Kuinka and T Sisters power through Santa Cruz

T Sisters (photo: Joshua Huver) With so much amazing music taking place this month, we've been trying like hell just to keep everything in order. On Thursday, June 8, PNW roots rockers Kuinka returned to Santa Cruz with the T Sisters in tow. The Catalyst Club in Santa Cruz has long been a storied institution, being favorited for warming up classic artists like Neil Young ahead of his tours as well as the Pixies' latest return to the world touring arena. One of the things that makes the club so adaptable and long-standing, though, is the front room. Featuring large doors and [...]

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PNW band Kuinka returns to Santa Cruz on West Coast run

Traveling up and down the West Coast in June, the four piece folk-pop act now known as Kuinka returns to The Catalyst in Santa Cruz on Thursday, June 8. Comprised of brothers Nathan and Zach Hamer on ukulele and mandolin and lead guitar and percussion, respectively, Miranda Zickler on synthesizer, banjo and guitar and Jillian Walker on cello and percussion, the band settled on kuinka, a Finnish word for "how?" After more than two years of a legal trademark dispute over their band name Rabbit Wilde, the quartet settled on Kuinka. "We spent a lot of hours going over different names and different [...]

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