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Redwood Mountain Faire

This is a great local festival that deserves our community support, not to mention the line-up is filled with some of the best bands in the Bay Area including some of our own Santa Cruz favorites.

Saturday, June 2

Meadow Stage

SambaDa - 6 p.m. The Soft White Sixties - 4:30 p.m. Monnalice - 3 p.m. Dan P. and the Bricks - 1:30 p.m. The Coffis Brothers - Noon Funkranomicon - 11 a.m.

Creekside Stage:

The Brothers Comatose - 5:30 p.m. Wooster - 4 p.m. Take 1 - 2:30 p.m. 3upFront - 1 p.m. Pour House - 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, June 3

Meadow Stage

David Lindley - 5:30 p.m. Sista Monica - 4 p.m. Extra Large - 2 p.m. Sherry Austin with Henhouse - 12:30 p.m. Red Beans and Rice - 11 a.m.

Creekside Stage

The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit - 5 p.m. Tater Famine - 3:30 p.m. Three Time Loser w/Dayan Kai - 2 p.m Big Bambu - 12:30 p.m. Coffie Zombie Collective - 11:30 a.m.

Advance tickets now available. Purchase online.

Record Store Day In-Store Concerts - Sat. April 16

Record Store Day

Saturday, April 16 from 10:30 am - 7 pm at our very own Streetlight Records.

10:30 AM DJ Tom LG - Spinning vinyl!
12:00 PM Lisa Taylor - Soul
1:30 PM Tater Famine - Folk Punk
3:00 PM The Groggs - Lo-Fi garage Rock-n-Roll
4:30 PM The Inciters - Northern Soul/Soul/Ska
6:00 PM Moon Eater - Rock

Homebrewed Tunes - Tips on How to book a show at the Parish Publick House

Full text to my Parish Publlick House blog lives on The Good Times Making Noise blog.

How to book a show at  The Parish Publick House

The Parish Publick House

841 Almar Ave Santa Cruz, CA 95067 (831) 421-0507

21 + after 9 PM

Booking contact: Erik Granath

Preferred method of contact: Call Erik to discuss you band at (831) 421-0507. Drop of a CD and press kit in person and he will try to give it a listen. Email is reserved for specs/details after you have connected via phone or in person.

Timing:  Booking about 2 months in advance.

Days:  Live music is usually Thurs/Fri/Sat nights

Genres:  Think strings - country, punk inspired folk, bluegrass, singer/songwriters, blues.

Capacity: 110

Payment: It’s more about getting your music heard but talk to Erik about working it out.

Equipment:  Rudimentary PA System. It is a small space so not much amplification is needed. This isn’t a club, it is a pub that hosts some live music so come prepared.

Typical start time? After dinner and hockey games end – usually about 10 PM - Midnight

Food/Drink:  You will probably get some, especially if you sound good.

Booking mostly local or touring bands? Open to both local and touring bands. A great stop for bands playing San Francico and then driving through as they tour the coast.

Also books the Maiden Publick House in Big Sur, CA.

Success Stories:

 First show they booked was Fire Whiskey, other local favorites include Tater Famine (Monday, April 26). Touring favorites include Larry and his Flask (Monday, April 26),