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Briston Maroney plays a sold-out show at The Troubadour in West Hollywood. Taken on Feb. 17, 2022.

The death of concert etiquette

Maricarmen Becerra-Gonzalez, Reporter // October 31, 2023

There’s nothing like the feeling of your face jammed into a sweaty armpit while hundreds of bodies are pressed against you, robbing you of any sense of personal space. If you’ve ever been to a concert,...

Hands flipping through rows of vinyl records.

Outpatient Records provides a welcoming space to discover new music

Heather Taylor, Reporter // April 12, 2023

“I find music to be an essential aspect of good mental health,” said Matthew Garcia, a licensed clinical social worker who moonlights as an event curator and vinyl record vendor. Garcia runs Outpatient...

Thundercat brings jazz fusion and high emotions to Chico

Thundercat brings jazz fusion and high emotions to Chico

Kati Morris, Staff Writer // March 11, 2020

On Wednesday night, Stephen Lee Bruner, better known as Thundercat, took the stage at the Senator Theatre to play a night of electrifying jazz fusion. The bass-playing, Grammy winning, former crossover...

Illustration by Kyle Hilton. Hollywood Reporter website photo.

Ticket scalping: A plague in the concert industry

Angel Ortega // April 2, 2019

Going to a concert can be the most surreal experience some may ever have. Whether it’s an intimate, small venue or a big arena, sharing the same room with one of your favorite artists and seeing...

The Chico Community Concert Band flute section plays at the Chico Elks Lodge on Nov. 11, 2016, during a Veterans Day program. From left: Linda Gould, Carolyn Hamilton, Jackie Corrie and Sanda Doerschlag. Image courtesy of Mark Plenke.

Chico Community Concert Band to play free holiday concert

Natalie Hanson // December 7, 2018

The Chico Community Concert Band will perform its annual Christmas concert at the Lakeside Pavilion in California Park at 3 p.m., Sunday.The concert, titled "Christmas Serenade," is free to the public....

A portion of the violin section of the North State Symphony at the Museum of Northern California Arts on Saturday. Photo credit: Dominique Wood

North State Symphony works to perfect modern interpretation of classical music

Natalie Hanson // November 7, 2018

Violins whined, clarinets hummed and strings moaned as musicians warmed up their instruments next to famous pieces of artwork. The conductor, Scott Seaton, stepped up to his music stand, shuffled his music...

Apollo Snow entertains the crowd while onstage at the Chico Womens club on Friday Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

Local artists light up Chico’s hip-hop scene

Ulises Duenas // September 4, 2018

Different kinds of concerts have different vibes, and there are no concerts quite like hip-hop concerts, for better or for worse. The Chico Women's Club hosted a concert on Friday featuring local artists...

Photo credit: Grant Garnsey

Coachella is not worth it

Sam Rios // April 6, 2016
The youthful pilgrimage of Coachella doesn't give its attendees the experience they seek.
Symphonic Winds on stage for the “Band-ology” performance Saturday night in Harlen Adams Theatre. Photo credit: David Kahn

Wind ensemble blows audience away

David Kahn // April 13, 2014
The Chico State Wind Ensemble moved the audience with Saturday night's "Band-ology" performance.
Dance music showcase shuffles onto campus

Dance music showcase shuffles onto campus

Maegan Webster // January 20, 2014
Union Label brings EDM acts to Chico State.
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