Live Music in the North State: January 11–January 17

Heavy Dose of Blues will perform for the Jefferson State Blues Society Anniversary Party at the Bridge Bay Resort this Sunday, January 15.

Heavy Dose of Blues will perform for the Jefferson State Blues Society Anniversary Party at the Bridge Bay Resort this Sunday, January 15.

 

Wednesday, January 11

Open mic at The Grape Escape in Redding, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. This open mic will normally happen on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Hosted by Hal Johnson and the Deschutes Music Club. 21 and over. (530) 244-8463.

Spoken Word Night at the Bohemian Art Loft in Redding, starting at 7 p.m. All ages. Normally happens on the second Wednesday of each month.  3304B Bechelli Lane, Redding. (530) 229-7818.

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

In Paradise, the “Open Mikefull” group hosts an open mic at the Norton Buffalo HallSignups 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 12

Jam Night at The Dip in Redding, from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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

Charles Valona & Bruce Calin at the Elements Restaurant in Win River Casino in Redding, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Reservations suggested. (530) 243-3377.

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

In Mount Shasta, the Mt. Shasta Vets Club  has a Ladies Night Open Mic starting at 8 p.m. The hosts are no longer blocking off the first two hours for women; instead, female performers will be given priority throughout the night. 21 and over. (530) 926-3565.

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 13

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.

Annie, Mike, and Harmonica Steve at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

Jimmy Limo performs at Dry Creek Station (as he will nearly every Friday) in Bella Vista, from 6 p.m. until p.m. All ages. (530) 549-5386.

Jonathan Cunningham plays The Sweet Spot in Redding, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

Icarus the Owl, Belda Beast, and Surrounded by Giants appear at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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

T.C. and the Hedgehogs play Cody’s OK Corral in Cottonwood, starting at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 347-5375.

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

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Saturday, January 14

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

Annie, Mike, and Harmonica Steve at Dry Creek Station in Bella Vista, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 549-5386.

Hammer Pants, Slay it Forward, and Radio Relapse appear at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

Allison & Victor perform at the Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

The Chris Louer Band plays at the Post Office Saloon in Redding at 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190.

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

John McCutcheon appears at the Pilgrim Congregational Church in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. Presented by the Oaksong Music Society. All ages. Tickets available at The Music Connection. (530) 223-2040.

Gypsy Libations at Bridge Bay Resort, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 540-3005.

The Buddy Hazard Band plays Tangle Blue Saloon in Weaverville, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 623-4436.

Sami Jo and the Electric Band at the Lewiston Hotel in Lewiston, beginning at 7:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 778-3823.

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

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Sunday, January 15

The ToeJamz Open Mic & Jam happens at the Moose Family Center in Anderson, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Hosted by the band Kickin’ It. All ages. 1597 South Street in Anderson.

The Goodtime Band performs at the Redding Elks Lodge from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. 250 Elk Drive in Redding. (530) 530-5900.

The California State Old Time Fiddlers Association District 6 presents a free concert and open mic at the Millville Grange. The Mountain Messengers will lead off with a free concert, and the open mic will follow. The address is 20237 Old Forty-Four Drive in Palo Cedro, and the event takes place from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. (530) 604-8706.

The Jefferson State Blues Society presents their Fifth Annual Anniversary Party at Bridge Bay Resort, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Heavy Dose of Blues will perform. All ages. (530) 540-3005.

Monday, January 16

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

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Tuesday, January 17

Lisha & Friends perform at Cicada Cantina in Redding, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages. (530) 638-4979.

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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