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Overall, how would you rank the local club scene? What could be improved?

localtalk_nestaI'd say it's average. I like a lot of dub step and electronic music. Most of the hip-hop and K-DON and stuff—I really get over those kind of songs. More DJ's and what not would be nice.

Nesta Loni
Santa Cruz | Prep Chef






LocalTAlk_krystalI think that we have good music in Santa Cruz. I've been a little out of touch because I have a little baby, but overall I think that there’s a pretty good selection. Maybe we could add more venues.

Krystal Smith
Boulder Creek | Landscape Designer






LocalTAlk_markMI would say the club scene is pretty stellar, when you compare it to the average town of our size. And I'm always reading about some of the best musicians in the world that really enjoy coming to Santa Cruz to play. There could be more non-drinking clubs for the underage folks because it seems like we’re still struggling as a society to give youth a safe place to go and have fun.

Mark Michel
Santa Cruz | Wheel builder





LocalTAlk_beeOverall I would rate it as poor because there's no gay bar anymore, and one night at the Rainbow Room is not enough. I'd like to see better DJ's, more dance nights, better drink specials, and more gay people out in the streets.

Bee Miller
Santa Cruz | Bike Mechanic

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written by stubber, July 27, 2010
Gay Bars are great but don't last, and I think a lot of us know why:
1) Gay bar opens, gay people go and have fun
2) Straight women go so they can dance with each other and hang out and not be bothered by straight men
3) A small group of straight men get the balls to go because there are so many girls there
4) More and more straight men go
5) It is now not an exclusive gay bar

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