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Lowdown: Humboldt's Soothing Monday Option

In an effort to let Humboldt recover from Saturday’s Homebrew Fest and Sunday’s Spam gorge, we’re keeping Monday pretty low-key this week.

But if you’re a psycho that still needs to get out for some reason at least the Arcata Playhouse offers soothing atmosphere in the form of Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers. The combination of the group’s restrained honky tonk paired with Muth’s story-songwriting led the Seattle Weekly to dub the band’s frontwoman “our own Emmylou.” You can decide how deserving she is of that title in the clip below.

Also, we're staring down the barrel of the month of May, so you might want to take a gander at the Lowdown Lookahead to plan your future fun in a more informed fashion. Just an idea. We won't put a cannon to your head or anything.

--Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers

Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $18 / $15 students/HFS members

Promo: "Whether nailing an upbeat honky-tonk tune or a slow, sad story-song, Zoe Muth's music is so honest and familiar, you'll wonder why you haven't heard it yet."

822-1575 / david@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site

The Getdown

The Jam / 9 p.m. / 21+

Humboldt's finest funk musicians get up to Getdown.

822-4766 / Web site

Grantwriting Basics Workshop

Humboldt Area Foundation / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / $95 / $75 NorCAN Members / 18+

442-2993 / norcan@hafoundation.org / Web site

Paths 2 Prosperity

See Event Description / 4-6 p.m. / Free

Increase your financial literacy.

822-8536 / charlie@financialresourcecenter.org / Web site

Aber Miller and Drew Mohr

Sushi Spot McKinleyville / 5-8 p.m.

Electric jazz.

839-1222 /

Zumba

The MGC / 6-7 p.m. / $6

725-3300 / Web site

KFPD Board Meeting

Kneeland Elementary School / 6-7 p.m.

442-3252 / board@kneelandfire.org / Web site

Quiz Night

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

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

822-3453 / 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 /

Open Mic

Shamus T Bones / 7 p.m.

Every Monday with bluesy hosts Jim Lahman Band.

407-3550 / Web site

Swing Dance Night

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

616-6876 / 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

Karaoke with DJ Marv

Six Rivers Brewery / 8-11 p.m.

Karaoke and also sushi.

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

Jimi Jeff Open Jam Night

Simon LeGree's Roadhouse Saloon / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

Jam in the middle of nowhere -- really as far east as you ever want to go.

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