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Live Music with the Ukulele Club

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

The ukulele scene in Santa Cruz has really grown since the founding of the Ukulele Club of Santa Cruz in January of 2002. Before that, the only ukulele events in town were the once a year springtime party in the founder's living room. Today things are different. Besides the original, and world famous, there are […]

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Live Music with Big Bad Wolf – Krazy George’s Birthday Party!

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Hailing from Aptos, in Santa Cruz County, California, Big Bad Wolf howls with a special off-the-beaten-path brand of tasty and danceable blues-based classic rock from groups and artists like Creedence, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Steely Dan, Jon Hiatt, John Fogerty, The Hollies, and many more. A party with The Big Bad Wolf is always […]

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Live Music with Brian Fitzgerald Jazz Trio

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

This Saturday we've got the talented Brian Fitzgerald Jazz Trio coming in. Someone just recently said, "I think this is the best Jazz Trio in Santa Cruz County right now!" Come check out why! These guys are tight! About Brian: An accomplished jazz guitarist and teacher, he draws from a deep musical background and education, […]

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Just One More: During the Sip and Stroll, Come Sit and Listen

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

After a fun day of shopping, strolling and sipping at the Capitola Village Sip & Stroll, head on to Capitola Wine Bar to relax your busy self with some sitting time. We’ve got your music adventure for the finish. This is a special set time, 2-5pm Just one more specializes in Classic & Contemporary. Inspired […]

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Live Music with Chicago Bill and the Next Blues Band

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

The Next Blues Band was formed in 1991 by Chicago native Bill Bouchard after his arrival in Monterey, California. The band has been delivering their brand of blues around the Central Coast from San Jose to Santa Barbara for over 20 years.

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Have the House Wine – DJ Kurtographer spins at the Wine Bar

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Have the House Wine! After a fun day of shopping, strolling and sipping at the Capitola Village Sip & Stroll, head on to Capitola Wine Bar to relax your busy self with some sitting time. We’ve got your music adventure for the finish. Actually, you may not want to sit when you hear what this […]

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Mother’s Day Mom-Mosas and Live Music

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Mother's Day just got better. Need a midday Mom's Day. Here you go! Treat yourself or your Mother to a Fun afternoonat Capitola Wine Bar. Live Music 2-5pm Mom-Mosa Special only $18- From 1-4pm check out our website at www.capitolawinebar.com for more details

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Live Music with John Michael – Sinatra for Mother’s Day

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Born in Dublin, Ireland, John Michael has performed since the age of four at many venues and festivals from California to Ireland. He is an extremely versatile vocalist and performer of many genres and styles of music including rock, R&B, blues, funk, Celtic, Sinatra and Opera.

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Live Music with the Music Makers Songwriters Series

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Cork & Fork is super excited to present: MUSIC MAKERS - telling stores through songs. This is a "singer/songwriter" in the round event - come listen to 3 amazing local musicians who write and perform their own material. They'll take turns telling stories about their inspiration behind their songs and perform them for you. Truly […]

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Open Mic

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Join the fun, local musicians for an evening of musical surprises and amazing talent!

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Thirsty Thursday Trivia

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Every First and Third Thursday of the month we host trivia. Game starts at 6:30. Play one, two or all three rounds. Winners for each round and overall. Not always difficult, mostly multiple choice gives everyone a chance to shine. We’ve got great drinks and food to cover all of your needs. Come out and […]

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Live Music with The Messiahs

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

An offshoot of Santa Cruz's iconic rock band Snail, the Messiah's original melodies and hot guitar riff; Ken Kraft, Craig Owens and Bob O'Neill are the Messiahs. They play acoustic guitars and sing originals, covers and There are a few originals, but they are mostly covers of songs that they “Snail-ize.”

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Live Music with Leroy and Friends

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Leroy and Friend's will feature a variety of rock, blues, country and Americana music. Featuring my friends including Rick Browning, Trish Pate, Terry Eads, Fuzzy John Oxendine and Keith Wood. Gonna be a fun show filled with wonderful harmony and good vibes and as always a great selection of wine and super fun people!

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Live Music: Joe Leonard Jazz Trio featuring Jenny O’Leary and Chris Charman

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Joe Leonard has an amazing posse of friends that are extremely talented musicians, all itching for a chance to play. Joe brings Jenny O'Leary and Chris Charman in for this set. Should be a great musical adventure. Look no further for a great place to have some fabulous wine, food and local, live, Jazz music. […]

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Live Music with Dave D’Oh

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

The super talented Dave D'oh performs this Sunday. He brings his groovy tunes and his saxophone.  He lays down his own tracks, then he becomes the saxophone soloist. Fun tunes, great times, come check him out. Live Music is 2-5pm Wine.Beer.Food.Fun!

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Live Music with Schoolcraft and Murray

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Schoolcraft and Murray make acoustic music brimming with groove, harmony and wit. Their groove makes you move, their harmony makes you feel, and their wit makes you think. (If thinking is your thing.) Their original take blends the best of their many heroes: Lyle Lovett, Carole King, Santana, Robbie Fulks, The Allman Brothers, Steely Dan, […]

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Open Mic

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Join the fun, local musicians for an evening of musical surprises and amazing talent!

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Live Music with 7th Wave

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

7th Wave is a very musical, acoustic band composed of three lead singers. Each member is vocally featured and backed up to create very melodic three part harmonies. Cynthia Larson gifts the trio with her elegant voice and rhythms on percussion and guitar. Her voice has been featured on stage with the likes of Neil […]

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Live Music with the Beach Cowboys

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Sammy Roye formed the Santa Cruz Beach Cowboys in 1998. They are a great bluesy Rock & Roll band; super vocals, fabulous horns, and musicianship. Sammy's first lesson was with Jerry Garcia. Not your ordinary cover band, they will keep you dancing all night long!

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Live Music with the Vinny Johnson Blues Band

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Vinny Johnson has been entertaining Santa Cruz music fans for over 2 decades - playing his own brand of funked up blues, rock and soul. In 2006 he released his debut album "112 in the shade." Since then Vinny has worked with many Santa Cruz and South Bay artists, including recording albums with "Carie and […]

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Live Music with B-Movie Kings

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

The B-Movie Kings are a classic rock party band based in Santa Cruz, CA since 1997. Be sure to catch our show ... you won't be disappointed!

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Spin Some Vinyl on Memorial Day

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Spin your Record this Memorial Day. We have over 200 Albums to choose from OR bring your own! Drink specials, awesome food, and the best people! Come take a spin!

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Live Music with JAde and Special Guest Patti Maxine

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Judy Appleby Tracy and Deenie Rose bring their sweet voices and wonderful covers for your listening pleasure! Lap steel virtuoso and vocal stylist, Patti Maxine has become a household word in Santa Cruz area as well as Hawaiian circles. A musical Swiss army knife, she handles a variety of styles with ease, sliding gracefully from […]

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Live Music with Billy Reese

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

A long time Santa Cruz local, Billy Reese is a multi-instrumentalist playing an eclectic mix of rock, folk, americana, country, and blues. He has spent the last several years performing with bands in the Pacific Northwest, California and beyond.

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Open Mic

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Join the fun, local musicians for an evening of musical surprises and amazing talent!

Free

Live Music with the Ukulele Club

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

The ukulele scene in Santa Cruz has really grown since the founding of the Ukulele Club of Santa Cruz in January of 2002. Before that, the only ukulele events in town were the once a year springtime party in the founder's living room. Today things are different. Besides the original, and world famous, there are […]

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Live Music with Just One More

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Back by popular demand: Just One More specializes in Classic & Contemporary. Inspired by many of your favorite artists. Happy hour 5-7 Live Music 6-9 Come for the Happy - Stay for the Music Wine.Beer.Food.Fun!

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Live Music with Rio Road

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Rio Road is an eclectic quartet serving up an easy up-tempo mix of light rock, a bit of blues, and many popular tunes. The name was derived from a nod to Café Rio (recently closed) and Highway 9 often called the River Road up to the San Lorenzo Valley. The band is propelled by the […]

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Live Music with Ken Kraft and Randy Jones

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Ken Kraft; guitarist and vocalist of Snail, The Messiahs, NoJoKen, The White Album Ensemble and Bonny June & Bonfire, will be playing a special show with singer-songwriter Randy Jones. These two rockin' guitarists have been working together for many years on Randy's original compositions. Their sound is reminiscent of 80's rock such as Bryan Adams, […]

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Live Music with Vinny Johnson – Acoustic Blues

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Enjoy live music at your favorite local wine bar. As we curate fine wine, beer, food and art; you can also add music to that list! Vinny Johnson, ah...there is no one like Vinny. This guy is a master at the Blues—-it's the happy blues though! Hope he plays "Little Dog" - one of his […]

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Sunday Afternoon: Live Music with Paul Kent

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Join us for an afternoon of music at your favorite Wine Bar.  Paul plays heartfelt classic rock, country, pop and folk favorites - with occasional surprises of acoustic takes on new music - that provide audiences with reflections from great American artists across  genres and eras. Paul’s repertoire is comprised of songs that tell the […]

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Live Music with Glennie B – Kimmy’s Welcome Home Party

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Join us in welcoming Kimmy home from her European adventure! Glenn has been playing, writing & recording music since he was about seven years old. Over the years he has performed with numerouse bands up and down the California coast. Writing and performing has always been a passion.

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Open Mic

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Join the fun, local musicians for an evening of musical surprises and amazing talent!

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Live Music with Fabulous Johnson

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Johnny Fabulous brings music and laughter through stories and song. Weaving humor through his repertoire of classic standards, a bit of blues and Johnny’s original compositions, a large time is had by all. Along with the amazing Vinny Johnson, the duo is magical, and promises a fun night!

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Thirsty Thursday Trivia

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Every First and Third Thursday of the month we host trivia. Game starts at 6:30. Play one, two or all three rounds. Winners for each round and overall. Not always difficult, mostly multiple choice gives everyone a chance to shine. We’ve got great drinks and food to cover all of your needs. Come out and […]

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First Friday Artist Reception

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

First Friday Fun in the Capitola Village! Check out Capitola Wine Bar with Artist Reception 5-7, Live Music 6-9. Wine, beer, food, fun & Art! Anna Fletcher will be sharing her artwork on First Friday in Capitola. “I specialize in portraits, but wanted to challenge myself to be more free with my art. I was […]

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Live Music with Simon Santiago

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Back by popular demand! Really a great talent, fun songs, eclectic mix of music. A true treat for all. We’ve got our Outdoor Dog Friendly Patio open too! Also tonight we have an Artist Reception with Anna Fletcher showcasing her watercolor and gouache artwork. Anna will be here from 5-7. Music starts at 6. Don't […]

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Live Music with Jefferson’s Revival

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Jefferson's Revival Creedence Tribute band plays CCR and John Fogerty hits that sound just like the real thing. Jefferson Franklin Hancock, guitar and vocals, Doug Wilmerton on drums and David Sanders on bass.

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Live Music with Buddy Beach

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Buddy is back for our 17th Annual Capitola Car Show weekend extravaganza! Come listen to the happy and fun ukulele Buddy Beach afternoon show. Always happy, always fun!!

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Anniversary Book Party for MOVE TODAY 365

Mr. Toot's 231 Esplanade #100, Capitola, United States

Can you believe it's been one year since Today launched? Celebrate with Russ Rogers at Mr. Toot's Capitola with Wine & Cheese. You can get a signed Hardback Anniversary Special with an event guide checklist so you and your family can enjoy the GREAT OUTDOORS TOGETHER!

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Live Music with Chicago Bill and the Next Blues Band

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

The Next Blues Band was formed in 1991 by Chicago native Bill Bouchard after his arrival in Monterey, California. The band has been delivering their brand of blues around the Central Coast from San Jose to Santa Barbara for over 20 years.

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Live Music with 7th Wave

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Check out this gem. It's a trio of musical talent. It's their first time at your favorite wine bar. 7th Wave puts harmonies to the chord! Great music selection. Professional performers for many years. We are open 12-10pm.     21 and over please

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Sunday Afternoon Live Music with Poi Rogers

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Just in Time - Poi Rogers! About Poi-Rogers: "Somewhere in-between the tropical lounges of 1930s Los Angeles and the honky tonk beer joints of rural 1950s California, you'll find Poi Rogers. Hailing from Santa Cruz, CA, the duo performs vintage country & western swing, Hawaiian steel guitar ballads and cowboy tunes." We are excited to […]

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Open Mic

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Join the fun, local musicians for an evening of musical surprises and amazing talent!

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Glass Resin Workshop with Brenda Villaneuva

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

June 13th: Glass Resin Night Light Artist Brenda Villaneuva will guide you through the process. Unleash your imagination and bring your ideas to life with this glass and resin workshop! You will be creating a Nightlight to take home with you. Make one for you and make one as a gift. They are $30-each. Enjoy […]

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