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Uncle Dad’s Art Collective presents a night of listening

Uncle Dad’s Art Collective presents a night of listening

Caitlyn Young

December 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Mobile Headlines

There is a certain vibe that having a late night concert in a coffee shop creates that is very difficult to replicate in other places. This purely artistic, listening vibe was presented at the Naked Lounge on Thursday. Artist Scout and a band called Pregnant performed for an audience interested in si...

Queen tribute ‘symphonic and ethereal’

Queen tribute ‘symphonic and ethereal’

Carly Plemons

February 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Chatter eased into anticipation as the lights dimmed and the sound of a piano and harmonies silenced the audience. "Queen: A Night At The Opera" produced by Uncle Dad’s Art Collective on Feb. 13 was unlike any other tribute or cover of a band I have seen before. The entire show was like watching...

Musicians, dancers will bring Queen to life at Laxson

Musicians, dancers will bring Queen to life at Laxson

February 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

"Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?" Fear not, fellow Chicoans, what you’ve read is true. Chico Performances and Uncle Dad’s Art Collective are joining forces to present “Queen - A Night at the Opera” on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Laxson Auditorium. The event is also co-sponsored by AS...

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

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

Ashiah Scharaga

March 9, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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 ...

Local artists will cover Prince in ‘Purple Rain’

Local artists will cover Prince in ‘Purple Rain’

Erin Vierra

January 29, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

The songs of Prince's "Purple Rain" will be divided among local musicians and played in various styles, ranging from jazz to rock, Feb. 21 in the Bell Memorial Union auditorium.The concert will include jazz quartet Bogg, alternative rock band The Shimmies and rock 'n' roll outfit The Lolos.The concept...

Local indie rockers sprint from concert to concert

Local indie rockers sprint from concert to concert

Jeffrey Fox

September 14, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The LoLos' guitarist Ben Colbeck pulls off his shirt as the band walks briskly down the sidewalk of West 3rd Street after a Chico BandSwap performance in the City Plaza. If he wants to change before the band's next show, he'll have to do it now.A few party-goers chant "LoLos" as the band rushes by. A fe...

Artist of all trades: Joshua Hegg

Artist of all trades: Joshua Hegg

Jake Hutchison

September 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

When Joshua Hegg was 9 years old, the local musician and skilled pianist actually despised taking piano lessons. It wasn't until attending high school and joining a jazz group that he found a passion for playing. "It was like I was fluent in another language," Hegg said. That passion would event...

Led Zeppelin IV tribute concert to feature eccentric spin on classics

Led Zeppelin IV tribute concert to feature eccentric spin on classics

Michael Quiring

September 7, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

A full cover of Led Zeppelin's legendary fourth untitled rock 'n' roll album, commonly known as "Led Zeppelin IV," will occur in the Bell Memorial Union auditorium at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. Eleven acts, featuring many local musicians and dancers, will come together to put a unique Chico twist on the classic.The concert, produced by Uncle Dad's Art Collective and A.S. Pr...

Youth camp focuses spring break on music

Youth camp focuses spring break on music

Maegan Webster

March 10, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Music lovers will have a one-of-a-kind opportunity to get into the gritty details of music theory, songwriting and collaboration between artists with Uncle Dad's Art Collective's Let's Talk Music camp.The camp is designed to bring local musicians and knowledgeable guest speakers to help students lear...

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