LoCO LOWDOWN LOOKAHEAD!

Are you ready to gather again? Sure seems like it! That’s why LoCO is getting back in the Lowdown swing of things. We trust you to do what is responsible because, well, we don’t really have a choice. Have fun, kids! 

Below you will find a quick overview of some of the bigger events coming up as well as links to dig deeper into particular days you might be looking for something to do. Find your joy!

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TODAY

The Elephant Man
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century.
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FRIDAY

The Elephant Man
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century.
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Bitchin Bajas, Winter Band
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 8 p.m. / $15 / $20 day of show / 21+
Bitchin’ Bajas is a side-project of Cooper Crain (guitarist/organist of the band CAVE), with Dan Quinlivan and Rob Frye. WINTER BAND (a mysterious Humboldt supergroup organized by Ben Chasney of SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE) will also be making an appearance!
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SATURDAY

Synapsis Benefit Cabaret for Eureka Books
Synapsis / 7 p.m. / $5 / $40 sliding scale
Book themed performances, aerial, dance, and other shenanigans will bring laughter, strangeness, and much merriment to this fun filled evening.
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Hopeless Jack, Moxi & Loon
The Jam / 8-11 p.m. / $7 / 21+
A raucous and raw element of rock & roll grounded in the roots of soul and blues.
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The Elephant Man
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century.
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SUNDAY, FEB. 12

The Elephant Man
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century.
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THURSDAY, FEB. 16

Riders In The Sky
The Old Steeple / 7:30-10 p.m. / $45 / $50 at the door
The best in Western music since 1977! With their award-winning harmonies, wacky Western wit and high-yodeling adventures, Riders In The Sky stand “hats & shoulders” above the rest of the purveyors of C & W - “Comedy & Western!”
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FRIDAY, FEB. 17

The Elephant Man
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century.
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Chad Opitz
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $15 / 18+
Chad has been a featured guest on the Doug Loves Movies Podcast and The Benson Interruption. He was a featured performer at the 2016-2019 San Francisco Sketchfests.
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SATURDAY, FEB. 18

The Elephant Man
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century.
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Chad Opitz
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $15 / 18+
Chad has been a featured guest on the Doug Loves Movies Podcast and The Benson Interruption. He was a featured performer at the 2016-2019 San Francisco Sketchfests.
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SUNDAY, FEB. 19

The Elephant Man
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century.
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TUESDAY, FEB. 21

Hawktail
The Old Steeple / 7:30-10 p.m. / $30 / $35 at the door
Hawktail is the instrumental acoustic quartet of fiddler Brittany Haas, bassist Paul Kowert, guitarist Jordan Tice, and mandolinist Dominick Leslie.
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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22

Thee Sacred Souls
Kate Buchanan Room / 8 p.m. / Free
For Thee Sacred Souls, the first time is often the charm. The band’s first club dates led to a record deal with the revered Daptone label; their first singles racked up more than ten million streams in a year and garnered attention from Billboard, Rolling Stone, and KCRW.
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Casey Donahew
Humboldt Brews / 8 p.m. / $35 / 21+
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FRIDAY, FEB. 24

Saul Trujillo
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $15 / 18+
Saul Trujillo is a child-like man ready to light up any room with his awkward energy. Growing up in the city of Stockton wasn’t easy, but it gave him the thick skin needed for any situation on and off the stage.
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SATURDAY, FEB. 25

Saul Trujillo
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $15 / 18+
Saul Trujillo is a child-like man ready to light up any room with his awkward energy. Growing up in the city of Stockton wasn’t easy, but it gave him the thick skin needed for any situation on and off the stage.
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The Velvet Sea
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free
The Velvet Sea is a phish tribute band featuring members of the ever expansive Humboldt music community!
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SUNDAY, FEB. 26

Jay Leno
Arkley Center For The Performing Arts / 4 p.m. / $85 / $150 premium seats
Shows at 4 and 7:30 p.m. Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist…Leno is widely characterized as “the hardest working man in show business.”
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TUESDAY, FEB. 28

CenterArts Present: International Guitar Night
Van Duzer Theater / 7 p.m. / $49 GA
Joining us for a superior night of musicianship will be Canadian jazz guitarist and vocalist, and recipient of the 2021 Juno for Jazz Album Of The Year Jocelyn Gould. Also performing will be Flamenco master Jesús Guerrero from Spain.
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FRIDAY, MARCH 3

CenterArts Presents: One Night with Queen
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $45 Standard
For over two decades, Gary Mullen & The Works have performed One Night Of Queen to sold-out audiences around the world, playing more than 2,500 live shows to audiences in over 20 countries.
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MONDAY, MARCH 13

CenterArts Presents: Alexander Malofeev Piano
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 6 p.m. / $49 GA
Hailed as ‘The latest phenomenon of the Russian piano school’ (Corriere della Sera), Moscow-born pianist Alexander Malofeev came to international prominence when he won the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians in 2014, aged 13.
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FRIDAY, MARCH 17

Dave Waite
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $15 / 18+
Los Angeles-based comedian Dave Waite is a charismatic oddball whose shows are non-stop fun.
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SATURDAY, MARCH 18

Dave Waite
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $15 / 18+
Los Angeles-based comedian Dave Waite is a charismatic oddball whose shows are non-stop fun.
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22

Mark O’Connor Duo
The Old Steeple / 7:30-10 p.m. / $55 / $60 at the door
Mark O’Connor began his creative journey at the feet of American fiddling legend Benny Thomasson and the iconic French jazz violinist Stéphane Grappelli. Now, at age 55, he has melded these influences into a new American classical music.
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

CenterArts Presents: Philosophy Forum with Pattie Gonia
Van Duzer Theater / 7 p.m. / $25 at the door / $20 GA
Join the Cal Poly Humboldt’s Philosophy Forum in welcoming Wyn Wiley (he/him), aka Pattie Gonia (she/her), who has made waves over the past few years as a drag queen advocating for the environment. People love Pattie for her comedy and dancing, but also for her powerful honesty.
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FRIDAY, APRIL 28

Cornell Reid Comes Home
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $15 / 18+
Cornell Reid is an LA-based comedian and writer originally from Humboldt, California, where he recently recorded his debut album Cornell Vest w/Cornell Reid & Evan Vest.
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SATURDAY, APRIL 29

Cornell Reid Comes Home
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $15 / 18+
Cornell Reid is an LA-based comedian and writer originally from Humboldt, California, where he recently recorded his debut album Cornell Vest w/Cornell Reid & Evan Vest.
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SATURDAY, MAY 6

CenterArts Presents: Ryan Keberle with the Cal Poly Humboldt Jazz Orchestra
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $35 GA
We are excited to announce a special collaboration between trombonist Ryan Keberle and the Cal Poly Humboldt Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Dan Aldag. Ryan has been hailed in the Downbeat International Critics Poll as #1 Rising Star trombonist, a player “of vision and composure”.
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FRIDAY, MAY 12

Aaron Naylor
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $15 / 18+
Aaron Naylor is a Chicago-based stand-up comedian from Kansas City. Known for his quick wit and clever one-liners, Aaron has been making audiences laugh all over America since he started telling jokes in 2013.
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SATURDAY, MAY 13

Aaron Naylor
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $15 / 18+
Aaron Naylor is a Chicago-based stand-up comedian from Kansas City. Known for his quick wit and clever one-liners, Aaron has been making audiences laugh all over America since he started telling jokes in 2013.
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