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Tacos Borrego dished up tacos for guests at the Maltese fundraiser Saturday night. Photo credit: Tisha Cheney

Local bar supports social services organization with taco night

Tisha Cheney // February 25, 2018

Dance!! & Eat Tacos, a benefit to support a local crisis care program, was held at the Maltese Saturday night.The fundraiser included a taco bar courtesy of a nearby restaurant, Tacos Borrego, and...

From left: Greg Spont, keys; Jerry Morano, congos; Scott, drums; John McKinley, lead vocalist/guitarist; and Susan Guevara and Cherianne Brandt Pollastrini rock the audience at The Maltese on Saturday August 22. Photo credit: John Domogma

Black Fong pumps up the funk at The Maltese

Tom Sundgren // August 27, 2015
Straight of out Chico, funk band Black Fong threw down the jams at The Maltese for the Pride weekend after-party event on Saturday August 22.
Sisterhoods Photo credit: Trevor Ryan

Cammies: Indie/Experimental Showcase

Amanda Rhine // April 16, 2015
Three bands performed at The Maltese Bar & Taproom on Friday for the indie category of the Chico Area Music Awards.
Bassist Greg Hopkins, drummer Daniel Taylor and guitarist Dan Greenfield perform at the PRF West music festival in Oakland last year. Photo courtesy of Shannon Corr Photography.

Q&A: West By Swan on name origin, juggling family and touring

Tom Sundgren // February 24, 2015
Bass guitarist and vocalist Greg Hopkins of the local Chico rock band talks venues, priorities with kids and upcoming shows.
Little Lulu Mae adjusts her wig in the outdoor dressing room on the back patio of The Maltese before her performance as a 50s housewife on Sunday. Photo credit: Annie Paige

Burlesque dancers get ‘unconventionally sexy’ at Malteazers’ performance

Kristen Moran // October 6, 2014
The Maltese’s monthly burlesque show tantalizes, titillates audiences
Wanderers & Wolves closed out the final A.S. Productions fall Nooner performance in Trinity Commons with its threshold-pushing, rock you out of your tennis sound on Wednesday. Photo credit: Jeffrey Fox

Q&A: Wanderers & Wolves

Jeffrey Fox // October 2, 2014
The Orion chatted with the local rock 'n' rollers about slaughtering wolves, fist fights and hot sauce T-shirt collections after their A.S. Productions "Nooner" performance on Wednesday in Trinity Commons.
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