The Orion

Local bands rock the house at Cafe Flo

Lisa Valentine singing her lungs out with Saxophonist playing at Cafe Flo Friday night. Other musicians included trumpet, base, piano and drums. Photo credit: Shayla Ramos

Sarah Scharf

March 17, 2014

For anyone wanting to expand their horizons and explore Chico's music scene, Cafe Flo is the place to go.Local bands Ugly as Hell, Lisa Valentine and the Michelin Embers took the stage from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. Ugly as Hell started the night off on a great note. Their sound could best be described as alternative rock, very reminiscent o...

Local trio brings jazz to happy hour

Carey Robinson on the guitar, Komoki Bunting on the drums and Greg D'Augelli on the electric string bass performing at Cafe Flo.Photo credit: Frances Mansour

Emma Wood-Wright

February 18, 2014

A man waits for his tea at the counter inside Cafe Flo on a Monday night, his fingers dancing along with the beat.It's jazz happy hour with The Carey Robinson Trio. Although the audience may be small, the appreciation they have for jazz is huge. "Fifty percent of the audience are jazz DJs," said Steve Scarborough, a jazz disc jocke...

Bluegrass jam delivers great music, welcoming atmosphere


Ashiah Scharaga

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, mandolins and guitars in their arms or harmonicas at their lips, singing and playing bluegrass tunes from 1-4 p.m. The Bluegrass Jams, ...

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