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

The Tom Gibson Band will appear at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding on Saturday, October 7.

The Dunsmuir Brewery Works is a cool live music venue, and lately they’ve offered more live music on weekdays. However, they are closed for renovations until further notice. (Fans of their popular first-Friday open mic night, take note.)

Also, there will be no live music at the Post Office Saloon this week.

Wednesday, October 4

Uptown at the Sunset River Jam in Anderson, at the river park. Headliner performs at 6 p.m., while opening act begins at 5 p.m. All ages.

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.

The Stone Hearts at the Weaverville Farmers’ Market, beginning at 4 p.m. All ages. (530) 623-2380.

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, October 5

Open Mic Afternoons at Shasta College, beginning at 3 p.m. in room 2066. Spoken word artists and musicians are invited, and members of the public are invited to attend.

Open Mic Night at Mason’s Pizza in Bella Vista, from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 549-4554.

Linda Bott and the Bluebirds at the Overtime Lounge in Win River Casino in Redding, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. (530) 243-3377.

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

In Mount Shasta, the Mt. Shasta Vets Club has an open mic, beginning at 8 p.m.  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, October 6

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

Bernie Baker and Bruce Calin at Cafe Paradisio in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 215-3499.

Loose Arrow Band at the Shasta District Fairground, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages.

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

California Country at Cody’s OK Corral in Cottonwood, starting at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 347-5375.

Sons of Jefferson, Nathan Ignacio, and the Hellhounds at the Downtown Ale House in Red Bluff, beginning at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 727-9288.

The Hope is Alive! Open Mic at Billy’s Catch and Release Cafe in Montgomery Creek, beginning at 5:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 337-6142.

TBD (no, not TBA) at Pit River Casino in Burney, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 549-4554.

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

The Schwag at the Palace Theater in Weed, beginning at 7 p.m. (530) 340-2262.

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Saturday, October 7

Heavy Dose of Blues and Cold Sweat perform at the Sciallo Glass Studio Art and Blues Show, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. 1225 West Street in Redding.

The Harvest Moon Liberty Fest takes place at Anderson River Park. The event starts at noon, with live music starting at 2 p.m. There will be 11 bands playing on two stages. All ages.

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 Tilt Band at the Shasta District Fairground, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages.

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

Tom Gibson Band at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

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

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

The Manton Apple Festival takes place at the Manton Elementary School, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Music is arranged by the California State Old Time Fiddlers.

9 a.m. – 10:15 The Locals.

10:30 – noon The Alldrins.

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 The Old Kennett String Band.

1:50 – 3:00 The Mountain Messengers.

3:15 – 4:00 Jade and Patti with Friends.

More info. 

                                                                 

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

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.

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Sunday, October 8

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. (That’s right–you can get up there and perform with a backing band helping you out.) ALL AGES. 1597 South Street in Anderson.

Heritage Day 2017 at Burney Falls. McArthur-Burney State Park, from noon until 4 p.m. Music provided by the California State Old Time Fiddlers.

Noon – 12:45 Ann and Friends.

1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Shooting Stars.

2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. The Old Time Jam Band.

3 p.m. – 4 p.m. The Locals. 

More info. 

Monday, October 9

Rainer Maria and Olivia Neutron-John 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, October 10

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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8 Responses

  1. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Tom Gibson, appearing at the Vintage this Saturday, October 7.

  2. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Rainer Maria plays at The Dip this Monday, October 9.

  3. I’m loving these add-on videos, Hal. Cool!

    • Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

      Thanks, Doni. Steve Towers may have given me the idea, but I’m not going to give him full credit unless forced.

  4. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Mumblefinger plays most Wednesdays at Enjoy the Store in Red Bluff.

  5. K. Beck says:

    …hope the Dunsmuir Brewery Works comes back with the same chefs!!! And, maybe a larger venue INdoors! A bit chilly there in the fall.

  6. Common Sense says:

    Excellent Work Hal! To a Non Auto Rotate Day then…..Keep the Pointy End of the Boat in the wind.

  7. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    I’ll be taking a break for a couple of weeks. Look for the next installment of Live Music in the North State on Wednesday, October 25.

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