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James Durbin

James Durbin: Featured Musician

In May 2011, 30,000 fans turned up at the Boardwalk to pay tribute to James Durbin, the ambitious young rock vocalist who placed fourth in season 10 of American Idol. Durbin Day was the largest public gathering in Santa Cruz’s history, generating approximately $1 million in visitor spending. Not too shabby a turnout for a […]

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Heather Christie

Heather Christie: Featured Artist

Santa Cruz-based singer/songwriter Heather Christie seems to spend every waking moment engaged in one creative project or another. Along with fronting the “bluestronica” duo Feral Fauna, she performs solo under the name of Cheraki, sings in the all-female soul/folk quartet Sirens of Soul and collaborates with artists like Subaqueous, Alia, David Block and SaQi. On […]

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