The State Hornet

Big Sticky Mess delivers quirky funk at Nooner

Davis-based funk group Big Sticky Mess performs on the University Union Serna Plaza on Sept. 21.
(Photo by Claire Morgan)

Claire Morgan

September 21, 2016

Cooler temperatures brought a larger-than-usual crowd to the University Union Serna Plaza to watch this week’s Nooner performance, Big Sticky Mess, playing its unique American-funk style for the Sacramento State campus. The Davis-based band has three members: Patrick Langham, Karl Rafmussen and Jonny Goul...

Big Sticky Mess to rock Nooner stage

(Photo courtesy of Big Sticky Mess)

Edrian Pamintuan

September 21, 2016

Big Sticky Mess can sound like a negative judgment but in the case of this Davis-based band, it was more an aftermath of its older group’s breakup. And eventually, the name stuck, although big, sticky and messy aren’t terms that people would use to describe how the band operates or the sound that...