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Q&A: Nyx, Ave Grave on touring, favorite Chico bands

Sean Galloway and Angelica Tavella have known each other for almost 10 years and have been touring together since September. Photo courtesy of Wry Toast Photos.

Lauren Smith

February 13, 2015

After touring extensively up and down the West Coast, Chico native Ave Grave (Sean Galloway) and Oakland musician Nyx (Angelica Tavella) will return to The Maltese in downtown Chico on March 15. With how well these two mesh together in personality, one wouldn’t assume their musical styles differ as much as they do....

Singer-songwriters host intimate concert

Local singer-songwriter Nolan Ford strums and sings a cover of

Trevor Whitney

November 20, 2014

Though the seats were mostly bare Tuesday night at 1078 Gallery, singer-songwriter Olivia Awbrey told the audience that it felt refreshing to play for them. "You are definitely the quietest audience I've had on this tour so far," Awbrey said. "And it's great." Awbrey played a set that night to 15 or...

Local singer-songwriters dazzle at 1078 gallery

Jack Knight, Ave Grave, Russell Rabut and David Friendlander perform passionately at 1078 Gallery on Friday. Photo credit: John Domogma

Jake Hutchison

September 21, 2014

Though local artist Ave Grave opened the show Friday at 1078 Gallery while donning a skeleton costume, he ultimately drew the attention of the audience with his smooth, powerful vocals and comedic charm. From discussing new friends to his love for TV show Twin Peaks, Ave Grave kept the attention of the aud...

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