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Wiggin’ Out: The Endless Cycle

As you probably are aware, the Olympics just happened in London. All eyes were on the British athletes, who wanted to demonstrate their abilities on their home turf. As a cycling fan, I was most interested in the road race and time trial; in the latter England’s own Bradley Wiggins, winner of this year’s Tour […]

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The Woodstock of Jazz: MJF55

You don’t want to miss this concert. Ever. It’s not just a concert, it’s a weekend of concerts. A full weekend of the world’s finest jazz artists performing at the Monterrey Jazz Festival including: Trombone Shorty, Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, Jack DeJohnette, Pat Metheney, Esperanza Spalding, Ambrose Akinmusire, Mulgrew Miller, Gerald Clayton, Tigran Hamasyan, and the list […]

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Loud Rock Charts: 8/21

Our thoughts here at KZSC go out to both Baroness and Periphery. We hope for a quick recovery for Baroness, and that everything is okay for Periphery and their family. You will be sorely missed on the rest of the Summer Slaughter tour, but that means I’ll just mosh even harder for you guys! ADDS […]

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How’s Biz?

Dear Local Business Person: If your summer sales seem sluggish, think about this. Santa Cruz plays host to thousands of visitors each summer. Every one of them has a car (sometimes two). Every car has a radio, and sooner or later they discover The Great 88. Why not let KZSC help tell everyone about you? […]

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Bonnie Raitt September 16th

What did you do in summer camp? Whittle? Paddle a canoe? Bonnie Raitt learned to play guitar at Camp Regis-Applejack in upstate New York. Unlike our nights burning s’mores on a campfire, her experiences  led to a career in music playing some of the best electric slide guitar there is. Her blues interpretations, singing and […]