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Thru The Years

The Santa Cruz Blues Festival

1st Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 30, 1993

Albert Collins & the Ice Breakers
Jimmy Rogers & the Chicago Allstars
Pinetop Perkins backed by The Mighty Flyers
Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers
Debbie Davies
the Soul Drivers
Bob Lowery & Virgil Thrasher
2nd Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 28, 1994

Buddy Guy
Snooky Pryor w/Rusty Zinn & the Soul Drivers
Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials
Sue Foley
Bob Lowery & Virgil Thrasher
May 29, 1994
Koko Taylor
Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers
Johnny “Clyde” Copeland
Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers
The Soul Drivers with Terry Hanck
3rd Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 27, 1995

Robert Cray
Carol Fran & Clarence Hollimon
Coco Montoya
Joanna Conner
Sista Monica
Martin Simpson
May 28, 1995
Bobby “Blue” Bland
Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers
Earl King backed by the Soul Drivers
Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King
The Soul Drivers
4th Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 25, 1996

Dr. John
Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers
Coco Montoya
Geno Delafose
May 26, 1996
John Lee Hooker
Charles Brown
Bay Area Revue with
Angela Strehli
Tommy Castro
Elvin Bishop
Chris Cain
Gary Smith
backed by the Soul Drivers
Candye Kane & her Swingin’ Armadillos
5th Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 24, 1997

Little Feat
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Charlie Musselwhite
The Iguanas
May 25, 1997
Robben Ford
Luther Allison
Coco Montoya
Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers
Tommy Castro
6th Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 23, 1998

The Neville Brothers
Roomful Of Blues
The Boneshakers
Candye Kane
May 24, 1998
Buddy Guy
Coco Montoya
W.C. Clark
Lloyd Jones Struggle
Angela Strehli with Mike Schermer & Terry Hanck
7th Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 29, 1999

Jimmy Vaughan
John Mayall
Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers
The Boneshakers
Nina Storey
May 30, 1999
Gregg Allman
Fabulous Thunderbirds
Nina Storey
Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters
W.C. Clark
Chris Cain
8th Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 27, 2000

Boz Scaggs
Nina Storey
Lucky Peterson
Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials
The Delgado Brothers
May 28, 2000
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Coco Montoya with Debbie Davies
Tommy Castro
Lonnie Brooks
Bernard Allison
9th Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 26, 2001

Jonny Lang
Roy Rogers & the Delta Rhythm Kings
Tinsley Ellis
Hamilton Loomis
May 27, 2001
Keb’Mo’
Sista Monica
Tab Benoit & Jimmy Thackery
The Delgado Brothers with Chris Cain
Melvin Taylor
Studebaker John & the Hawks
10th Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 25, 2002

The Boneshakers with Malford Milligan
Indigenous
Sonny Landreth
Shemekia Copeland
Dr. John
May 26, 2002
Delbert McClinton
Otis Rush
Tommy Castro
Sue Foley
Eric Sardinas
11th Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 24, 2003

Ray Charles
Howard Tate
Lucky Peterson with Rico Mc Farland
Michael Burks
May 25, 2003
Jimmie Vaughan with Lou Ann Barton
The Ford Blues Band featuring Robben Ford & Chris Cain
Coco Montoya
Tinsley Ellis
Angela Strehli
12th Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 29, 2004
Jonny Lang
Shemekia Copeland
Bernard Allison
Angela Strehli & Tracy Nelson
Jon Cleary
May 30, 2004
Buddy Guy & Double Trouble
Coco Montoya
Tommy Castro
Michael Burks
The Holmes Brothers
13th Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 28, 2005
Robert Cray
Susan Tedeschi
Popa Chubby
Chris Cain
Curtis Salgado
May 30, 2005
Solomon Burke
Coco Montoya
Indigenous
Elvin Bishop
Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers