Live Music in the North State: December 12 – December 18

The Buckhorn Mountain Stompers appear at the California Street Labs in Redding this Saturday, December 15.

This won’t be the busiest week on the north state music scene, but there is plenty to enjoy out there.

Wednesday, December 12

Tommy Emmanuel and Jerry Douglas 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.

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

Robin Sample plays piano at Yama Sushi in Redding from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. All ages. (530) 223-6868.

Mumblefinger at Cedar Crest Brewery & Winery (Enjoy the Store) in Red Bluff, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Mumblefinger will play there 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.

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

Thursday, December 13

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

Open mic at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding, starting at 6:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

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

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

The Stone Hearts at the Win River Casino in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 243-3377.

Robin Sample plays piano at Yama Sushi in Redding from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. All ages. (530) 223-6868.

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 14

Mariachi Los Camperos at the Redding Civic Auditorium, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-0022.

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

Kickin’ It at the Post Office Saloon and Grill, beginning at 8:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 246-2190.

Sara Hoxie at the Cedar Tree Restaurant in Palo Cedro, from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 547-4290.

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

TC and the Hedgehogs 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.

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

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

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

Robin Sample plays piano at Yama Sushi in Redding from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. All ages. (530) 223-6868.

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

Gringo, The Juniper Berries, and Bekah Phillips at The Annex in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. 835 Remor Street in Redding (off of Larkspur). All ages.

Saturday, December 15

Nick Ciampi Band and Kristen Spence at The Hub Creative Co-op in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. (530) 378-9190.

Bernie Baker and Al Mires perform at the Woodside Grill in the Gaia Hotel in Anderson, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages. 530) 365-7077.

Ashley Black at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding, starting 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.

The Buckhorn Mountain Stompers appear at the California Street Labs in Redding, starting at 3 p.m. All ages. (530) 355-2230.

Black Vinyl 45 at the Post Office Saloon and Grill, beginning at 8:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 246-2190.

Pilotgang and Friends at The Annex in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. 835 Remor Street in Redding (off of Larkspur). All ages.

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

Robin Sample plays piano at Yama Sushi in Redding from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. All ages. (530) 223-6868.

CANCELED: The Rusting Roses at Basshole Brews in Lakehead, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages until 9 p.m. 21 and over after 9 p.m.(530) 962-3050.

CANCELED: The 238 Band at the Lakeshore Inn in Lakehead, beginning at 8 p.m. (530) 238-2004.

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Sunday, December 16

Joe Steele at Basshole Brews in Lakehead, beginning at 9 a.m. All ages until 9 p.m. 21 and over after 9 p.m.(530) 962-3050.

Dogtooth and Nail, Old Kennett String Band, and Three Folks at The Hub Creative Co-op in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. (530) 378-9190.

Monday, December 17

Tuesday, December 18

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.

Hal Johnson

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.