Live Music in the North State: June 22–June 28

Magic Bus plays at California Brewing Company in Palo Cedro Saturday, June 25

Magic Bus plays at California Brewing Company in Palo Cedro Saturday, June 25

 

Wednesday, June 22

Lisha and Friends appear at the Savory Spoon in Redding, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 222-7200.

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

Journey’s Edge performs for the Mosquito Serenade at the Anderson River Park. Opening act begins at 5:30 p.m., while the headliner begins at 7 p.m. All ages.

Joe Blythe, Martin Boys, and Isaac Haile Selassie appear at the California Brewing Company in Palo Cedro at 6:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 222-2739.

Creekside at Sweetspot Redding, beginning at 9:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

Acoustic open mic every Wednesday at the Silver Dollar Club in Shasta Lake. 21 and over. (530) 605-4288.

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

Open mic at Etna Brewing Company in Etna, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages. (530) 467-5277.

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 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, June 23

Johnny Rawls at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

Comanche Joey at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

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

Sami Jo at the Market Street Faire in Redding, from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

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

The Mt. Shasta Brewing Company in Weed presents it’s every-Thursday “BrewGrass,” a bluegrass, folk, and classic rock open jam. The jam begins at 7 p.m. (530) 938-2394.

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  starting at 8 p.m. The are welcome to perform after 10 p.m. 21 and over. (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, June 24

Jimmy Limo at the Palo Cedro Inn, beginning at 7 p.m. (530) 547-2022.

Matthew Songmaker and the December Bicyclists at the Firehouse Pizza Restaurant in Red Bluff, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. All ages. (530) 690-2477.

Mumblefinger at the Woodside Grill in the Gaia Hotel in Anderson at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 365-7077.

Sami Jo at Bricks Roadhouse in Redding, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages. (530) 605-4703.

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

Northbeat at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

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

The Torpedoes play Shasta Lake’s “Friday Night at the Park,” beginning at 6 p.m. at Claire Engle Park. All ages. 1525 Median Avenue, just north of Shasta Dam Boulevard in Shasta Lake.

In Dunsmuir, Allison & Victor play the Dunsmuir Brewery Works, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

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Saturday, June 25

An open mic & jam will take place at part of the 5th birthday celebration and fundraiser for KKRN community radio. The open mic begins at 5 p.m. at Billy’s Cafe at 30356 Highway 299E in Montgomery Creek. All ages. (530) 337-6142.

The Singing the Blues Festival starts at noon at the Anderson River Park. Lydia Pense and Cold Blood will headline the event. All ages. Tickets are available from the Cascade Theatre box office (530) 243-8877.

Sweet Plot at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

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

In Dunsmuir, Doublechief plays the Dunsmuir Brewery Works, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

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

In Chico, The Poseys appear at Wine Time, beginning at 7 p.m. (530) 899-9250.

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Sunday, June 26

The Linda Bott Jazz Ensemble plays the View 202 brunch in Redding at from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8439.

The Goodtime Jazz Band plays in the Mt. Shasta Mall from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. They’ll be located in front of J.C. Penny.

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

Open mic at Cedar Lanes in Weed, from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. Hosted by Greg Jeter. (530) 938-3278. This open mic happens most Sundays.

Monday, June 27

Radkey at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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.

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Tuesday, June 28

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. Open to 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 compliation 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. Hal, I missed you and your reports during your break. I’m so glad you’re back. Thank you so much for the time you invest in these great columns.  🙂

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