Live Entertainment in the North State: October 2 – October 8

This Monday, a new spoken word open mic begins at Brew Craft Coffee, hosted by Carly Jean May.

The summer outdoor music season is waning, largely because it’s no longer summer. Still, you can find outdoor live music at the Sunset River Jam at Anderson River Park, and at The Park, near the intersection of California and Placer in Redding. Enjoy.

Wednesday, October 2

Billy and the Jets at the Sunset River Jam at Anderson River Park. The opening act begins at 5 p.m., with the headliner starting at 6 p.m. All ages.

The play Frankenstein begins at the Riverfront Playhouse in Redding at 7 p.m. (530) 221-1028.

Mumblefinger at Cedar Crest Brewing in Redding, beginning at 5:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 727-9016.

Francisco Bobadilla at Cedar Crest Brewing/Enjoy the Store in Red Bluff, starting at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 727-9016.

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.

Henry Chadwick and Sugarkane & Co. at Sweetspot in Redding, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

Shyy at Three Shastas Bar & Grill (Red Lion Hotel) in Redding, beginning at 7:30 p.m. (530) 221-8700.

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.

Bumbling Woohas at Watson’s Vets Club in Mt. Shasta, starting at 10 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 926-3565.

Thursday, October 3

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

Hill Street Band at the Win River Casino in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 243-3377.

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

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.

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 play Greater Tuna shows at the McCloud Mercantile and Hotel in McCloud, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 964-2602.

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, October 4

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

Joe Steele at Cafe Paradisio in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 215-3499.

Brent Amaker Death Squad and Darci Carlson at Lulu’s Eating and Drinking Establishment, beginning at 8 p.m. All ages. Presented by the Blues Society.

NorthBeat at The Park in Redding, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages. This event was changed from Thursday evening.

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

Wild Bill and the Mudwhompers at Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding, starting at 7:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-316

The play Frankenstein begins at the Riverfront Playhouse in Redding at 7:30 p.m. (530) 221-1028.

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

The Stone Hearts at Cedar Crest Brewing in Redding, beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 727-9016.

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.

Francisco Bobadilla and Stacy Stone at the Downtown Ale House in Red Bluff, beginning at 9 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.

Open Mic Night at Tangle Blue Saloon in Weaverville, beginning at 7 p.m. Hosted by Taylor Aglipay. All ages until 8:30 p.m., 21 and over after 8:30 p.m.

Allison & Victor 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, October 5

Anna Jae at Kellys Pub and Wine Bar in Redding, starting at 7:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165.

JustMakeMeCry and Kristen Spence at Sweetspot in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

The Begin Agains at the French Gulch Hotel, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 359-2045.

Premonition at Fall River Brewing Company (Eastside Road location), from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. 4001 Eastside Rd. in Redding. All ages. (530) 605-0230.

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

Double Crossed Band at The Park in Redding, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. All ages.

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

Chad Bushnell performs at Hawes Farms in Anderson, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages.

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

The play Frankenstein begins at the Riverfront Playhouse in Redding at 7:30 p.m. (530) 221-1028.

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.

Sunday, October 6

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.

The play Frankenstein begins at the Riverfront Playhouse in Redding at 2 p.m. (530) 221-1028.

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

Monday, October 7

Cedar Crest Brewing’s new“Acoustic Mondays” series, featuring local performing songwriters, will be preempted by a previously scheduled event. (530) 727-9016.

Spoken Word Night at Brew Craft Coffee in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. Spoken word, poetry, comedy, storytelling, rap battles, slam, and roasts are welcome. Hosted by Carly Jean May. All ages. (530) 242-1998.

Tuesday, October 8

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, from 6 p.m. until 8 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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