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Live Music in the North State: May 10 – May 15

Honeybee plays the Tuscan Ridge Estate Winery in Red Bluff this Sunday, May 13, beginning at noon.

You know it’s a special week when the Buckhorn Mountain Stompers and the jazz duo Honeybee appear on the live music scene on the same weekend. Also, the North State Symphony will perform its final concert o the 2017-2018 season on Sunday at the Cascade Theatre. Enjoy.

Thursday, May 10

Songwriter Showcase at the Summer Art Exhibit at Redding City Hall, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Featuring Still Married, Nick Ciampi, and Kristen Spence.  All ages.

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

Wild Bill and the Mudwhompers with Timmy Stricker at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding at 6 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

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

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

Ray Nugent, Andrew Cauble, and Logan Hill at Sweetspot in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

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

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, May 11

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

The Redding Fire Festival 2018 begins at 6 p.m. tonight at the Shasta District Fairgrounds, and ends in the early afternoon on Sunday. In addition to fire dancing events, there will be a number of live music acts performing.

Identity Crisis at the Cedar Tree Restaurant in Palo Cedro, starting at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 547-4290.

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

The Pearls and Sugarkane & Co. at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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

Jazz Night at The Hub Creative Co-Op in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 378-9190.

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

Rock It performs 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, May 12

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

Ska Reggae Band Monkey at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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

Adrian Taylor Band plays Cody’s OK Corral in Cottonwood, starting at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 347-5375.

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

Buddy Hazard Band at Tangle Blue Saloon in Weaverville, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages until 8 p.m. 21 and over after 8 p.m. (530) 623-4436.

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, May 13

The North State Symphony performs its final concert of the 2017-2018 season at the Cascade Theatre in Redding, beginning at 2 p.m. All ages. Tickets available at the Cascade box office by calling (530) 243-8877.

Lady Bott and the Bluebirds perform at Win-River Casino from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 243-3377.

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.

The Goodtime Band at the Mount Shasta Mall, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. They will be in front of JC Penny.

Honeybee at Tuscan Ridge Estate Winery in Red Bluff, from noon until at 5 p.m. All ages. (530) 527-7393.

Monday, May 14

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Tuesday, May 15

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

Jimmy Limo makes his nearly-every-Tuesday appearance at Cooper’s Bar and Grill (Best Western Tree House) in Mount Shasta, beginning 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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