Live Music & Performance Adventures

Festivals/Tours
High Sierra Music Festival – July 2012
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival – October 1, 2011
High Sierra Music Festival – July 2011
Anger Management w/ Eminem, Lil’ John, etc. – July 19, 2005
Smokin’ Grooves w/ Outkast, Lauren Hill, etc.
Ozzfest w/ Black Sabbath, Marilyn Manson, etc.
Area One w/ Moby, Outkast, etc. @ Shoreline Amphitheater, San Jose – July 31, 2001

Individual Artists/Groups

2013
AJ Croce @ The Catalyst Atrium – June 21, 2013
Chuck Prophet @ The Crepe Place – March 31, 2013

2012
Katt Williams @ The Oracle Arena – November 2012
Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers @ Don Quixote’s International Music Hall, Felton, CA – June 18, 2012
Dita Von Teese @ The Fillmore – May 21, 2012
Hayes Carll @ Kuumbwa Jazz – April 8, 2012

2011
Paul Simon @ Greek Theater, Berkeley – October 20, 2011
Dar Williams w/ Joan Osborne @ The Fillmore – September 18, 2011
Bashi Bazouks @ The Crepe Place – July 7, 2011
Berkely Hart w/ Tim Flannery & Doug Pettibone @ The Crepe Place – May 9, 2011
James McMurtry & Rodney Crowell @ The Rio – March 29, 2011
Dark Star Orchestra @ The Catalyst – April 6, 2011
Ani DeFranco @ The Rio – April 4, 2011
Heartless Bastards @ Moe’s Alley – March 8, 2011
House of Floyd @ The Rio – March 5, 2011
JJ Grey @ Moe’s Alley – March 3, 2011
Prince @ HP Pavillion – Febraury 23, 2011
Ryan Bingham @ the Rio – February 10, 2011
Robert Earl Keen & Band @ Rio Theater, Santa Cruz – January 20, 2011
Gregory Douglass – January 16, 2011
Yard Dogs Road Show @ the Rio – January 14, 2011

2010
Shawn Colvin & Mary Chapin Carpenter @ Mountain Winery, Saratoga – August 5, 2010
Mike Doughty @ The Crepe Place, Santa Cruz – February 2010

2009
Dark Star Orchestra @ Fillmore, San Francisco – October 3, 2009
Tim Easton @ The Crepe Place, Santa Cruz – September 2009
Gregory Page @ Paul’s House Concert, San Francisco – August 22, 2009
The Sunday Gospel Brunch @ House of Blues, Las Vegas – April 26, 2009
Thunder from Down Under @ Excalibur, Las Vegas – April 25, 2009
Paula Poundstone @ the Rio – February 7, 2009
Chuck Prophet @ the Crepe Place – January 29, 2009

2008
The Wrong Trousers @ Lestats, San Diego – December 28, 2008
Hayes Carll @ Don Quixote’s, Felton – June 18, 2008
Juvenators @ the Wharf House, Capitola – June 7, 2008
Colin Gilmore @ Flipnotics, Austin – February 16, 2008
Devil Doll @ Continental Club, Austin – February 15, 2008

2007
The Courtney Janes @ Marin Coffee Roasters, San Anselmo – December 22, 2007
Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers w/ Eliot Randall @ Slim’s, SF – November 16, 2007
The Resentments @ the Saxon Pub – May 27, 2007

2006 and earlier
Tori Amos @ San Jose Center for Performing Arts – April 12, 2003
Three Doors Down w/ Nickelback @ Fillmore, San Francisco
Jimmy Buffett @ Shoreline Amphitheater, San Jose – Sept 26, 2002
Ronnie Dawson & The Blasters @ The Mayan Theater, Los Angeles – August 13, 2001
Garth Brooks @ San Diego Sports Arena – June 14, 1996
Alanis Morrisette
Tom Petty @ San Diego Sports Arena

Steve Poltz
Steve Poltz & The Rugburns, with Matt the Electrician & The Lovebirds @ The Casbah, San Diego, December 31, 2012
Steve Poltz w/ Peter Case @ The Red Devil Lounge – June 18, 2011
Steve Poltz @ The Crepe Place – June 16, 2011
Steve Poltz @ The Crepe Place – February 25, 2011
Steve Poltz & The Rugburns, w/ Special Guests @ The Belly Up Tavern, San Diego, February 19, 2011
Steve Poltz @ Belly Up Tavern, San Diego – October 23, 2010
Steve Poltz @ KC Turner House Concert Music Series – August 7, 2010
Steve Poltz w/ Smile Smile @ the Crepe Place, Santa Cruz – August 6, 2010
Steve Poltz @ Belly Up Tavern, San Diego – February 19, 2010
Steve Poltz @ Cheers, Ramona – September 19, 2009
Steve Poltz @ Meg’s House, Orange County – September 18, 2009
Steve Poltz @ the Crepe Place, Santa Cruz – April 28, 2009
Steve Poltz & the Rugburns @ the Casbah, San Diego – December 31, 2008
Steve Poltz & Friends Benefit Show @ 4th & B, San Diego – December 27, 2008
Steve Poltz and the Cynics @ the Crepe Place, Santa Cruz – April 13, 2008
Tim Bluhm w/ Steve Poltz & the Cynics @ the Crepe Place, Santa Cruz – Jan. 26, 2008
Steve Poltz & Friends @ Belly-Up Tavern, San Diego – August 8, 2007
Steve Poltz @ Bamboo Yoga Studio, Austin, TX – May 25, 2007
Steve Poltz @ 12 Galaxies, San Francisco – April 12, 2007
Steve Poltz @ Paul’s LRC, Sunnyvale, CA – December 4, 2005
Steve Poltz & the Rugburns @ The Casbah, San Diego – May 27, 2005
Steve Poltz @ The Starry Plough, Berkeley – October 8, 2004
Steve Poltz w/ Jeff Berkeley @ Santa Cruz – February 21, 2004
Steve Poltz w/ Jeff Berkeley @ Sacramento Coffee Shop – February 20, 2004
Steve Poltz Bday Show w/ Jeff Berkeley @ The Starry Plough, Berkeley – Feb. 19, 2004
Steve Poltz w/ Jeff Berkley @ 12 Galaxies – February 18, 2004
Steve Poltz w/ Jeff Berkley @ Altadena Coffee Shop, Los Angeles – February 16, 2004
Steve Poltz @ M-Theory In Store, San Diego – February 15, 2004
Steve Poltz w/ Doug Pettibone & Anya Marina @ The Casbah – February 14, 2004
Steve Poltz & The Rugburns @ Belly Up Tavern – Dec 31, 2003
Steve Poltz – Old Ironsides, Sacramento, CA
Steve Poltz w/ Hannan Brothers @ The Starry Plough, Berkeley – June 19, 2003
Steve Poltz @ Dana & Bill’s LRC, Suffolk, VA

Matt the Electrician
Matt the Electrician w/ Scrappy @ House Concert, Santa Cruz – November 2010
Matt the Electrician w/ Scrappy @ the Crepe Place, Santa Cruz – August 17, 2009
Tom Freund w/ Matt the Electrician @ the Crepe Place, Santa Cruz – November 14, 2008
Matt the Electrician (solo) @ the Crepe Place, Santa Cruz – July 19, 2008
Matt the Electrician w/ The Courtney Janes @ The Crepe Place – October 16, 2007
Matt the Electrician w/ Bob Schneider @ the Saxon Pub – May 28, 2007
Matt the Electrician w/ Michael Fracasso (PopStars) @ Opal Divine’s – May 27, 2007
Matt the Electrician @ the Attic, Santa Cruz – April 11, 2007

Todd Snider
Todd Snider @ Rio Theatre w/ John Craigie Opening – March 22, 2012
Todd Snider @ Rio Theatre w/ Elizabeth Cook Opening – February 18, 2011
Todd Snider @ the Rio, Santa Cruz – December 11, 2009
Todd Snider @ The American Music Hall, San Francisco – February 10, 2009

Indigo Girls
Indigo Girls @ the Catalyst, Santa Cruz – June 25, 2008
Indigo Girls @ the Fillmore, San Francisco – July 24, 2001

Ryan Adams
Ryan Adams @ Herbst Theater, SF – October 14, 2011
Ryan Adams @ Rio Theatre, SC – October 17, 2011
Ryan Adams & The Cardinals @ The Majestic, San Antonio – March 3, 2009
Oasis with Ryan Adams & the Cardinals @ Oracle Arena, Oakland – December 3, 2008
Ryan Adams & the Cardinals @ the Catalyst, Santa Cruz – January 29, 2008
Ryan Adams & The Cardinal @ The Catalyst, Santa Cruz – June 21, 2007

Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson @ Palomar Starlight Theater – July 15, 2007
Willie Nelson @ the Catalyst, Santa Cruz – May 7, 2007

Steve Miller
Steve Miller Band w/ George Thoroughgood, Greg Kihn Band, etc. @ Shoreline – Sept 17, 2005
Steve Miller Band w/ The Doobie Brothers @ San Diego Sports Arena – 1996?

Britney Spears
Britney Spears @ MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas – April 25, 2009
Britney Spears @ Compaq Center, San Jose – June 2, 2002

Luce
Luce @ Fox Theater – October 20, 2007
Luce @ Palo Alto Summer Nights – July 10, 2007
Luce @ the Boardwalk

Authors
Mary Roach
Christopher Moore x2
Susie Bright

Last updated – July 1, 2013