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Lowdown: Where Monday's Bands Are

Actually, you ain't lookin' so shabby this week, Monday. In both Eureka and Arcata, you are offering options to the live music-craving, bar-goin' public. Bless you this once, oft-loathed first day of the work week. You do us solid.

So Humboldt, scroll your Monday Lowdown below for a surprising amount of out-of-town bands rolling through The Shanty, Siren's Song Tavern and Jambalaya. Ze honk and ze tonk will be quite thick at HumBrews where, straight out of the collapsed auto factory-landscape of Flint, Whitey Ford and the 78s, will be distributing country songs for the drinking downtrodden. Get a taste for the level of twang you can expect in the clip below for the ‘78s song “Hold Her When She Cries.”

Yay, Monday.

--Andrew Goff 

 

EVENTS

Whitey Morgan and the 78's

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $10 / 21+

American Honky Tonk artist from Flint, Michigan.

826-2739 / Web site

Ex-Cult, Zig Zags, White Manna, TxExDx

The Shanty / 9:30 p.m. / $5 / 21+

Promo: "Ex-Cult is touring on the release of their latest post punk/garage stabfest Midnight Passenger.

444-2053 /

Aber Miller and Drew Mohr

Sushi Spot McKinleyville / 5-8 p.m.

Electric jazz.

839-1222 /

Open Mic

Shamus T Bones / 7 p.m.

Every Monday with bluesy hosts Jim Lahman Band.

407-3550 / 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 /

Swing Dance Night

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

616-6876 / 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

Poets on the Plaza

Plaza View Room / 8 p.m. / $1

Humboldt wordsmiths gather and read at each other.

Really Cheap Bowling

Harbor Lanes / 8 p.m.-midnight

$1.75 per game? Steeeee-rike!

Gang Cult, Killer Ghost, Mother Vines

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8-11 p.m. / Free

On their west Coast Tour, Gang Cult and Killer Ghost are playing for free with locals Mother Vines.

442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@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.

Freestyle Fellowship

The Jam / 9 p.m. / 21+

822-4766 / 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