Jan 10

Resilience Relief Party

January 10, 2019

Doors at 5:00pm

Fireside Collective at 5:30pm

Empire Strikes Brass at 7:10pm

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. brewed Resilience Butte County Proud IPA to raise funds for those impacted by the Camp Fire. Sierra Nevada will donate 100 percent of Resilience IPA sales to Camp Fire relief and is asking every other brewery in the country to brew the beer and do the same.

Over 1300 breweries responded to the call for support. The brewery established the Sierra Nevada Camp Fire Relief Fund, which will provide much-needed long-term support for community rebuilding efforts. All donations from Resilience IPA will go to this fund. Additional donations towards this effort can be made here.

Grab a pint or two, take a photo with Bigfoot, get your dance moves on, and let’s raise money for such a strong community!

THANK YOU to our wonderful brewing community!

#ResilienceIPA #ButteCountyProud #ButteStrong


Is this event all ages? Yes.
Must have a ticket to enter. If the event is not sold out, we will have tickets for sale at the door.

Sierra Nevada Mills River High Gravity
Jan 13

Lyrics Born w/ Calvin Black

All ticket holders will be automatically transferred to new date.
If you are unable to make this re-scheduled date, you will receive a full refund.


Available online or in the Gift Shop
Mezzanine Doors: 7:00 PM | Big Room Doors: 7:30 PM
Calvin Black 8:00 PM | Lyrics Born: 9:00 PM


Lyrics Born

Lyrics Born relocated to the United States from his birthplace of Toyko, Japan right around the time Hip Hop was exploding on the East Coast. From the moment he heard Sugar Hill Gang’s 1980 classic “Rapper’s Delight,” the Bay Area Hip Hop luminary knew he’d found his calling. Twenty-five years later, LB has obliterated the stereotypes of what an MC is “supposed to” look like and captured the hearts of countless fans who gravitate to his distinctive voice. He’s now the only Asian-American MC to release 10 studios albums and the first to play major music festivals like Coachella and Lollapalooza.

Preview Lyrics Born here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6kZ_eeyrkk&feature=youtu.be

Sierra Nevada Presents! A Concert Series in the Big Room in Chico, CA
Jan 13

John McCutcheon

Tickets on sale Saturday, December 8 at 10:00 AM
Doors: 12:00 PM | Lunch & Dessert: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
John McCutcheon: 1:00 PM
John McCutcheon has emerged as one of our most respected and loved folksingers. As an instrumentalist, he is a master of a dozen different traditional instruments, most notably the rare and beautiful hammer dulcimer. His songwriting has been hailed by critics and singers around the globe. His thirty recordings have garnered every imaginable honor including seven Grammy nominations. He has produced over twenty albums of other artists, from traditional fiddlers to contemporary singer-songwriters to educational and documentary works. His books and instructional materials have introduced budding players to the joys of their own musicality. And his commitment to grassroots political organizations has put him on the front lines of many of the issues important to communities and workers.

Watch John McCutcheon - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJi41RWaTCs

Sierra Nevada Heritage Series: A Concert Series in the Big Room in Chico, CA
Jan 15

Mark Hummel's Southern Harmonica Blowout

Doors: 6:00 PM | Dinner & Dessert: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Mark Hummel’s Southern Harmonica Blowout: 7:30 PM

Harmonica man/singer/songwriter/bandleader/author/impresario Mark Hummel took up an interest in blues harp & rock-blues music in high school and soon discovered the originators like Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson & Little Walter. Soon after, Hummel frequented the Ash Grove Club in Los Angeles where he first saw blues legends he would later work with on a regular basis including Charlie Musselwhite, Brownie McGhee (w/Sonny Terry) & James Cotton. By 1985 Mark Hummel’s Blues Survivors hit the road full time and haven’t stopped since. In 2014 Blind Pig Records released Remembering Little Walter, which later was nominated for a Grammy Award and won two Blues Music Awards.
This year’s Harmonica Blowout will feature the all-star lineup including Bobby Rush, Kenny Neal, James Harman & Johnny Sansone.

Watch Mark Hummel Here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMZEUsdm1HU&feature=youtu.be


Bobby Rush…2017 GRAMMY winning blues legend, Blues Hall of Famer, 12x Blues Music Award winner, B.B. King Entertainer of the Year, and Rolling Stone magazine named King of the Chitlin’ Circuit

Naming your album after a song entitled “Porcupine Meat” may seem a little unusual unless you’re Bobby Rush, who earned his first gold record in 1971 with a hit entitled “Chicken Heads.” He elaborates on his recent composition: “If a lady won’t treat me right, but she doesn’t want anyone else to have me, that is hard to digest.” Hence the lyric, “too fat to eat, too lean to throw away.” Porcupine Meat is Rush’s debut release for Rounder Records, and one of the best recordings of his astonishing 60-plus year career. Released in late 2016 the album went on to garner a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album after a debut at #1 on the Living Blues radio chart and on Billboard Blues.

Rush estimates that he has cut over 370 songs since he first began making music. He has been honored with four total Grammy nominations, as well as 46 nominations and 12 awards from the Blues Foundation, and a 2006 induction into the Blues Hall of Fame.

Kenny Neal, born in New Orleans and raised in Baton Rouge, began playing music at a young age. Learning the basics from his father, singer and Blues harmonica master, Raful Neal, Kenny is known as a modern swamp-blues and multi-instrumentalist, that draws from the sizzling sounds of his native Louisiana.

Kenny’s 2016 release, Bloodline, was nominated for a Grammy for Best Contemporary Blues Album and also won 2 BMAs (Blues Music Awards); one for Best Contemporary Blues Album and the other for Best Contemporary Male Blues Artist.

Kenny Neal, a true living blues Legend is THE REAL DEAL and more poised than ever to deliver the blues like no one else can!

Sierra Nevada Heritage Series: A Concert Series in the Big Room in Chico, CA
Jan 20

Ana Popovic

Doors: 6:00 PM | Dinner & Dessert: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Ana Popovic: 7:30 PM


Guitarist, singer Ana Popovic is back on the road promoting her new album ‘Like It On Top’, that focuses on empowered, successful, inspiring female role models.

Recorded in Nashville, TN, and produced by four-time Grammy winner Keb’ Mo’, the blues influenced album features guest appearances from Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Robben Ford and Keb’ Mo’.

A trending theme in today’s world is women overcoming obstacles and breaking through the glass ceilings to reach the top. Like It On Top celebrates those that take initiative, develop, inspire and motivate. But it also credits the men who are motivated and enlightened enough to support women in their quest to be their best versions of themselves.

“I hope that my music inspires others to motivate ladies all over the world to be successful, energetic, empowered women on a mission, and to motivate men to give them that chance,” Popovic says. “The majority of women need to work harder than men to prove themselves or need to cope with a feeling of constant pressure to never make a mistake and be perfect. I believe that women no longer only have the right to earn a living and to take care of themselves and their families. The time has come to step it up. Becoming the outstanding leaders of tomorrow. Corner-office ladies in business, politics, and the electric guitar!”

Watch Ana here: https://youtu.be/9bXaY5f8Ok0

Sierra Nevada Heritage Series: A Concert Series in the Big Room in Chico, CA