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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 […]

SurfCity-Traffic-Jam

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? […]

Raitt Time

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 […]

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Ride the Wave

Summer in Surf City? We’ve got a shirt that looks good wet or dry. The KZSC Surf Shirt looks so good you can almost smell the saltwater. It features the red, green and gold reggae colors and is available in all sizes inside our website shop.

Janis Joplin Performing at Monterey Pop Festival

Monterey Pop Monday

It was known as “The Summer of Love”. 1967 introduced a sea change in popular culture around the country and the world. About an hour south of Santa Cruz, musicians that became rock royalty appeared at the Monterey International Pop Festival. The Great 88 looks back on how young people, artists and performers like Jimi, […]