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FRIDAY LOWDOWN: Blue Lake Gets Funked Up

Word has is that the roof is scheduled to be fully torn off of the sucker out at Blue Lake Casino this particular Friday when George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic bring their legendary funk to Humboldt booties. Bow wow wow, yippie yo, and also, yippie yay. Oh, and Dean Ween is the opening act? What?! Bonkers.  


Native Ink Expo

Bear River Recreation Center / noon-11 p.m. / $20 Sunday day pass / $25 Saturday day pass / $25 Friday day pass / $50 weekend pass

298-0632 / kylehudson@bearrivercasino.com / Web site

HSU Downtown Block Party

Arcata Plaza / 3-9 p.m.

Musical entertainment will be provided by the Chulita Vinly Club (CVC) and Calafia Armada (Oakland Familia).

822-4500 / arcatamainstreet@gmail.com / Web site

Eureka Friday Night Market

Old Town Eureka / 5-8 p.m.

Friday Nights are about to get real fun in Old Town, Eureka! Join us for a farmers market, craft booths, live music, food trucks, Humboldt Made member booths, and a beer and wine garden every Friday.

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The Detours

Old Town Eureka / 5-8 p.m. / Free

The Detours will rock the Night Market Stage on Friday Sept 14th - be ready for truck driving tunes, tender ballads of the heart and some good old Honky-Tonk. Y'all come!

798-6411 / info@visiteureka.com / Web site


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

The Yokels

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free

Fine local rockabilly.

668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site

Arabic Concert

Fulkerson Recital Hall / 7-10 p.m. / $20 / $15 students / $10 adv. student / $15 adv. general

A spectacular night of Arabic music and dance! Featuring Georges Lammam (violin/vocals), Khadr Kaileh (keyboard), Naser Musa (oud), Antoine Lammam (percussion), and Susu Pampanin (tablah).

616-8205 / kcw218@humboldt.edu / Web site

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Dean Ween Group

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m. / $55 / $85 VIP / $65 Day of / 21+

"With hits like, "One Nation Under a Groove," "Give up the Funk (We Want the Funk)," "Knee Deep," and "Mothership Connection," Cinton elevated "funk" music to complete recognition and acceptance as a true genre in and of itself."

668-9770 / info@bluelakecasino.com / Web site

Dial M for Murder

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10:30 p.m. / $18 / $16 Students/Seniors

A wealthy socialite, a tennis pro, a torrid affair and a massive fortune on the line – murder returns to the NCRT stage with a tale of greed, jealousy, revenge, and best laid plans gone awry.

442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site

Tourettes Without Regrets

Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m.

Part poetry slam, part circus and part rap battle, the event incorporates audience participation and an open mic, billing itself as “the fight club of underground art.” Based in Oakland this off the wall cabaret show comes to the Arcata Playhouse for one night only.

822-1575 / Web site

Marjorie Prime

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $17 / $10 Thursdays

It’s the age of artificial intelligence, and 85-year- old Marjorie—a jumble of disparate, fading memories—has a handsome new companion who’s programmed to feed the story of her life back to her.

Fetish Night: Back To School

The Siren's Song Tavern / 9 p.m. / $7 / $5 with costume / 21+

Dance to the amazing DJ Joe-E. This months special guest artist Sandra Pookies Saldana will be doing body painting Along with sexy performances and kinky vendors.

442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site


Arcata Theatre Lounge / 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / $23 / $15 Limited Advanced Online / $20 Advanced / 21+

"Now and always, Orgōne delivers dirty, organic, California soul with heart; music that grabs you by the collar, pulls you to your feet and shoves you wantingly onto the dance floor."

822-1220 / Web site

The Rock Collection

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $25 / 21+

The Rock Collection is an all-star songwriting and performing collaboration with an amazing chemistry onstage. Melvin Seals (Jerry Garcia Band/JGB), Greg Anton (Zero), Stu Allen (Phil Lesh & Friends), Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz (ALO), John-Paul McLean (JGB), and Stephanie Salva (Tumbleweed Soul).

826-2739 / Web site

Celebrate Constitution Week

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free / Free everyone

Every year the Redwood Forest Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, celebrates Constitution Week.

499-9965 / jajaronoff@gmail.com / Web site

Garberville Farmers' Market

See Event Description / 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

559-246-2246 / sohumfm@yahoo.com / Web site

Drop-in Volunteering at SCRAP Humboldt

SCRAP Humboldt / 1-6 p.m. / Free

Do you love fun tasks, organizing or helping the environment? Stop by SCRAP and lend your hand!

822-2452 / volunteer@scraphumboldt.org / Web site

KMUD's Summer Music Series

KMUD - Redwood Community Radio, Inc. / 5-11 p.m. / Free

KMUD is having a Summer Music Series at the KMUD studio every other Friday night. There will be awesome live bands followed by a movie on the lawn. Each event will have a different theme so stay tuned to KMUD to hear what is coming up next.

923-2513 / allison@kmud.org / Web site

Alchemy Distillery open house

Alchemy Distillery / 6-9 p.m.

822-8013 / amy@alchemyinc.com / Web site

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site

Salsa Dance Lessons!

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 6-7:30 p.m. / $7 / 18+

All levels welcome!

816-2809 / SalsaAtSix@gmail.com / Web site

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Kimtu Cookhouse / 7 p.m. / $15 / 18+

This long running Off Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian Café in 1904 before the Einstein transformed physics and Picasso set the art world.

530-629-3564 / dreamquestwillowcreek@hotmail.com /

Traditional Ecological Knowledge Research in Wildlife Conservation

Six Rivers Masonic Lodge / 7:30-9 p.m. / Free

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a free presentation by Dr. Seafha Ramos, Research Associate and Lecturer at Humboldt State University Wildlife Department.

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Ghost Program

SpeakEasy / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

Gettin' down in Opera Alley.

444-2244 / Web site

707 Band

Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

707 is Humboldt’s Premier Party band kicking out 70’s Funk, 70’s Classic Rock, and 80’s New Wave. It’s all about the groove and 707 delivers it!

733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site

Rockstar Karaoke

Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

You may sing now.

839-2013 /


Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /


Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Local Pink Floyd cover Money perform for this Free show in the Wave Lounge!

668-9770 / Web site


Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.



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