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.
L.O.L at Dat
Wednesday, Oct. 1 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • FREE
Dat Phan, the original winner of Last Comic Standing, accompanied with Al Gavi and Maria Heman, will make you LOL into the night! Join us @ The Loft.
Warren College Presents: Dark Nights Bright Lights
Thursday, Oct. 2 • Doors 9pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • FREE
Warren Student Council is bringing back Dark Nights and Bright Lights for zero week with DVC!

Free for Students!
Super First Friday
Friday, Oct. 3 • 11am • Price Center • 
Head over to the Heart of UC San Diego, Price Center, for an exciting day of fun games, food specials, and live entertainment. Pick up a "Super First Friday" map at Price Center Plaza to start your journey. Visit all of the stops and get to know the...
First Friday Evening Concert: Audien
Friday, Oct. 3 • Doors 8:30pm, Show 9pm • Price Center Plaza • 
Kick off the weekend with an unforgettable concert in Price Center Plaza. Don't miss out on performances by members of UCSD's very own Deejays & Vinylphiles Club (DVC), as well as world-renowned DJ, Audien! FREE for UCSD students with valid student...
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.

Sign up here....
Tuesday, Oct. 7 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • FREE
Enjoy the evening with BrainTweet, featuring Zach Chase Lipton (sax), Tobin Chodos (piano), Rob Thorsen (bass) and Kevin Higuchi (drums)
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...
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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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ASCE Locals Presents: The Frights
Saturday, Oct. 18 • Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm • The Loft  • FREE UCSD students / $5 general
The Frights are San Diego native surf-punk rockers. They started in December of 2012 in order to have fun/make loud music/get hunnys and munnys.

If you enjoy surfer rock bands like the Beach Boys or punk bands like the Misfits, you'll...
Trivia Night
Tuesday, Oct. 21 • Doors 6pm, Show 6pm • The Loft • FREE
Come and enjoy Trivia Night! Hosted by local comedian Dallas McLaughlin, the night is sure to be full of interesting questions and funny surprises! See you there! 6pm-8pm, FREE.
You at The Loft
Wednesday, Oct. 22 • Doors 7pm, Show 7:30pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students
You @ The Loft, featuring home grown UCSD music, comedy, spoken word, rants -- everything is welcome!
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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...
Sugar Skull Painting
Tuesday, Oct. 28 • Doors 5pm, Show 5pm • The Loft • FREE
In honor of Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead), The Loft is hosting a Sugar Skull Painting Workshop! We'll be having an instructor coming from Vintage Religion, a local North Park Dia de los Muertos shop to teach us all about the beautiful...
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...
Joywave w/ Leisure Cruise
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 Do...
GSA Night: Election Day Voter Results
Tuesday, Nov. 4 • Doors 6pm, Show 6pm • The Loft • FREE
Join the GSA and your campus community to learn real time election results from the comforts of the Loft.
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ASCE Locals Presents: The Janks
Thursday, Nov. 6 • Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm • The Loft • $5 UCSD students / $10 general
Los Angeles based rock group THE JANKS make it their mission to produce music in the same way they live their lives; with both sincerity and irrever-ence.

The Janks create a sound that combines the traditional two-part vocal harmony of The...
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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...
Trivia Night
Tuesday, Nov. 25 • Doors 6pm, Show 6pm • The Loft • FREE
Come and enjoy Trivia Night! Hosted by local comedian Dallas McLaughlin, the night is sure to be full of interesting questions and funny surprises! See you there! 6pm-8pm, FREE.
Night People
Tuesday, Dec. 2 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • FREE
Performing the compositions of Joe Garrison, Night People features this all-star line up:

What San Diego is saying about Joe Garrison and Night People:

An amazing unsung hero of San Diego Jazz, you simply must catch Joe Garrison and...
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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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