North State Live Music March 9–March 15

Fernanda Froes hosts the "Ladies Night Open Mic" at the Mt. Shasta Vets Club in Mt. Shasta on Thursday, March 10

Fernanda Froes hosts the “Ladies Night Open Mic” at the Mt. Shasta Vets Club in Mt. Shasta on Thursday, March 10. Photo by Paula Reynolds.

 

Wednesday, March 9

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

Tom O’Hanlon, Sami Jo, and Johnson Blythe at the California Brewing Company in Palo Cedro at 6:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 222-2739.

Open mic at Silk Road Chai Shop in Mt. Shasta, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. All ages. (530) 926-3300.

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 GrangeSignups at 6:45 p.m. All ages. Admission $2. 5704 Chapel Drive in Paradise.

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Thursday, March 10

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

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

Linda Bott and the Bluebirds at the Elements Lounge in the Win River Casino in Redding, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. 21 and over. (800) 280-8946.

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 it’s every-Thursday “BrewGrass,” a bluegrass, folk, and classic rock open jam. The jam begins at 7 p.m. (530) 938-2394.

Jimmy Limo performs at the Wayside Grill in Mt. Shasta, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages.  (530) 918-9234.

In Mount Shasta, the Mt. Shasta Vets Club  has a Ladies Night Open Mic, beginning at 8 p.m., hosted by Fernanda Froes. (Paula Reynolds normally hosts the ladies night, but Fernanda will take over while Paula celebrates her birthday.) Women will perform from 8 until 10 p.m.; men are welcome to perform after 10 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 926-3565.

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

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Friday, March 11

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

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

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

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

The Barefoot Movement performs at the State Theatre in Red Bluff, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 529-2787.

An open mic takes place at Northern Delights in Hayfork, beginning at 7 p.m. Open mics take place most Fridays at Northern Delights when a concert isn’t scheduled. (530) 628-5246.

Soda Creek at Cooper’s Bar & Grill (in the Best Western Tree House) in Mount Shasta at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 926-3101.

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Saturday, March 12

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

The Art/Wine/Music Show takes place at the Cottonwood Community Center from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wine tasting from local wineries (beer available too), art displays from local artists, and music from North State performers: Matthew Songmaker, Morris -n – Love, Delaney Rene, Sugar Pine Station, Johnson Blythe, The Pine Dogs, and Still Married.

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

George Rogers at The Grape Escape in Redding, beginning at 7:30 p.m. (530) 244-8463.

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

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

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

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

The Absynth Quartet appears at the Mt. Shasta Vets Club in Mount Shasta, beginning at 10 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 926-3565.

Beyond Doubt’s Shadow, Systematic Failure, and Visidian at Cedar Lanes in Weed, beginning at 9 p.m. (530) 938-3278.

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, March 13

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 Jefferson State Blues Society presents an invitational jam at the Bridge Bay Resort north of Redding, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m, All ages. (800) 752-9669.

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

Open mic at Cedar Lanes in Weed, from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. Hosted by Greg Jeter. (530) 938-3278. This open mic happens most Sundays.

Open mic at Has Beans Creekside in Chico, beginning at 11 a.m. All ages. (530) 332-9645.

Monday, March 14—–

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, March 15

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. All ages. Hosted by Dan Casamajor. (530) 891-3570.

Jimmy Limo makes his nearly-every-Tuesday appearance at the Mount Shasta Resort in Mount Shasta at 5:30 p.m. (800) 958-3363.

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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.