Performances by Date

August | September | October | November | December | January | February | March | April | May


8/25 The Waifs Folk Blues Roots Country
8/28 The Majestic Organ Organ Recital


9/5 Alonzo King LINES Ballet Ballet
9/9 W. Kamau Bell “Ending Racism in About an Hour” Comedian 
9/11 John Hiatt & The Combo and The Taj Mahal Trio  Folk-Blues-Country Kege
9/12 Chico World Music Festival World Dance & Music
9/18 Seussical Jr. Blue Room Young Company
9/26 Reinhardt Honor Choir Festival Choir Festival
9/27 North State Symphony:Now Presenting Symphony


10/2 Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India World Dance & Music
10/4 The Milk Carton Kids New Folk
10/10 Daniel Hiestand Memorial Concert Band
10/12 Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the Civil War Lecture
10/13–10/18    The Rover by Aphra Behn Theatre
10/22 Responses to School Violence and Empathy Training Lecture
10/23 SHUFFLE Concert Chamber Music Ensemble 
10/24 Voices Eternal Choral Concert
10/25 Julie Fowlis Scottish Folk Singer
10/30 Paco Peña Flamenco Guitarist 
10/31 Spooky Jass Jazz X-Press


11/3 Lake Street Dive Indie Soul Pop Jazz & Rock
11/7 Dances for Band Band
11/12–11/19 Reefer Madness Musical Theatre
11/14 North State Symphony: Maestro in the Spotlight Symphony
11/17 Melissa Etheridge Rock Pop Country
11/17 Setting the Standards Concert Band & Jazz II
11/29 Brian Wilson w/ special guest Al Jardine Co-Founder of The Beach Boys


12/4–12/6 Sleeping Beauty Chico Community Ballet
12/4–12/6 Glorious Sounds of the Season Holiday Fundraiser
12/10 Pink Martini with Storm Large Lounge Pop
12/19 North State Symphony: Christmas Holiday Concert Symphony
12/20 Handel’s Messiah Chamber Chorale Classic


1/17 Under the Streetlamp Tribute to 50's Doo Wop
1/24 The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Ukulele tribute to popular music
1/26 Yamato: Bakuon Taiko Drumming 
1/30 North State Symphony: Chamber Music Concert Symphony


2/3 Presidio Brass  Brass Quintet
2/6 Moscow Festival Ballet: Giselle Ballet
2/9 Sir Ken Robinson President’s Lecture Series 
2/13 Queen: A Night at the Opera Tribute to Queen
2/17 Speaking for God:
The Formation of the Muslim Caste of Clergy and Its Historical Consequences
2/19 Lloyd Roby Recital
2/25 Student Composers New Music Symposium
2/26 Quasar Saxophone Quartet Montreal Saxophone Quartet
2/28 North State Symphony: Melodic Attraction Symphony


3/1–3/6 Almost, Maine Theatre
3/3 Craig Ferguson Comedy
3/4 Piano Recital Music
3/5 Triplets of Belleville Movie with Live score
3/5 17TH Kruschke Piano Competition Piano Competition
3/8 Igudesman & Joo Classical Music/Comedy duo
3/9 The Ties That Bind: Ukraine, Russia, and a History That Just Won’t Go Away Lecture
3/18 Lúnasa & Tim O’Brien Irish Folk Music
3/24 The Big Picture: Climate Change As a Unifying Movement Lecture
3/26 Dance Chico! Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host Ira Glass,Monica Bill Barnes, Anna Bass
3/29 Dance Chico! Movie: Footloose(Pageant Theatre) Movie
3/31 Dance Chico! Spotlight Performances Local Dance Showcase


4/1 Dance Chico! Broadway Boogie Community Dance
4/1 A Student Kaleidoscope Chico Bach Festival
4/1 Chico Bach Festival: A Mendelssohn Revival Chico Bach Festival
4/2 Chico Bach Festival: Mostly Mendelssohn (St. John’s Episcopal Church) Chico Bach Festival
4/2 Chico Bach Festival: A New Generation Chico Bach Festival
4/3 Chico Bach Festival: Elijah Chico Bach Festival
4/3 Dance Chico! ODC Modern Dance
4/7–4/10 Donna Stone Breed Memorial Student-Directed One-Acts Student-Directed One-Acts
4/8 BANFF Film Festival World Tour Adventure Films
4/10 Arlo Guthrie: Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour Folk Icon
4/13 Circa: Carnival of the Animals  Contemporary Circus
4/16 Up Jumped Spring Jazz X-Press
4/17 Metta Quintet/ Jazz Reach (The Big Room, Sierra Nevada Brewery) NYC Jazz
4/19 Bryan Stevenson: Just Mercy  Book In Common
4/23 Dialogues and Entertainment for Band Chico State Band
4/26 Reflections Concert Band & Jazz II
4/30 With a Voice of Singing Choral Concert


5/4–5/8 The Addams Family 2016 Spring Musical
5/6 Stringuinni Chico State Guitar Ensemble
5/10 Stunt Dog Experience Stunt Dogs 
5/14 North State Symphony: Celebration Center Stage Symphony
5/29 Shrek the Musical Jr. Playhouse YC176:C181outh Theatre

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