Performances by Date

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9/5 Paula Poundstone Comedy
9/12 Glorious Duet Organ Recital Series
9/12 Funkadesi Chico World Music Festival
9/16 The National Acrobats of The People's Republic of China Cirque Peking
9/17 Peace Institute Lecture on U.S. Foreign Policy Myth vs. Reality
9/20 Embark! North State Symphony
9/25 Alice in Wonderland JR. Blue Room Young Company
9/28 Alpin Hong True North Concert


10/2 The Lone Bellow Harmonic American
10/4 Rosanne Cash Southern Storyteller
10/9 Branford Marsalis with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Baroque Masterpieces
10/11 Daniel Hiestand Memorial Concert Band
10/14-19 Live Dead in Denmark Theatre
10/16 Mary Chapin Carpenter Award-Winning Country
10/19 The Hot Sardines Old-School Jazz
10/25 Jazz Tricks & Treats Jazz X-Press
10/28 MUMMENSCHANZ Mime-Masque Theatre
10/28 Slavery on Free Soil - California's Unfree Past Joanna Dunlap Cowden Memorial Lecture


11/1 Evolutions Symphonic Winds
11/5 The Great War & the World It Created A History Roundtable
11/8 Choral Classics Choral Concert
11/9 California Guitar Trio & Montreal Guitar Trio A String-Lover's Delight
11/11 Pilobolus Modern Dance
11/12-19 As It Is In Heaven Theatre
11/13 Whose Live Anyway? Improv Comedy
11/15 Bill Bryson President's Lecture Series
11/16 Imagine! North State Symphony
11/18 The Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir West African Choir
11/19 A Serenade or Two Concert Band / Jazz II
11/21 Allen Toussaint & Preservation Hall Jazz Band New Orleans Legends


12/4–7 The Nutcracker Chico Community Ballet
12/5-7 Glorious Sounds of the Season Holiday Fundraiser
12/11 US Air Force Band of the Golden West Free
12/12 Holiday Concert North State Symphony
12/13 Mariachi Sol de México Merri-achi Christmas


1/16 Mavis Staples Soul Legend
1/21 Tango Buenos Aires Songs of Eva Perón
1/31 The Hot Club of San Francisco Cinema Vivant


2/2 Garrison Keillor Everyman Philosopher and Humorist
2/7 Russian National Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake Tchaikovsky Ballet
2/12 Harlem Renaissance Rent Party Fundraiser
2/18 Zap Mama and Antibalas Contemporary Afro Music
2/18 The Open Veins of Latin America History Lecture
2/19 Storm Large Taken by Storm: Songs of Seduction and Obsession
2/21 Discovery! North State Symphony
2/21 Purple Rain A Tribute to Prince
2/24 Reyna Grande Book in Common Lecture
2/26 Student Composers New Music Symposium
2/27 Earplay New Music Symposium


3/3-8 Antigone Theatre
3/7 The Intergalactic Nemesis Live Action Graphic Novel
3/10 Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk
3/15 Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México State Symphony Orchestra of México
3/17 Joe Ely, Ruthie Foster & Paul Thorn Southern Troubadors in the Round
3/22 Amy Seiwert’s Imagery Dance Chico!
3/24 Dance in Film: All That Jazz Dance Chico!
3/26 Spotlight Performances Dance Chico!
3/27 Broadway Boogie Dance Chico!
3/28 Joe Goode Performance Group: Hush Dance Chico!
3/26 A Student Filigree Chico Bach Festival
3/27 Bach to Bach Chico Bach Festival
3/30 Million Dollar Quartet Broadway Musical


4/1 The Pink Floyd Experience A Quadraphonic Full-Sensory Experience
4/2–5 Spring Theatre Workshop Donna Stone Breed Memorial
4/7 Buddy Guy Legendary Bluesman
4/8 Bach to Basie Concert Band / Jazz II
4/11 Worthy to Be Praised Choral Concert
4/11 Arturo O’ Farrill Octet Afro Latin Jazz
4/18 Sounds of the Night Jazz X-Press
4/25 Acclamations Symphonic Winds

The Will Rogers Follies, A Life in Revue

Spring Musical


5/6 Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy A Celtic Family Celebration
5/8 Madrigal Spells Chico State Guitar Ensemble
5/10 Arrive! North State Symphony
5/31 Peter Pan JR. Storyteller Theater

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