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Chico State students play live Bluegrass music in downtown

From left to right David Theissen, Christine Wilhoyte, and Steve Lawson play “Back to the Bar Room” for an enthusiastic crowd at Tender Lovin’ Coffee. Photo credit: Emily Neria
September 2, 2019

A new local bluegrass band performed at Tender Loving Coffee in Downtown Chico last Thursday night. The band Green Mountain Bluegrass consisted of a guitar player and two Chico State students on banjo...

A night of sentimental feeling with The Waifs

August 27, 2015

"Come away with me," The Waifs sang on Tuesday night at Laxson Auditorium in a tour to promote their new album "Beautiful You." The five-member Australian band rocked the auditorium with an hour and a...

Bluegrass band chirps for children

John Reischman and The Jaybirds. Photo Courtesy of Mike Melnyk.
March 30, 2014

John Reischman and The Jaybirds are flying back into town on April 4 for a benefit concert supported by the California Bluegrass Association.The concert will raise funds for both the CBA's Youth Academy,...

Americana harmonies amaze cafe audience

February 23, 2014

For anyone who loves bluegrass and Americana music, Mossy Creek delivers an energetic performance that really hits the spot. The seven talented members of the band took the stage at Cafe Coda Saturday...

Bluegrass jam delivers great music, welcoming atmosphere

Eddy
January 26, 2014

Bluegrass music flowed smoothly out of the front door of Cafe Flo and onto the sidewalk of East 6th Street on Saturday. The intriguing sound came from 15 musicians sitting in a circle with banjos,...

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