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Humboldt Funk All-Stars Kidnap Bill Summers and DJ Logic

The weekend didn't kick your ass hard enough? Brave Monday night warriors can keep the party going up in Arcata with a special edition of the weekly Getdown funk jams. Why special? Percussionist Bill Summers and DJ Logic, -- who jammed with Motherlode at Jambalaya on Friday -- apparently just can't get enough of the Humboldt music scene and stuck around for more funkin' good times. Hopefully you heard the makeshift ensemble on KHUM (pictured above)this afternoon that also featured HumCo virtuoso keyboardist Brian Swizlo, bassist Drew Mohr and potentially-the-best-drummer-in-the-county Pete Ciotti. If not, catch 'em at the Jam tonight.

Also Monday night, at The Works in Old Town there's a tasty triple bill headlined by guitar swami William Tyler -- sample the aural products of his tactful fingers in the video below. Filling out the night will be the fairly new adventurous local guitar/fiddle duo Electro Saloon, comprised of Strix Vega's Colin Begall and Patronus' Alanna Goldsmith, and Eureka band The Tweeners. Enjoy live music surrounded by shelves of recorded music. It's trippy.

In other news, the countdown to Reggae on the River enters its final week. The Mateel Community Center has announced that it is adding single day tickets, without the camping option. (The single day tickets will be available at the gate only, to those who arrive by the shuttle or by foot, as car parking is reserved for 3 and 4-day ticket holders who are camping.) FYI for those of you who know your reggae limits.

Other Monday goodies in your Lowdown below.

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

William Tyler

The Works / 9 p.m.

Panache presents a country'ish/freak/folk show featuring Merge Records' artist William Tyler. Guitar/violin duo Electro Saloon and Eureka band The Tweeners open.

442-8121 / Web site

The Getdown

The Jam / 9 p.m. / 21+

Humboldt's finest funk musicians get up to Getdown.

822-4766 / Web site

Swing Dance Night

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7-10 p.m. / $7

616-6876 / Web site

Cornhole Tournament

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 7-10 p.m. / Free

RCB's got the bags and the boards, but do you have game?

826-7222 / david.franklin@redwoodcurtainbrewing.com / Web site

Friendship Circle Dance

Moose Lodge / 7-10 p.m. / $4

Dancing to live music featuring tunes from the 1930s, ‘40s and ‘50s.

444-3161 /

Humboldt Harmonaires Practice

Eureka Mall / 7 p.m.

Sing it out. Local barbershop group's weekly open practice for shower singers interested in branching out.

Quiz Night

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Aww, show people how smart you are when you drink. Adorable.

822-3453 / Web site

Open Mic

Shamus T Bones / 7 p.m.

Every Monday with bluesy hosts Jim Lahman Band.

407-3550 / Web site

Game Night

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8-11 p.m. / Free

826-7222 / Web site

Really Cheap Bowling

Harbor Lanes / 8 p.m.-midnight

$1.75 per game? Steeeee-rike!

No Covers

Eureka Inn / 8 p.m.

Improvisational piano/drum duo.

497-6093 / Web site

Monday Night Karaoke

Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.

You are not too good for this.

839-7580 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound's Dancehall Mondays

Ocean Grove Lodge / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Reggae/dancehall night. Looks like this.

677-3543 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre