North State Live Music January 27–February 2

A songwriter showcase takes place at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding on Saturday, January 30, featuring Sami Jo, Nick Ciampi, Mark McAbee, Jonathan Foster, Tracy Jean Manuel, Marvin Allen, Eddie Sadler, Mark Perko, and Jim Dyar.

A songwriter showcase takes place at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding on Saturday, January 30, featuring Sami Jo, Nick Ciampi, Mark McAbee, Jonathan Foster, Tracy Jean Manuel, Marvin Allen, Eddie Sadler, Mark Perko, and Jim Dyar.

 

Wednesday, January 27

Don Roloby at the Post Office Saloon in Redding, beginning at 6:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190.

Johnson Blythe plus Harmonica Steve & Friends perform at the California Brewing Company in Palo Cedro at 6:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 222-2739.

Open mic at the Silk Road Chai Shop in Mt. Shasta, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. All ages. (530) 926-3300.

Jimmy Limo performs at the Etna Brewery Taphouse in Yreka, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. He will appear at the Etna Brewery Taphouse most Wednesdays. All ages. (530) 841-0370.

Open mic at the Maltese in Chico, starting at 6 p.m. Hosted by Jeff Coleman and Jimmy Reno. 21 and over. (530) 343-4915.

In Chico, the fourth-Wednesday Blues Jam takes place at the Holiday Inn, starting at 6 p.m. All ages until 10 p.m. (530) 345-2491.

In Paradise, the “Open Mikefull” group hosts an open mic at the Paradise GrangeSignups at 6:45 p.m. All ages. Admission $2. 5704 Chapel Drive in Paradise.

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Thursday, January 28

Open mic at California Brewing Company in Palo Cedro, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Hosted by Hal Johnson. (530) 222-2739.

Will Reagan & United Pursuit at The Stirring in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets $12 online, $16 at the door. All ages. (530) 510-1990.

In Chico, Has Beans Coffee House has an open mike beginning at 7 p.m., hosted by Dan Casamajor. All ages. (530) 894-3033.

Jimmy Limo performs at the Wayside Grill in Mt. Shasta, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 918-9234.

In Mount Shasta, the Mt. Shasta Vets Club  has a Ladies Night Open Mic, beginning at 8 p.m. open mike beginning at 8:30, hosted by Robert Renick.  All ages. (530) 926-3565.

 In Arcata, Blondies Food and Drink has an open mic beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (707) 822-5303.

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Friday, January 29

Sami Jo at View 202 in Redding, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8439.

Ian Moore and The Lossy Coils plus Scott Kannberg appear at The Dip in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. (530) 241-2662.

The Chuck Epperson Jr. Band appears at the Post Office Saloon in Redding, beginning at 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190.

Northbeat at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar, beginning at 7:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

Doug Nichols and Julie Courtney at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

Sara Hoxie at the California Brewing Company in Palo Cedro at 6:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 222-2739.

Caravan of Thieves at the Cascade Theatre, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages. Tickets $20-$40. (530) 243-8877.

Rainy Day Picnic at Mamma Llama Eatery & Cafe in Weaverville, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530)

The Pine Dogz at the Pit River Casino in Burney, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (888) 245-2992.

Mike Yee at the Silk Road Chai Shop in Mt. Shasta, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. All ages. (530) 926-3300.

Jaywalker Road Kill Band at Cooper’s Bar & Grill (in the Best Western Tree House) in Mount Shasta at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 926-3101.

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Saturday, January 30

A songwriter showcase takes place at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. Features Sami Jo, Nick Ciampi, Mark McAbee, Jonathan Foster, Tracy Jean Manuel, Marvin Allen, Eddie Sadler, Mark Perko, and Jim Dyar. Presented by Miracle Mile Records. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

The George Cole Trio appears at the Redding Pilgrim Congregational Church, from 8 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Presented by the Oaksong Music Society. Tickets are $17, $10 for students under 17, and are available at The Music Connection in Redding. (530) 223-2040.

The Pine Dogz at the Pit River Casino in Burney, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (888) 245-2992.

George Rogers at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar, beginning at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

Torpedoes at the Post Office Saloon in Redding at 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190.

Bear Creek Revival at the California Brewing Company in Palo Cedro at 6:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 222-2739.

Larry Montgomery and Ardell Lutz perform at the Woodside Grill in the Gaia Hotel in Anderson at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 365-7077.

Grant Ditzler & Friends appear for their nearly-every-Saturday gig at the Savory Spoon in Redding, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 222-7200.

Jimmy Limo at the French Gulch Hotel, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 359-2045.

Fernanda Froes plays the Dunsmuir Brewery Works, starting at 7 p.m. All ages. (530)

Ryan Davidson with the Little Fuller Band and Firefly appear at Maltese in Chico, beginning at 9 p.m.

Scotty’s Saturday Evening Music Showcase happens at Scotty’s Landing in Chico from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. (This event happens most Saturdays.) All ages. (530) 710-2020.

After~Thot plays Kings Tavern in Paradise, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 877-7100.

 Overdrive appears at the Studio Inn Lounge, starting at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 343-0662.

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Sunday, January 31

Linda Bott and her jazz ensemble (Bernie Baker and Bruce Calin) play the View 202 brunch in Redding at from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8439.

The Goodtime Jazz Band performs at the Mt. Shasta Mall (in front of Penny’s) in Redding, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. All ages.

The North State Symphony performs a chamber music concert at Old City Hall in Redding, beginning at 4 p.m. All ages. (530) 241-7320.

Patti Hill, “The Village Harpist,” appears at the Dunsmuir Brewery Works in Dunsmuir at noon. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

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Monday, February 1

Open mic at the Rock Slide Bar & Grill in Hawkins Bar (about 75 miles west of Redding on Highway 299) starts at 8 pm, hosted by Jimi Jeff(530) 629-3899.

Comedy open mic at The Maltese in Chico at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 343-4915.

Get Foxy, Julian Ruck, and Erin Haley perform at the Habitat Lab in Chico, starting at 7 p.m. (530) 570-5107.

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Tuesday, February 2

Al Scorch appears at The Dip in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. (530) 241-2662.

In Chico, Madison Bear Garden’s open jam begins at 9 pm. All ages. (530) 891-1639.

Open mic at Gogi’s Cafe in Chico, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. Hosted by Dan Casamajor. (530) 891-3570.

Jimmy Limo makes his nearly-every-Tuesday appearance at the Mount Shasta Resort in Mount Shasta at 5:30 p.m. (800) 958-3363.

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Thanks to Claudia Hastings for sharing her compilation of jazz events.

Hal Johnson
Born and raised in Ventura County, Hal Johnson moved to Shasta County in 1994. After a 38 year career flying helicopters, he can now sometimes be spotted around the North State singing and wrestling his guitar into submission. He always feels funny writing about himself in the third person. Contact him at shastalivemusic@gmail.com.
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2 Responses

  1. Joanne Lobeski-Snyder says:

    Hal, thank you so very much for all the work you put into this column.  Who says there is no culture in Redding?!  Here it.  Go listen!

     

  2. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Thank you, Joanne.

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