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Live Music with Brian Fitzgerald Jazz Trio

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

Our music scene showcases local and touring artists. We strive to find the right balance between quality music and the perfect atmosphere to enjoy it. We also understand the importance […]

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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 […]

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Live Music – 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 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 […]

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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! We are […]

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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 […]

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Live Music with Toby Gray and T Bone Mojo Band

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

Cool and groovin’ with hundreds of your favorite songs and fun heartfelt originals. T Bone Mojo Dance Band featuring Fuzzy Oxendine, Cameron Logan, T Bone Mojo, Rick Hornbeck, Jim Greiner, […]

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Live Music – 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 Kip Allert

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

Kip, Kip!  - He's back! One of our favorites. He is sure to play one or two of your favorite tunes. You are going to want to sing along or […]

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Live Music with the Captain and Messina

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

Doin’ the great duos and a whole lot more!” is the mantra for the band and do they ever deliver. Scott Slaughter (guitar) and Richard Schmidt (bass guitar) have performed […]

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Live Music with Hunny Pot

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

Come enjoy a chill vibe with their returning performance (while sipping fabulous wines😊🍷🎶) at Capitola Wine Bar! They found their name: Hunny Pot: You might recognize them as they played […]

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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 […]

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Live Music – 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 […]

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Live Music With Dave D’oh on Groundhog Day

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

The super talented Dave D'oh performs at the wine bar. He brings his groovy tunes and his saxophone.  He lays down his own tracks, then he becomes the saxophone soloist. […]

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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 […]

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Live Music with Back Porch Boys

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

BACK PORCH BOYS return to Capitola Wine Bar this Saturdays. Singer RICH COWAN will be beltin' out the tunes and slidin' on the acoustic guitar while Virgil Thrasher honks and […]

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Live Music with Bonny June and Bonfire and The Messiahs

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

Bonny June and Bonfire (Bonny June, Ken Kraft and Craig Owens) bring their "Americana-meets-Vaudeville" trio to Cork and Fork with original story-songs, dramedy and stellar vocals. A darn fun time! […]

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Live Music with Nomad

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

Dave “Nomad” Miller calls Santa Cruz, CA his home and continues to perform regularly, doing engaging solo-acoustic performances as Nomad and high-energy full band performances with Drifting Compass. The performances […]

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Live Music – 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 […]

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Live Music with Big Bad Wolf

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, […]

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Just One More: During the Sip & Stroll, Come Sit & 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 […]

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Super Bowl Sunday Party!

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

Join us for a fun afternoon of football and a special menu!

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Live Music with Karin Phoenix ValenWines Show

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

Celebrating Valentine's Day and Wine! Since 1976, Karin Phoenix has been a hometown favorite in Santa Cruz, arriving from Saint Louis, Missouri. “Phoenix Rising”, her local band, showcases her versatile […]

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Live Music – 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 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 […]

Free

Live Music with Toby Gray and T Bone Mojo Band

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

This talented group of musicians knows how to put on a show, and they bring their signature blend of Blues, Rock, and Originals to the party to make it an […]

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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 […]

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Live Music – 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 Karin Phoenix and the Old Flames

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

Since 1976, Karin Phoenix has been a hometown favorite in Santa Cruz, arriving from Saint Louis, Missouri. “Phoenix Rising”, her local band, showcases her versatile styles of music. Her pleasing […]

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Live Music with NoJoKen

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

Stormin' Norman Louis, Jojo Fox and Ken Kraft play a Great Acoustic Blend & Vocal Harmonies, Fun Tunes!

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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 […]

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Live Music with Blue Lightening

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

Johnny G and Robin!! Blue lightning is a duo featuring Robin Randle Ellison on vocals and guitar, and John Gullic on guitar and vocals. They do rockin boogie country twangy […]

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Live Music – 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

Leaping Leap Year! It’s Live Music with Poi Rogers

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

“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 […]

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Live Music Leap Year Party with Glennie B

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

Celebrate Leap Year 2024! Glennie B has been playing, writing & recording music since he was about seven years old. Over the years he has performed with numerouse bands up […]

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Live Music with Billy Reese

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

A longtime 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 […]

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Live Music with Cement Ship

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

Have you heard of this group? We have! We are super excited to have them come play at the wine bar. Singer/songwriters, they play Folk, Indie, Acoustic Rock, Soul, & […]

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Live Music with Bonny June and Bonfire

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

Bonny June and Bonfire (Bonny June, Ken Kraft and Craig Owens) bring their "Americana-meets-Vaudeville" trio to Cork and Fork with original story-songs, dramedy and stellar vocals. A darn fun time!

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