Live Music in the North State: December 13 – December 19

The Hill Street Band will play Bleachers Sports Bar and Grill this Friday, December 15.

 

I’d like to move an expression of thanks from the bottom of this column to the top. Claudia Hastings, I so much appreciate you sharing your regular compilations of jazz events with me. It was great to meet you in person at the Allison and Victor gig.

Wednesday, December 13

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. (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.

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, December 14

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

Open mic at Yantra in Weaverville, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. All ages. 480 Main Street in Weaverville. This open mic is scheduled for every Thursday. (530) 784-1091.

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, December 15

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

Hill Street at Bleachers Sports Bar and Grill in Redding, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 222-6555.

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

The Sheehys at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

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

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

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

Open Mic Night at Enjoy the Store in Red Bluff, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Hosted by Hal Johnson and Kyler Burke. All ages. (530) 727-9016.

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

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Saturday, December 16

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

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

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

Brendon Alvord Band at The Dip in Redding, starting at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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

Marylynn Ruby and Taylor Aglipay lead a holiday sing-along at Tangle Blue Saloon in Weaverville, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages until 8:30 p.m. 21 and over after 8:30 p.m. (530) 623-4436.

Michael Kirkpatrick with The Good Time Travelers at the Mt. Shasta Vets Club in Mount Shasta, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 926-3565.

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, December 17

Sister Swing at the Redding Elks Lodge, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. A Rivercity Jazz Society event. 250 Elk Drive in Redding. (530) 530-5900.

The Goodtime Band at the Mount Shasta Mall, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. They will be in front of JC Penny.

Monday, December 18

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

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Tuesday, December 19

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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