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Jim Dyar Band

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Redding City Hall, 777 Cypress Ave., Redding

The event includes music by the JDB, Buckhorn Mountain Stompers, Jonathan Foster, Nick Ciampi Band, Carl Anberg Trio and Rainy Day Picnic.


Healthy Shasta Walk This Way

Arboretum at Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding

Day of music from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring Rainy Day Picnic, Sammi Jo, Nick Ciampi Band, Honeybee and Jim Dyar and friends

Jim Dyar Band: Rembrandts On Red Walls
Jim Dyar Band: Rembrandts On Red Walls

"Though (Dyar) has one foot in a world of plastic culture gone bad and one foot in the pristine rivers and backwoods of a timeless land, he still exudes an optimism that is quite engaging."

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BioBlitz of music

The Jim Dyar Band is set to perform at the BioBlitz and Biodiversity Fair from noon to 3 p.m. May 14 at Whiskeytown Environmental School at Whiskeytown National Recreation. Join Whiskeytown Environmental School and the National Park Service for two days of celebrating biodiversity, culture, exploration and discovery of one of Shasta County's favorite parks.

Enjoy hands-on science, nature, food, art, and music for all ages at the BIodiversity Festival on Saturday, May 14.Call Ranger Ellen Petrick at (530) 242-3450 for more information and details.

JDB performs at Trails Celebration

The Jim Dyar Band will perform at the Shasta Trail Celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 7 (Saturday) at the Shasta Historic Mining Park in Old Shasta. The free event will feature the dedication of the Middle Creek Rock Creek trail system and Redding Bike Month. Trail bicycle rides begin at 10:30 a.m, with food available at 11:30 a.m.

Attendees are encouraged to come by bicycle as well as car. Directions: By car: From the Sunset Market at Eureka Way and Buenaventura head west about 3 miles. Turn right on Middle Creek Road to the Shasta Historic Mining Park. Additional parking in Old Shasta. By bike: From Diestelhorst Bridge, head down the Sacramento River Trail about 1.8 miles to the Middle Creek Trail turnoff, follow Middle Creek Trail for about 3 miles across Iron Mountain Road to the Shasta Historic Mining Park. Bike parking available. For more information contact Bill Kuntz at (530) 224-2157

The event, sponsored by the Shasta Historic Mining Park, McConnell Foundation, Redding Mountain Bike Club and the Bureau of Land Management, will also feature information booths and free bike rides. The Shasta Historic Mining Park is located six miles west of Redding on State Route 299. 

This new trail system connects the existing Sacramento River Rail Trail and the Sacramento River Trail totaling nearly eight miles of trail. This extensive paved trail network offers stunning views of the river and nearby mountains. 

Whole Earth Festival

The Jim Dyar Band will join a host of performers at the Whole Earth and Watershed Festival at Redding City Hall on April 23. The JDB is scheduled to perform at approximately 4 p.m. on the Miracle Mile Records stage.