Live Music in the North State: August 15 – August 21

Al Mires and Tyler Mansfield perform at the Bohemian Art Loft on Saturday, August 18.

While this week doesn't seem as jam-packed with musical happenings as last week, our local music scene still has much to offer. Enjoy.

Wednesday, August 15

Cold Sweat at the Castle Lounge in Redding, from 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. A Carr Fire benefit. (530) 222-2485.

Annie Coty & Friends perform as part of the Carr Fire Benefit Series at Armando’s Gallery House in Redding, starting at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 768-1241.

The 37th season of the Mosquito Serenade continues at the Anderson River Park with John Wesley. The show starts at 6 p.m., ending at 9 p.m. All ages.

Open Mic Night at Final Draft Brewing Company in Redding, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Hosted by Birdfeeder. All ages. (530) 338-1198.

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

Benny Roxx & Joe Bull perform at the Round Up Saloon in Red Bluff, beginning at 5 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 527-9901.

Sons of Jefferson perform at the Red Bluff Farmers' Market, beginning at 5 p.m. All ages. 600 Washington Street.

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.

Live music happens every Wednesday (through early October) at the Weaverville Farmers’ Market in Lowden Park, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. All ages.

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

Jimmy Limo plays Lily’s Restaurant in Mount Shasta on most Wednesdays, beginning at 6:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 926-3372.

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, August 16

POSTPONED: Ziggy Marley at the Cascade Theatre in Redding, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages. Tickets available at the Cascade box office by calling (530) 243-8877.

Jake Carter at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding, starting at 7:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

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

Gwen in Doubt will perform at the Win River Casino in Redding, starting at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 243-3377.

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, August 17

Celebrate the Fiddle at the Shasta County Arts Council (Redding Old City Hall), starting at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 241-7320.

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

Annie Coty and Friends at the Cedar Tree Restaurant in Palo Cedro, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 547-4290.

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

AJJ, Kimya Dawson, and Shellshag at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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

LOVKN at The Hub Creative Co-op in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. (530) 378-9190.

Jinx at the Redding Elks Lodge, beginning at 7 p.m. You must be a member or an invited guest to attend. 250 Elk Drive in Redding.  (530) 530-5900.

2Shyy at the Redding Senior Center, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Must be 50 or older to attend. 2290 Benton Drive in Redding. (530) 246-3042.

Uptown Funk, a Bruno Mars tribute band,  will perform at the Win River Casino in Redding, starting at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 243-3377.

Rusting Roses at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding, starting at 7:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

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

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

Soda Creek at Cooper’s Bar and Grill (Best Western Tree House) in Mount Shasta, beginning at 5:30 p.m. (800) 958-3363.

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Saturday, August 18

Redding Will Rise, a Carr Fire benefit event, will take place in the Redding Promenade from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. The event features live music from One SoL, Travis & Glisel, and Harry Petty. Also featured will be DJs Bucky Dun-Gun, Tadpole, Protohipster, Tigerhippy, and DJ Muzk. 100% of ticket sales will go to the Shasta  Regional Community Foundation's community disaster relief fund and Shasta Living Streets. Gate entrance on California/Market Alley & Yuba Street at the Promenade. All ages. Pre-sale tickets available at http://www.reddingwillrise.eventbrite.com.

Sugar and The Stone Hearts at the Carr Fire Benefit Series at Armando’s Gallery House in Redding, starting at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 768-1241.

Al Mires and Tyler Mansfield at the Bohemian Art Loft in Redding, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-7818.

SugarKane & Co at the Majestic Oak Family Cellars, beginning at 7 p.m. 21 and over.

The Incredible Sheep Shrinking Convention at Fratelli’s Pizza Parlor in Redding, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

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 Stilts perform at Damburger, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 241-0136.

2Shyy at Three Shastas Bar & Grill (Red Lion Hotel) in Redding, beginning at 9 p.m. (530) 221-8700.

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

Kickin' It at Silverthorn Resort in Redding (Jones Valley), beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 238-2004.

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

Full Throttle performs at the Round Up Saloon in Red Bluff, beginning at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 527-9901.

Cold Sweat at Pioneer Hillside Pizza in Shingletown, from 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 447-4007.

The Main Street Band at the Lakeshore Inn in Lakehead, beginning at 8 p.m. (530) 710-2020.

Trinity Alps Chamber Players at the Trinity Alps Performing Arts Center in Weaverville, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages.

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

Tom Scott and Leslie Tift play the Dunsmuir Brewery Works, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

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Sunday, August 19

Styx at the Redding Civic Auditorium, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-0022.

Blues Jam  at the Moose Family Center in Anderson, starting at 5 p.m. Presented by the Blues Society. ALL AGES. 1597 South Street in Anderson.

CANCELED: Old Time Fiddle and Bluegrass Jam from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Palo Cedro Community Hall. A free concert takes place at 2 p.m., followed by an open mic. Hosted by the California State Old Time Fiddlers, District 6. This jam happens on the third Sunday of each month. 2500 Shasta View, Redding.

Fixation, Dying for It, and Outside Looking In at The Hub Creative Co-op in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. (530) 378-9190.

Monday, August 20

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

Live music happens every Monday at the Mt. Shasta Farmers’ Market, from 3:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. All ages. 411 N. Mt. Shasta Boulevard in Mt. Shasta.

Open Mic Night every Monday at Watson's Vets Club in Mt. Shasta, starting at 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 926-3565.

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Tuesday, August 21

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 [email protected].
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