North State Live Music & Open Mics September 16–September 22

WildBill4Wild Bill and the Mudwhompers host the Halfway to Paddy’s Day party at Kelly’s Pub & Wine Bar on Friday, September 18

Wednesday, September 16

Open mic at the Maltese in Chico, starting at 6 p.m. Hosted by Jeff Coleman and Jimmy Reno. 21 and over. (530) 343-4915.

In Paradise, the “Open Mikefull” group hosts an open mic at the Paradise Grange. Signups at 6:45 p.m. All ages. Admission $2. 5704 Chapel Drive in Paradise.

In Eureka, Old Town Coffee & Chocolates has an open mike beginning at 6:30 pm. (707) 445-8600.

Canceled: the Sunset River Jam in Anderson won’t happen this Wednesday due to a forecast of rain.

Bill Ruess and Ken Brown at the Post Office Saloon in Redding at 6:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190.

The Nolan Ford Band and Catilin Jemma appear at the Maltese in Chico, beginning at 9 p.m. (after the open mic). 21 and over. (530) 343-4915.

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Thursday, September 17

Open mic at the California Brewing Company in Palo Cedro, from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages. Hosted by Hal Johnson. (530) 222-2739.

In Chico, Has Beans Coffee House has an open mike beginning at 7 p.m., hosted by Dan Casamajor. All ages. (530) 894-3033.

In Mount Shasta, the Mt. Shasta Vets Club  has an open mike beginning at 8:30, hosted by Robert Renick.  All ages. (530) 926-3565.

In Arcata, Blondies Food and Drink has an open mic beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (707) 822-5303.

Megan Slankard & Jeff Campbell at the Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

Soheil Nasseri at the State Theatre in Red Bluff at 7;30 p.m. All ages. (530) 529-2787.

TBA at the Argus Bar & Patio in Chico, beginning at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 520-8233.

TBA at the Tackle Box in Chico, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over after 9 p.m. (530) 345-7499.

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Friday, September 18

Open mic at the Lewiston Hotel in Lewiston. 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 778-3823.

Open mic at Northern Delights in Hayfork. All ages. (530) 628-5246.

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

The Halfway to Paddy’s Day Party and Irish Sing-Along is hosted by Wild Bill and the Mudwhompers at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

Johnny Rawls at the Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

Al Mires and Tyler Mansfield at Cafe Paradiso in Redding at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 215-3499.

California Country at the California Brewing Company in Palo Cedro at 6:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 222-2739.

Mark McAbee performs at View 202 in Redding at 6 – 9 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8439.

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

Marty Stuart at the Cascade Theatre in Redding. All ages. Tickets $26 to $36. All ages. (530) 243-8877.

Northern Heat at the Tackle Box in Chico. Performance starts at 8 p.m. 21 and over after 9 p.m. $5. (530) 345-7499.

The Ron Lovelace Blues Band at the Dunsmuir Brewery Works in Dunsmuir at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

Andre Mottershead at POPS Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Dunsmuir. Show begins at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 925-0115.

Jaywalker Road Kill at Cooper’s Bar & Grill (Best Western Tree House) in Mt. Shasta at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 926-3101.

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Saturday, September 19

The Pine Dogz at the Moose Lodge in Anderson, beginning at 7 p.m. (530) 365-7048.

The Real Joe Steele at the Grape Escape in Redding at 7:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 244-8463.

Mumblefinger at the Woodside Grill in the Gaia Hotel in Anderson at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 365-7077.

The Richard Morris Project at the California Brewing Company in Palo Cedro at 6:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 222-2739.

Grant Ditzler and Friends at the Savory Spoon in Redding, beginning at 5:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 222-7200.

The Blues Rollers at the Post Office Saloon in Redding at 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190.

Blackwell Brothers at the French Gulch Hotel in French Gulch at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 359-2045.

The Maker’s Mile and Firefly perform at the Studio Inn Lounge in Chico, from 9 p.m. until 1:30 a.m. 21 and over. $3. (530) 343-0662.

Hannah Jane Kile performs and celebrates the release of her second album at the 1078 Gallery in Chico at 7 p.m. Johnson & Miller open. All ages. (530) 343-1973.

Thorstein Gunter at Wine Time in Chico at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 899-9250.

Tom Scott & Leslie Tift at the Dunsmuir Brewery Works in Dunsmuir at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

Ma Barker at the Tackle Box in Chico, from noon until 2 p.m. 21 and over after 9 p.m. (530) 345-7499.

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Sunday, September 20

Linda Bott and her jazz ensemble (Bernie Baker and Bruce Calin) play the View 202 brunch in Redding at from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8439.

The Pickin’ Picnic in Chico, an acoustic event with various artists benefiting radio station KZFR, happens from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. All ages.

Patti Hill, “The Village Harpist,” appears at the Dunsmuir Brewery Works in Dunsmuir at noon. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

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Monday, September 21

Open mic at the Rock Slide Bar & Grill in Hawkins Bar (about 75 miles west of Redding on Highway 299) starts at 8 pm, hosted by Jimi Jeff(530) 629-3899.

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

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Tuesday, September 22

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

Jimmy Limo at the Mount Shasta Resort in Mount Shasta at 5:30 p.m. (800) 958-3363.

Open mic at Gogi’s Cafe in Chico, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. Hosted by Dan Casamajor. (530) 891-3570.

In Chico, Madison Bear Garden’s open jam begins at 9 pm. (530) 891-1639.

Matt Schofield at the Sierra Nevada Big Room in Chico at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 896-2198.

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  • Thanks to Claudia Hastings for providing information on the 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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