Celtic Fiddle Festival September 22, 2010
September 23, 2010
with special guest Mamuse
October 14, 2010
Jazz Mafia Symphony
October 15, 2010
Cirque Mechanics October 19, 2010
& Eric Bibb
October 26, 2010
October 28, 2010
October 29, 2010
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Join Chico Performances as we celebrate the 17th annual Chico World Music Festival Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 18 and 19. All music and activities start at 11 a.m. on the Kendall Hall Lawn at Chico State and are FREE
! The Chico World Music Festival is presented by Chico Performances.
A kick-off performance by Ozomatli is scheduled for the evening of Friday Sept. 17, in Laxson Auditorium (tickets required).
Don't miss this weekend of FREE music performances, FREE art classes, FREE crafts for kids, global artisans and international food booths!
For more information about this event click here.
See you at the festival!
Kicking off the 17th annual Chico World Music Festival will be Ozomatli, performing on Friday, Sept. 17 in Laxson Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.
L.A. based Ozomatli plays a notorious collision of upbeat hip-hop,
salsa, cumbia, samba, funk, R&B, and Jamaican ragga. They will take
you around the world by taking you around L.A.
Tickets are required for this performace in Laxson Auditorium. Prices range from $25-$37 and are available online or at the University Box Office 898-6333. Click here to buy tickets now to Ozomatli.
More information about Ozomatli, audio, video and a link to high resolution photos are available here.
Chico World Music Festival
FREE Daytime Performances
Grateful Dead music (11 am & 1:30 pm)
Old Man Luedecke
(11:30 am & 3 pm)
Blues Singer (12
pm & 2 pm)
Rupa & The
Global Pop (12:30 pm & 2:30 pm)
Markus James &
Malian & Delta Blues (1 pm & 3:30 pm)
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19:
Hot Pogo Folk (11 am & 1:30
Handful of Luvin
Roots Rock (11:30 am & 2 pm)
World Music on
the Oud (12 pm & 2:30 pm)
Laura Love Duo
& Afro-Celtic (12:30 pm & 3 pm)
The Nigerian Brothers
Highlife Music (1 pm & 3:30 pm)
*Full descriptions of each performer are available here.
FREE Kids Stage Performances
SEPTEMBER 18:Mulan Jr.
Songs & Scenes
from Blue Room Jr. (12 pm)Chico School of
Rock Student Exhibition
Teen Rock (1:30 pm)Biorhythms
of Rock: Percussion, & Hip-Hop (3 pm) SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19:
Songs & Scenes
from Blue Room Jr. (12 pm)Storytime with
Baba Yaga Tales(1:30 pm)Julian Salberg/Sid
& Marius Blues Duo
Singer Songwriter & Rock Duo (3 pm)*Full descriptions of each event are available here.
FREE Art Classes
for Children & Adults
Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. under
the tent on the Kendall Hall Lawn.
Hosted by Chico Art Center Saturday,
September 18:Ben Saturen
Puzzle Art Pursuit (11 - 1:30 pm)
Expand your drawing skills using a drawing guide to reveal
creatures hidden in a puzzle. A fun drawing exercise for the child in
you--no matter what your real age is!
Make butterflies using watercolors and oil pastels.
Personalize and design your own fan using several media
including paints, crayons, and pastels.
Paper Beads (2-4 pm)
Learn how to make paper beads. You will be supplied with cut paper, glue
sticks, extra decorative beads and hemp cording to make necklaces, anklets or
FREE Crafts for Kids
Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. under the
magnolia tree in front of Laxson Auditorium.
Hosted by the Valene L. Smith Museum
of Anthropology at CSU, Chico.
Maskmaking and Music Making
The Sustainability Experience
Mock Oil Spill Clean Up - find out what it takes to clean off our
stuffed animal team when they have been victims of an oil spill!
Clay Explorations- roll, pound,
cut and more with the wonderful feeling of natural clay from Mother Earth.
Shaving Cream Squeeze- This is
the ultimate in clean fun!
*The above activities will rotate throughout the weekend and may not always be
- Surprises from the back of the
International Food and Art Vendors
The Sawmill Puppets
Click here to see images from the 2009 Chico World Music Festival!