LOWDOWN LOOKAHEAD!

Humboldt, it’s never too early to be planning future fun. Thus, LoCO offers you the Lowdown Lookahead, a master list of all the Lowdown “red lined” events into the foreseeable future. Scroll around for info on big upcoming events like the Finish Ticket, Halloween with Talib Kweli, the Rebel Craft Rumble, an acoustic date with Michael Franti and the 2015 Mr. Humboldt Pageant. -AG

SATURDAY, OCT. 25

Haunted Mill Tour
Blue Ox Millworks / 7 p.m.-midnight / $10
“With a bigger budget, bigger technical team, more days and expanded hours, this year’s Haunted Mill Tour will be stoking the fear forge even higher.”
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Random Acts of Comedy
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8 p.m. / $6
Improv comedy showcase with spontaneous scenes, hilarious games, snappy songs, and fantastic stories all made up on the spot based on audience input.
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The Small Axe Ensemble’s Debut Album Release
Arcata Playhouse / 8-11:50 p.m. / $7 / $12 w/ CD
After countless setbacks, losses, and trials, The Small Axe will be releasing their debut album featuring nine original songs (with bassoon!). The Curiosities open.
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The Addams Family Musical
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18
Musical comedy. “Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother.”
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Pretty Things Peep Show/Creep Show
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. / 21+
“Where’s Queer Bill and The Red Carpet Girls are so crazy excited about our Halloween party we just couldn’t wait until Halloween Day! Dig deep into your closet for your Creepiest Freakiest Outfit and win cash!”
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O’Death
The Depot / 10 p.m. / $5 / $3 HSU students
“Originally formed while the members attended SUNY Purchase, O’Death quickly began building a fanbase with their reverently twisted take on Americana filtered through a wealth of musical influences as divergent as Bill Monroe, Prince, Neil Young, and The Misfits.”
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SUNDAY, OCT. 26

Spooky Dune Tour
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 1-3 p.m. / $3 / $5 sliding scale
A Halloween event for kids and their adults! Join some spooky dune characters for fun Halloween games and educational activities at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center. Come dressed in costume and be prepared for a short hike in the sand.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

The Addams Family Musical
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2 p.m. / $18
Musical comedy. “Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother.”
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Candlelight Vigil for Danielle Nemetz (Rippeon)
McKinleyville High School / 7 p.m.
Last week, the Lost Coast Outpost reported on the tragic shooting death of former local girl Danielle Nemetz in Washington state. Now, a candlelight vigil is scheduled to take place at McKinleyville High School — Danielle was an alumnus, graduating in 2012.
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Chicago Afrobeat Project
Humboldt Brews / 8 p.m. / $15
Since its birth from Chicago’s underground art and loft party scene more than 10 years ago, Chicago Afrobeat Project has performed coast to coast at clubs and festivals across the United States.
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MONDAY, OCT. 27

Patty Griffin
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $35 / $10 HSU students
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin is renowned for her beautiful, personal and unpredictable songs.
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TUESDAY, OCT. 28

Tinariwen
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $35 / $10 HSU students
Tinariwen has won over fans worldwide with their Saharan desert blues, droning guitar grooves and politically charged lyrics. Drawing its members from the Tuareg nomads, a repressed tribal people exiled from their native Mali, Tinariwen has developed an expansive sound over years spent in isolation.
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Jeff Austin Band
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $20 / 21+
Fronted by Yonder Mtn. String Band mandolinist Austin “celebrated for his fleet fingers and penchant for improvisation on stage.”
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THURSDAY, OCT. 30

Mummenschanz
Van Duzer Theater / 7 p.m. / $45 / $5 HSU students / $25 children
For more than 30 years, this famed Swiss theatrical troupe has created an original and captivating universe of whimsy, wonder and ingenuity that delights both young and old. Using an array of imaginative props, giant set pieces and masks, their kinetic creations suddenly transform inanimate objects
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Finish Ticket’s Zombie Ball Concert
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7 p.m. / $10
KSLG and the New Bands, New Songs, New Sounds Concert Series present a Halloween costume contest featuring Bay Area rock band Finish Ticket and Picture Atlantic. All ages.
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FRIDAY, OCT. 31

Trick or Treating on Halloween
Arcata Plaza / 4-6 p.m. / Free
Plaza streets are closed to vehicles for Trick or Treating. Have the Arcata Chamber of Commerce take your picture with Fairy Princess Shoshanna, Giant Puppets by Arcata Playhouse, live DJ and candy by KRFH 105.1, enjoy performers from Humboldt Circus.
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City of Arcata’s Halloween Carnival
Arcata Community Center / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $2 / Free under 2 years
The City of Arcata Recreation Division and Humboldt State Recreation students invite children and parents to a “Prehistoric Adventure” themed Halloween Carnival. Children ages 10 and younger enjoy face painting, fun carnival games and contests.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Monster Ball Costume Contest with Merv George
Blue Lake Casino / 7 p.m. / $10 / 21+
Enter the costume contest (categories include: sexiest, scariest and couples) to win up to $250 in Blue Bucks. Music by Humboldt’s living musical legend Merv George. Sign up at 7 p.m. Contest at 10:30 p.m.
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Haunted Mill Tour
Blue Ox Millworks / 7 p.m.-midnight / $10
“With a bigger budget, bigger technical team, more days and expanded hours, this year’s Haunted Mill Tour will be stoking the fear forge even higher.”
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Humboldt Halloween: Talib Kweli, Lyrics Born and Kelley Mak
Portuguese Hall / 8 p.m. / $35 / 18+
KMUD presents the legendary emcee, plus Lyrics Born, Kelley Mak, Pressure Anya, Nico Luminous, Wu Wei, Samba Da Alegria and more. Two rooms (hip hop in front, EDM in the back). Hosted by Sonny Wong.
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Soul Fright III/Soul Night III Year Anniversary
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $5 / 21+
It’s a perfect storm ladies and gentlemen. October 31st marks not only the 3rd annual Soul Fright Halloween Party but also the 3 year anniversary of Soul Night as well.
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Black Alice Halloween Bash
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Members of Triple Junction and Eyes Anonymous are doing their Halloween only performance featuring a set of Alice Cooper songs and theatrics followed by a set of Black Sabbath.
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No Good Redwood Ramblers Halloween Hoedown
Logger Bar / 9:30 p.m. / Free / 21+
“The No Good Redwood Ramblers bring the Logger bar to it’s knees once again for an all night, Halloween hoedown. With special guests Thursday Night Bluegrass, dancing ghosts? You bet!”
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SATURDAY, NOV. 1

Arts Alive
Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free
Eureka’s monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.
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Reopen Dry Lagoon Campground Benefit
Trinidad Town Hall / 6-11 p.m.
“Humboldt’s favorite hike-in campground has been closed for nearly three years because of California budget cuts. Event features food and music by the Pilot Rock Ramblers and Monahan, Martin, and Sleep.
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Haunted Mill Tour
Blue Ox Millworks / 7 p.m.-midnight / $10
“With a bigger budget, bigger technical team, more days and expanded hours, this year’s Haunted Mill Tour will be stoking the fear forge even higher.”
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Hip Hop Harvest Competition w/ Talib Kweli
Mateel Community Center / 7 p.m. / $28
KMUD Redwood Community Radio, Inc. presents the Hip Hop Harvest MC Competition. Prizes including studio recording and editing time. Hosted by Kelley Mak. Featuring the legendary Talib Kweli.
923-3368 / Web site / View Comments

HFS Barn Dance
Arcata Veterans Hall / 7:30-11 p.m. / $7
Celebrate the changing season with a barn dance featuring the Striped Pig Stringband and caller extraordinaire Charmaine Slaven. All dances will be taught with no partner or experience needed.
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T Sisters
Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $15 / $13 students & members
“Vocally driven Americana trio known to captivate audiences with close harmonies, inventive arrangements, and plenty of sass.”
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Jelly Bread, Liquid Kactus
Jambalaya / 9 p.m. / $10 / 21+
“Jelly Bread blends a dash of alt-rock with soul and funk creating high-energy calling card that melds elements of desert twang and the urban tones of funk and rock.”
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MONDAY, NOV. 3

Tedeschi Trucks Band
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $75 / $35 HSU students
In just three years, this 11-member collective led by husband-wife duo Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi has taken its roots-rich musical mix to audiences across the globe and become a proven musical powerhouse.
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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 5

Pints for Nonprofits
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 3 p.m.-midnight
Benefitting Friends of the Eel River. One dollar of every pint sold will help progress our efforts toward recovery of the Eel River and its fisheries. Musical guest Kingfoot.
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Jane Siberry
Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $30 / $25 students & members
“Siberry’s songs have been covered by numerous artists, with particular success by k.d lang. She has collaborated with Brian Eno, Peter Gabriel, Emmylou Harris, Joe Jackson, the Indigo Girls and more.”
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FRIDAY, NOV. 7

KC and the Sunshine Band
Humboldt County Fairgrounds / 6 p.m. / $65
Get down tonight. Part of Pure Entertainment’s Humboldt Jams Fest 2014.
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An EPIC Fall Celebration
Mateel Community Center / 6:30 p.m. / $50 / $20 after 9pm / $25 children under 12
Dinner, auction and dance for the Wild featuring a Farm to Table Dinner followed with music by San Francisco based House of Floyd.
822-7711 / natalynne@wildcalifornia.org / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, NOV. 8

Celebrating Dylan Wade Ruiz
Arcata Community Center / 11 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free
Join us for a celebration of life in honor of Dylan Wade Ruiz, loving son, grandson, brother, partner, friend and precious gift to our community. Bring your memories, photos and food to share.
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Kid Ink, E-40
Humboldt County Fairgrounds / 3 p.m. / $75
“Red Cup” singer performs. Part of Pure Entertainment’s Humboldt Jams Fest 2014.
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Cirque Disco-leil: “Bridging the Gap”
Arcata Community Center / 7:30 p.m. / $20 / 21+
The disco-themed event’s focus is “bridging the gap” – gaining funding for a bridge to allow the Ridge Trail to cross Janes Creek near its northern entrance on West End Road — and will feature performances by Caravan of Glam, Va Va Voom and more.
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Pastime Silent Movie Orchestra
Fortuna Monday Club / 7:30 p.m. / $10 / $8 Students and Seniors
Directed by Franklin Stover, the group will accompany two classic silent films, a Buster Keaton favorite, “The Playhouse” (1921) and Charles Bowers in a 1926 slapstick comedy, “Now You Tell One.”
725-7572 / fortunaconcert@live.com / Web site / View Comments

Ziggy Marley
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $56 / $26 HSU students
The eldest son of Bob and Rita Marley, Ziggy began his musical career performing with his legendary father and siblings. He has since forged his own original path with Grammy Award-winning albums such as Love Is My Religion and his unique children’s project Family Time.
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Earl Thomas and The Rhumboogies Concert
Trinidad Town Hall / 8-11:30 p.m. / $25 / 21+
Local blues crooner benefits TSEF, Trinidad School Education Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to academics and enrichment programs at Trinidad School.
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THURSDAY, NOV. 13

Pilobolus
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $10 HSU students
With unparalleled physical ability, the remarkably athletic dancers of Pilobolus push the human body to its outermost limits. Artfully combining movement, acrobatics and jaw-dropping, outside-of-the-box invention, the company erects human structures on stage that are “closer to sculpture than dance”
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FRIDAY, NOV. 14

Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
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PhuturePrimitive
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / $20 / $15 Limited Advanced / 21+
Searching for Beauty Tour featuring Ritual Dancer Caeli La with Kaminanda.
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SATURDAY, NOV. 15

Frank Fairfield
The Depot / 9 p.m. / $10 / $5 HSU students
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MONDAY, NOV. 17

Michael Franti
Van Duzer / 8 p.m. / $41 / $36 HSU students
Musician, humanitarian, and children’s book author, Michael Franti, is recognized as a pioneering force using music as a vehicle for positive change as well as his unforgettable, high energy shows with his band, Spearhead.
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THURSDAY, NOV. 20

The Wailin’ Jennys
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $35
“The Wailin’ Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse, three distinct voices that together create an achingly perfect vocal blend. Starting as a happy accident of solo singer/songwriters joining together for a one-time-only performance in Canada, they have become a beloved folk act.”
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SUNDAY, NOV. 30

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre of London
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $65 / $10 HSU student
Direct from the heart of London, the Globe Theatre is the world’s preeminent exponent of Shakespeare’s immortal works.
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TUESDAY, DEC. 2

The Bad Plus
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $35 / $5 HSU students
The irreverent outlaw experimental jazz trio known as The Bad Plus rose to fame over a decade ago by transforming pop and rock anthems by the likes of Nirvana and Radiohead into epic improvisational journeys.
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THURSDAY, DEC. 4

EOTO, Buku, Willie Joy
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / $25 / $15 Early Bird / $20 Limited Advanced / 21+
World Famous Productions presents a night of electronic music.
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SATURDAY, DEC. 6

Arts Alive
Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free
Eureka’s monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.
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FRIDAY, DEC. 12

Holiday Craft Bonanza
SCRAP Humboldt / 6-5 p.m.
633-8349 / tibora@scraphumboldt.org / Web site / View Comments

Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, DEC. 13

The Emerald Cup
Sonoma County Fairgrounds / 11 a.m.-11 p.m. / $45 / $80 Weekend Tickets / $45 Single Day Tickets
Celebrating 11 years as California’s preeminent, outdoor, organic, medicinal cannabis competition.
545-4200 / info@theemeraldcup.com / Web site / View Comments

SUNDAY, DEC. 14

The Emerald Cup
Sonoma County Fairgrounds / 11 a.m.-11 p.m. / $45 / $80 Weekend Tickets / $45 Single Day Tickets
Celebrating 11 years as California’s preeminent, outdoor, organic, medicinal cannabis competition.
545-4200 / info@theemeraldcup.com / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, JAN. 3

Arts Alive
Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free
Eureka’s monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.
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FRIDAY, JAN. 9

Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, FEB. 7

Arts Alive
Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free
Eureka’s monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.
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FRIDAY, FEB. 13

Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments