Hip, fun blend of reggae, Latin, hip-hop, funk, and rock that is uniquely “Santa Cruz” and irresistibly danceable
Sat. May 24 at 8pm
$10 adv./$10 door Dance – ages 21 +
Extra Large, from Santa Cruz, California, is a hip, fun blend of reggae, Latin, hip-hop, funk, and rock that is uniquely “Santa Cruz” and irresistibly danceable. Extra Large has been voted best band in Santa Cruz for many years by Santa Cruz's two weekly newspapers, “The Santa Cruz Weekly” and the “Good Times”.
In 2013, they were voted Best Band for the ninth consecutive year by the readers of the “Good Times” . Extra Large blends original material, with their own creative take on covers that compliment their style. The key is that everything they play is lively, fun, and danceable. Extra Large is led by the dynamic front man, Russ Leal. His energy and positive vibe steal the show. One can't help but to be captured by his relentless positive and high-energy spirit. He wins over even the toughest of crowds and first timers to the Extra Large experience. Extra Larges upbeat and positive music is infectious and leaves the crowd happy and wanting more.
Coffee Zombie Collective's ever-expanding set list sweeps from rock anthems, to old-time standards, and right back through 80's and 90s hits, all with distinctive honky-tonk and a Santa Cruz twist and a phalanx of instruments including acoustic guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, upright bass, trumpet, boomslap, and melodica.
Artist sites and sounds: www.extra-large.net and http://coffeezombiecollective.com