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Located on Cowell's beach, adjacent to the wharf and historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the iconic Dream Inn has been the destination in Santa Cruz for 50 years. Ideal for exploring Santa Cruz with views of Monterey Bay from every room.
In four short years, the pioneering Brooklyn Bhangra party juggernaut Red Baraat have made a name for themselves as one of the best live bands playing anywhere in the world. Led by dhol (an Indian percussion instrument) drummer Sunny Jain, the eight-piece (dhol, drumset, percussion, sousaphone, and a four-horn section) band melds the infectious North Indian Bhangra rhythm with a host of sounds, from DC-inspired go-go, to jazz and funk. They are currently supporting their 2013 album Shruggy Ji, an album that prompted NPR to dub them “the best party band in years.”