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Sunny Acres orchestrates Chico’s punk music scene

Sunny Acres orchestrates Chico’s punk music scene

Jackson Sawa

April 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Multimedia, Video

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 and some microphone stands.Sunny Acres is an eccentric music trio based in Chico consisting of De...

When the sun goes down at Monstros Pizza

When the sun goes down at Monstros Pizza

Matthew Manfredi

September 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Features, Showcase

Unlike downtown, Wednesday night is quiet on West Sacramento Avenue. There’s Tony’s Liquor, apartment buildings, houses and Nettleton Stadium sits quietly in the distance, but then there’s Monstros Pizza. Guitar amps are turned up, microphones feed back and hot slices of pizza slide across ...

Punk concert comes to 1078 Gallery

Punk concert comes to 1078 Gallery

Tom Sundgren

October 10, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Five bands will be performing at 1078 Gallery tonight at 7:30 p.m.Fistful of Pennies, Intelligent Elephant, Boom City, C.A.F. and Fight Music will bring varying styles of punk music ranging from acoustic/pop punk to folk punk."I'm definitely looking forward to mosh pits," said Justin Green, singer and guita...

Massive hardcore sound rattles Monstros Pizza

Massive hardcore sound rattles Monstros Pizza

Tom Sundgren

September 26, 2015


Filed under Reviews

On Thursday night, more than 40 people came to enjoy drinks, interactions with fellow musicians and friends and moshing to the heavy sound of punk and other forms of extreme music. A side note though, ironically pizza was not available due to the oven not working accurately but is said to be fixed now.The...

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