Past Sponsored Events

KAZU is proud to provide in-kind on-air support for events happening in our broadcast region. We sponsor a variety of arts, culture and civic events that reflect the mission of KAZU's programming and provide enjoyment, service and outreach to our audience.

This page is a list of PAST Media Sponsorship events. 

For current, upcoming events, click here.

KAZU is proud to sponsor Kuumbwa Jazz – presenting the “Miles Electric Band” in Santa Cruz. The Miles Electric Band revisits and renews the music of Davis’ “Electric Years.” Featuring trumpeter Christian Scott, along with other noteworthy musicians, The Miles Electric Band is an homage to that time and that music. February 28th at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz (formerly at the Rio Theater. All tickets purchased for their Rio performance will be honored). Tickets at

Second Harvest Food Bank presents “Sip for Second Harvest.” A benefit event, “Sip for Second Harvest” features local wines, delicious appetizers and stimulating conversation. All proceeds will go to support Second Harvest Food Bank’s efforts to end hunger and malnutrition in Santa Cruz County. This event takes place Sunday afternoon, February 25th at Seascape Golf Club in Aptos. Advanced reservations required. Information and tickets available at

Get your Passport to Success at the Business Showcase on Wednesday, February 21st at the Seascape Golf Course from 4-7pm. Showcase your business to 1,000 potential customers!

Register now! Email or call 688-1467! That’s 688-1467. Hosted by the Aptos and Capitola Soquel Chambers of Commerce. Sponsored by 90.3 Kazu. Additional information available at

KAZU is a media sponsor of “Whalefest Monterey”, a weekend celebrating grey whales and the Marine Sanctuary, featuring films, lectures, and family activities. January 27th and 28th at Monterey’s Wharf. Details at

KAZU is a proud sponsor of the Second Harvest Food Bank. At a time of year when most families will gather at tables filled with food and cheer, we want to make sure that every family in Santa Cruz County will have food on their table. The proceeds from Second Harvest Food Bank’s Holiday Food & Fund drive provides healthy food  year-round to children, families, veterans, the elderly, and others in need. Every $1 donated is turned into 4 healthy meals. Be a Hunger Hero and fight hunger with us. Please donate now at

This holiday season, all are invited to participate in their annual “Sing-A-Long Messiah” – a holiday tradition shared by families and friends. Cabrillo’s Chancel chorus will lead the Sing-A-Long on Tuesday December 19th at Peace United Church of Christ in Santa Cruz. Information about the Sing-A-Long Messiah can be found at

KAZU is a proud media sponsor of Salinas Valley Comic Con 2017, a celebration of comic books, zines, pop culture and more. Friday and Saturday, December 16th and 17th at Hartnell College in Salinas. Tickets and information at

Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre presents the classic Christmas story, "The Nutcracker." 

This production includes more than 70 dancers in sumptuous costumes and beautiful scenery with music performed by a full, professional orchestra. Choreographed by Robert Kelley. Orchestra conducted by Pamela Martin. All performances at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium. Gather the family for this beautiful holiday production.

(Tickets on sale now)

KAZU is a proud media sponsor of the Cabrillo Symphonic Chorus - Presenting a series of Holiday Concerts. On December 9th and 10th, "Cantiamo Cabrillo" will perform "Concerts for  Winter's Eve" with a Saturday evening show at 8:00 at Carmel Mission Basilica, followed by a Santa Cruz Performance at Holy Cross Church in Santa Cruz. Tickets can be purchased at 

KAZU is a proud Media Sponsor of the Cabrillo Symphonic Chorus – presenting a series of holiday concerts. On December 1st and 2nd, it’s “Music for the Feast of Christmas” preforms at Holy Cross Church. Both shows at 8:00pm. Tickets available at