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Local performance venue back on track to open in November

Local performance venue back on track to open in November

Jeffrey Fox // October 28, 2014

A collective of Chico artists and musicians will open a performance space in November with the intent of allowing concertgoers to see their favorite local musicians perform on stage. For free. The...

Christina Comfort, left, and Cat Perez of local funk-rock band Sofa King entertain concertgoers with their strong, jazzy vocals Tuesday at 1078 Gallery. Photo credit: John Domogma

Q&A: Sofa King on puppets, funk soup

Jeffrey Fox // October 19, 2014

The Orion met with the musicians of Sofa King to discover their origin story, writing process and inspirations before their show Oct. 14 at 1078 Gallery.The Orion: How did the band develop?Christina Comfort,...

Alex Brown captivates the audience with intrepid guitar strums and a stirring voice Saturday at 1078 Gallery for the Energy Plant Arts recording scholarship benefit concert. Photo credit: Jeffrey Fox

Recording studio creates scholarship for local musicians

Jeffrey Fox // August 31, 2014

There's only one place you'd find two rappers, three singer-songwriters and a funky family band performing in the same night. Chico's 1078 Gallery, which has become well-known for showcasing local talent,...

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