The Santa Cruz Percolators will be on the air at KZSC during the Backroads folk show on Sunday (5/24/15, between noon-2pm) for an interview and some live music. The Percolators play a variety of traditional dance music from around the world, featuring melodies from Appalachia, Quebec, Trinidad, Haiti, and Puerto Rico. The band includes long-time Santa Cruz residents Laurie Rivin (fiddle), Janet Dows (concertina), and Paul Rangell (guitar). Their upcoming concert and dance on Wednesday (5/27/15) at Don Quixote’s in Felton, CA will celebrate the release of their new CD “Step Out.”
Hey everyone. Listen to this beautiful, dexterous solo by Justin Kauflin. This sweet song is dedicated to Kauflin’s mentor, Clark Terry. Enjoy.
UCSC will be celebrating its 50th anniversary soon and KZSC will be there to provide the soundtrack. From 12 to 2 PM on Thursday, January 15th, KZSC will be spinning the tunes of 1965 live from the Quarry Plaza.
If you would like to join in on the festivities, wear your highest waisted pants and Buddy Holly glasses and come on down to the Quarry Plaza located on the UCSC campus. Once again, this event will be from 12 to 2 PM on Thursday, January 15th. Be there or be square!
Oisin Mac Diarmada, All-Ireland Fiddle Champion and one of the producers of the “Irish Christmas in America” traveling show, now in its 10th season, will be joining DJ Sophaloaf in a live interview on KZSC’s “ShamRock” show this Wednesday, December 3, 2014 between 1:00-2:00pm. Oisin (member of the band Teada), along with the well-regarded button accordionists and singers Seamus Begley and Seamus’s daughter Meabh, plus virtuoso uillean piper and flute player Sean Gavin (from the band Bua), and Champion Irish step dancer Samantha Harvey, will all be appearing later that evening in a Santa Cruz show at the Kuumbwa that features traditional tunes, Irish ballads and carols, recitations, and some energetic dancing, all presented by the Celtic Society of the Monterey Bay. Tune in every week to “ShamRock” for a mix of Irish rock and folk music.
Highlights from the 25th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Show will be featured during “Backroads” on Sunday, Nov 23rd between noon and 2pm. Lee Ann Womack and Jerry Douglas host the show that features special performances by The Boxcars, Claire Lynch, The Gibson Brothers, Noam Pikelny Band, Della Mae, Jerry Douglas, The Spinney Brothers with Michael Cleveland, The Seldom Scene, The Del McCoury Band, and more. Tune in for lots of music and laughs between the heartfelt thank-you speeches by the award winners. and the appreciative cheers and applause from the more than 2,000 folks who attended this recent event at Raleigh’s Memorial Auditorium in North Carolina.
- Santa Cruz Percolators Live on Backroads, Sun May 24thMay 24, 2015 - 6:10 am
- KZSC at Shaky Knees!May 23, 2015 - 12:00 pm
- Regulating Our Local Music Scene with a Legend of the Bay – by DJ Jazzy JefeMay 22, 2015 - 3:19 am
- KZSC Album Reviews: Chloe by Matthew AzrieliMay 21, 2015 - 8:00 am
- KZSC Show Reviews: Mikal CroninMay 20, 2015 - 8:00 am