Live Music in the North State: January 4–January 10

Mason's Pizza in Bella Vista is home to an open mic on the first and third Thursdays of each month.

The Deschutes Music Club hosts open mics at Mason’s Pizza on the first and third Thursdays of each month, at The Grape Escape on the second and fourth Wednesdays, and at the Pit River Casino on the last Thursday of the month. Illustration by Karah Harbuck.

 

Wednesday, January 4

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

Open mic at Silk Road Chai Shop in Mount Shasta, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages. (530) 926-3300.

In Paradise, the “Open Mikefull” group hosts an open mic at the Norton Buffalo Hall. Signups at 6:45 p.m. This open mic normally happens each Wednesday evening. All ages. Admission $2. 5704 Chapel Drive in Paradise.

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Thursday, January 5

Open mic at Mason’s Pizza in Bella Vista, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Hosted by Hal Johnson and the Deschutes Music Club. This open mic will normally happen on the first and third Thursdays of each month. All ages. (530) 549-4554.

A bluegrass jam takes place at Dill’s Deli in Redding, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 244-3457.

[CANCELED] The May Runners, I See Land, and Goldberg  appear at Bodega Bay in Redding, beginning at 6:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 276-0595.

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

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 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, January 6

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

The Brendon Alvord Band appears at The Dip in Redding, starting at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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

Buck Ford performs his George Strait tribute at Win River Casino in Redding, beginning at 7:30 p.m. 21 and over.

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

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Saturday, January 7

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

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

Castaway and Modern Color appear at Bodega Bay in Redding, beginning at 6:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 276-0595.

HFD plays the Wonderland Tavern in Mountain Gate, beginning at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 275-5669.

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

Matt Brown & J.D. Eicher perform at the Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

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

The Pacific Crest Chamber Players winter concert takes place at the Pilgrim Congregational Church in Redding, starting at 7 p.m. All ages.

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

Fernanda Froes at Spirits Bar & Lounge in Dunsmuir, beginning at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 235-4661.

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Sunday, January 8[

Comedy on Tap, featuring Phil Johnson, at Woody’s Brewing Company in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 768-1034.

The Pacific Crest Chamber Players perform their winter concert at POPS Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Dunsmuir, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 925-0115.

[CANCELED] Open Mic at Cedar Lanes in Weed, starting at 8:30 p.m. Hosted by Greg Jeter. (530) 938-3278. This open mic happens most Sundays.

Monday, January 9

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

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Tuesday, January 10

The No. XII Looks Like You, Stolas, and FERO LUX perform at The Dip in Redding, starting at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (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. Open to all ages. Hosted by Dan Casamajor. (530) 891-3570.

Jimmy Limo makes his nearly-every-Tuesday appearance at the Cooper’s Bar and Grill (Best Western Tree House) 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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1 Response

  1. Steve Towers Steve Towers says:

    I had no idea Brendon Alvord was performing locally again—seems like he dropped off the map for almost a decade.  I’d be at The Dip on Friday if I wasn’t going to be skiing at Tahoe.