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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 the Djangatos

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

Djangatos: taking Gypsy Jazz beyond the 20th Century! Traveling all the way from sunny Los Gatos California, Djangatos features music inspired by Django Reinhardt, a Gypsy Jazz Legend. You'll find […]

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Live Music with Honeymoon Three

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

Jerry Flores, Susan Sampson and Mark Hull enjoy the creative flow of their voices, musical tastes, and friendships into the Honey Moon Three’s blend of classic and modern acoustic based […]

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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 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 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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Live Music with the Music Makers Series

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

MUSIC MAKERS - Telling stories through songs. Highlighting our local singer/songwriters in special evening of music! Join Nomad, Glennie B and Sweet Marty as they share their songwriting magic!

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National Pet Day

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

Bring your furry friend in for a treat! We’ve just released our Doggie Delights Menu It’s never been easier to hang out with your four legged friend while visiting the […]

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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 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 Simon Santiago

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

Back by popular demand! You might remember him form our 80's Party. Really a great talent, fun songs, eclectic mix of music. A true treat for all. We’ve got our […]

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Live Music with Levi Jack

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

Founded in 2015 by long-time musical partners Marty Martin' (guitar and vocals) and Rich Thomas (lead guitar and vocals) of Corduroy Jim, Levi Jack brings out a more Alt Rock-Americana roots […]

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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 […]

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Live Music with Brent Pierce and Acid Grass Boys

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

Bluegrass/Americana band Brent Pierce and his Acid Grass Boys bring a fast paced fun show with something for everyone. Original music and classic country, rock, and bluegrass covers. Singer, songwriter […]

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Live Music with Billy Reece

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

A longtimeSanta 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 […]

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Live Music with the Johnny G and Friends

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

Rock, Country, Americana, Tex-Mex, Blues! Join Johnny and his amazing friends for an evening of fun music!

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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 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 […]

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Live Music with Leroy and Friends

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

Leroy & Friends features a variety of rock, blues, country and americana music. with friends - Rick Browning, Trish Pate, Terry Eads, Fuzzy john Oxendine and Keith Wood. Gonna be […]

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Live music with the Djangatos – Gypsy Jazz

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

Djangatos: taking Gypsy Jazz beyond the 20th Century! Traveling all the way from sunny Los Gatos California, Djangatos features music inspired by Django Reinhardt, a Gypsy Jazz Legend. You'll find […]

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Sunday Afternoon – Live Music with Ted Welty

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

What are you doing this Sunday afternoon? Maybe you might like some Wine? Beer? Food? Fun? We've got it all right here for you! Ted Welty makes it complete! He […]

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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 with Billy Reece

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

A longtimeSanta 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 […]

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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 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 […]

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Live Music with the Vinny Johnson Blues Band – The Cork Turns 7!

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

Celebrate Cork's 7th Anniversary! 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 […]

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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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Live Music with the Music Makers Series

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

Music Makers - Telling Stories Through Songs. Super excited to present: MUSIC MAKERS - telling stories through songs. This is a "singer/songwriter" in the round event - come listen 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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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 […]

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Live Music with Cement Ship

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

A chill night awaits. Check out our live music with Cement Ship and meet our First Friday Artist, Brenda Villanueva. Singer/songwriters, Cement Ship plays Folk, Indie, Acoustic Rock, Soul, & […]

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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 […]

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Live Music with Ken Kraft and Randy Jones

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

Enjoy an evening of music with local singer songwriter favorites Randy Jones & Ken Kraft.

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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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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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Paint & Sip with Shanna

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

Paint & Sip with Shanna Kuempel. Subject: May Flowers Enjoy great company, tasty foods and a fabulous selection of drinks. $40- for the Painting Session Food and Drink Specials Available

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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 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, […]

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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!" […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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