Esperanza Spalding at the Rio: Saturday, March 12th @ 8:00 p.m.

Esperanza Spalding caused KZSC’s phones to ring more than usual this week, after airing a ticket giveaway for Spalding’s highly-anticipated Santa Cruz show this Saturday. In case if you missed the news, GRAMMY® award-winning jazz singer, composer, and bassist, Esperanza Spalding will perform at the Rio Theatre (1205 Soquel Ave. Santa Cruz, CA 95062) this Saturday, March 12th at […]

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KZSC is Going To South By Southwest!!

South By Southwest is the fastest growing music and media gathering in the United States. The festival is held yearly in Austin City, Texas, and KZSC is sending five intrepid reporters to bring you the highlights back from the mayhem!! The event will be so fantastic that Obama will be skipping Nancy Reagan’s funeral to fly out! So stay posted to our blog from March 14th to 19th for coverage of the conference’s exhibitions and music showcases.


Dead Kennedys: KZSC Show Reviews

This past Saturday, the Catalyst was moshed to the point of near collapse because the Dead Kennedys rocked the house harder than any band at the Catalyst. With a combination of the pent-up energy exerting from the crowd and the stacked line-up to make any punk fan envious, including Reagan Youth, Anti Social, and the […]

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Los Primos of Santa Cruz on Backroads Sun March 6th

Los Primos of Santa Cruz will be visiting the KZSC studios during the “Backroads” folk show on Sunday afternoon, March 6, 2016. This trio excels in the performance of traditional Mexican music, including boleros, polkas, valses, mariachi and other styles. They’ll be sharing stories and playing and singing live on the air in advance of their matinee show at Don […]


Hip-Hop Ticket Giveaways of the Week: Pell, Skizzy Mars & Pusha T

  SKIZZY MARS Skizzy Mars: 22-year old rapper from Harlem, NY whose 2015 EP  “The Red Balloon Project” peaked at #4 on the U.S. Billboard Rap Albums. BAY AREA SHOW DATES: Friday, March 4th- Catalyst (Santa Cruz) @ 8pm (16+)  Sunday, March 6th – Social Hall (San Francisco)@ 8pm (all ages)  Find out Event Info Here: […]