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What local bands or musicians have captured your attention at the moment?

LocalT_christCSFires Fury. Great three-piece band, awesome people.

Christopher Czech
Santa Cruz | Solar Installer


 

 

 

 

LocalT_patRPoor House. They play celtic music, a lot of originals and they’re really good. The Broken String Band. They play a lot of originals and some covers. And the South Street Ramblers are really good, and the Lords of Green Bush, and Jon Miller.

Pat Ring

Santa Cruz | Bartender

 

 

 

 

LocalT_ezraSambaDá. It's Brazilian music—and a guy in the band was one of my capoeira teachers in school.

Ezra Hapner
Santa Cruz | 3rd Grade

 

 

 

 

 

 

LocalT_jessicaA local DJ that’s caught my attention lately is a local guy named Totem, and he's been doing music for a lot of years out in Salt Lake and Wyoming and out here. And he's really been just starting to pick up his stuff and really succeed in making people smile and groove and dance. And that’s the most important thing—is making people move.

Jessica Edens
Santa Cruz | Massage Therapist, Barista

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