Live Entertainment in the North State: December 4 – December 10

Joe Steele performs at Cedar Crest Brewing in Redding on Wednesday, December 4. He’ll then play Cafe Paradisio on Friday, December 6. Finally, he’ll appear at Basshole Brews on Sunday, December 8.

Tommy Emmanuel, Elf the Musical, touring acts stopping at The Dip, Sugar, Kickin’ It, Wild Bill and the Mudwhompers, open mics,  and other perennial local favorties grace our live entertainment scene this week. Enjoy.

Wednesday, December 4

Shasta High Annual Madrigal Dinner at Pilgrim Congregational Church, starting at 7 p.m.

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.

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

Shasta College Jazz Big Band and the Vocal Jazz Choir at the Shasta College Theatre in Redding, beginning at 7:30 p.m. (530) 242-7500.

More Fatter at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over.

Comedy with Frankie Marcos at the Win River Casino in Redding, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 243-3377.

Mumblefinger at Cedar Crest Brewing/Enjoy the Store in Red Bluff, starting at 6 p.m. 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.

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, December 5

Tommy Emmanuel performs at the State Theatre in Red Bluff.

Shasta High Annual Madrigal Dinner at Pilgrim Congregational Church, starting at 7 p.m.

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

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.

Tommy Emmanuel at the State Theatre in Red Bluff, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 529-2787.

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 6

Top, left to right: Sugar, Wild Bill & the Mudwhompers. Bottom, left to right: Al Mires and Tyler Mansfield, Janie Seeger of Kickin’ It, and Nick Ciampi.

Sugar 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) 223-3165.

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

Kickin’ It at the Post Office Saloon in Redding, beginning at 8:30 p.m. (530) 246-2190.

Nick Ciampi 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.

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

Elf the Musical at the Cascade Theatre in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. Tickets available at the Cascade box office by calling (530) 243-8877.

Shasta High Annual Madrigal Dinner at Pilgrim Congregational Church, starting at 7 p.m.

High Voltage Band at Bleachers Sports Bar & Grill in Redding, starting at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 222-6555.

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.

Open mic at Northern Delights in Hayfork, starting at 7:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 628-5246.

Allison and 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, December 7

Top: Anna Jae and Kassi Valazza. Bottom: Hill Street Band and The Roomy Depth.

Shasta High Annual Madrigal Dinner at Pilgrim Congregational Church, starting at 7 p.m.

Elf the Musical at the Cascade Theatre in Redding, beginning at 1 p.m. All ages. Tickets available at the Cascade box office by calling (530) 243-8877.

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

Full Throttle at the Post Office Saloon in Redding, beginning at 8:30 p.m. (530) 246-2190.

Kassi Valazza at The Dip in Redding, starting at 8:30 p.m. 21 and over.

Annie Coty at Sweetspot in Redding, beginning at 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 226-8086.

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

Jaya Raise, Namid Wolf, and The Roomy Depth at Watson’s Vets Club in Mt. Shasta, starting at 10 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 926-3565.

Open Mic at the Weed Mercantile Mall, from noon until 4 p.m. every Saturday. All ages. 590 Main Street in Weed. (530) 938-3229.

Sunday, December 8

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.

Elf the Musical at the Cascade Theatre in Redding, beginning at 3 p.m. All ages. Tickets available at the Cascade box office by calling (530) 243-8877.

Cirque Dreams Holidaze at the Redding Civic Auditorium, from 7 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-0022.

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

Monday, December 9

Hal Johnson plays Cedar Crest Brewing in Redding, and Carly Jean May hosts a spoken word open mic at Brew Craft Coffee.

Hal Johnson at Cedar Crest Brewing in Redding, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. All ages. (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, December 10

Phil Vassar and Lonestar perform 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.

Kreative Tuesdays at KFOI FM 90.9. This event takes place at Sweetspot in Redding, and features a different act for live music or entertainment each week.  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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2 Responses

  1. Avatar Sandy McNamara says:

    Hi Hal. I met you at Cedar Crest last time you played. I wanted to include for your listing Oil Can Henry on Dec. Thursdays 5th and 19th at Win River. They’re a local 3-piece band, rock and roll and blues. The Billies will be there on Thursdays, 12th and 26th.

  2. Hal Johnson Hal Johnson says:

    Hi Sandy. I will get Oil Can Henry in there for Thursday at Win River. Thanks for letting me know.

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