Live Music in the North State: April 3 – April 9

Greg Lawson, Hannah Johnson, Kristen Spence, and George Rogers are among the performing songwriters appearing at the 3rd Annual Redding Songwriters for Darfur benefit this Saturday, April 6 at Fratelli’s Pizza Parlor.

We have two benefit concerts of note this week. Friday night, The Dip hosts a benefit for One Safe Place. Saturday evening, Fratelli’s Pizza Parlor is home for the 3rd Annual Redding Songwriters for Darfur Concert, benefiting children in the Darfur area of Africa.

Wednesday, April 3

Lucky and Love at the at Armando’s Gallery House in Redding, starting at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 768-1241.

Open Mic Night at Fratelli’s Pizza Parlor in Redding, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Hosted by Carly Jean May. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

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.

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.

John Underwood at the Downtown Ale House in Red Bluff, beginning at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 727-9288.

Out of the Blue at the Westside Grange in Red Bluff, starting at 7 p.m.  20794 Walnut Street.

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

Thursday, April 4

The Brothers Reed at the Vintage Public House, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-9449.

Jonathan Foster at Wildcard Brewing Company’s Tied House in Redding, beginning at 6:30; p.m.  All ages. (530) 255-8582.

Open Mic Night at Basshole Brews in Lakehead, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages until 10 p.m. 21 and over after 10 p.m.(530) 962-3050.

Oil Can Henry at the Win River Casino in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 243-3377.

John 5 and The Creatures at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

Sloth & Turtle, Damper, Barely Anything, and Frontier Family at the Downtown Ale House in Red Bluff, beginning at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 727-9288.

Rough Cut Band plays for the “Thursday Night Dance Club” at Frontier Senior Center in Anderson, beginning at 7 p.m. Ages 50 and over. (530) 365-3254. Note: Out of the Blue will be filling in for the Rough Cut Band on this date.

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.

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, April 5

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

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

Robert’s Not Quite Right at Sweetspot in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

Out of the Blue performs for the “Friday Night Dance Club” at the Redding Senior Citizens’ Hall in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. Ages 50 and over. 2290 Benton Drive in Redding.

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

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

Hope is Alive! Open Mic Night at the Shasta County Arts Council (Redding Old City Hall), beginning at 6 p.m. (530) 241-7320.

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

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

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

Belda Beast, Sugarkane & Co, Calvin Black, and Space Cadet perform for a benefit for One Safe Place at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

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.

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

Blackwell Brothers at Cooper’s Bar and Grill (Best Western Tree House) in Mount Shasta, beginning at 7 p.m. (800) 958-3363.

Saturday, April 6

Identity Crisis at Redding Farmers Market, beginning at 8:30 a.m. All ages.

The 3rd Annual Redding Songwriters for Darfur Concert at Fratelli’s Pizza Parlor in Redding, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

Heavy Dose of Blues at the 4th Annual Red Bluff Cornhole Tournament at the Palomino Room in Red Bluff, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. (530) 527-5470.

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

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

3 Mile Road 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.

Distance to the Sun at Watson’s Vets Club in Mt. Shasta, starting at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 926-3565.

Sunday, April 7

Joe Steele at Basshole Brews in Lakehead, beginning at 10 a.m. All ages until 9 p.m. 21 and over after 9 p.m.(530) 962-3050.

Striped Pig String Band with barn dance caller Lyndsey Battle at Shasta Land Trust’s Wildways Kickoff Barbeque and Barn Dance at Ross Ranch in Redding. 11972 Old Oregon Trail. All ages. Tickets available at http://www.ShastaLandTrust.org or call (530) 241-7886.

Old Time Fiddle and Bluegrass Jam from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Redding. 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 first Sunday of each month. 2500 Shasta View in Redding.

Blues Jam at Lulu’s Eating and Drinking Establishment, beginning at 5 p.m. All ages. Presented by the Blues Society.

Monday, April 8

Open Mic at Gather Redding, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Hosted by Nick Ciampi. All ages. 1043 State Street in Redding. (530) 941-2010.

Tuesday, April 9

Open Mic Night at Mimi Grace, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages. (530) 319-3500.

The Limit Club and The Brainiax at Lulu’s Eating and Drinking Establishment, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages.

The Coyotes perform for the “Tuesday Night Dance Club” at Frontier Senior Center in Anderson, from 7 until 10 p.m. Ages 50 and over.  (530) 365-3254.

Jimmy Limo makes his 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.

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Thanks to Claudia Hastings for graciously 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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4 Responses

  1. Avatar LeRoy Hofer says:

    Heavy Dose of Blues Band at 4th Annual Red Bluff Throw down Corn hole tournament Palomino Room Red Bluff Sat April 6 11 am til 4 pm

  2. Avatar Tammy Kay says:

    Sunday, April 7th, 4 to 8 p.m., Shasta Land Trust’s Wildways Kickoff Barbeque and Barn Dance at Ross Ranch, music by the Striped Pig String Band with Barn Dance Caller Lyndsey Battle. Tickets available at http://www.ShastaLandTrust.org or call 241-7886.