Fiesta De Artes Poster

Los Gatos Fiesta de Artes, Sat and Sun August 8th – 9th

It’s time again for the Fiesta de Artes, a free annual art and wine festival – in downtown Los Gatos. Featuring food trucks, a variety of live music performers, a play zone for kids, artists selling handmade crafts, and local beer and wine vendors. The Fiesta de Artes is Saturday and Sunday, August 8th and 9th, from 10am to 6pm at the Civic Center grounds in downtown Los Gatos.
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Henry's Portrait

Programmer of the Month: Henry Bertheaud (Roux)

August's Programmer of the Month, Henry Bertheaud, is bringing back talk radio to KZSC! Henry began his career as a programmer at KZSC this past spring on the classical music program, "Machauts Circus."  An incoming sophomore at UCSC, Henry is spending…

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KZSC Music Tote Bag

Summer music sale, Sat Aug 30

Everybody had such a good time at our first Summer Music Sale, we can hardly wait to do it again. It's almost time! We'll see you at Verve on Saturday August 30th. An expanded set of vendors, mild summer weather, and all…

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Fonzie Interviews Freddie Gibbs!

Fonzie got a chance to ask Freddie Gibbs a few questions before his show on Sunday, June 1st at the Catalyst on Tech N9ne's Independent Grind 2014 Tour! Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8RJTSQqoNU Stay tuned for more interviews with Fonzie coming…

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Here There & Everywhere

We say farewell this month to KZSC's longest-serving (suffering?) Broadcast Advisor and host of our Thursday morning Beatles show, Michael Bryant. Michael started at The Great 88 in 2001 and helped move us into the Millennium with technical changes such as bumping the signal…

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Doe Eye May 28th

Doe Eye is the project of Maryam Qudus, a San Francisco based multi-instrumentalist. She just recently put out her debut album T E L E V I S I O N which was produced by John Vanderslice. It's got a…

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End of May, New RPM

America takes a 3-day holiday. If you're planning on spending some time listening to new electronic dance/RPM music, we recommend the following. For maximum results, try two a day: TEEBS - Estar / Brainfeeder  CHROME SPARKS - Goddess / Future…

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La Misa Negra & Stellamara May 23rd

Spring is the season for shaking it. If you're looking for fantastic world music to get everybody's on the dance floor, may we suggest internationally acclaimed electro-acoustic artist Stellamara? In collaboration with Colleena Shakti, Stellamara will showcase Odissi, Indian classical and contemporary dance, along…

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Memorial Day Memorable Rock

Heading into a 3-day weekend and the official start of tourist season in Santa Cruz, here's what's hot in new rock on KZSC: 1. EX-CULT - Midnight Passenger 2. BADI ASSAD - Between Love And Luck 3. CAETANO VELOSO -…

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New World Music

On the way to Memorial Day weekend, our world music "repeat plays" go to electronic group Thievery Corporation with their fantastic twist on classic bossa nova, Tuareg musicians Tinariwen's newest album and the latest psychedelic tropicália from Caetano Veloso. Here's the…

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College Radio Madness Ends…

Our congratulations to Georgia State University for winning this year's SoundTap, College Radio Madness contest. The Great 88 represented all things West Coast very well by surpassing over 60 other stations in the U.S. and finished in second place overall. Silver this…

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New RPM Music For April’s End

The spinning doesn't stop in April...here's a hot list of new electronic dance music playing on KZSC: 1. CONRAD CLIFTON - Picture In Picture / Self-Released 2. TENSNAKE - Glow / Astralwerks 3. PANTHER GOD - Golden Changes / Outside…

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Tycho March 19th

Scott Hansen, also known as synth ambient electronic music producer Tycho, has just released his second LP.  Once strictly a solo project, Tycho has now evolved into a three-piece band providing plenty of energy and euphoria at their live shows.…

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Programmer of the Month: Luisa Cardoza

In January 2004, Luisa Cardoza (aka DJ LC) started spinning music on The Great 88. It all started when she enrolled in our broadcast class while working at the UCSC Ticket Office.  Luisa loved our Friday afternoon "Not So Distant Relatives"…

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