Live Music in the North State: March 29–April 4

 

Mojo Child will perform their Doors tribute at The Dip in Redding on Saturday, April 1. The show starts at 8 p.m.

Mojo Child will perform their Doors tribute at The Dip in Redding on Saturday, April 1. The show starts at 8 p.m.

Never, ever say there’s nothing to do in the north state. We’ve got music, lots of live music. The most difficult part is choosing where to go. Enjoy!

Wednesday, March 29

The 360 Band at the Post Office Saloon in Redding, beginning at 6:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190.

O’Brother with Planet Destroyer at The Dip in Redding, starting at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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

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, March 30

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

Open Mic Night at Pit River Casino in Burney, beginning at 6 p.m. Hosted by Hal Johnson and the Deschutes Music Club. This open mic will normally happen on the last Thursday of each month. 21 and over. (530) 549-4554.

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, March 31

Mumblefinger performs at Cafe Paradisio in Redding, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 215-3499.

The Gamut, Heffer Wolf, and We Don’t Know Yet at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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

Chuck Epperson Jr. Band at the Post Office Saloon in Redding, beginning at 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190.

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

The Goodtime Band at Redding Senior Center, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. 2290 Benton Drive in Redding.

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

Antsy McClain and the Trailer Park Troubadours appear at the State Theatre in Red Bluff, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 529-2787.

The Four Wheelers at Cooper’s Bar and Grill (at the Best Western Tree House) in Mount Shasta at 7 p.m. (800) 958-3363

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Saturday, April 1

Curtis Markwith and The Good Vibes Crew at Caldwell Park in Redding, from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. All ages. 56 Quartz Hill Road in Redding.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Full Throttle Band plays the Wonderland Tavern in Mountain Gate, beginning at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 275-5669.

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

Philosopher’s Tone plays Tangle Blue Saloon in Weaverville, starting at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 623-4436.

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Sunday, April 2

The Linda Bott Jazz Ensemble plays the View 202 brunch in Redding at from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8439.

Old Time Fiddle and Bluegrass Jam from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Redding. Hosted by the California State Old Time Fiddlers, District 6. This jam happens on the first Sunday of each month. 2500 Shasta View, Redding.

Blues Jam at the Bridge Bay Resort north of Redding, from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. All ages. Presented by the Jefferson State Blues Society. This blues jam repeats on the first and third Sundays of each month. (530) 549-3005.

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, April 3

Skylar Sullivan at Sweetspot in Redding, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

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

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Tuesday, April 4

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.


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. Davie Zobel says:

    Why no blues jam on the schedule?  Apr 2nd 5 – 10

    • Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

      Fixed that, Dave. Feel free to remind me about the blues jams about a week before they happen, either via the email address below or Facebook PM.

  2. natasha says:

    Hi Hal,

    After-Thot will be playing on April 8th at the arc pavillion from 4pm- 7pm at the sprout n shout fundraiser for Butte county environmental counsel and on April 28th at 7pm at the paradise performing arts center opening for Carlos Reyes and friends. Thanks for posting all the live music!

    -Natasha

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