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Uncle Dad’s asks for fans’ input on next album tribute

Photo credit: Zak Magno

Ashiah Scharaga

March 9, 2015

Will it be "The Wall," "Elephant" or "Blood Sugar Sex Magik?"For the first time, fans of local art collective Uncle Dad's have a chance to weigh in on one of the group's live album tribute shows.A survey asking fans to rank albums across genres, from Beck's "Sea Change" to R. Kelly's "12 Play," will ...

Not Bogg-ed down

Bogg's violinist Matthew Weiner and keyboardist Joshua Hegg perform with bandmates at Cafe Coda every Friday. The jazz quartet will release its new album on Dec. 13. Photo credit: Brittany Hausman

Trevor Whitney

December 8, 2014

Once upon a time, in a pre-Bogg world, drummer Michael Bone and keyboardist Joshua Hegg were stranded in Chico during summer and felt the need for a musical outlet."Most people were out of town and it was the summer time," Hegg said. "And we were really interested in improvisation and jazz-type stuff." The duo's other band, Clouds On Strings, is a more structu...

Q&A: Aubrey Debauchery & the Broken Bones

Aubrey Debauchery & the Broken Bones kicking off the first A.S. Productions

Jeffrey Fox

September 4, 2014

After Aubrey Debauchery & the Broken Bones tore it up Wednesday at A.S. Productions' first fall "Nooner," The Orion talked to the band about the story behind their name, their inspirations and drinking tea after touring. The Orion: How long have you been performing together?Aubrey Debauchery, lead sin...

Community supports local band with benefit show

Bogg performs during Survival of the Kindest Thursday night at at Cafe Coda.Photo credit: Maegan Webster

Maegan Webster

March 1, 2014

Exceptional circumstances lead to exceptional evenings, as was the case when modern jazz quartet Bogg had equipment stolen out of its car.Community support came flooding in after the Chico-based band posted about their situation on Facebook, culminating in Thursday's show, Survival of the Kindest, hosted by ...

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