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.
SoKo w/ Babes
Tuesday, Mar. 31 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $6 UCSD students / $12 general
Within every punk, there’s a kid who just wants to be loved. Armed with loss, heartbreak and a voice that cries for help, multitalented French enchantress Soko is the kind of rebel who gives out kisses instead of black eyes, who steals hearts...
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An evening with Lalo Alcaraz
Wednesday, Apr. 1 • Doors 5:30pm, Show 6:30pm • The Loft • FREE
Lalo Alcaraz is the creator of the controversial nationally syndicated daily comic strip, "La Cucaracha," and is a prolific editorial cartoonist. Lalo is currently a producer and writer on Seth MacFarlene's upcoming animated Fox program,...
The Matt Hall BeBop Explosion ft. Rickey Woodard
Friday, Apr. 3 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $10 general
Join us for the return of the Matt Hall BeBop Explosion featuring:

Rickey Woodard - tenor sax
Charlie Arbelaez - alto sax
Matt Hall - Trombone
Jason Shattil - piano
Rob Thosen - bass
Matt Smith - drums
Bryan John Appleby
Friday, Apr. 3 • Doors 9:30pm, Show 10pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $10 general
"Few have the skill with words, the deftness with arrangement and the ambition with the sonic palette that Bryan John Appleby has. Even fewer are able to deliver both their words and their music with a voice that simultaneously expresses innocence...
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The Eeries w/ Splavender
Saturday, Apr. 4 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $5 UCSD students
This is a UCSD Student only show (with valid UCSD ID)!

Formed by singer and guitarist Isaiah Silva after his former band the Rambles dissolved, the Eeries was originally created as a songwriting outlet for the introverted songwriter. After...
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BGSA Social Mixer
Monday, Apr. 6 • Doors 4pm, Show 4pm • The Loft • FREE
Come join the Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) for a social mixer! 4pm to 6pm, FREE, with food and beverages available through Zanzibar at The Loft, UCSD.
Monday, Apr. 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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Mark Helias - Open Loose w/ The Marks Brothers, plus Kyle Motl & Tommy Babin
Tuesday, Apr. 7 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • FREE
The UCSD Department of Music, in collaboration with The Graduate Student Association, UCSD, kick off Spring Fest 2015, showcasing:

Open Loose ft. Mark Helias, Tom Rainey, Tony Malaby, 9pm

The Marks Brothers (Mark Dresser and Mark...
Spring Fest
Wednesday, Apr. 8 • Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm • The Loft • FREE
The UCSD Department of Music, in collaboration with The Graduate Student Association, UCSD, present Spring Fest 2015, Day 2, featuring:

Trio Set (8:30pm)
Josh Charney - piano
Andrew Munsey - drums
Kyle Motl -...
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ArtPower! Presents: Thalma de Freitas
Friday, Apr. 10 • Doors 7pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $12 UCSD students / $18 general / $28 reserved
Brazilian singer, songwriter, and actress, Thalma de Freitas was born into a home filled with music and creativity, as the daughter of famed maestro Laercio de Freitas. Access to such a musical upbringing proved to be instrumental in shaping De...
Kehlani w/ Pell
Saturday, Apr. 11 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $10 UCSD students / $15 general
A Bay area native and a New Orleans rapper come together to bring you the best fell-good music around. Pell and Kehlani have both learned resilience, Pell when Hurricane Katrine hit Louisiana, and he had to flee with his family during devastating...
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Jim Black & Friends
Tuesday, Apr. 14 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $5 UCSD students / $10 general
Jim Black & Friends features:
Oscar Noriega - reeds
Anthony Burr - clarinets
Erkki Veltheim - violin
Mark Dresser - bass
Jim Black - drums
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ArtPower! Presents: Warren Wolf & Wolfpack
Thursday, Apr. 16 • Doors 7pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $12 UCSD students / $18 general / $28 reserved
Jazz aficionados welcome the dawning of the next generations of talented musicians who boldly stride into progressive territory. Among the most important young jazz stars in that vein is vibraphonist Warren Wolf. An incredible multi-instrumentalist...
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Kneebody w/ Matthew Smith & Juice Box
Monday, Apr. 20 • Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $10 general
From Los Angeles / Brooklyn

Kneebody ft.
Adam Benjamin
Shane Endsley
Kaveh Rastegar
Ben Wendel
Nate Wood

Special Guests Matthew Smith & Juice Box

Kneebody blends a hip hop beat and swagger with...
GSA Present: Community Awards Ceremony
Tuesday, Apr. 21 • Doors 3:30pm, Show 4pm • The Loft • FREE
Join us for the GSA Community Awards Ceremony, honoring top UCSD graduate students who have made an outstanding difference in our community.

Social Mixer: 3:30pm / FREE
Awards Ceremony: 4:00pm / FREE

APDCC Social Mixer
Tuesday, Apr. 21 • Doors 6pm, Show 6pm • The Loft • FREE
Join us for a fun and free Social Mixer presented by the Advance Professional Degree Consulting Club, UCSD.
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ASCE Presents: Zak Waters
Wednesday, Apr. 22 • Doors 8pm, Show 2:30am • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $5 general
LA native Zak Waters is a young, multi-talented singer/songwriter and producer who has his biggest song out to date in the UK (as of September) with DJ giant 'Madeon' called “The City.” "

The City" hit #1 on Hype Machine within 3 days of...
University Centers Presents: Senior Send-off featuring Magic Man & FMLYBND
Thursday, Apr. 23 • Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm • Price Center Ballroom West • FREE UCSD students / $12 general
Free for UCSD Students
$12 General
**Tickets will go on-sale this Friday, March 13 at 10:00AM
Although student tickets are free, plan to pick yours up at the box office before they run out.

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Huj (CD Release) w/ The Frights and Paper Days
Saturday, Apr. 25 • Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm • The Loft • $5 UCSD students / $5 general
Huj throws the CD release concert of the year, with an outstanding line up that features San Diego local favorites, The Frights, along with up and coming ndie artist, Paper Days.
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Slow Magic
Thursday, May. 7 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $10 UCSD students / $10 general
Slow Magic is the sound made by an unknown imaginary friend.
Bitchy Bingo
Monday, May. 11 • Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm • The Loft • FREE
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...
ASCE Presents: You at The Loft
Friday, May. 15 • Doors 6:30pm, Show 7pm • The Loft • FREE
Do you have a talent you want the world to see? Then, come to You at the Loft and share it with us!

Don't have a talent, but want to watch others perform? The, come on by for some great food from Zanzibar and catch some great...
Friday, May. 15 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $5 UCSD students / $10 general
The symbiotic convergence of music and art. Not just music as art, but when art is at the crux of every step of the musical process, to the point where sonic elements ooze with a visual journey of the mind; a multisensory experience. San Francisco...
Salsa Night
Saturday, May. 16 • Doors 7pm, Show 7:30pm • The Loft • FREE
Salsa Night at The Loft returns!
Prides w/ Magic Giant
Monday, May. 18 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $6 UCSD students / $12 general
The Loft is bringing you another awesome show with two bands that you will fall in love with!

Tickets to go on-sale soon.
UCSD Student: $6
General: $12

Doors: 8pm
Show: 9pm

Akiko Tsuruga, Graham Dechter, Jeff Hamilton - Trio
Wednesday, May. 20 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • FREE
Akiko Tsuruga Bio ~

AKIKO has been a mainstay on the New York jazz scene since 2001. Being of Japanese origin, this talented musician began playing the Organ at the age of three. She launched her career in jazz immediately after graduating...
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Blackbird Blackbird
Friday, May. 29 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $6 UCSD students / $12 general
End your spring right with Blackbird Blackbird.

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Saturday, May. 30 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $6 UCSD students / $10 general
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