Where the Music Meets the Water

Fabulous Johnson

Saturday July 2nd

My what a Fabulous Johnson band you have there!  It is a sure hit to bring together the smooth & stylish Vinny Johnson with the infamous Johnny Fabulous.  This mix of great musicians has been bringing people out to enjoy the talent that comes together with these four rockers.  You have to come see this Fabulous Johnson yourself to believe it.

Animo Cruz

Saturday July 3rd
3:00 – 6:00pmpm

Animo Cruz has made quite a name for himself as the leader in his previous reggae band, now out doing his thing as a solo act with catchy drum loops, classic and contemporary selections the sound is full and vibrant.  Animo is making his way back to the Santa Cruz area playing a few shows here at The Sand Bar be sure to catch them!

Dennis Dove Jam Night

Sunday July 3rd

Dennis Dove and friends always brings the best vibes and music to any of his jams that he hosts in the bay area.  An amazing drummer and vocalist Dennis brings you some of the best in mowtown and R&B all while hosting the open jam night to get you up there and jamming with some great musicians that are always sure to come thru.

The Dylan Rose Band

Wednesday July 6th

The Dylan Rose Band has been growing in popularity from the time which they formed a couple years back. His prolific guitar playing in multiple projects have lead him to form and lead yet another band.  This band is a pleasant change with diversely talented musicians and a great time ensured for all.

Tasty bits

Friday July 8th 
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Every Friday 4-7pm we have some great jazz music. If you you love popular and afro -Cuban style jazz then this is a treat “Tasty Bits” .  Drummer Sean Medeiros hosts a few different band set ups so stay tuned for the line ups that he will bring!

The Happy's

Friday July 8th

The Happy’s bring real life stories to their punk style.  Punk, grungy music under surrealist and expressionist lyricism.  Each member brings an expression to each song.  With many fans following them come catch this special chance as they pass through town on tour, their ADHD tour!

Locomotie Breath

Saturday July 9th

Definitely one of the most sought after bay area tribute bands Locomotive Breath is a powerhouse of local Santa Cruz talent that pays Tribute to some of the greatest rock bands of all time such as The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Jethro Tull and more.  This will be a very special night at The Sand Bar so don’t miss this one.