Live Music in the North State: September 27 – October 3

One of the most popular acoustic acts in the north state, Manzanita, will appear at The Grape Escape in Redding on Saturday, September 30.

Of note this week is the annual Jazz in the Canyon event, taking place Thursday through Sunday at multiple venues in Dunsmuir.

Wednesday, September 27

Chris Lauer at Final Draft Brewing Company in Redding, from 5:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 338-1198.

Hill Street Band at the Sunset River Jam in Anderson, at the river park. Headliner performs at 6 p.m., while Don Burton opens at 5 p.m. All ages.

Open Mic Night 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. 21 and over. More info. (530) 244-8463.

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

Mumblefinger at Enjoy the Store in Red Bluff, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Mumblefinger will play Enjoy the Store most Wednesday evenings. All ages. (530) 727-9016.

Bears Among Men, Redshift Pilots, and Civil Outrage at the Downtown Ale House in Red Bluff, beginning at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 727-9288.

Merit Parcel at the Weaverville Farmers’ Market, beginning at 3:30 p.m. All ages.

United States Air Force “Band of the Golden West” at the Trinity Alps Performing Arts Center in Weaverville, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages.

Roy Lisker plays the Dunsmuir Brewery Works, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

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

The Brothers Reed at Shoppe Serendipity in Yreka, beginning at 5:30 p.m. (530) 598-0075.

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, September 28

Harmonica Steve at Mason’s Pizza in Bella Vista, from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 549-4554.

TBA at Three Shastas Bar & Grill (Red Lion Hotel) in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. (530) 221-8700.

North Fork at Tuscan Ridge Estate Winery in Red Bluff, beginning at 5 p.m. (530) 527-7393.

Silvia Hill at the Pizza Factory in Dunsmuir, beginning at 4:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-4849.

Rick Garrett plays the Dunsmuir Brewery Works, beginning at 6:30 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, September 29

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

NorthBeat performs at the Redding Senior Center, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Must be 50 or older to attend. 2290 Benton Drive in Redding. (530) 246-3042.

Anna Tivel at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. Sugarcane & Co opens. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

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

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

Open Mic Night at Tangle Blue Saloon in Weaverville. Signups start at 6:30 p.m. All ages until 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. 21 and over after 8:30 p.m. Hosted by Taylor Aglipay. (530) 623-4436.

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

Dave Reynolds and Rick Garrett at La Perla de Nayarit restaurant in Dunsmuir, beginning at 5 p.m. (530) 235-7060.

Russel Babba plays the Dunsmuir Brewery Works, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

Allison & Victor plus The Midnight Band at POPS Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Dunsmuir, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 925-0115.

One Dollar Check at the Mt. Shasta Vets Club in Mount Shasta, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 926-3565.

Acoustic Night Lucille’s Tavolino in Mount Shasta, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 918-3096.

(No live music at the Post Office Saloon this weekend.)

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Saturday, September 30

Manzanita performs at The Grape Escape in Redding, from 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 244-8463.

Nick Ciampi Band at the Riverfront Stage near Sundial Bridge in Redding, from noon until 5 p.m. All ages.

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

The Harmed Brothers at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

Irie Rockers and One SoL at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

The Stone Hearts at Armando’s Gallery House in Redding, starting at 9 p.m. (530) 768-1241.

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

The Old Kennett String Band at the 3rd Annual Mountain Harvest Festival, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. The event takes place at the Mountain Community Center, located at 29775 Highway 299E in Round Mountain. All ages.

Curtis and the Good Vibes Crew at the 3rd Annual Mountain Harvest Festival, from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. The event takes place at the Mountain Community Center, located at 29775 Highway 299E in Round Mountain. All ages.

Heavy Dose of Blues at the 3rd Annual Mountain Harvest Festival, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. The event takes place at the Mountain Community Center, located at 29775 Highway 299E in Round Mountain. All ages.

Tom Gibson Band at the 3rd Annual Mountain Harvest Festival, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The event takes place at the Mountain Community Center, located at 29775 Highway 299E in Round Mountain. All ages.

Cali Vibes at the 3rd Annual Mountain Harvest Festival, from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. The event takes place at the Mountain Community Center, located at 29775 Highway 299E in Round Mountain. All ages.

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

Blackwell Brothers at Spirits Bar & Lounge in Dunsmuir, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 235-4661.

Kevin McDowell at Cornerstone Cafe in Dunsmuir, beginning at noon. All ages. (530) 235-4677.

Andre Mottershead plays the Dunsmuir Brewery Works, from 1 p.m until 4 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

Rick Garrett plays the Dunsmuir Brewery Works, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

Roma Swing Band with Scott Joss at  POPS Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Dunsmuir, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 925-0115.

Scotty’s Saturday Evening Music Showcase happens at Scotty’s Landing in Chico from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. (This event happens most Saturdays.) All ages. (530) 710-2020.

(No live music at the Post Office Saloon this weekend.)

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Sunday, October 1

Blair Crimmins and the Hookers at The Dip in Redding, starting at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

Rick Garrett at The Wheelhouse in Dunsmuir, beginning at noon. All ages. (530) 678-3502.

Mickey Jones at Burger Barn in Dunsmuir, beginning at 1 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-2902.

Kevin McDowell plays the Dunsmuir Brewery Works, beginning at 2 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

Charles Valona Trio at the Siskiyou Arts Museum, beginning at 4 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-4711.

Missey and Heine Anderson at  POPS Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Dunsmuir, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 925-0115.

Monday, October 2

Story Road at The Studio in Old Town Cottonwood, beginning at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) 3270 Main Street in Cottonwood. Tickets available online or at the door.

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

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Tuesday, October 3

Matthew Szatchetka at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

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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5 Responses

  1. LeRoy says:

    Hi Hal
    This Sat the 30th We have the 3rd Mountain Harvest Festival at the Round Mountain Community Center
    Several Bands , Cali-Vibes, Tom Gibson Heavy Dose of Blues, Kennett Diamond String Band
    Give us a plug if you can I know it’s late thanks either way

  2. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Hm. No live music at the Post Office Saloon this weekend.

  3. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    I goofed. Story Road is not playing The Studio in Cottonwood on Sunday, October 1. The show takes place on Monday, October 2.

    Story Road at The Studio in Old Town Cottonwood, beginning at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) 3270 Main Street in Cottonwood. Tickets available online or at the door.

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