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Dirtybird Campout is moving North

After two years in Southern California, Dirtybird Campout is moving up North this year making the festival only a 2 hour drive down from Santa Cruz county! The location has moved to the south section of Lake Antonio in the…

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RPM’s August Festival: HARD Summer

Destructo is back once again with a hot lineup to heat up your summer! The event will be moving to the Glen Helen Amphitheater & Regional Park this year and will be taking place over the course of August 5th-6th. The…

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Lightning in a Bottle 2017: My Experience

This Memorial Day Weekend was another unforgettable Lightning in a Bottle (LIB). Festival attendees started showing up on Wednesday to set up camp and feast their eyes on the giant lake bordering the festival grounds. Thanks to Northern California's recent rains, last year's dry lake bed was now a home for hundreds of inflatables and a hand full of floating DJ structures...
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Molly Tuttle Band, Wed May 10th

Molly Tuttle grew up playing bluegrass with her family members in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is now an award-winning songwriter (first place in the Chris Austin Songwriting Competition at Merlefest) and virtuoso multi-instrumentalist. Molly has been gaining broader recognition…

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RPM’s June Festival: EDC

RPM is hyped for Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas this June... Here at KZSC we represent every genre of music and talk imaginable. This year’s Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) brings together some of the biggest and best names in…

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Wobbleland Round 3

For the last three years, I have been honored to attend one of San Jose's biggest bass festivals of the year Wobbleland. Every year Vital Events brings us bigger surprises and this year was no different. The bass festival extended…

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KZSC at the Santa Cruz Music Festival

Over President's weekend, 10 KZSC staff members took to the streets of downtown Santa Cruz to interview and document the musical festival for our listeners. Throughout the day, we aired interviews and updates for those of you who could not…

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Activism in Santa Cruz County

The Artists on Art show for January 18th, 2017, featured spiritual activist and author, Ami Chen, community activist Miriam Stombler and Didje Koffa to talk about the protests happening in Santa Cruz County in response to the inauguration of the 45th President…

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Wobbleland in San Jose: back for 3 days!

Wobbleland 2017 back at the City National Civic in San Jose, February 17, 18 and 19 Wobbleland is back for three days this year! One of the most well known bass festivals of NorCal is back in San Jose. Last year,…

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Hear Larry Coryell on KZSC’s Test of Time

On August 26, Carol from KZSC's Test of Time spoke with prolific guitarist Larry Coryell who pioneered the progressive jazz fusion movement, integrating free form jazz with elements of rock, rhythm and blues. Larry reflects on the vibrant music scene during the sixties and the first time he heard Jimi Hendrix. Other highlights include Larry's diverse interest in music, the reunion of The Free Spirits and the first new studio album for The Eleventh House since 1976.
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Explosions in the Sky and Preoccupations: KZSC Show Reviews

Ah, the Mountain Winery: a venue always been defined by its excellence. On the night of August 29th, there was a fantastic show featuring the impeccable post-rock band, Explosion in the Sky, and Calgary post-punk outfit, Preoccupations (formerly Viet Cong). Both bands had just played FYF Fest in Los Angeles and this show was a very stark contrast to the festival setting they played the weekend before. Although the Mountain Winery is an amphitheater, the very little amount of space between the seating and the stage allowed a more intimate performance from both bands throughout the night.

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De Temps Antan, Sun Aug 21st

De Temps Antan, an engagingly joyful and energetic trio playing traditional style French-Canadian (Quebecois) folk music, will be in concert at Don Quixote's International Music Hall in Felton, CA on Sunday evening, August 21, 2016. Together since 2003, all the members…

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