LOWDOWN LOOKAHEAD!

You love fun! You love community! You love Humboldt!

Thus, in an attempt to make sure you miss zero joy opportunities, LoCO offers you this Lowdown Lookahead, a master list of all the Lowdownred lined” events into the foreseeable future. You’re welcome! Scroll around for info on notable upcoming gatherings. 

MONDAY, OCT. 16

Screaming Females, Street Eaters, Blackplate
Outer Space / 6:30-10 p.m. / $10
DIY Rock legends from New Jersey, Screaming Females, play Arcata for the first time. On tour with Berkley based veteran punk band Street Eaters.
798-0812 / breakfastalldaycollective@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Askevault, Zelosis, Cross Oceans
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 7-11 p.m. / $5
Crusty Monday metal.
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

TUESDAY, OCT. 17

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 7-8:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+
This acclaimed new doc tells the story of a profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Charley Patton and more.
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Grateful Bluegrass Boys
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.-midnight / $10
Performing the music of the Grateful Dead and other classic rock through a bluegrass lens, featuring members of Hot Buttered Rum, David Thom Band.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Cloud Catcher, Ultramafic
Alibi / 11 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Cloud Catcher (heavy rock from Denver) Ultramafic (stoner metal from Humboldt.
822-3731 / Web site / View Comments

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18

Pints for Non-Profits
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. / Free
$1 for every beer sold goes to fund the Humboldt Surfrider Foundation to help protect the ocean and beaches of Humboldt county
668-4151 / social@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

Rising Appalachia
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8-11:59 p.m. / $30 / $25 adv. / 21+
Sisters Leah & Chloe are the collective voice that leads Rising Appalachia, a melting pot of folk music simplicity, textured songwriting, and those bloodline harmonies that only siblings can pull off.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Five Alarm Funk
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.-midnight / $10
“Hot, sweaty dance floors with feet stomping and every body moving. Grooves for days. Monster horns, crushing percussion and shredding psych-rock guitars.”
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FRIDAY, OCT. 20

Rummage Sale! Hosted by Coastal Grove Charter School
Coastal Grove Charter School / 2-6 p.m.
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McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
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Welcome to Willits
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 7-8:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+
“It’s set in Willits, it’s got ‘80s action star Dolph Lundgren, a scruffy drifter named Opossum played by one of the Culkin brothers, meth-addicted weed farmers, an “ominous convenience store clerk” obsessed with Bigfoot, unlucky teens just looking for some hot springs, and maybe even aliens.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Little Shop of Horrors
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
“Poor Seymour Krelborn. If you looked up “hapless” in the dictionary, you’d find his picture. He just can’t let go of his workplace crush, even though she already has a boyfriend. But, hey, things are looking up: Seymour just discovered a new breed of venus flytrap. That feeds on blood. And bodies.”
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SATURDAY, OCT. 21

Rummage Sale! Hosted by Coastal Grove Charter School
Coastal Grove Charter School / 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
825-8804 / Web site / View Comments

Welcome to Willits
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 5-6:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+
“It’s set in Willits, it’s got ‘80s action star Dolph Lundgren, a scruffy drifter named Opossum played by one of the Culkin brothers, meth-addicted weed farmers, an “ominous convenience store clerk” obsessed with Bigfoot, unlucky teens just looking for some hot springs, and maybe even aliens.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 7:30-9 p.m. / $8 / 21+
This acclaimed new doc tells the story of a profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Charley Patton and more.
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Little Shop of Horrors
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
“Poor Seymour Krelborn. If you looked up “hapless” in the dictionary, you’d find his picture. He just can’t let go of his workplace crush, even though she already has a boyfriend. But, hey, things are looking up: Seymour just discovered a new breed of venus flytrap. That feeds on blood. And bodies.”
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Marty O’Reilly and The Old Soul Orchestra
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.-midnight / $15 / $12 adv. / 21+
“Explaining Marty O’Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra’s music is like describing a remembered dream. It feels familiar, but at the same time it feels new. It’s blues but not blues, folk but not folk, soulful but not soul. Marty’s voice is beautiful and distinctive, his lyrics stark yet lush.”
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

SUNDAY, OCT. 22

Little Shop of Horrors
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
“Poor Seymour Krelborn. If you looked up “hapless” in the dictionary, you’d find his picture. He just can’t let go of his workplace crush, even though she already has a boyfriend. But, hey, things are looking up: Seymour just discovered a new breed of venus flytrap. That feeds on blood. And bodies.”
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Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 4-5:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+
This acclaimed new doc tells the story of a profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Charley Patton and more.
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Welcome to Willits
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 6-7:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+
“It’s set in Willits, it’s got ‘80s action star Dolph Lundgren, a scruffy drifter named Opossum played by one of the Culkin brothers, meth-addicted weed farmers, an “ominous convenience store clerk” obsessed with Bigfoot, unlucky teens just looking for some hot springs, and maybe even aliens.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Twiddle, Gene Evaro
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.-midnight / $18 / $15 adv. / 21+
“With 12 years of relentless touring behind them, Vermont-based rock band Twiddle has built an impressive resume spanning Red Rocks to Bonnaroo, and multiple sellouts of historic rock venues including Port Chester, NY’s Capitol Theatre, and Washington D.C.’s 9:30 Club.”
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

TUESDAY, OCT. 24

Welcome to Willits
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 7-8:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+
“It’s set in Willits, it’s got ‘80s action star Dolph Lundgren, a scruffy drifter named Opossum played by one of the Culkin brothers, meth-addicted weed farmers, an “ominous convenience store clerk” obsessed with Bigfoot, unlucky teens just looking for some hot springs, and maybe even aliens.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 25

Shook Twins, Rainbow Girls
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.-midnight / $15 / 21+
“Born and raised in Sandpoint Idaho, Shook Twins are an Indie folk-pop band hailing from Portland, Oregon. Identical twins, Katelyn and Laurie are the main songwriters, but they also back up their band member Niko Slice (electric guitar, mandolin and vocals) adding his uniquely compelling songs.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

THURSDAY, OCT. 26

Welcome to Willits
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 7-8:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+
“It’s set in Willits, it’s got ‘80s action star Dolph Lundgren, a scruffy drifter named Opossum played by one of the Culkin brothers, meth-addicted weed farmers, an “ominous convenience store clerk” obsessed with Bigfoot, unlucky teens just looking for some hot springs, and maybe even aliens.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Haunted Kinetic Lab of Horrors
Arcata Kinetic Lab / 7 p.m.-midnight / $12
The fabulous fundraiser for the Kinetic Sculpture Race is back with new thrills that will give you chills. Help fund the Lab for next years’ 50th Kinetic Race!
822-4805 / jdubdeluxe@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, OCT. 27

Haunted Kinetic Lab of Horrors
Arcata Kinetic Lab / 7 p.m.-midnight / $12
The fabulous fundraiser for the Kinetic Sculpture Race is back with new thrills that will give you chills. Help fund the Lab for next years’ 50th Kinetic Race!
822-4805 / jdubdeluxe@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Halloween Bash 2
Little Red Lion / 7 p.m.-2 a.m. / Free / $2 Donations
“There will be live music from 7 local hard rock bands and a costume contest! You won’t want to miss this! Come check out Local Favorites: Dead Drift, Wreckage, Without A Sound, Buckshot Possum, Lashing Out, Muppet Hunter and Frequency Shift.”
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Club Triangle
The Jam / 7 p.m. / 21+
Under Pressure 80’s and 90’s Night.
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

Pianist Alvin Zhu
Calvary Lutheran Church / 7:30-10 p.m. / $30 / Free child with parent / $5 students / $10 seniors
Alvin Zhu, First-Prize winner of the inaugural Patrick W. Price Competition at the Eighth Texas State International Piano Festival, will present a guest recital at the Eureka Chamber Music series.
677-3359 / dwchandl@gmail.com / View Comments

Little Shop of Horrors
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
“Poor Seymour Krelborn. If you looked up “hapless” in the dictionary, you’d find his picture. He just can’t let go of his workplace crush, even though she already has a boyfriend. But, hey, things are looking up: Seymour just discovered a new breed of venus flytrap. That feeds on blood. And bodies.”
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Hot Buttered Rum
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. / $15 / 21+
Hot Buttered Rum, originally conceived on a backcountry trip of high school and college buddies as a way to re-imagine Appalachian string band music from the vantage point of the High Sierra, has since found its way into the hearts, minds, and bodies of thousands.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, OCT. 28

Delta Nationals
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-9:30 p.m. / Free
Vintage American music live in the beer garden! Free for all ages!
668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

Haunted Kinetic Lab of Horrors
Arcata Kinetic Lab / 7 p.m.-midnight / $12
The fabulous fundraiser for the Kinetic Sculpture Race is back with new thrills that will give you chills. Help fund the Lab for next years’ 50th Kinetic Race!
822-4805 / jdubdeluxe@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Little Shop of Horrors
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
“Poor Seymour Krelborn. If you looked up “hapless” in the dictionary, you’d find his picture. He just can’t let go of his workplace crush, even though she already has a boyfriend. But, hey, things are looking up: Seymour just discovered a new breed of venus flytrap. That feeds on blood. And bodies.”
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SUNDAY, OCT. 29

Spooky Dunes!
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 1-3 p.m. / Free
Get outside and explore on Halloween! During this Halloween event for kids and their adults, tour guides will lead you through the dunes where you will meet spooky and silly dune characters.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

Little Shop of Horrors
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
“Poor Seymour Krelborn. If you looked up “hapless” in the dictionary, you’d find his picture. He just can’t let go of his workplace crush, even though she already has a boyfriend. But, hey, things are looking up: Seymour just discovered a new breed of venus flytrap. That feeds on blood. And bodies.”
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Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 4-5:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+
This acclaimed new doc tells the story of a profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Charley Patton and more.
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

All Seasons Orchestra Concert and Halloween Party
D Street Neighborhood Center / 5-8 p.m. / Free
Scary music of the evening includes the Theme from Jaws, Harry Potter Symphonic Suite, Sabre Dance by Khachaturian, Mars, the Bringer of War from The Planets by Gustav Holst, Symphonic Suite from Lord of the Rings and more.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Welcome to Willits
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 6-7:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+
“It’s set in Willits, it’s got ‘80s action star Dolph Lundgren, a scruffy drifter named Opossum played by one of the Culkin brothers, meth-addicted weed farmers, an “ominous convenience store clerk” obsessed with Bigfoot, unlucky teens just looking for some hot springs, and maybe even aliens.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

TUESDAY, OCT. 31

Trick-or-Treat Downtown Arcata!
Arcata / 4-6 p.m.
The streets will be closed to traffic so young and young at heart participants can enjoy business to business visits and gethering treats (or tricks!) while safe from vehicles.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments

Haunted Kinetic Lab of Horrors
Arcata Kinetic Lab / 7 p.m.-midnight / $12
The fabulous fundraiser for the Kinetic Sculpture Race is back with new thrills that will give you chills. Help fund the Lab for next years’ 50th Kinetic Race!
822-4805 / jdubdeluxe@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, NOV. 3

EPIC Fall Celebration Honors Judi Bari with Casey Neill, Alice DiMicele & Joanne Rand
Mateel Community Center / 6-11:59 p.m. / $40 / $20 Music Only: After 9pm
Take a trip behind the redwood curtain to celebrate 40 years of forest protection on the North Coast with Casey Neill and the Norway Rats, Alice DiMiCele and Joanne Rand at the EPIC Fall Celebration! We will honor Judi Bari with the Sempervirens Award for her lifetime of social justice work.
822-7711 / amber@wildcalifornia.org / Web site / View Comments

Del Tha Funky Homosapien
Humboldt Brews / 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / $25 / $20 adv.
“Hailing from Oakland, California, Del and his crew, the Hieroglyphics came out as a markedly non-gansta response to a burgeoning West Coast scene. After being put on at the tender age of 17 by his cousin Ice Cube, Del released two records on Elektra…”
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, NOV. 4

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, NOV. 10

Marine Corps Ball
Arcata Veterans Memorial Building / 6-11:59 p.m. / $30 / $55 Two tickets
Join us in celebrating the beloved Marine Corps for its 242nd Birthday! Following the traditions of a Formal Ball there will be cocktails, dinner and dancing. With music by the College of the Redwood Band!
822-1552 / arcatavetshall@gmail.com / 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

MONDAY, NOV. 13

Fruition
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.-midnight / 21+
“The Portland, Oregon-based quintet has grown from a rootsy, string-centric outfit to a full-fledged rock band with an easy but powerful grasp of soul, blues, and British Invasion era pop.”
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, NOV. 17

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
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THURSDAY, NOV. 30

John Welsh Band
Crescent Elk Auditorium / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $18 / $12 Students / $15 Transitional-Aged Youth / $15 Seniors
Latin reggae group John Welsh Band is a world-traveling ensemble originating from Vancouver, Canada and Nigeria, Africa, their music synthesizes reggae, surf rock, West African, and Latin rhythms for a high-energy, vivacious live show with positive messages and catchy melodies
464-1336 / dnaca@harborside.com / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, DEC. 2

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. 8

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. 9

Nicole Atkins and Charlie Parr
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.-midnight
To borrow a phrase from heaven’s new poet laureate, Leonard Cohen, Nicole Atkins was “born with the gift of a golden voice.” But somewhere along the way she misplaced it. Goodnight Rhonda Lee is the story of Nicole finding her voice, and how, in doing so, she went a little crazy.
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TUESDAY, DEC. 12

Flobots
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.-midnight / $20 / $18 adv. / 21+
When a pair of intelligent, visionary emcees joins forces with a battle-hardened, groove-fusing rhythm section, and a classically trained violist the result is a sound that explores and expands the frontiers of live hip-hop.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, DEC. 15

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
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SATURDAY, JAN. 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, JAN. 12

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

FRIDAY, JAN. 19

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
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SATURDAY, FEB. 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, FEB. 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