1. Two different list now.

    I redid the categories for this list as to help bands that I am in contact with mostly. Some people might disagree with how I categorize and/or lump people into a group. I’m up for suggestion so let me know.

    Thanks.

     

  2. Covers // Rock and Roll // Jazz Standards // ETC

    Alan Rigg Trio - Jazz/Trio/Smoothashell

    All Fired Up - Cover/Rock/Roll

    The Alternators - Rock/Roll/Covers

    Amy Celeste Band - Blues/Covers

    Bahapki - Soul/Music/

    Blooze on the Rocks - Blues?/On/The/Rocks

    The Blue Hippies - I/D/K

    The Blue Merles - Country/Not Duds

    Chad Bush - Country / Covers/ Cowboy Hats

    Charlie Robinson - Jazz/Guitar/Master/Best’

    Chico Jazz Collective - Jazz HANDS!

    Chris Shadt Band - Funk/Soul/Dance!/FUN!/LOVE!@!@@@

    Christine Lepado Trip - Jazz/Trio/Soul

    Chuck Epperson Jr. Band - Fuck/Rock/Roll

    Dave Elke - Jazz/Soul/Rock

    Dead Man’s Hand - Country/Rock

    Decades - Covers/Casinos/FUN!

    The Electrified Redemption - Jerry/Garcia/Dead/Heads

    Eric Peter - Jazz/Guitarist/7stringmaster!

    The Gnarly Pints - CelticAlternative/Covers/Acoustic

    Gordy Ohliger The Banjo-ologist - Banjo!@ Duh!

    Holly Taylor - Jazz/Singer/She’s Great Trust me

    Hot Flash - Covers/Rock/Roll

    Ira Walker - Blues/Rock/Roll

    Jeff Pershing Band - Jam/Rock/Blues

    Johnny And the Bootleggers - Covers/Country/Rock

    Johnson & MillerAcoustic/Harmonies/Singer

    Laurie Dana - Singer/Jazz

    Los Papi Chulos - Latin/Dance/Roll

    Mandy Jo and the Holy Mackerel - Bluegrass/Acoustic/Covers

    Max Minard - Acoustic/Singer/Songwriter/Covers

    Mood:Swing - Swing

    Motown Filthy - Covers/Rock/Motown (duh)

    Northern Traditionz -Covers/Country/Rock

    Off the Record - Covers/Rock/Roll

    Pub Scouts - Irish/Celtic/Acoustic/Beer

    The QuasiMofos rock/alternative-rock/r&b/ska covers

    Randy Morton - Country/Singer/Songwriter

    Reckoning - Covers/Acoustic/The Dead Man

    Rock Ridge Bluegrass Band - Bluegrass/Duh

    Salsa Bella - SALSA?!?!?!?!?!

    Sapphire Soul - Covers/Casinos!!!

    Spy Picnic - Covers/Rock/Roll

    Swamp Daddy - Dad/Rock/Dad/Roll/Dad

    Thick and Thin - Americana & foolishness

    Todd HarrisonSolo Fingerstyle Guitarist

    The Velveteen Habit - Soul/Funk/Rock and Roll!

     

  3. Original Music // Some Covers //

    Aberrance -  Paradise/metal/Riffs/Heavy (dudes)

    Alien Hellbop - Rockin/And/A/Rollin

    Alli Battaglia and the Musical Brewing Co. - Jam/Funk/Rock

    A.L.O. - Electronic/Beats/Dance

    Amarok - Doom/Riffs/Heavy/LoudAsFuck

    The Americas - Indie/Rock/Chico/ROLL!

    Armed for Apocalypse - Sludgy/Heavy/Riffs

    Astronaut - Progressive/Metal/Riffs/8 String

    Aubrey Debauchery and the Broken Bones - Singer/Songwriter/Rock/Roll

    Badger - Punk/Rock/Roll

    BandMaster Ruckus - Rock/Roll/Other

    DJ Becca - Guess…that’s right…DJ Music/Dance/Electronic

    Big Bill and the Extra Crispies - Horns/Fun/Rock?

    Big Mo and the Full Moon Band - Rock/Roll/Jam/Tasty

    Big Slim - Rap/HipHop/R and B

    Big Tree Fall Down - Ska/Rock/Roll/Reggae 

    Biggs Roller - Punk/Rock/Country/BIGGS@!

    Billy the Robot - Electronic/Bass/Dance

    Bionix - Electronic/Beats/FO SHO!

    Black Fong - Funk/Jam/Rock/Roll/Dance

    Blaster Dead - Punk/Rock/2Piece

    Blood Cabana - Metal/Thrash/Riffs

    Bran Crown - Singer/Songwriter/

    Bogg - Jazz/Progressive/Betterthenyourband

    Born Into This - Punk/Rock/Roll

    Broken Rodeo - AltCountry/Singer/Songwriter 

    Bunnymilk - Songbirds/Singer/Songwriter

    Cannon and the Lion of Judah - Reggae 

    Chemical Burn - Dirt Crew/Metal/Dudes

    Chris Shadt Band - Funk/Soul/Dance!/FUN!/LOVE!@!@@@

    Cities  - Post Rock/Heavy/Shoegaze

    Clouds of Fire - Metal/Progressive

    Clouds on Strings -  Progressive/Rock/Roll/Yup

    Cold Blue Mountain - Riffs/Heavy/Sludgy/Post - Metal/ Beards 

    Criminal Wave - Punk/Hardcore/Roll

    Daniel Vera - Singer/Songwriter/Arteest

    Danny Cohen -  Singwer/Songwriter

    David Ennis - Singer/Songwriter

    Dear Misguided - College/Rock/Dudes

    Deedee Vest - Singer/Songwriter/Acoustic

    Descent - Post/Metal/Instrumental

    Disco Church - Electronic/Dance/Music

    DMJ - Rap/HipHop/

    Dr. Becky Sagers, Ph.D - Rap/Hip Hop/RHYMMMES!

    Dumpstar - Noise/Punk

    Dylan’s Dharma - Jam/Rock/Phish?!

    Electric Canyon Convergence - Jam/Band/Soul/Dirt/Twirl 

    Engraved in Armor - Metal/Riffs/HUH!?

    Esoteric - Rap/Metal/Core

    Every Hand Betrayed - Breeeeaaaaaakkkkkkddddooooowwwwnns

    Fight Music - Punk/Rock/Riffs

    Evin Wolverton - Singer/Songwriter/

    Eyere Eyes - Bass/Electronic/Dance

    Fera - Singer/Songwriter/Dreamy

    Filthy Luke - Singer/Songwriter/Troubadour 

    Sr. Francis Lee Howard - Singer/Songwriter/NiceGuy

    Furlough Fridays - Rock/Roll

    Gigantes - Pop/Punk/Metal/

    Gorilla X Monsoon - Punk/Hardcore/GIVE ME A FUCKING BREAK!

    Gravy Brain - Jam/Funk/Roll

    Guerrilla Gorilla - Punk/Rock/Roll

    Ha’Penny Bridge Band - Irish/Beer?

    Hearses - Doom/Noise/Riffs/Duh

    Himp C - Rap/Hip Hop

    The Hooliganz - Rap/Hip Hop/R and B

    Icko Sicko - Punk/Rock

    Into the Open Earth - Heavy/Riffs/Handsome

    Io Torus - Progressive/Metal/Riffs

    Jay Decay - Singer/Songwriter/Jokester

    Jbiz - Rap/Hip Hop

    Joe Goodwin - Singer/Songwriter/LostonMain

    John Paul Gutierrez - Singer/Songwriter/Goodlooking

    Jon Hartless - Rap/Hiphop

    Jorge Jonze - Rock/Punk/Rock

    Kyle Williams - Singer/Songwriter/Soul

    Lady Bird and the Unknown Universe - Keys/2-piece/love, Man. 

    Lisa Valentine - Singer/Songwriter/Soul

    Lish Bills - Singer/Songwriter/Dirtbag

    Logan 5 / Daxophonics - EDM/Beats

    The LoLos - Indie/Rock/Roll

    Los Caballitos De La Cancion - Latin/Dance/Dancing

    Luminous Flux - Covers/originals/duo

    Lyngunstix - Rap/HipHop

    Mad Bob Howard - Rock/Rolling/Rock

    The Maker’s Mile - rock/hiphop/reggae/funk

    MaMuse - Singer/Songwriter/Beautiful Voices

    Mandolyn May - Singer/Songwriter/Uke!

    The Mercantiles - Alt-Country Rock-n-Soul

    Michael Bone - Singer/Songwriter/Dreamy

    Michelin Embers - Blues/Rock/Roll

    Mom and Dad - Noise/Rock/And Noise

    Mondegreens - Singer/Songwriter/Rock/Roll

    Month of Sundays - Acoustic/Folk/Flautist

    Mossy Creek - Bluegrass/Acoustic/Fun!

    Mr. Bang - Punk/Rock/Roll

    The Muddy Sours - Rock/Roll/2piece 

    Nina Loca - Rap/Hip/Hop

    Nothing Left - Solo/Acoustic/Punk/Busk 

    Oisters - Punk/Stuff

    Outside Looking In - Hardcore/Punk

    Pageant Dads - Rock and Roll/Theatrical/ Zappa - Steely Dan Rip Offs

    Pat Hull - Singer/Songwriter/Handsome

    Persian Skirts - Rock/Roll/Fun

    Perpetual Drifters - Rock/Indie/Roll

    Present Day Enthusiasts - Rock/Roll/Fun

    The Pushers - Punk/Rock/Roll

    Pyrx - Weed/Rap/Weed

    Red Sky - Sludge/2 Piece/ Metal 

    The Railflowers - Singers/Harmonies/Dreamy

    The Remainder - Rock/Alternative/Roll

    The Resonators - Hip Hop/Rap/Collective

    Ryan Davidson - Singer/Songwriter/Punk/Irish

    The Rugs - Rock/Roll/GoodTimes

    Severance Package - Rock/Roll/Punk/DANCE

    Sherman’s Ashes - Metal/Rock/Roll

    Shimmies - Indie/Rock/Handsome

    She Fetus - Folk/Acoustic/What/!?!

    Shadow Limb (former La Fin Du Monde) - Riffs/Post-Rock/Metal/Mathy

    Sick Bird - HipHop/Rap/R and B

    Sisterhoods - PostRock/Indie/Nikkihasagreatvoice

    Smak City - Bro/Too/Soon/Bro

    Smokey and the Groove - Funk/Space/Time

    Sofa King - Funk/Rock/Roll/Soul

    Sons of Jefferson - Folkgrasspunk

    Surrogate - Indie/BestbandEVER/Rock/Roll/Beards

    Surrounded by Giants - PostRock/Progressive 

    Swamp Zen - Jam/Rock/Band/Roll

    Teeph - Sludgy/Mathy/Post Rock/Dumb

    Touch Fuzzy Get Dizzy - Heavy/Riffs/Harmonies/Mhetal

    Trox and the Terribles - Rock/Roll/Rock

    Twisted Strategies - Rock/Rap/Roll?

    TyBox - Rap/HipHop/R and B

    Ugly As Hell - Rock/Blues/Roll

    USO VS. NASA - ROCK/EDM/ROLL

    The Vesuvians - Rock/Roll/Fun/Dance/Don’tBeafraidtoDance

    Wanderers & Wolves - Rock/Stuff/Roll

    Waves of Leviathan - Metal/Dudes/Corning

    West By Swan - Indie/Rock/Roll/Loud/As/Hell

    Western Divide - Indie/Acoustic/Cuties!

    Wolfthump - Drums/Dirt/Twirl/Dance!

    Yule Logs - Christmas/Rock/Roll/Initforthemoney

     

  4. Current Venues to play

    Cafe Coda - Breakfast and Lunch restaurant that has all ages shows. Beer/Wine are available for 21+. Many genre’s are welcome, including: Rock, Indie, Metal, Doom, Acoustic, Dance, etc. 

    1078 Gallery - Art Gallery that hosts a variety of art (duh), from sculptures to painting and much more. Has also become more active in the performance arts since Josh Hegg has been involved. Open to many varieties of music. 

    Monstros Pizza - Pizza Parlor (my fave) that is host to all ages shows. Focusing on Metal, Punk, and a variety of extreme musics, it also has been open to rock, acoustic, and other types of music on occasion. The CCAP do all the booking there. 

    The Maltese - Divey yet refined booze bar that has been more active with booking shows since Scott Barwick has taken over booking. Rock, Roll, and everything else has taken place there. 

    LaSalles - Used to be more active with live bands, which has turned more of a Club/EDM venue. The occasional rock/metal/hip hop show still happens there. 

    100th Monkey Cafe and Book Store - Fairly new to the performance art scene, this has hosted rock/punk/metal recently. 

     

  5. Current List of Active Chico Bands 10/01/14

    Alan Rigg Trio - Jazz/Trio/Smoothashell

    Aberrance -  Paradise/metal/Riffs/Heavy (dudes)

    Alien Hellbop - Rockin/And/A/Rollin

    Alli Battaglia and the Musical Brewing Co. - Jam/Funk/Rock

    All Fired Up - Cover/Rock/Roll

    A.L.O. - Electronic/Beats/Dance

    The Alternators - Rock/Roll/Covers

    Amarok - Doom/Riffs/Heavy/LoudAsFuck

    The Americas - Indie/Rock/Chico/ROLL!

    Amy Celeste Band - Blues/Covers

    Armed for Apocalypse - Sludgy/Heavy/Riffs

    Astronaut - Progressive/Metal/Riffs/8 String

    Aubrey Debauchery and the Broken Bones - Singer/Songwriter/Rock/Roll

    Badger - Punk/Rock/Roll

    Bahapki - Soul/Music/

    BandMaster Ruckus - Rock/Roll/Other

    DJ Becca - Guess…that’s right…DJ Music/Dance/Electronic

    Big Bill and the Extra Crispies - Horns/Fun/Rock?

    Big Mo and the Full Moon Band - Rock/Roll/Jam/Tasty

    Big Slim - Rap/HipHop/R and B

    Big Tree Fall Down - Ska/Rock/Roll/Reggae 

    Biggs Roller - Punk/Rock/Country/BIGGS@!

    Billy the Robot - Electronic/Bass/Dance

    Bionix - Electronic/Beats/FO SHO!

    Black Fong - Funk/Jam/Rock/Roll/Dance

    Blaster Dead - Punk/Rock/2Piece

    Blood Cabana - Metal/Thrash/Riffs

    Blooze on the Rocks - Blues?/On/The/Rocks

    The Blue Hippies - I/D/K

    The Blue Merles - Country/Dads

    Bran Crown - Singer/Songwriter/

    Bogg - Jazz/Progressive/Betterthenyourband

    Born Into This - Punk/Rock/Roll

    Boss 501 - Rocksteady/Reggae/Fun/Dancehall

    Broken Rodeo - AltCountry/Singer/Songwriter 

    Bunnymilk - Songbirds/Singer/Songwriter

    Cannon and the Lion of Judah - Reggae 

    Chad Bush - Country / Covers/ Cowboy Hats

    Charlie Robinson - Jazz/Guitar/Master/Best’

    Chemical Burn - Dirt Crew/Metal/Dudes

    Chico Jazz Collective - Jazz HANDS!

    Chris Shadt Band - Funk/Soul/Dance!/FUN!/LOVE!@!@@@

    Christine Lepado Trip - Jazz/Trio/Soul

    Chuck Epperson Jr. Band - Fuck/Rock/Roll

    Cities  - Post Rock/Heavy/Shoegaze

    Clouds of Fire - Metal/Progressive

    Clouds on Strings -  Progressive/Rock/Roll/Yup

    Cold Blue Mountain - Riffs/Heavy/Sludgy/Post - Metal/ Beards 

    Criminal Wave - Punk/Hardcore/Roll

    Daniel Vera - Singer/Songwriter/Arteest

    Danny Cohen -  Old/Bitter/Odd

    Dave Elke - Jazz/Soul/Rock

    David Ennis - Singer/Songwriter

    Dead Man’s Hand - Country/Rock

    Dear Misguided - College/Rock/Dudes

    Decades - Covers/Casinos/FUN!

    Descent - Post/Metal/Instrumental

    Disco Church - Electronic/Dance/Music

    DMJ - Rap/HipHop/

    Dr. Becky Sagers, Ph.D - Rap/Hip Hop/RHYMMMES!

    Dumpstar - Noise/Punk

    Dylan’s Dharma - Jam/Rock/Phish?!

    Electric Canyon Convergence - Jam/Band/Soul/Dirt/Twirl 

    The Electrified Redemption - Jerry/Garcia/Dead/Heads

    Engraved in Armor - Metal/Riffs/HUH!?

    Eric Peter - Jazz/Guitarist/7stringmaster!

    Esoteric - Rap/Metal/Core

    Every Hand Betrayed - Breeeeaaaaaakkkkkkddddooooowwwwnns

    Fight Music - Punk/Rock/Riffs

    Evin Wolverton - Singer/Songwriter/

    Eyere Eyes - Bass/Electronic/Dance

    Fera - Singer/Songwriter/Dreamy

    Filthy Luke - Singer/Songwriter/Troubadour 

    Sr. Francis Lee Howard - Singer/Songwriter/NiceGuy

    Furlough Fridays - Rock/Roll

    The Gnarly Pints - CelticAlternative/Covers/Acoustic

    Gigantes - Pop/Punk/Metal/

    Gordy Ohliger The Banjo-ologist - Banjo!@ Duh!

    Gorilla X Monsoon - Punk/Hardcore/GIVE ME A FUCKING BREAK!

    Gravy Brain - Jam/Funk/Roll

    Guerrilla Gorilla - Punk/Rock/Roll

    Ha’Penny Bridge Band - Irish/Celtic/Ballads

    Hearses - Doom/Noise/Riffs/Duh

    Himp C - Rap/Hip Hop

    Holly Taylor - Jazz/Singer/She’s Great Trust me

    Hot Flash - Covers/Rock/Roll

    The Hooliganz - Rap/Hip Hop/R and B

    Icko Sicko - Punk/Rock

    Into the Open Earth - Heavy/Riffs/Handsome

    Io Torus - Progressive/Metal/Riffs

    Ira Walker - Blues/Rock/Roll

    Jay Decay - Singer/Songwriter/Jokester

    Jbiz - Rap/Hip Hop

    Jeff Pershing Band - Jam/Rock/Blues

    Joe Goodwin - Singer/Songwriter/LostonMain

    John Paul Gutierrez - Singer/Songwriter/Goodlooking

    Johnny And the Bootleggers - Covers/Country/Rock

    Johnson & Miller - Acoustic/Harmonies/Singer

    Jon Hartless - Rap/Hiphop

    Jorge Jonze - Rock/Punk/Rock

    Kyle Williams - Singer/Songwriter/Soul

    Lady Bird and the Unknown Universe - Keys/2-piece/love, Man. 

    Laurie Dana - Singer/Jazz

    Lisa Valentine - Singer/Songwriter/Soul

    Lish Bills - Singer/Songwriter/Dirtbag

    Logan 5 / Daxophonics - EDM/Beats

    The LoLos - Indie/Rock/Roll

    Los Caballitos De La Cancion - Multi Ethnic/Dance/

    Los Papi Chulos - Latin/Dance/Roll

    Luminous Flux - Covers/originals/duo

    Lyngunstix - Rap/HipHop

    Mad Bob Howard - Rock/Rolling/Rock

    The Maker’s Milerock/hiphop/reggae/funk

    MaMuse - Singer/Songwriter/Beautiful Voices

    Mandolyn May - Singer/Songwriter/Uke!

    Mandy Jo and the Holy Mackerel - Bluegrass/Acoustic/Covers

    Max Minardi - Acoustic/Singer/Songwriter/Covers

    The MercantilesAlt-Country Rock-n-Soul

    Michael Bone - Singer/Songwriter/Dreamy

    Michelin Embers - Blues/Rock/Roll

    Mom and Dad - Noise/Rock/And Noise

    Mondegreens - Singer/Songwriter/Rock/Roll

    Month of Sundays - Acoustic/Folk/Flautist

    Mood:Swing - Swing

    Mossy Creek - Bluegrass/Acoustic/Fun!

    Motown Filthy - Covers/Rock/Motown (duh)

    Mr. Bang - Punk/Rock/Roll

    The Muddy Sours - Rock/Roll/2piece 

    Nina Loca - Rap/Hip/Hop

    Northern Traditionz -Covers/Country/Rock

    Nothing Left - Solo/Acoustic/Punk/Busk 

    Off the Record - Covers/Rock/Roll

    Oisters - Punk/Stuff

    Outside Looking In - Hardcore/Punk

    Pageant Dads - Rock and Roll/Theatrical/ Zappa - Steely Dan Rip Offs

    Pat Hull - Singer/Songwriter/Handsome

    Persian Skirts - Rock/Roll/Fun

    Perpetual Drifters - Rock/Indie/Roll

    Present Day Enthusiasts - Rock/Roll/Fun

    Pub Scouts - Irish/Celtic/Acoustic/Beer

    The Pushers - Punk/Rock/Roll

    Pyrx - Weed/Rap/Weed

    The QuasiMofos rock/alternative-rock/r&b/ska covers

    Red Sky - Sludge/2 Piece/ Metal 

    The Railflowers - Singers/Harmonies/Dreamy

    Randy Morton - Country/Singer/Songwriter

    Reckoning - Covers/Acoustic/The Dead Man

    The Remainder - Rock/Alternative/Roll

    The Resonators - Hip Hop/Rap/Collective

    Rock Ridge Bluegrass Band - Bluegrass/Duh

    Ryan Davidson - Singer/Songwriter/Punk/Irish

    The Rugs - Rock/Roll/GoodTimes

    Salsa Bella - SALSA?!?!?!?!?!

    Sapphire Soul - Covers/Casinos!!!

    Severance Package - Rock/Roll/Punk/DANCE

    Sherman’s Ashes - Metal/Rock/Roll

    Shimmies - Indie/Rock/Handsome

    She Fetus - Folk/Acoustic/What/!?!

    Shadow Limb (former La Fin Du Monde) - Riffs/Post-Rock/Metal/Mathy

    Sick Bird - HipHop/Rap/R and B

    Sisterhoods - PostRock/Indie/Nikkihasagreatvoice

    Smak City - Bro/Too/Soon/Bro

    Smokey and the Groove - Funk/Space/Time

    Sofa King - Funk/Rock/Roll/Soul

    Sons of Jefferson - Folkgrasspunk

    Spy Picnic - Covers/Rock/Roll

    Surrogate - Indie/BestbandEVER/Rock/Roll/Beards

    Surrounded by Giants - PostRock/Progressive 

    Swamp Zen - Jam/Rock/Band/Roll

    Teeph - Sludgy/Mathy/Post Rock/Dumb

    Three Fingers Whiskey - Rock/Roll/Country/Yup

    Thick and ThinAmericana & foolishness

    Todd Harrison - Solo Fingerstyle Guitarist

    Touch Fuzzy Get Dizzy - Heavy/Riffs/Harmonies/Mhetal

    Trox and the Terribles - Rock/Roll/Rock

    Twisted Strategies - Rock/Rap/Roll?

    TyBox - Rap/HipHop/R and B

    Ugly As Hell - Rock/Blues/Roll

    USO VS. NASA - ROCK/EDM/ROLL

    The Velveteen Habit - Soul/Funk/Rock and Roll!

    The Vesuvians - Rock/Roll/Fun/Dance/Don’tBeafraidtoDance

    Wanderers & Wolves - Rock/Stuff/Roll

    Waves of Leviathan - Metal/Dudes/Corning

    West By Swan - Indie/Rock/Roll/Loud/As/Hell

    Western Divide - Indie/Acoustic/Cuties!

    Wolfthump - Drums/Dirt/Twirl/Dance!

    Yule Logs - Christmas/Rock/Roll/Initforthemoney