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September 8, 2011


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September 13, 2011

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September 16, 2011

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September 20, 2011

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Let the shows begin!


August is finally here to kick-off  

Chico Performances 2011-2012 season!


Tickets are still available for both August performances at the University Box Office (530-898-6333) or online by clicking the
"Buy Tickets Now" box on the left.

Be sure to check out all the great performances coming in
September as well!


See you at Laxson Auditorium!

Garrison Keillor's

Summer Love Tour

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Laxson Auditorium

$75 Premium | $70 Adult/ Senior  $50 Student/ Child



Join A Prairie Home Companion's Garrison Keillor as he updates us on the news from Lake Wobegon with his Summer Love Tour, showcasing Guys All Star Shoe Band, Guy Noir, Dusty & Lefty, and sound-effects maestro Fred Newman. It is Garrison at his best - reciting poetry, telling stories of passion and marriage, and hosting audience sing-a-longs. Perfect entertainment for the whole family.


This performance is co-sponsored by KCHO/KFPR Northstate Public Radio.


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Click here to buy tickets to Garrison Keillor


If you enjoy Garrison Keillor, you may also enjoy: 

Sir Salman Rushdie | Planet Money   

David Sedaris | Dave Eggers  


Willie K

Dazzling Hawaiian Guitar

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Laxson Auditorium | 7:30 p.m.

$25 Premium | $20 Adult | $18 Senior | $14 Student/ Child




A Willie K concert is a roller coaster ride of hot guitar that will wow even the most seasoned guitar aficionado. With a repertoire as diverse as his beloved Hawaii, he moves seamlessly from sweet island sounds to full on rock power cords. Known for his onstage banter and quick wit, a little bit of paradise is coming to Chico.   


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Click here to buy tickets to Willie K  


If you enjoy Willie K, you may also enjoy:

Willie Nelson & Family | Jackson Browne | Keb' Mo' Band David Hidalgo & Louie Perez of Los Lobos

International Guitar Night | Nellie McKay Band

Los Lonely Boys | Playing for Change | Hugh Masekela



The 18th annual Chico World Music Festival is one month away!


 On Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept. 18 world musicians will bring an international sound to the  

Chico State campus for 2 days of performances on  

4  different stages.


 This weekend long event is FREE and takes place at CSU, Chico, both inside and outside of Laxson Auditorium.


As a celebration of international music and culture, there will also be youth performances, art classes for adults and kids, a climbing wall, a science workshop, and vendors with  

international art and food.


Mark your calendars, this is the place to be the weekend of September 17 and 18!


See you on the lawns!  


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Photo Gallery  


The 2011-2012 Photo Gallery starts with Opening Day! Check back as we begin posting behind-the-scenes photos of our performers, patrons and staff.