May 2014 Show Calendar

A truly ridiculous number of concerts this month, so I bolded where I’d be if I had my druthers. Consider them editor’s picks, according to this editor’s tastes. Your itinerary might look quite different.

From our Northern California Concert Calendar, a listing of shows for the month ahead. If you have friends in the area, be sure to have them subscribe to receive our monthly roundups by email.

05/01/14 – Sarah Jarosz – Rio Theatre – Santa Cruz, CA

05/01/14 – The Black Lillies – Palms Playhouse – Winters, CA

05/01/14 – Michael Nesmith – City Winery – Napa, CA

05/02/14 – Maurice Tani – Freight & Salvage – Berkeley, CA

05/02/14 – Sarah Jarosz – McNear’s Mystic Theatre – Petaluma, CA

05/02/14 – Maurice Tani & 77 El Deora – Freight & Salvage – Berkeley, CA

05/03/14 – Sarah Jarosz – Twisted Oak Winery – Vallecito, CA

05/04/14 – Michael Nesmith – Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA

05/05/14 – David Grisman Sextet – Kuumbwa Jazz Center – Santa Cruz, CA

05/06/14 – Steep Canyon Rangers – The Rendezvous – Chico, CA

05/07/14 – Richard Thompson w/ Iain Matthews – Center for the Arts – Grass Valley, CA

05/07/14 – Steep Canyon Rangers – Freight & Salvage – Berkeley, CA

05/07/14 – Asleep at the Wheel – City Winery – Napa, CA

05/08/14 – Tim McGraw w/ Kip Moore and Cassadee Pope – Save Mart Center – Fresno, CA

05/08/14 – Steep Canyon Rangers – Carriage House Theatre – Saratoga, CA

05/08/14 – Deep Dark Woods – Crepe Place – Santa Cruz, CA

05/08/14 – The Stray Birds w/ Rita Hosking – Center for the Arts – Grass Valley, CA

05/08/14 – Asleep at the Wheel w/ The Easy Leaves – Harlow’s – Sacramento, CA

05/08/14 – Robin & Linda Williams & Their Fine Group – Palms Playhouse – Winters, CA

05/08/14 – Eli Young Band – Rodeo Club – San Jose, CA

05/09/14 – Asleep at the Wheel – State Theatre – Modesto, CA

05/09/14 – Sourdough Slim & Robert Armstrong – Palms Playhouse – Winters, CA

05/09/14 – Tim McGraw w/ Kip Moore and Cassadee Pope – Sleep Train Amphitheatre – Wheatland, CA

05/10/14 – Asleep at the Wheel – Tower Theatre – Fresno, CA

05/10/14 – Robin & Linda Williams – Pilgrim Congregational Church – Redding, CA

05/10/14 – Tim McGraw w/ Kip Moore and Cassadee Pope – Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA

05/11/14 – Asleep at the Wheel – The New Parish – Oakland, CA

05/11/14 – The Oak Ridge Boys – Wells Fargo Center for the Arts – Santa Rosa, CA

05/12/14 – The Oak Ridge Boys – Gallo Center for the Arts – Modesto, CA

05/12/14 – Richard Thompson – Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA

05/13/14 – Richard Thompson – Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA

05/13/14 – Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn – Cascade Theatre – Redding, CA

05/14/14 – Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs – Crepe Place – Santa Cruz, CA

05/14/14 – Richard Thompson – City Winery – Napa, CA

05/15/14 – Richard Thompson – City Winery – Napa, CA

05/15/14 – Dustbowl Revival – Don Quixote’s – Felton, CA

05/15/14 – Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn – Center for the Arts – Grass Valley, CA

05/16/14 – Dustbowl Revival – Harlow’s – Sacramento, CA

05/16/14 – McCoy Tyler Band w/ Steep Ravine – Don Quixote’s – Felton, CA

05/16/14 – THE BIG ASS HILLBILLY SHOW: Triple Threat!, featuring The Earl Brothers, The New Thoreaus, and Lonesome Lester T. Raww – Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA

05/17/14 – Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn – Kuumbwa Jazz Center – Santa Cruz, CA

05/19/14 – GOLF AND GUITARS VIP featuring Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins, Trevor Rosen, Matt Ramsey, Erin Enderlin, Johnny Bulford, Jason Eady, Chris Roberts, Ira Dean, Hannah Blaylock, Logan Brill, Matt Jenkins – Haggin Oaks Golf Complex – Sacramento, CA

05/20/14 – GOLF AND GUITARS CONCERT featuring Love & Theft, Dustin Lynch, David Nail, Montgomery Gentry, Craig Campbell, Frankie Ballard, Swon Brothers, Chuck Wicks, Eric Paslay, The Cadillac Three – Haggin Oaks Golf Complex – Sacramento, CA

05/20/14 – Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle – City Winery – Napa, CA

05/21/14 – Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle – City Winery – Napa, CA

05/22/14 – Suzanne Vega – Center for the Arts – Grass Valley, CA

05/23/14 – Suzanne Vega – Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA

05/23/14 – Hot Club of Cowtown – Slim’s – San Francisco, CA

05/23/14 – Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle – Veterans Memorial Auditorium – Grass Valley, CA

05/23/14 – Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys – Don Quixote’s – Felton, CA

05/24/14 – Hot Club of Cowtown – Sacramento Music Festival – Sacramento, CA

05/25/14 – Hot Club of Cowtown – Sacramento Music Festival – Sacramento, CA

05/25/14 – Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys – Saddle Rack – Fremont, CA

05/27/14 – Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys – Moe’s Alley – Santa Cruz, CA

05/28/14 – Gary Allan – Mountain Winery – Saratoga, CA

05/29/14 – Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys – Country Club Saloon – Loomis, CA

05/29/14 – The Brothers Comatose – McNear’s Mystic Theatre – Petaluma, CA

05/29/14 – Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash – Fulton 55 – Fresno, CA

05/30/14 – Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys – Cloverdale Downtown Plaza – Cloverdale, CA

05/30/14 – Willie Watson – Freight & Salvage – Berkeley, CA

05/30/14 – Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash – Palms Playhouse – Winters, CA

05/30/14 – Reverend Horton Heat – McNear’s Mystic Theatre – Petaluma, CA

05/31/14 – Toby Keith – Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA

05/31/14 – Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash – Crystal Bay Casino – Crystal Bay, NV

05/31/14 – Robert Earl Keen – BottleRock Napa Valley – Napa, CA

05/31/14 – Merle Haggard w/ Frankie Ballard – Woodward Park Rotary Amphitheater – Fresno, CA

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