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.
Run River North w/ Soda Pants and Sister Speak
Saturday, Oct. 4 • Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm • The Loft • $6 UCSD students / $12 general
Run River North's music traverses emotional and musical landscapes woven into the strings duo of Daniel Chae and Jennifer Rim, alongside the galloping rhythm section of bassist Joe Chun, keyboardist Sally Kang and drummer John Chong. Together, their...
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Monday, Oct. 6 • Doors 6pm, Show 7pm • The Loft • FREE
Have a song or story to share? Blabbermouth is a monthly event held at The Loft, giving writers of prose, poetry, and fiction, as well as musicians and performers a place to share their art.

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Bryce Vine w/ Super Groupie and Lightyears Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 8 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $10 general
Vocalist/performer Bryce Vine encapsulates the best of both coasts. Born and raised in a humble apartment in NYC he moved to LA before high school allowing him to fully absorb the “Cali” lifestyle. Bryce has developed a sound that is a keen blend...
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Pomplamoose w/ Okapi Sun and John Schroeder
Thursday, Oct. 9 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $8 UCSD students / $12 general
Pioneering the style of “VideoSongs” on YouTube, Pomplamoose is a San Francisco-based indie-pop-rock-duo comprised of Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn. With the debut of their online presence in summer 2008, Pomplamoose has garnered a significant fan...
The Joshua White Quintet
Friday, Oct. 10 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $6 UCSD students / $12 general / FREE reserved
Joshua White - piano
Mark Dresser - bass
Kjell Nordesen - drums
Michael Dessen - trombone
Gavin Templeton - alto salx / bass clarinet

“Joshua has immense talent…I was impressed by his daring and courageous approach to...
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New West Guitar Group feat. Sara Gazarek
Sunday, Oct. 12 • Doors 6pm, Show 7pm • The Loft • $10 UCSD students / $15 general
Student: $10.00
GA (advance): $12.00
GA (door): $15.00

Featuring John Storie, Perry Smith, Jeff Stein and on this special occasion, joined by outstanding jazz vocalist, Sara Gazarek, The New West Guitar Group has been making their...
HOLYCHILD w/ Gunakadeit
Monday, Oct. 13 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $5 UCSD students / $10 general
HOLYCHILD is made up of Liz Nistico and Louie Diller. In 2010 the two found themselves in a modern dance class together, while Liz danced and Louie accompanied on drums and piano. They began collaborating immediately after meeting and now make pop...
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James Bay w/ Tyson Motsenbocker
Tuesday, Oct. 14 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $10 general
An hour or so drive outside of London, at the point where the city’s vast swathes of suburbs become the green fields of the countryside, you’ll find Hitchin, home of the Rhythms of the Worlds Festival and hometown of 23-year-old...
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ArtPower! Presents: Tri Minh’s Quartet
Wednesday, Oct. 15 • 8pm • The Loft • 
$12.00 UCSD Students/$18.00 General Admission/$28.00 Reserved

Tentacle Sessions
Post-performance ArtTalks!

Sophisticated, versatile, and lithe, Tri Minh’s Quartet blends electronica, acoustic instruments, and traditional...
The Colourist w/ Yellow Red Sparks
Thursday, Oct. 16 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $15 UCSD students / $15 general
The Colourist first stumbled upon one another in an underused warehouse in Orange County, CA, where Adam and Maya discovered the harmonic chemistry that has come to define the band's bright and anthemic signature sound.

Having spent much of...
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ArtPower! Presents: Cyrille Aimee
Friday, Oct. 17 • 8pm • The Loft • 
$12.00 UCSD Students/$18.00 General Admission/$28.00 Reserved

Vocalist Cyrille Aimée is one of the most promising jazz singers of her generation. With her smoky yet tender voice she is bringing back vintage jazz in delightfully inventive...
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ArtPower! Presents: Sally of the Sawdust
Friday, Oct. 24 • The Loft • 
$29.00 UCSD Students/$34.00 General Admission

7pm Food 8pm Movie

A lovely orphaned circus girl finds out that she's actually a wealthy heiress!
W.C. Fields plays a loveable juggling carnival crook. Carol Dempster (La Jolla's...
Bitchy Bingo
Monday, Oct. 27 • Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm • The Loft • 
The ladies are back!!!! Bitchy Bingo has quickly become one of the most anticipated and attended events at The Loft, so youre going to want to come early! The infamous drag show is punctuated by games of bingo, which gives 3 lucky people a chance to...
Grizfolk w/ We the Folk and BØRNS
Wednesday, Oct. 29 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $6 UCSD students / $12 general
Grizfolk Bio

The story behind the band Grizfolk unfolds like a richly episodic Beat novel: it's a collection of vignettes that give way to one another with ease; their songs like chapters in a traveler's cherished diary, suspended in time...
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Moon Hooch
Thursday, Oct. 30 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $10 general
Moon Hooch captured the imaginations of thousands with its infamous stints busking on subway platforms and elsewhere in New York City: two sax players and a drummer whipping up furious, impromptu raves. This happened with such regularity at the...
Saturday, Nov. 1 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $8 UCSD students / $12 general

Joywave is an eclectic group specializing in alternative pop hailing from Rochester, NY. After the success of 2013's "88888" mixtape, they established their Hollywood Records imprint Cultco Music, through which they released their debut EP "How...
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ArtPower! Presents: Jeffrey Zeigler
Thursday, Nov. 20 • 8pm • The Loft • 
$12.00 UCSD Students/$18.00 General Admission/$28.00 Reserved

Tentacle Sessions
Post-performance ArtTalks!

Deemed by the New York Times as a cellist who performs “with unforced simplicity and beauty of tone,” Jeffrey...
Chadwick Stokes
Saturday, Nov. 22 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $10 UCSD students / $15 general
A typical musician wouldn’t travel across the country by hopping freight trains or play shows inside fans’ living rooms throughout North America and Europe after selling out arenas like Madison Square Garden (for three consecutive nights), but...
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ArtPower! Presents: Julian Lage
Wednesday, Jan. 7 • 8pm • The Loft • 
$12.00 UCSD Students /$18.00 General Admission/$28.00 Reserved

Hailed by JazzTimes’ 2013 critic poll as the “Best Jazz Guitarist”, guitar prodigy Julian Lage is a brilliant creative force to be reckoned with. The subject of an Academy...
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ArtPower! Presents: Oma and Bella
Friday, Jan. 16 • 8pm • The Loft • 
$29.00 UCSD Students/$34.00 General Admission

ArtTalks! with Director Alexa Karolinski

Oma & Bella provides an intimate glimpse into the world of Regina Karolinski (Oma) and Bella Katz, two dynamic octogenarian friends who live...
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