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Alum Band Honcho Poncho Releases Debut

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

An impressive combination of comfort and ingenuity has been achieved by Honcho Poncho’s debut album, “Late Night,” which was released Nov. 25. The band makes their own style of alternative rock, producing a mix of calming, upbeat and comfortable music. One might detect folk undertones or components ...

Whitman rockers Plateau build success on the road


September 8, 2011

For most Whitties, September is time to settle down in Walla Walla, but for resident rockers Plateau, life on the road rages on. The Pioneer called the band members as they were heading to a Friday concert at the Emerald Downs racetrack in Auburn, Wash. Whitman senior and bassist Matthew Sweeney e...

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