Live Music in the North State: December 20 – December 26

Sami Jo now lives and performs in Nashville, but she’s visiting family for the holidays. She’ll be performing live with Harmonica Steve at Dry Creek Station this Thursday, December 21.

 

Wednesday, December 20

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

Rich Krueger with Hal Johnson at Armando’s Gallery House in Redding, starting at 6 p.m. (530) 768-1241.

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.

Eddie B & Pure Country at The Cabin Saloon in Los Molinos, beginning at 6:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 384-0315.

The Manzanita Chamber Ensemble at Northern Delights in Hayfork, beginning at 5 p.m. All ages. (530) 628-5246.

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 21

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

Sami Jo and Harmonica Steve at Dry Creek Station in Bella Vista, beginning at 5:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 549-5386.

Ashley Black at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

North Fork at Tuscan Ridge Estate Winery in Red Bluff, beginning at 5 p.m. North Fork will appear at Tuscan Ridge on most Thursdays. (530) 527-7393.

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.

Francis Mangels at Silk Road Chai Shop in Mount Shasta, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages. (530) 926-3300.

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 22

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

Jake Carter and Adam Ferris at Armando’s Gallery House in Redding, starting at 6 p.m. (530) 768-1241.

Shades of Country at the Silver Dollar Club in Shasta Lake, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 605-4288.

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

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

Cold Sweat and Sky Stricken Affiliates at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. This is a holiday benefit; all door proceeds go to The Salvation Army. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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

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

Allison Scull and Victor Martin play the Dunsmuir Brewery Works, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

Soda Creek 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 23

J. Norman Stewart performs at the Woodside Grill in the Gaia Hotel in Anderson, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages. (530) 365-7077.

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

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

Julie Divens at Tuscan Ridge Estate Winery in Red Bluff, beginning at 5:30 p.m. (530) 527-7393.

SoundFarm at Lucille’s Tavolino in Mount Shasta, beginning at 5;30 p.m. All ages. (530) 918-3096.

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 24

Monday, December 25

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Tuesday, December 26

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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7 Responses

  1. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Here’s a video of Rich Krueger performing solo. Rich and I will play alternating sets this Wednesday, December 20, at Armando’s Gallery House in Redding.

  2. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Sami Jo and Harmonica Steve will play Dry Creek Station in Bella Vista this Thursday, December 21.

  3. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Ashley Black performs at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar this Friday, December 21.

    https://www.facebook.com/ashleyblackmusic/videos/1208255989285715/

  4. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Jimmy Limo plays Dry Creek Saloon in Bella Vista this Friday, December 22.

  5. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    The Blackwell Brothers appear at the Post Office Saloon this Friday, December 22.

  6. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Allison Scull and Victor Martin play Dunsmuir Brewery Works this Friday, December 22.

  7. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Cold Sweat appears at The Dip this Friday, December 22.

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