Live Music in the North State: November 8 – 14

Joe Steele will appear at The Grape Escape in Redding this Saturday, November 11.

For jazz fans, there are more offerings than usual in the north state this week. Also, those folks fond of the Dunsmuir Brewery Works will be happy to know the extensive renovations are nearly complete, with the brewery/restaurant open for business and booking music again.

Wednesday, November 8

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.

Gin Blossoms at the Cascade Theatre in Redding, starting at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 243-8877.

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.

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, November 9

SOLD OUT: John Craigie and Hollis Peach at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

Westward, Insomniscope, and Haven Yates at Brew Craft Coffee in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m.

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

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, November 10

Loose Arrow at C.R. Gibbs American Grille, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Part of the Back the Blue event to support men and women in law enforcement. All ages. (530) 221-2335.

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

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

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

Bernie Baker and Tyler Mansfield perform at the Woodside Grill in the Gaia Hotel in Anderson at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 365-7077.

California Country at the Post Office Saloon in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190.

Brendon Alvord Band at The Dip in Redding, starting at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

Strings and Percussion Things at Old City Hall in Redding, from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. More info.

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

The Lou White Band will play the Marine Corps Ball at the Win River Casino in Redding, from 6 p.m. (530) 243-3377.

Jason Coleman appears at the State Theatre in Red Bluff, beginning at 7:30 p.m. He’ll perform the piano songs of his grandfather, Floyd Cramer. All ages. (530) 529-2787.

MaMuse and the Fula Brothers at the Trinity Alps Performing Arts Center in Weaverville, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages.

Big Water performs at the Callahan Emporium in Callahan, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 467-3395.

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Saturday, November 11

Cover Girl at Dry Creek Station in Bella Vista, beginning at 5:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 549-5386.

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

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

Black Vinyl 45 at Final Draft Brewing Company in Redding, from 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 338-1198.

Triple Threat at the Wonderland Tavern in Mountain Gate, beginning at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 275-5669.

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

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

The Garcia Project at the Palace Theater in Weed, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 340-2262.

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, November 12

T.C. and the Hedgehogs at the Redding Elks Lodge, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This is a benefit for Stacee, who was a victim of the Las Vegas shooting. 250 Elk Drive in Redding. (530) 530-5900.

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.

Goodtime Band at the Mount Shasta Mall, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.

The Charles Valona Duo will perform at the Win River Casino in Redding, starting at 6 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 243-3377.

The Hit Men at the Redding Civic Auditorium, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-0022.

A perform at Cooper’s Bar and Grill (at the Best Western Tree House) in Mount Shasta from noon until 3 p.m. (800) 958-3363.

Monday, November 13

Charles Valona and Bruce Calin at Cafe Paradisio in Redding, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 215-3499.

Dandu 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, November 14

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

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

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.

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

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. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    The Gin Blossoms will appear at the Cascade Theatre Wednesday, November 8.

  2. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Mumblefinger performs at Enjoy the Store in Red Bluff Wednesday, November 8.

  3. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Jason Coleman will perform a tribute concert for his grandfather, Floyd Cramer, at the State Theatre in Red Bluff this Friday, November 10.

  4. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Jimmy Limo plays Dry Creek Station in Bella Vista most Friday evenings.

  5. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    This just popped up on the radar: CR Gibbs is hosting a We Back the Blue event this evening, with the Loose Arrow Band playing from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. We Back the Blue is a local non-profit organization supporting folks in local law enforcement and their charitable activities.

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