“Supper & Songs”: Online Concerts for April, 2020

Dave Bradley kicks off the “Supper and Songs” online music series this Friday, April 3.

With COVID-19 shutting down music venues across the country, Ron Harrington of After 5 Magazine came up with the idea of a series of online concerts featuring north state musical artists. He asked local performing songwriter (and founder of local record label Miracle Mile Records) Jonathan Foster for help, and thus was born the “Supper and Songs” online concert series. Whether you’re already familiar with these artists or discovering them for the first time, I hope you’ll follow the included links and listen to the shows.

Also, I’d like a offer a big thanks to Erin Friedman, who ran her “Singing in the (virtual) Streets” series featuring local performers during the month of March on Facebook.

All shows for the “Supper and Songs” series start at 7 p.m. More shows may be added, so please check back here.

Friday, April 3: Dave Bradley performs at www.facebook.com/dddanger, beginning at 7 p.m.

Dave Bradley during his time as a member of the Austin-based band Whiskey Shivers.

Saturday, April 4: Anna Jae with David Harris at www.facebook.com/annajaemusic, beginning at 7 p.m.

Anna Jae

Friday, April 10: Chad Bushnell performs at facebook.com/chadbushnellmusic at 7 p.m.

Chad Bushnell

Saturday, April 11: Mark McAbee performs at facebook.com/markmcabeemusic at 7 p.m.

Mark McAbee

Thurday, April 16: Jonathan Foster performs at facebook.com/jonathanfostermusic at 7 p.m.

Jonathan Foster

Friday, April 17: Merit Parcel performs at facebook.com/meritparcel at 7 p.m.

Merit Parcel

Saturday, April 18: Allison & Victor perform at facebook.com/AllisonandVictor at 7 p.m.

Allison and Victor

Sunday, April 19: Rita Hosking with Sean Feder at facebook.com/Rita-Hosking-45595710299, starting at 7 p.m.

Rita Hosking and Sean Feder

Wednesday, April 22: Joe Steel performs at facebook.com/joesteelemusic, beginning at 7 p.m.

Joe Steele

Thursday, April 23: Pine Dogz Unleashed at facebook.com/pinedogz.unleashed at 7 p.m.

Pine Dogz Unleashed

Friday, April 24: Rainy Day Picnic at youtube.com/user/AglipayMusic, starting at 7 p.m.

Rainy Day Picnic

Saturday, April 25: Honeybee at facebook.com/honeybeejazz, beginning at 7 p.m.


Monday, April 27: Jim Dyar duo featuring Keli Tims at facebook.com/JimDyarBand, starting at 7 p.m.

Jim Dyar and Keli Tims. (And Bowie.)

Thursday, April 30: Uno, Dos, Frese! at facebook.com/thestonehearts1, beginning at 7 p.m.

Mark and Demetra Frese of The Stone Hearts


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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