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If You Have $5 To Spend Thursday Night ...

We know, you usually like to reserve to the weekends for ass shaking. However, having to drag your sore, exhausted keister into the cracker factory this Friday morning might just be worth it for a $5 Thursday night at Jambalaya with party-leading drummer Paa Kow and the Afro-fusion dancesplosion By All Means Band. Now, the YouTube video of the band working out on their song "Realize" embedded above is 13 minutes, which is way too long for you to care about watching on your monitor/smart phone. So only watch, like, a minute of it to get the gist of the level of fun zay bring then go see actual live music tonight.

Or! Remember there's a fair goin' on in Ferndale. Also, peruse the selections in your Thursday Lowdown below.

(Note: Have you noticed that "Larry Likes" has been somewhat unmotivated lately? Will someone get him off the couch and onto the Gravitron already? Geez. He can keep the rumpleminze.)

-Andrew Goff

THURSDAY UPDATE: Today's Food For People free produce market has been cancelled, LoCO has been informed via email. FFP writes:

The truck that delivers our produce was not able to make it today so our free produce market is cancelled. We are very sorry for the inconvenience, and will try to reschedule if possible. Information about an alternative date will be posted on Food for People’s website and facebook page as it becomes available. 

EVENTS

Humboldt County Fair

Humboldt County Fairgrounds / 9 a.m.

This year is the 117th annual event. Features live and satellite horse racing, mule racing, carnival rides and games, death defying stunts, live entertainment, competitive exhibits, livestock events, great fair-time foods and special programs.

Web site

Falling Rocks

Shamus T Bones / 7:30 p.m.

Local country/swing music. And meat. Lots of meat.

407-3550 / Web site

The Tale of the Allergist's Wife

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $15 / $12 students/seniors

Follows the story of Marjorie Taub, the wife of a philanthropic allergist, who is engulfed in a life crisis of Medea-like proportions.

442-6278 / Web site

Paa Kow's By All Means Band

The Jam / 9 p.m. / $5 / 21+

Original Afro Fusion dance music.

822-4766 / Web site

Henderson Center Farmers' Market

Henderson Center / 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Locally grown food. Live music. Runs from June to October.

(CANCELLED) Free Produce Market

Food for People / noon-2 p.m. / Free

Sponsored by Food for People.

445-3166 / hmchugh@foodforpeople.org / Web site

McKinleyville Farmers' Market

McKinleyville Shopping Center / 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Locally grown food. Runs from June to October.

268-1800 / Web site

Eureka Summer Concert Series

C Street Market Square / 6 p.m.

Featuring blues band Twice as Good.

Bluegrass Jam

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 6:30 p.m.

Every third Thursday.

826-7222 / Web site

Open Mic

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 7 p.m.

Irish/Celtic music.

442-1177 / Web site

HSU Guitar Group

Libation / 7 p.m.

825-7596 / Web site

Open Mic

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.

822-3453 / Web site

Twango Macallen

Persimmons Garden Gallery / 7 p.m.

923-2748 / Web site

Karaoke w/ KJ Leonard

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 p.m.

When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.

668-9770 / Web site

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

Bear River Casino Resort / 8 p.m.

Please don't do "Bohemian Rhapsody." That never works.

733-9644 / Web site

Kindred Spirits

Clam Beach Inn / 8:30 p.m.

839-0545 /

Open Jam

The Forks / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

With Jimi Jeff.

530-629-2679 /

Pressure/Anya DJs

Nocturnum / 9 p.m. / 21+

Dirty Thursdays bump 'n' grind boogie down.

499-0163 /

Peace of Mind Orchestra

Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+

Local rock/funk.

839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site

Accurate Productions

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+

S.I.N. and Service Night DJ night.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Hip hop krunkage for your butt.

822-0919 /

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre