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The members of Sunny Acres, Manuel Lopes (Left), Mike Justice (Middle), Jac Derner (right) cozy up on Jacs bed to talk about their latest house show with Oakland band Ice Cream. Photo credit: Miguel Orozco

Sunny Acres orchestrates Chico’s punk music scene

Jackson Sawa // April 3, 2017

The couch is in the kitchen. A couch wouldn't make sense in Jac Derner's living room, it would just get in the way of the mosh pit.The only permanent furniture in the living room is a drum set, some amps...

Two Door Revs latest album, Noise In The Same Key was released earlier this year. Photo credit: Jae Siqueiros

‘Two Door Rev’ revs up the music scene

Anisha Brady // October 6, 2016

Chico is a deep hub for unique and aspiring musicians of all ages. The two-man band, Two Door Rev, stands out among the crowd for their progressively punk sound and politically critical messages.Sam Wotruba,...

The Funnels in the late 80s looking happier than ever. Photo Courtey of Paul Bruce

A glimpse into Chico’s past music scene with The Funnels

Matthew Manfredi // February 12, 2016

Chico has always been a hub for the performing and visual arts. Bands, artists and music venues have come and gone over the years but the passion continues to grow with newer generations. As seen through...

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