Live Music in the North State: December 14–December 20

 

The North State Symphony will perform its Holiday Concert at the State Theatre in Red Bluff on Friday December 16, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Chico Saturday, December 17, and at the All Saints Episcopal Church Sunday, December 18

The North State Symphony will perform its 2016 Holiday Concert at the State Theatre in Red Bluff on Friday December 16, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Chico Saturday, December 17, and at the All Saints Episcopal Church in Redding Sunday, December 18

 

Wednesday, December 14

Open mic at The Grape Escape in Redding, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. Solo or duo acts.  (530) 244-8463.

Mary Ann, Mike, and Harmonica Steve at the Post Office Saloon in Redding, beginning at 6:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190.

Sleepingondrugs and Ice Cream at Bodega Bay in Redding, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages. $5 suggested donation. (530) 276-0595.

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Thursday, December 15

Open mic at Mason’s Pizza in Bella Vista, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Hosted by the Deschutes Music Club. All ages. (530) 549-4554.

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

The Vibe appears at Three Shastas Bar & Grill (Red Lion Hotel) in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. (530) 221-8700.

The Blacketter Brothers perform at The Cabin Saloon in Los Molinos, beginning at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 384-0315.

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

David Theno at the Dunsmuir Brewery Works in Dunsmuir, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

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

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Friday, December 16

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

Wild Bill and the Mudwhompers appear at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

The Blackwell Brothers and the Josh Cox Band appear at Bodega Bay in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 276-0595.

Jimmy Limo at Dry Creek Station in Bella Vista, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 549-5386.

The North State Symphony will present its 2016 Holiday Concert at the State Theatre in Red Bluff, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 529-2787.

Left Hook appears at the Post Office Saloon in Redding, beginning at 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190.

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

Soda Creek at the Dunsmuir Brewery Works in Dunsmuir, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

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Saturday, December 17

Honeybee plays at The Grape Escape in Redding, from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. (530) 244-8463.

Bernie Baker and Al Mires perform at the Woodside Grill in the Gaia Hotel in Anderson at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 365-7077.

The Mondegreens, Slow Corpse, and Gringo appear at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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

Mary Ann, Mike, and Harmonica Steve at Dry Creek Station in Bella Vista, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 549-5386.

Liquid Amber plays the Firehouse Lounge in Anderson, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 365-7844.

Junkyard Scratch and Sons of Jefferson perform at the Downtown Ale House in Red Bluff, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 727-9288.

Ben Harper at the La Grange Cafe in Weaverville, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages. (530) 623-5325.

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

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

Tom Scott & Leslie Tift at the Dunsmuir Brewery Works in Dunsmuir, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

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Sunday, December 18

The ToeJamz open mic and jam happens at the Loyal Order of Moose in Anderson, beginning at 1 p.m. All ages.

The Not-4-Profit Band performs at the Redding Elks Lodge, beginning at 1 p.m. $5. Students free. (530) 243-5900.

The North State Symphony will present its 2016 Holiday Concert at the All Saints Episcopal Church (2150 Benton Drive in Redding), beginning at 4 p.m. For tickets, call the Cascade Theatre box office at (530) 243-8877.

Shasta Brass presents a holiday sing-along at the Mt. Shasta Mall in Redding, beginning at noon.

Monday, December 19

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

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Tuesday, December 20

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 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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3 Responses

  1. Hal, have we told you lately that we love you? We do. So glad you’re back. Thank you for all your work to inform us about north state entertainment.

  2. Gary Tull says:

    Nice column, Hal. It’s really good to see you back.