The Orion

Student carves out niche as local folk, blues musician

Seamus Turner performs with his band Dakota Cree at School of the Arts Productions' Halloween showcase,

Lauren Smith

January 31, 2015

Seamus Turner brings a refreshing modesty and laid-back attitude to the local music scene, in which he is now quite well known. His musical upbringing differs slightly from the typical force-your-child-to-play-piano setting. His parents, neither of whom plays a musical instrument, put a fiddle in his h...

Q&A: Student DJ, musician Clay Finch

Clay Finch, senior music industry major and guitarist of Dakota Cree, also hosts a local music show called

Michael Quiring

October 24, 2014

The Orion caught up with Clay Finch, senior music industry major and guitarist of folk-rock band Dakota Cree, about his band, inspirations and musical philosophy before his KCSC Radio local music show "Chico Homegrown" 7 p.m. Wednesday.The Orion: Where are you from?Finch: Glendale, specifically. It’s just north of Echo Park, in North Los A...

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