition; he was trained at a young age by his father. After working with many different musicians while touring around the world, Ali Khan has skillfully blended Western influences into his traditional Sufi and classical Hindustani training.  Now embarking upon his Bay Area Laaj Tour, Ali Khan will be at The 418 Project in downtown Santa Cruz Saturday, November 16th at 7 pm. If you are an alert KZSC world music show listener, you might just win a pair of tickets…stay tuned!

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Hip Hop Charts: First Week of November

New month, new Hip-Hop Charts, but it starts with something entitled “Old.”

 

1. DANNY BROWN – Old (Fool’s Gold)
2. RJD2 – More Is Than Isn’t (RJ’s Electrical Connections)
3. DJ RASHAD – Double Cup (Hyperdub)
4. GAS-LAB AND TRAUM DIGGS – Jazz Hop (623 Entertainment)
5. SHAD Flying – Colours (Black Box)
6. MADCHILD – Lawn Mower Man (Suburban Noize)
7. DELTRON 3030 – Event II (Bulk)
8. VIC MENSA – INNANETAPE (Illroots)
9. FLATBUSH ZOMBIES – Better Off Dead (Self-Released)
10. PRODIGY AND THE ALCHEMIST – Albert Einstein (Infamous)

2011 CD Sale

KZSC Ultimate Music Sale Coming!

Start saving your lunch money and mark Saturday, November 23rd as your date with KZSC’s Annual Ultimate Music Sale. Thousands of LPs, CDs and assorted music memorabilia items will be available from dozens of different vendors. And by popular demand, KZSC brings back our 25-cent music table. You read correct: CDs and vinyl for just a quarter each. Admission and parking are FEE; this is a fundraiser for KZSC and a lot of fun. Come early for best selection. Doors open at 10 AM.

Limited space is still available if you are interested in renting a seller’s table. Email Charlie at cdsale@kzsc.org for details. Music sale updates and more info will be posted on Instagram, Facebook and right here.

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The Creole Belles, Sun Nov 10th

The Creole Belles from the SF Bay Area will be playing traditional Cajun and Creole music for a matinee dance at Don Quixote’s in Felton, CA starting at 2pm on Sunday, November 10, 2013. A five-piece version of the band will rock out, including Delilah Lee Lewis on fiddle and vocals, Maureen Karpan on accordion and vocals, Karen Leigh on guitar and vocals, Elaine Herrick on standup bass, and special guest Andrew Carriere on vocals, triangle, rubboard, and accordion. All band members have spent considerable time in Louisiana learning the music first-hand from Dewey Balfa, Canray Fontenot, Danny Poullard, Bebe Carriere, Dennis McGee, Bois Sec Ardoin and other revered sources. They haven’t played in the Santa Cruz area in around four years, so they’re looking forward to seeing you on the dance floor soon. Tune in to hear some Cajun and Creole music along with other folk and acoustic country artists during the Backroads show on KZSC this coming Sunday afternoon between noon and 2pm.

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Artist Penny Framstad’s CD Release Party

Santa Cruz born song writer and singer, Penny Framstad, left the beautiful half moon-bay twelve years ago to seek a music career in Los Angeles. By a stroke of luck, she found herself immersed in the soundtrack industry for film and television after the huge success of her song, ‘Even Angels Fall’ featured in the film 10 Things I Hate About You. After her surprising, and move than deserving, success she was able to get many more of her songs used in film and television. Her filmography includes; White Girls, The Office, Scrubs, Dawson’s Creek, Summerland, and many more!

The incredibly talented and kind artist has since returned to Santa Cruz in a very big way! While continuing to write and perform music, Penny is also opening her new vocal training school called, ‘Penny’s Pop Academy.’ Penny has spent many years training young singers and songwriters, and now she hopes to spread her training to the Santa Cruz community.

On Saturday, November 9th, Penny will be hosting a CD release party on a beautiful estate in Pasatiempo. Penny will be performing her old and new songs during the evening concert. Each guest will receive her new CD and a crab dinner, with additional access to an open wine bar. Tickets are currently available! If you are interested in attending this wonderful event, hosted by an extremely talented and kind artist, please contact Penny Framstad at her website, www.pennyspopacademy.com.