Live Music in the North State: February 7 – February 13

The Jimi Earl Band will play the Post Office Saloon in Redding this Friday, February 9.

There aren't many touring acts appearing in and around Redding this week, but we have a wealth of local favorites sharing their talents. Enjoy.

Wednesday, February 7

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

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, but will take place on the first and third Wednesdays in February. Hosted by Hannah Danielle. 21 and over. (530) 244-8463.

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.


Thursday, February 8

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

Mumblefinger at Three Shastas Bar & Grill (Red Lion Hotel) in Redding, beginning at 7:30 p.m. (530) 221-8700.

Wastewalker, Gigantes, and The Anima Effect at Fratelli’s Pizza Parlor in Redding, beginning at 10 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

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.

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.


Friday, February 9

Sara Hoxie performs at Churn Creek Cellars in Anderson, beginning at  6 p.m. (530) 378-5501.

Annie Coty and Harmonica Steve at the Cedar Tree Restaurant in Palo Cedro, starting at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 547-4290.

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

Heavy Dose of Blues at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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

Hot for Teacher will perform at the Win River Casino in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 243-3377.

The Billies perform at the Elements Lounge inside Win-River Casino, beginning at 9:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 243-3377.

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

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

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

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

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

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


Saturday, February 10

Birdfeeder at Fratelli’s Pizza Parlor in Redding, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

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

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

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

Brendon Alvord at the Downtown Ale House in Red Bluff, beginning at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 727-9288.

AfterThot at The Cabin Saloon in Los Molinos, beginning at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 384-0315.

Kickin' It at the Pit River Casino in Burney, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (888) 245-2992.

The Stone Hearts at Tangle Blue Saloon in Weaverville, beginning at 9 p.m. All ages until 8:30 p.m. 21 and over after 8:30 p.m. (530) 623-4436.

LAD and Deady Bears at Lucille’s Tavolino in Mount Shasta, beginning at 10 p.m. All ages. (530) 918-3096.

Allison Scull and Victor Martin play at Snow Creek Studios in Mount Shasta, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages.

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.


Sunday, February 11

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.

Monday, February 12

Al Briones and Alissa Âû Johnson at Armando’s Gallery House in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 768-1241.


Tuesday, February 13

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
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