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The first annual Nor-Cal Jazz Festival was held April 26-27, 2014 at Old City Hall in Redding, CA and at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.'s Big Room in Chico, CA. 

The mission of the Nor –Cal Jazz Festival is to promote all facets of Jazz Music throughout the Northern California Region creating greater visibility for both the music and performers and to support youth jazz programs. 

Festival Schedule 2017

                 2017 nor-cal jazz festival                 calendar of events


friday - march 10 - chico women's Club / ebony & ivory SERIES  

an evening with kezirah; singing the great american songbook and beyond. with jim schmidt - piano, greg d'augelli - saxophone, flute, bass, sid walker - violin, kimki bunting - drums.                                                                                   doors @ 6, show @ 6:30

buy tickets here. This is a limited seating event and will sell-out. hors d'oeuvres included, beer & wine AVAILABLE. 


  592 E. 3rd St., chico, CA

Sunday - March 26 - Pilgrim Congregational Church, Redding


Enjoy an afternoon with Redding's 17 piece big band 'The Usual Suspects'. performing in the count basie style, this is a by donation at the door concert in this beautifully designed by frank loyd WRIGHT church.  

2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA


Friday - april 28 - POPs PERFORMING arts center, dunsmuir


innovators of funk, fusion and jazz 'bogg' stop into historic dunsmuir for a friday you gig not to be missed. tickets are $12.00 advanced, $15.00 at the door at; 'Soul connections' - mt. shasta, 'true value hardware - dunsmuir and 'the music connection' - redding.

Doors at 7:30, show at 8:00 with beer & wine available.

5819 sacramento st., dunsmuir, ca 

sunday - april 30 - sierra nevada big room, chico


Blues Legend, "lazy Lester" and Bay AREA bassist, kurt ribak and his quartet. tickets at the sierra nevada brewery gift shop, chico paper company and by clicking here

DOORS @ 6, buffet available, SHOW @ 7:30       

1075 E. 20th St., chico, CA


Saturday - july 22 - lee fong park, weaverville

save the date for another BEAUTIFUL evening in historic weaverville.

this years festival features the INNOVATIVE, high energy sound of "bogg", the BEAUTIFUL vocal combo "allison scull & victor martin" and the big sweet sound of the hammond b 3 with "the delbert bump trio".                                   you will not want to miss this one, it's going to be a blast!                                                                                                                                       doors @ 4, show @ 4:30


100 Bremer St., Weaverville


Wednesday, Sept. 20 - Redding School of the Arts

Saxophone and Clarinet VIRTUOSO, Peter and Will Anderson return to Redding for one night only!  Performing at the  fantastic Redding School of the Arts theater, this is an evening not to be missed. Accompanying Peter and Will will be guitarist Felix Lemerie.  

click here for tickets                                                              doors @ 7, show @ 7:30   


995 Inspiration Way, Redding

Thursday, Sept. 21 - Museum Of Northern California art, Chico

'Jazz in the Museum' @ MONCA

Saxophone and Clarinet VIRTUOSO, Peter and Will Anderson make their first stop in Chico! Nor-Cal Jazz joins forces with MONCA, Museum of Northern California art for 'Jazz in the Museum'. This will be a limited ticket event featuring one of our favorite acts. Accompanying Peter and Will will be guitarist Felix Lemerie.      

PREMIUM tickets entry at 6pm, general and student at 7pm. concert at 7:30pm.


                                                                                                                                                            More concerts to be announced soon... stay in touch!