Santa Cruz has some great thrift stores.

Santa Cruz has some fantastic furniture shops.

Santa Cruz and Soquel both rock the antiques.

But what really gives Santa Cruz style is the music scene.

Santa Cruz Retro

Santa Cruz Retro Radio

Santa Cruz’s location, combined with the chemistry of our local kids and UCSC students constantly cycling through town lend to some of the best shows making Santa Cruz a prime stop on their tours. We are small enough to avoid the douche-baggery of major names, but big enough, with enough viable culture to draw some seriously decent music. And with music follows style!

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