Live Entertainment in the North State: August 14 – August 20

 

The run of the play “Little Women” at Riverfront Playhouse ends this week, with the final performances happening Friday, August 16, and Saturday, August 17. Both shows begin at 7:30 p.m.

The final week of the play “Little Women,” another great show at the Mosquito Serenade, some interesting touring bands passing through The Dip, and a host of local favorites await us this week. It’s out there, folks. Go get it.

Wednesday, August 14

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.

The 38th season of the Mosquito Serenade continues at the Anderson River Park with The Joel Band. The show starts at 6 p.m., ending at 9 p.m. All ages.

Diggin’ Dirt at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 241-2662.

Szlachetka at the California Street Labs in Redding, starting at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 355-2230.

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 7:30 p.m. (530) 221-8700.

Menopause the Musical 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.

Lee Brice at the Redding Civic Auditorium, from 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-0022.

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, August 15

Open Mic Night with Nick Ciampi at Sweetspot in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

Open Mic Night at Basshole Brews in Lakehead, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages until 10 p.m. 21 and over after 10 p.m.(530) 962-3050.

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

Citysick, Self Doubt, and Needle Beach at Brew Craft Coffee in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 242-1998.

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.

Bartosh at Woody’s Brewing Co. in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages.

Menopause the Musical 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.

Robin Sample plays piano at Yama Sushi in Redding from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Thursday 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, August 16

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

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.

Melody Guy at Basshole Brews in Lakehead, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages until 10 p.m. 21 and over after 10 p.m.(530) 962-3050.

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

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

NorthBeat 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.

Hill Street Band at the Post Office Saloon and Grill, beginning at 8:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 246-2190.

Al Mires and Tyler Mansfield at Cafe Paradisio in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 215-3499.

Joel the Band at the Win River Casino in Redding, starting at 7:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 243-3377.

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

The play Little Women , directed by Annie Bakaleinkoff, begins at the Riverfront Playhouse in Redding at 7:30 p.m. (530) 221-1028.

Shyy 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.

SugarKane & Co. at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

Loose Arrow at Shasta Lake’s “Friday Night at the Park.” The show begins at 6:30 p.m. at Claire Engle Park. All ages. 1525 Median Avenue, just north of Shasta Dam Boulevard in Shasta Lake (close to Farmers Sentry supermarket).

Open Mic Night at Cedar Crest Brewery & Winery (Enjoy the Store) in Red Bluff, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Hosted by Hal Johnson. All ages. (530) 727-9016.

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

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

Cold Sweat at the Lewiston Hotel in Lewiston, beginning at 8:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 778-3823.

Saturday, August 17

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

Melody Guy, Ellen Lenow, and Sara Hoxie at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding, starting at 7 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

The play Little Women , directed by Annie Bakaleinkoff, begins at the Riverfront Playhouse in Redding at 7:30 p.m. (530) 221-1028.

SugarKane & Co. at the Post Office Saloon and Grill, beginning at 8:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 246-2190.

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

Across the Grain at Pioneer Hillside Pizza in Shingletown, from 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 474-4007.

Derek Kilpatrick Band at the Lakeshore Inn in Lakehead, beginning at 8 p.m. (530) 238-2004.

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

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

Sunday, August 18

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

Dave Short’s Sax Therapy at the Shasta County Arts Council (Redding Old City Hall), beginning at 3 p.m. (530) 241-7320.

Andre Mottershead plays the Dunsmuir Brewery Works, beginning at 4 p.m. All ages. (530) 235-1900.

The season-finale event of the Mt. Shasta Summer Concert Series in Shastice Park with Ron Artis II  playing at 6:30 p.m. All ages.

Monday, August 19

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

Tuesday, August 20

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.

Coming October 12: the 5th annual Rocks for Socks benefit.

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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