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KZSC Presents Surfer Blood & Cayucas

The Catalyst Atrium | January 13, 2016 About a month ago, KZSC teamed up with the Catalyst to present indie hotshots Surfer Blood in The Atrium. Attendance was high for a weeknight and the audience’s energy was palpable. The sound of waves crashing served as a brief introduction before Cayucas kicked off the show. Comprised of […]

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Feb 4: Hawaiian Musical Greats at The Rio Theatre

Two stars of Hawaiian music are at the Rio Theatre Thursday February 4th–Keola Beamer, composer, singer-songwriter, accomplished slack key guitar master and Henry Kapono, singer-songwriter, actor, and rocker. Moanalani Beamer will grace the stage with hula. These gentlemen of music brought us many of the original songs that have formed the identity of Hawaiian music since the 1970s.

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Nottz: Raw

written by David Reid Whether or not you know the man you know Nottz. Busta Rhymes, Talib Kweli, Kanye are only a small portion of the people Nottz has produced for. Having such a substantial production history (and this is true of so many people) as well as being Awarded a Grammy for his work […]

The Donkeys + Jackie Zealous @ the Crepe!

The Donkeys and Jackie Zealous at The Crepe Place 1/28

This Thursday January 28th @ 9pm The Donkeys and Jackie Zealous will be playing at The Crepe Place on Soquel Avenue (just a block from the Rio Theater). Jackie Zealous is a local Santa Cruz surf/garage trio, who have made impressionable performances all around Santa Cruz’s finest music venues, including an on-air appearance on KZSC’s own Local Brew […]

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House Shoes: One of Hip Hops Top Authorities

written by David Reid Michael ‘House Shoes’ Buchanan has been apart of the hip hop community since the mid-90s. He transitioned from hip hop head, to resident DJ at St. Andrew’s Hall in Detroit, to owner of his own record label Street Corner Music. House Shoes, whether noticed or not, has acted as a strong backbone […]