University Centers is gearing up for another year of electrifying events and programs! From jam-packed concerts to intriguing talks at Professor Unscripted, there’s no shortage of excitement at UCSD.
The Loft Presents: The Art of Surfing!
Thursday, Apr. 17 • 7pm • The Loft  • FREE
We are excited to present the The Art of Surfing - An annual event shedding a glimpse into the world of surfing through Film, Photography, and Music.

-We will be presenting the winners of this year's Art of Surfing - Surf Photography...
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Fresh Sound Presents: Chris Speed Trio
Sunday, Apr. 20 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $10 UCSD students / $15 general
Brooklyn based saxophonist/clarinetist, Chris Speed, has been a formidable presence on the front line of progressive jazz in NYC for over two decades (Claudia Quintet, Alas No Axis, Human Feel, Bloodcount, Pachora, Endangered Blood). This trio with...
Deadphones w/ Kithkin + Tropicle Popsicle
Monday, Apr. 21 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $8 general
Newly formed, Deadphones have arisen out of the ashes that once stood as the San Diego favorites, Cuckoo Chaos. Like a phoenix, they have been reborn, emerging through the indie-rock flames as a new musical project teeming with promise and mystery....
Board and Brew
Tuesday, Apr. 22 • Doors 7pm, Show 7pm • The Loft • FREE
Join us as we break out the board games and make room for a good old-fashioned night of fun. To add to the fun, we also provide you with discounts on top-notch brews and delicious flatbreads. This time around, ACTA (All Campus Transfer Association)...
Artpower! Presents: Hauschka
Wednesday, Apr. 23 • 8pm • The Loft  • $12 UCSD students / $18 general / $28 reserved
Listening to music by Hauschka can be deceiving–what sounds like an ensemble of musicians and instruments is just one man, performing at one piano. His real name is Volker Bertelmann, and he lives in Dusseldorf, Germany, where he works with his...
REVELLUTION: Cash Cash w/ Shwayze and DVC
Thursday, Apr. 24 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • Price Center Ballroom West • FREE
Featuring recent winners of Best Break-Through Artist at the International Dance Music Awards, Cash Cash is quickly climbing the charts. This emerging electronic three-piece from New York truly impresses with their originally produced material,...
The Earful w/ St. Paul and The Broken Bones
Friday, Apr. 25 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $10 general
Formed in late 2008, The Earful touches on various styles of the funk in all of its forms and pays tribute to the masters. Having shared the stage with amazing talent such as Soulive, Level 42, Groundation, Orgone, The Aggrolites and Les Nubians,...
Allison Adams Tucker - April in Paris CD Release
Saturday, Apr. 26 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $10 UCSD students / $17 general / $20 reserved
April in Paris CD Release - World Jazz Music

Featuring -
Kamau Kenyatta, piano/sax
Peter Sprague, guitar
Danny Green, piano
Evona Wascinski, bass
Julien Cantelm, drums
Lou Fanucchi, accordion
Allison Adams Tucker,...
ASCE Comedy Present: Chris Garcia
Tuesday, Apr. 29 • Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $5 general / FREE reserved
Chris Garcia is an upcoming comedian from the San Francisco area, and was named the "need to watch" comedian by San Jose Mercury News. He has had the pleasure with working with comedians like: Patton Oswalt, Bill Burr, Marc Maron, Dave Attell, David...
The Bad Plus
Sunday, May. 4 • Doors 5pm, Show 6pm • The Loft • $12 UCSD students / $20 general
The Bad Plus has spent almost fifteen years redefining what a piano-bass-drums trio can and should be. They’ve reached audiences of all demographic stripes with an uncompromising body of original music (plus some ingenious, genre-jumping covers)...
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Artpower! Presents: Regina Carter
Tuesday, May. 6 • 8pm • The Loft  • $12 UCSD students / $18 general / $28 reserved
Regina Carter is a knockout violinist who creates music that is “wonderfully listenable, probingly intelligent, and, at times, breathtakingly daring…taking the listener into the future of jazz” (Time Magazine). For this MacArthur Genius fellow,...
Fashion Quarterly Magazine Launch Party
Wednesday, May. 7 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • 
Fashion Quarterly Magazine would like to start off the new year and the launch of their Spring/Summer '14 issue with all of our friends and peers. Come by The Loft to raise a glass, enjoy a bite to eat, listen to music, and take a peek at the latest...
Trails and Ways w/ Dirty Gold
Saturday, May. 10 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft, UCSD • FREE UCSD students / $10 general
Hailing from Oakland, California, Trails and Ways evokes a much wider geographical scope than their Nor-Cal roots might suggest. Self described as "Bossa Nova Dream Pop," they weave samba and flamenco rhythms along with lyrics sung in English,...
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