The State Hornet

Epsilona brings individualistic style to Nooner concert

Vu Chau

April 27, 2016

A change of venue from the outdoor University Union Serna Plaza to the indoor Redwood Room drew in a large crowd Wednesday, April 27 to watch this week’s Nooner performer, Epsilona, jam it out on stage to numerous originals and covers. Epsilona was formed in 2013 as a three-piece band. Now, it ha...

Epsilona loves being one of a kind

Epsilona loves being one of a kind

Vu Chau

April 25, 2016

When in search of an apartment to rent on Craigslist in 2015, Nick Bretz stumbled upon a listing from Minh Le and Chandler Hale. After moving in, the three realized that there was one bigger connection than the apartment they share together: music. At that time, Le and Hale had already been in...

Lights and Sirens rocks hard on sunny stage at Nooner concert

Vu Chau

April 6, 2016

For the first time this semester, UNIQUE Programs hosted one of its series of weekly Nooner concerts at the stage outside the University Union and Serna Plaza on Wednesday, April 6. The change of venue gave the week’s performers a chance to rock out to their true hard rock and alternative s...

Xochitl excites Nooner audience

Xochitl excites Nooner audience

Vu Chau

March 16, 2016

At this week’s Nooner concert, Xochitl achieved something that most Nooner performers hadn’t before: audience members left the show with the musician’s CD in hand. At the show in the University Union Redwood Room, the 23-year-old local singer-songwriter Xochitl (pronounced "so-chee") performed...

Battle of the Bands winner returns to rock at Nooner

Battle of the Bands winner returns to rock at Nooner

Vu Chau

February 10, 2016

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Average League talks music

Vu Chau

February 9, 2016

Members of this week’s band at Sacramento State's Nooner, Average League, spoke about the band’s inception, the win at Sac State’s 2015 Battle of the Bands, their debut album and their camaraderie. Average League is a local four-piece rock band that consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guita...

Indie rock band Bell Boys bring relaxing beats to a stressed-out student body

Isabel Ward

April 17, 2013

Mixing a number of musical genres, The Bell Boys band performed for a Sacramento State crowd who was more than willing to receive the up-beat rhythmic sound. Meshing Indie Rock, Honest Pop, Hip Hop and Funk, the three Bell brothers energetically displayed their talent on stage. Band member Erik Bell ...