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Hot Potato, a folk group, performed original songs and covers of old standards at the show. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

CAMMIES spotlight, award Chico musical artists

Natalie Hanson // April 25, 2018
Every spring, the diverse and eclectic variety of musical artists in the Chico area is celebrated with the CAMMIES awards, and the 2018 finale of the awards on Sunday did not fall short of its reputation.
Sisterhoods, the readers choice Cammies winner for best indie/experimental, performs at The Maltese Bar and Taproom. Photo credit: Trevor Ryan

Cammies wraps up with awards finale

Erin Vierra // April 21, 2015
The 2015 Chico Area Music Awards came to a close on Saturday with an all-day event filled with live music and food and the announcement of the winners.
Lips of Renegade jam it out to fans on Saturday at Monstros Pizza during the 2015 Cammies Punk Showcase. Photo credit: Erin Vierra

Cammies: Punk Showcase

Erin Vierra // April 16, 2015
Chico's punk scene took center stage on Saturday at Monstros Pizza, where 24 bands brought high energy to a packed crowd.
Sisterhoods Photo credit: Trevor Ryan

Cammies: Indie/Experimental Showcase

Amanda Rhine // April 16, 2015
Three bands performed at The Maltese Bar & Taproom on Friday for the indie category of the Chico Area Music Awards.
Photo credit: Caio Calado

Cammies: Country/Folk Showcase

Erin Vierra // April 14, 2015
Folk and country music took the stage at LaSalles on Thursday for the start of the 2015 Chico Area Music Awards.
Cammies: Jazz Showcase

Cammies: Jazz Showcase

Trevor Whitney // April 12, 2015
Impeccable synchronization ruled the Jazz portion of the Cammies.
Lisa Valentine, an award-winning local singer-songwriter, is inspired by old blues greats like Sam Cooke and poets like Robert Frost and Dorothy Parker. She shares her song My, My, My with The Orion Tuesday at the Amtrak station on Orange Street. Photo credit: Jeffrey Fox

Q&A: Lisa Valentine on morbid poets, iced crotches

Jeffrey Fox // December 3, 2014
The multi-award winning singer-songwriter sang the blues, waxed poetic and shared a sweaty tour escapade with The Orion Tuesday at Empire Coffee.
Furlough Fridays is a local four-piece rock band that won “Best Rock Act” at the 2013 Cammies. Photo credit: Jeffrey Fox

Q&A: Furlough Fridays on ‘Bay Watch,’ The Rolling Stones

Jeffrey Fox // November 28, 2014
The local rockers discussed the 8-year-old band's dynamic with The Orion during a practice session Nov. 22. Its next show in Chico will be Dec. 6 at 1078 Gallery.
Photo courtesy of Maurice Huffman

Q&A: Big Mo on children’s tales, blues

Michael Quiring // November 3, 2014
The Orion spoke with the local blues man about his band, putting on a three-day concert in Fort Bragg and becoming a children's author.
Touch Fuzzy Get Dizzy performs  at Cafe Coda for the 2014 Cammies hard rock/metal award. Photo credit: Matthew Vacca

Cammies Music Festival kicks off with local hard rock and metal talent

Sarah Scharf // April 4, 2014
Local metal bands rocked the house at part of the Cammies Music Festival Thursday night at Cafe Coda.
Performer of Mint Shekels and the Treif-Stars, keeping chico weird with their performance at the El Rey.Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Keep Chico Weird talent show lives up to its name

Ashiah Scharaga // February 3, 2014
The inaugural Keep Chico Weird Talent Show had audiences clapping, whooping and laughing Saturday night at the El Rey Theatre.
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