Alex Lucero & The Live Again Band is a 5-piece band crossing genres ranging from Soul, Funk, Jazz, Americana and beyond. Band members age-range spans over 4 decades with generational talent led by lead singer Alex Lucero. The band has independently released five all original albums comprised of both studio and live performances. They have received incredible response across Northern California being played regularly on multiple radio stations and on permanent rotation on the well known KPIG 107 “oink” 5.
The Joint Chiefs are one of the most versatile and exciting dance bands currently performing on the Northern California music scene. Since their inception in 1990, The Joint Chiefs have built a loyal following based on their live performances as well as their wide range of styles and influences. Their sound fuses elements of funk, acid jazz and classic R&B with their own signature groove. The result is a dance party of infectious grooves. The Joint Chiefs have amassed an impressive resume of performances. One listen proves this band can deliver the goods on disc as well as on stage!
Anthony Arya is a folk/rock performing and recording artist from Santa Cruz, California. In Fall 2018, at age 15, Anthony was a contestant on Season 15 of NBC’s The Voice. Shortly after he released his debut album Going To California. With rocking crowd favorites such as “Slow Train” and “Blues By Midnight”, Anthony quickly became one of the most popular artists in music-rich Santa Cruz, California. His music is frequently played on the iconic roots radio station KPIG. His second album The Road, released in Spring 2020, encompasses the Beat-Dylan American traditions of love, socio-political awareness, and the open road. In June 2020 Anthony Arya received the prestigious award of Presidential Scholar in the Arts. Arya has performed hundreds of shows around the Bay Area and folks say you're likely to walk away humming one of his tunes for days after a performance. The Anthony Arya Band brings a rockin' new dimension to Arya's original music combining influences of rock, folk, and blues. His latest release, Listen to the Voice of Anthony Arya, a tribute to his Voice journey was released in June 2021. Recently Anthony was selected by Nashville’s The Bluebird Cafe for the Golden Pick Contest for his song “Jaded Rust”. “Ballad of Eugene” earned him a spot as a finalist in the International Songwriting Competition (ISC), Americana category. Look for these songs on his third original album scheduled for release in early 2022.
The Summit Sisters is an all-female rock/pop/folk cover band from the Santa Cruz Mountains who perform memorable hits from the 60s and 70s to the songs of today. Fronting this group of talented women is their versatile lead singer, Marisa Thompson, who studied under the likes of Quincy Jones and Herbie Hancock. Her vocal strength, backed by the Sisters' sweet harmonies, powers through their rock, folk and soul repertoire. Their fun stage presence, groovy pants and perfectly blended harmonies regularly fill music venues and gather new fans along the way.
EDYN’s versatile neo-soul/jazz fusion soundscape sets the dual female-led group apart as one of the most refreshingly unique up-and-coming artists of the year. Their debut EP, VOL. I, introduces an irresistibly warm blend of classic, soulful and psychedelic elements, creating a uniquely impactful tapestry of sound. The EP artfully fuses heartfelt vocal harmonies with live instruments to take listeners on a deeply personal journey.