Chico World Music Festival delivers stellar performances



Shoji Kameda throat sings, Masato Baba hits the taiko and Eien Hunter plays the drums in On Ensemble. The group entertained Chico residents at the 21st annual Chico World Music Festival. Photo credit: John Domogma

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Photographs courtesy of John Domogma

Chico Performances’ 21st annual Chico World Music Festival brought artists from across the globe together for one epic multicultural event.



Festival Facts

  • The event is 21 years old and was originally held in Bidwell Park. It moved to the lawns and stages of Chico State 17 years ago.
  • The event uses 4 stages to keep continuous performances flowing.
  • There are about 13 to 14 acts per year — four to six main performances and eight to 10 children’s performances.
  • The festival often features local acts, such as this year’s local act Mossy Creek Band.

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