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WEDNESDAY LOWDOWN: Checking Out This Psychobilly Band at The Shanty Tonight Might Be a Good Idea

If rowdy, boozy rooms are a scene you crave, maybe you should devote your hump day night this week to a trip to The Shanty. There, rockabilly rabble rousers Three Bad Jacks headline a night of uninhibited joy sure to make your midweek seem less middling. Sample their swagger in the clip above and/or see what else the Lowdown has in store for you below.


Top Events!
(Look ahead!)

Humboldt County Fair
Humboldt County Fairgrounds / noon-9 p.m.
The fair! Horse racing! Carnival rides! Fair food! Livestock! Guy Fieri, even! Enjoy some Americana while you can!
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Sci-Fi Night: Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6-9 p.m. / $5 / $9 Admission + Poster
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Three Bad Jacks, Idle Spurs
The Shanty / 9-11:45 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Bad Kitty Presents: “SoCal rockabilly/psychobilly charmers Three Bad Jacks finally make it back to Humboldt. Expect a night of glorious rocking & reeling. Local honky tonkers Idle Spurs will get things started.”
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All Events!
(Submit yours!)

Call for Artists: Tiny Art Show at the Humboldt County Library
Humboldt County Library / noon / Free
The Humboldt County Library wants to have a Tiny Art Show - and we need your help!
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CEDS Roadshow - Attention Southern Humboldt
Redwood Playhouse / 5:30-7 p.m. / Free
Humboldt County is in the planning process of developing our Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). We are coming to YOUR town to facilitate a community discussion and hear your insights on the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats facing our County.
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Reel Genius Trivia
The Madrone / 6-8 p.m. / Free
Every week! General trivia for everyone. Free to play; win prizes! Max 7 players per team.
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Chess! Washington Square Wednesdays
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 7-9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Come play chess from 7 to 9 pm. No cover. Beer, drinks and snacks available. No cover.
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Rockstar Karaoke
Central Station / 8-11:59 p.m. / Free / 21+
They will allow you to sing here.

Comedy Open Mic
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / Free / 21+
Longest running comedy open mic between SF and Portland. Sign ups at 8:30 p.m. or so. “Comedians” get 5 minutes and a one minute light at 4 minutes. No Cover.
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • A PRIVATE MOVIE SCREENING: 12:00, 3:45, 7:30
  • BEAST: 11:40, 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 8:20
  • BODIES BODIES BODIES: 12:30, 3:00, 5:30, 8:10
  • BULLET TRAIN: 1:30, 4:30, 7:30
  • DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS: 12:00, 2:40, 5:20
  • DRAGON BALL SUPER: SUPER HERO (ENGLISH DUBBED): 11:50, 4:50, 7:20
  • DRAGON BALL SUPER: SUPER HERO (ENGLISH SUBTITLED): 2:20, 6:20
  • FALL: 2:30, 8:00
  • MACK & RITA: 12:10, 5:10
  • MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU: 11:35, 1:50, 4:10
  • NOPE: 1:10, 4:20, 7:40
  • THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER 2D: 11:30, 2:15, 5:00, 7:50
  • TOP GUN: MAVERICK: 1:00, 4:00, 7:00
  • WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING: 12:40, 3:50, 6:50
Mill Creek Cinema
  • BEAST: 5:00, 7:30
  • BODIES BODIES BODIES: 5:20, 7:50
  • BULLET TRAIN: 4:10, 7:10
  • DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS: 3:40
  • DRAGON BALL SUPER: SUPER HERO (ENGLISH DUBBED): 7:40
  • DRAGON BALL SUPER: SUPER HERO (ENGLISH SUBTITLED): 5:10
  • MACK & RITA: 6:30
  • MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU: 4:40, 6:50
  • NOPE: 4:20, 7:20
  • TOP GUN: MAVERICK: 4:00, 7:00

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