Iration concert brings a little bit of ‘sunshine’ to Chico

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On Saturday January 24th, reggae group Iration took to the stage at the Senator Theater in Chico. All members originally hail from Hawaii, and they are considered one of the leading bands in the genre of “sunshine reggae”. Photo credit: Anne Chamberlain

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On Saturday January 24th, reggae group Iration took to the stage at the Senator Theater in Chico. All members originally hail from Hawaii, and they are considered one of the leading bands in the genre of "sunshine reggae". Photo credit: Anne Chamberlain

On Saturday, reggae group Iration took to the stage at the Senator Theater in Chico. All members originally hail from Hawaii, and they are considered one of the leading bands in the genre of “sunshine reggae”.

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Drake Peterson of Iration did not disappoint the crowd as he took center stage and belted out poweful solos on his trumpet Saturday night. Photo credit: Anne Chamberlain

Drake Peterson of Iration did not disappoint the crowd as he took center stage and belted out poweful solos on his trumpet Saturday night.

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Against a shimmery green backdrop, Iration plays their newest hit "Fly With Me", which came out a few weeks ago. Photo credit: Anne Chamberlain

Against a shimmery green backdrop, Iration plays their newest hit “Fly With Me”, which came out a few weeks ago.

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Drake Peterson and Adam Taylor of Iration, on trumpet and bass guitar Saturday night at the Senator. Photo credit: Anne Chamberlain

Drake Peterson and Adam Taylor of Iration, on trumpet and bass guitar Saturday night at the Senator.

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Opening for Iration on Saturday, The Movement is an American Reggae band originally formed in Columbia, South Carolina, in 2004. Pictured above, is Jason "Smiles" Schmidt on bass. Photo credit: Anne Chamberlain

Opening for Iration on Saturday, The Movement is an American Reggae band originally formed in Columbia, South Carolina, in 2004. Pictured above, is Jason “Smiles” Schmidt on bass.

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Lead vocalist of Iration and Hawaii-native Micah Pueschel addresses the crowd on Saturday night at the Senator. Photo credit: Anne Chamberlain

Lead vocalist of Iration and Hawaii-native Micah Pueschel addresses the crowd on Saturday night at the Senator.