Benefit for Santa Cruz City Schools features students from our schools

Saturday, April 21, 7:00 pm
Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave. Santa Cruz
Tickets:  Adults – $20; Students 18 and under with ID – $10; Children under 6 free 
Available at Streetlight Records, Rio Theatre Box Office (night of show only) and

Bebop: Aron Caceres (bass), Grae Zimmerman (drums), Cameron Smith (guitar), and Lucas Hahn (piano)

From the opening salvos of the power-packed Santa Cruz Drumline to the stand-up-and-dance irresistible energy of Tammi Brown, the Young Performers Showcase is a feel-good evening that you won’t soon forget. Performers include singer-songwriter Bridget Johnson; Soquel HS Jazz Chorus;  Polynesian dancers Te Hau Nui; Jackie Rocks Band; Bebop Jazz Quartet; bluegrass band, Them Boys; classical guitarist, Alisha Ripatti; dancer, Melissa Palumbo; classical duo, Rachel and Megusa; and featured guest, Grammy Award nominee, Tammi Brown. You can learn more about these wonderful performers here.

The Young Performers Showcase, which operates under the auspices of the Santa Cruz Education Foundation, raises funds for Santa Cruz City Schools music programs. Together, the three previous shows have raised over $30,000, bringing the music to students in every one of our schools.