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Grey Loo’s set was filled with electrifying music and lighting to match.

Luke Sweeney’s Peace Meal Group serenades their ‘hometown’

Melissa Joseph, Staff Writer // February 27, 2020

The smell of freshly brewed coffee and the hum of large amps filled Tender Loving Coffee as dozens gathered to watch Luke Sweeney and more perform Friday night.  Red and green fluorescent lights spilled...

Afroman holds his cup as her performs

Afroman lights up Chico

Kirstin Joyce // January 28, 2020

Iconic rap artist Afroman was the headliner at Chico’s Tackle Box bar on Saturday. The sold-out show was already packed by 8 p.m., well before openers even took to the stage. The crowd was in good...

Leighton Fong on cello (right), Bradley Martin on piano, Anna Presler on violin (left) perform at Zingg Recital Hall at Chico State. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Soloists perform lauded classical pieces

Melissa Joseph // September 10, 2019

Four soloists took on the grueling challenge of recreating the masterpieces of Beethoven, Schubert and Hindemith Sunday afternoon at Zingg Recital Hall. The soloists included cellist Leighton Fong, clarinetist...

Caloy performed at the first Nooner Concert of the Semester. Photo credit: Mitchell Kret

AS Productions hosts kickoff Nooner Concert

Mitchell Kret // April 5, 2019

AS Productions hosted their first Nooner Concert of the semester on Wednesday, April 3, which featured student artist Caloy. The show was held in the basement of the BMU, where students could study and...

The audience enjoys a quintet Serenata in Zingg Recital Hall on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 10, 2019. The arrangement included string and horn accompaniments. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Mid-Century classical music inspires modern musings

Olyvia Simpson // February 12, 2019

The 19th and 20th centuries were brought back to life for a couple of hours through the joyful concert music of composers like Alfredo Casella and Erwin Schulhoff on Sunday afternoon. The "Mid-Century...

Terrie Baune, John Chernoff and Dan Nebel perform Horn Trio in E Flat major. “The horn isn’t typically an accompaniment of piano and violin,” Nebel said, but the French Horn addition enhanced the composition of the piece. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

‘Astronomic’ chamber music by Brahms serenades

Olyvia Simpson // January 29, 2019

There were many events happening on and around campus Saturday night. But the melodious tune from the trickling of piano keys and plucking of violin strings from within the Zingg Recital Hall of the Arts...

Friday's concert featured a performance from the Fritz, a local Chico band. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl

Friday Night Concerts kick off in the Chico City Plaza

Josiah Nicholl // May 5, 2018

People filled the city plaza in downtown Chico Friday night to enjoy the return of Chico's Friday Night Concerts. For the 41st year, free shows with live music will be put on by the Downtown Chico Business...

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

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

Anne Chamberlain // January 30, 2018

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...

A childrens' choir is featured in the concert. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Chico State’s musical groups unite to celebrate holiday season

Natalie Hanson // December 3, 2017

This year's Glorious Sounds of the Seasons concert showcases Chico State's musical talents with a holiday theme. The concert's first performance took place in the Harlen Adams Theatre on Friday at 7:30...

Locations of Tyler the Creator's OKAGA, CA tour. Photo from official Facebook page.

Tyler the Creator brings tour to Chico

Cassandra Porter // April 2, 2016

Tyler the Creator is performing at the Senator Theatre on Friday, April 8, with special guest Taco. The rapper, songwriter, producer, graphic designer and actor initially rose to popularity through his...

The audience patiently awaits the arrival of Logic on stage. Photo credit: Romeo Espinal

Logic brings good vibes, music to Chico fairgrounds

Jesse De Mercurio // February 11, 2016

For Dollie Partida, first-year undeclared major, Logic’s appearance at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds on Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. was only her second concert ever and her first time seeing Logic. What made her...

Mid jump while performing one of their songs

Electronic dance music duo comes to Chico

Katherine Feaster // January 17, 2015

Adventure Club hit the stage Friday night at the Senator Theatre where fans danced the night away. Chico State students who attended the concert spoke nothing but great things about the electronic dance...

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