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'The Beatles' are Playing a Rooftop Concert in Humboldt Today

We're gonna assume that no one reading the LoCO Lowdown just happened to be chillin' in London on January 30, 1969 when the Beatles pissed off a bunch uptight bobbies with their rooftop electronic noises. No one, right? Right. We all missed it.

Well, we bet you never guessed that today -- a Tuesday! -- you'd have the opportunity to experience pretty much exactly what that historic day felt like. Big Pete's Pizza in Arcata is celebrating it's Eight/"Ate" Year Anniversary with an event featuring Humboldt Beatle worshippers Silver Hammer rockin' the mop top hits. Their stage? Big Pete's roof, of course! It's like you have a cheesy time machine, man. You won't even be able to tell the difference if you close your eyes.

Other shindig features: the Ba-Dum-CHH Comedy yuksters will give it their all, plus prizes and giveaways. Also, pizza. Duh.

And now, because its fun, please enjoy one minute and 27 seconds of John Lennon and Paul McCartney being goofy during the Let It Be sessions.

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

"Ate" Year Anniversary

Big Pete's Pizza / 5 p.m.

Big Pete's turns eight years old and celebrates with a rooftop concert by Humboldt's favorite Beatles tribute band Silver Hammer at 5 p.m., Ba-Dum-Chh Comedy at 7 p.m., plus prizes, giveaways and trivia.

826-1890 /

Eureka Farmers' Market

Old Town Gazebo / 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Locally grown produce and live music.

441-9999 /

Shelter Cove Farmers' Market

Machi Road / 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Locally grown produce.

Miranda Farmers' Market

Avenue Cafe / 2-5 p.m.

Located in front of the cafe. Sustainable farms sell local produce direct to the consumer. Runs from May through October.

943-3025 /

Happy Day

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 3-11 p.m.

826-7222 / Web site

Fortuna Farmers' Market

Fortuna / 3-6 p.m.

Located at 10th and L streets. Local farm-fresh produce.

Humboldt Cribbage Club

Moose Lodge / 6:15-9:30 p.m. / $7

Muggins! Get your weekly crib on.

444-3161 /

Shugafoot

SpeakEasy / 7 p.m.

Local jazz/blues band gets it done.

444-2244 / Web site

Buddy Reed

Libation / 7-9 p.m.

Local bluesman gets low down. Accompanied by Andy Fihn.

825-7596 / Web site

Electric Gravy

Eureka Inn / 8-11 p.m.

Electronica, jazz improvisational trio.

497-6093 / Web site

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 8 p.m.

Your Lowdown will go on the record as saying that Chris Clay is Humboldt's most pro karaoke jockey. We know this stuff.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Good and Evil Karaoke

Silver Lining / 8 p.m.

Karaoke. In an airport.

839-0304 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Garberville Theater
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre