2024 Summer Series Public Events have been scheduled!
Event Information

Samba Cruz

July 13th, 2024  8:30pm

Performer: Samba Cruz

Astronomy Speaker:  Dr. TBD

Samba Cruz

Samba Cruz is an international band based in Santa Cruz, CA. They play Brazilian Popular Music (MPB) and original compositions influenced by jazz and South American folk music. Repertoire includes bossa nova, samba, baião, choro and other jazz-inflected Brazilian musical forms in the spirit of Jobim, Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque, and Dorival Caymmi. Included are jazz standards with a unique twist.

Band members are Pablo Rivière on guitar and vocals, Vivian Simon on flutes, Patrice Wallace on upright bass, and Joe Mailloux on drum set.

The album by Rivière &  Simon, Boa Vida, available on all digital platforms, features original compositions with special guests.

They have performed at many venues including Mountain View Concerts on the Plaza, Capitola Art & Music Festival, First Night Monterey, San Jose Jazz Festival Special Events, San Jose Convention Center, and the Cabrillo Music Festival. They have also performed for the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, Santa Cruz Museum of Art And History, Santa Cruz Symphony Street Party/Pops Concert, Union Square in Bloom Summer Music Series (SF), and more.

More information at www.sambacruz.com.

Lecture Information

Dr. TBD (Affiliation)

Lecture Title

Dr. TBD bio

Ticket Information

Tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite starting April 17, 2024 at Noon.

Join Friends of Lick Observatory (FoLO) and Get Tickets Early
If you’d like to purchase tickets as early as noon on April 10th, 2024, join our Friends of Lick Observatory (FoLO) program by March 1st, 2024. As a thank you for supporting the observatory, you’ll get special access to purchase tickets before they go on sale for the general public.

More information about tickets and pricing is available at Music of the Spheres.

Program Information

7:30 pm Doors Open Brief Telescope Visits
8:30 pm Concert, Main Hall
9:30 pm Science Talk, Lecture Hall Telescope Viewings
10:30 pm Science Talk (repeated), Lecture Hall Telescope Viewings
1:00 am Doors Close

Gift shop is open from 7:30pm-8:30pm, and reopens after the concert until 11:30pm.

Detailed Event Program

More general information about the event is available at Music of the Spheres.