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      August 26, 2017

      Saturday   9:00 PM

      319 Main Street
      Chico, California 95928

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      Amora Amora

      Progressive Funk and Multipurpose Rock from Boulder, Colorado. Amoramora is a traveling, working, multipurpose rock and jazz fusion quartet from Boulder, Colorado. With members from Chicago, Cleveland, Washington D.C., and Boulder, the band formed after crossing paths in 2015 and has been performing, as well as expanding their extensive catalog with original material ever since.  An Amoramora experience is an eclectic mix of improvisational musical gumbo, blending and stirring together integral aspects of Progressive Funk, Psychedelic Rock, African High Life, Jazz, Bluegrass, and Soul. Astronomic compositions take the listener on an engaging journey while whimsical and captivating lyrics fuel the fire of musical imagery. The instrumentation of guitar, bass, percussion, trumpet, and EWI mixed in with vocal harmonies add up to truly original and endless musical possibilities – and have been proven to create large dance parties in cities like Denver, Boulder, Chicago, Breckenridge, Vail, Crested Butte, Telluride, Steamboat Springs, Fort Collins, Durango, Nederland, and more. The quartet, two of which are formally trained jazz musicians from University of Colorado at Boulder & University of Miami (FL), create a fresh and different set list every night to keep their audience engaged and returning to listen to what the four have to offer. Often creating intriguing theme nights for audiences members, in 2016 the band hosted a ‘Big Lebowski Night’ in their hometown, complete with two sets of original material, costumes, extensive production, and musical teases with covers tied into the selection inspired by the feature film. The group has also played as ‘Smoked Gouda: A Tribute to the String Cheese Incident’ multiple times, paying homage to a group from their home state. Adding to the history of themes the boys also concocted an 80’s-themed Halloween show in late 2016, featuring their first ever ‘Wheel of Fortune Set’ where they had audience members spin the wheel in order to select an improvisational idea from it, and the band would then play it. Members of Amoramora have had the experience to work with fantastic musicians such as Jeff Coffin from the Dave Matthews Band, Mars Williams and Liquid Soul, Rufus Reed, Brad Goode, John Gunther, Todd Smallie from The Derek Trucks Band, Merl Sanders, Melvin Seals & The Jerry Garcia Band, and many more. Amoramora had the honor of sharing the stage with other legendary and blossoming musicians from projects like Melvin Seals & JGB, Dead Phish Orchestra, The Drunken Hearts, EGi., and Polytoxic.

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