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.
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Daniel Bachman w/ Stephanie Richards
Tuesday, Dec. 1 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $10 general
Daniel Bachman is a 6 string and lap steel guitar player from Virginia currently living in North Carolina. Bachman grew up steeped in the traditional music of the Commonwealth, drawing from and expanding on it in his own fingerstyle guitar albums...
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GSA Presents: The Dark Matter Turtles
Wednesday, Dec. 2 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • FREE
Ashley Juavinett (guitar & vocals)
Ethan McBride (trumpet)
Miren Edelstein (violin)
Landon Klein (cajon)

GSA Board Games, Loft Raffle Prizes and Holiday Gifts also provided!!!

DOORS: 7:30 / SHOW: 8PM
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Charlie Hunter Trio ft. Bobby Previte & Curtis Fowlkes / speciel guest Bomb Squad
Thursday, Dec. 3 • 8pm • The Loft • $10 UCSD students / $15 general
Bomb Squad features Tonga Ross-Ma'u (bass keys/organ), Ricky Giordano (guitar), Tim Newton (drums)

Charlie Hunter Show Bio::

Charlie Hunter introduces a new trio with "Let the Bells Ring On," a Program of evocatively greasy...
ArtPower Presents: Kendrick Scott Oracle
Friday, Dec. 4 • Doors 7pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $12 UCSD students / $18 general / $28 reserved
Kendrick Scott is highly regarded as one of the premier drummers of his generation, as shown by the New York Times naming him one of “Five Drummers Whose Time Is Now.” He has recorded and played with a host of music luminaries including Terence...
SD3 - Guitar Workshop and Peformance
Saturday, Dec. 5 • Doors 1:30pm, Show 2pm • The Loft • $10 UCSD students / $20 general
SD3 - Guitar Workshop and Live Performance

Featuring ~
Tommy Collins (guitar / instructor)
Mike Ruggirello (guitar / instructor)
Wayne Riker (guitar / instructor)

Plus a live band performance featuring:

The Mark Dresser Septet
Friday, Dec. 11 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $12 general
Virtuoso Composer and Bassist, Mark Dresser, performs a program of world-premiere pieces, performed by a stellar bi-coastal band.

The Market Dresser Septet features:
Stephanie Richards - trumpet
Marty Ehrlich - reeds
Monday, Jan. 4 • 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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ArtPower Presents: Mal'akh Ensemble
Friday, Jan. 8 • 8pm • The Loft • $12 UCSD students / $18 general / $28 reserved
An electro-acoustic project founded by the multi-laureate Mexican composer Felipe Perez Santiago, Mal’Akh Ensemble creates an eclectic sound that combines elements of traditional, avant-garde, folk, contemporary, rock, free jazz, and...
ArtPower Presents: Calder Quartet ArtTalk
Saturday, Jan. 23 • Doors 6:30pm, Show 7pm • The Loft • FREE
Join us before the Calder Quartet take the stage for a pre-performance ArtTalk. Open to Calder Quartet ticket holders only.

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Wednesday, Feb. 10 • Doors 8pm, Show 9:30pm • The Loft • $6 UCSD students / $10 general

After finishing school and coming off of years on the road supporting his former band (Port O’Brien) Van Pierszalowski, the creative force behind WATERS, decided to live and work in San Francisco, spending...
ArtPower Presents: Harlem Quartet ArtTalk
Friday, Feb. 19 • Doors 6:30pm, Show 7pm • The Loft • FREE
Join us before the Harlem Quartet take the stage for a pre-performance ArtTalk. Open to Harlem Quartet ticket holders only.
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The Village Squares
Saturday, Feb. 20 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $5 UCSD students / $10 general
Don't miss it! The Village Squares, with special guests -- CD release night.
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Thursday, Mar. 3 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $5 UCSD students / $10 general
2014 was a banner year for Jared Pellerin. With the independent release of Floating While Dreaming, Pell established himself as a premiere force in the music world. The first major statement of a serious artist, Floating While Dreaming garnered...
ArtPower Presents: Meccore String Quartet ArtTalk
Friday, Mar. 4 • Doors 6:30pm, Show 7pm • The Loft • FREE
Join us before the Meccore String Quartet take the stage for a pre-performance ArtTalk. Open to Meccore String Quartet ticket holders only.
ArtPower Presents: Man for a Day
Thursday, Mar. 31 • Doors 6:30pm, Show 7pm • The Loft • $29 UCSD students / $34 general
Regular: $34 Food + Movie; $10 Movie Only
UCSD Students: $29 Food + Movie; Free Movie Only

Gender activist Diane Torr’s worldwide appearances and workshops are now legendary. For the past 30 years, the focus of this performance...
ArtPower Presents: José James
Saturday, Apr. 2 • Doors 7pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $12 UCSD students / $18 general / $28 reserved
Singer-songwriter José James has always been on the quest for new musical horizons; constantly evolving and blurring the lines between genres in the process. While keeping his trademark soulful baritone at the forefront, James adeptly weaves...
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Judah & The Lion
Tuesday, Apr. 19 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $13 general
Judah & The Lion - A biography

"Friend of a friend" is the way it all came together, three very different people from very different places, united by a shared love of music. As a band, Judah & the Lion owes much to fate and to the small...
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