Live Music in the North State: February 15–February 21

Grammy-nominated duo Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley appear at The Dip in Redding Monday, February 20.

Grammy-nominated duo Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley appear at The Dip in Redding Monday, February 20 at 8 p.m.

 

Wednesday, February 15

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

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

Hal Johnson and Harmonica Steve at The Grape Escape in Redding, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. (530) 244-8463.

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. 5704 Chapel Drive in Paradise.

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Thursday, February 16

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

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

Sami Jo at Dry Creek Station in Bella Vista, beginning at 6 p.m. This will be her last appearance at Dry Creek Station before she moves to Nashville. All ages. (530) 549-5386.

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

Ariel Pemberton, Mesha Arlis, and Matt Combe at Sweetspot in Redding, beginning at 6:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

In Chico, Has Beans Coffee House has an open mic 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, February 17

Merit Parcel performs for his CD release party at the Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. Jonathan Foster and Brendon Alvord will also perform. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

Uptown appears at Three Shastas Bar & Grill (Red Lion Hotel) in Redding, beginning at 9 p.m. (530) 221-8700.

The Sheehys at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding at 7:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

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

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

NorthBeat at the Redding Elks Lodge, beginning at 7 p.m. 250 Elk Drive in Redding. (530) 530-5900.

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

HFD at Pit River Casino in Burney, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 549-4554.

Rickety Bridge at the Highlands Ranch Resort in Mill Creek, beginning at 6 p.m. (530) 595-3388.

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

The Soundfarm Band at the Mt. Shasta Ski Park, beginning at 4 p.m. All ages. (530) 926-8610.

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Saturday, February 18

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood appears at the Veterans Memorial Hall (1605 Yuba Street in Redding, next to the post office), beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets at Eventbrite.

The Tom Gibson Trio performs at Cafe Paradisio in Redding, beginning at 9 p.m. All ages. (530) 215-3499.

Uptown appears at Three Shastas Bar & Grill (Red Lion Hotel) in Redding, beginning at 9 p.m. (530) 221-8700.

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

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

Stand-up comic Brian Regan appears at the Redding Civic Auditorium, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-0022.

Matthew Songmaker’s Last Birthday in California celebration begins at 7 p.m. at Firehouse Pizza Restaurant in Red Bluff. All ages. (530) 690-2477.

Aaron Crawford performs at the R-Wild Horse Ranch in Platina, beginning at 8 p.m. (530) 352-4222.

Loose Arrow plays Tangle Blue Saloon in Weaverville, starting at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 623-4436.

The Pine Dogz at Pit River Casino in Burney, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 549-4554.

King Roy Wing will perform at the Mt. Shasta Vets Club in Mount Shasta, beginning at 10 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 926-3565.

The Soundfarm Band appears at Handsome John’s Speakeasy in Mt. Shasta, beginning at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 261-0456.

Sami Jo performs at the Mt. Shasta Ski Park, beginning at 1 p.m. All ages. (530) 926-8610.

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Sunday, February 19

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 California State Old Time Fiddlers Association District 6 presents a free concert and open mic at the Millville Grange. 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.

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

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

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, February 20

Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley appear at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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

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Tuesday, February 21

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 Cooper’s Bar and Grill (Best Western Tree House) in Mount Shasta at 5:30 p.m. (800) 958-3363.

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. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Folks, an event just popped up on the radar for tonight, Monday, February 20.  Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley will perform at The Dip in Redding tonight. Their debut album, Before the Sun Goes Down, was nominated for a Best Bluegrass Album Grammy. If you’re at all of a mind to step out tonight, you might check ’em out.