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Lowdown: A 'Cello Goblin' in Arcata

Sounds like Ozomatli tore it down last night. We've seen a few videos online of the band ending their night in the lobby of the Van Duzer Theatre. Not too shabby. Now, you ready for Wednesday?

If a portion of your job requires you to frequently wade through painful musical artist bios (your band features banjo. Please stop trying to fool us by throwing out every genre that isn’t bluegrass. You are bluegrass) it’s nice when you come across one that playfully actually describes the performer in question. 

For example, after watching the video of Rushad Eggleston below your Lowdown‘s noggin was flooded with colorful adjectives with which to describe the unique performer who plays Wednesday night at HumBrews. But then we checked Eggleston’s Facebook page which describes him as “an imaginative nomadic wild cello goblin, ambassador of sneth, and spreader of joy through melodies, songs, mythical languages and rogue vibrations.” 

That’s pretty good. We’ll go with that. 

Have that description verified below and also tune into Larry Trask's radio programme on KHUM 104.3/104.7 at around 4 p.m. for a a pre-show performance and some sophisticated conversation.

While we're on the subject of radio interviews, also note that comedy megastar and one-time "Garth" Dana Carvey will do a phoner at 9 a.m. with KSLG's Myles Cochrane in advance of his show at the Van Duzer Theatre tomorrow. We are worthy! You can also win tickets to the show here.

--Andrew Goff


The Tingler (1959)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6 p.m. / $5

Dr. Warren Chapin is a pathologist who regularly conducts autopsies on executed prisoners at the State prison. Then things get weird.

822-1220 / Web site

Rushad Eggleston

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $10 / 21+

"Legend, clown, goblin, cello-shredder, acrobat. Wild "jazz", vocalist, bundle of laughs, writer of hit songs in other galaxies, Ambassador of Sneth. Inventor of bluegrass cello, time traveler, creator of worlds. Pentecostal dancer, proprietor of igwarfnees, president of Norwegian Ostrich Society."

826-2739 / Web site

Aber Miller

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m.

Local jazz pianist tickles ivories/you.

677-0230 / Web site

Buddy Reed

Blondies Food and Drink / 6 p.m.

Low down blues.

822-3453 / Web site

Humboldt Hard Court Bike Polo

Highland Park / 6 p.m. / Free

Like horse polo minus the stable fees.

541-531-6671 / daryl_witmore@yahoo.com / Web site

GMO Free Humboldt-Yes on Measure P presents Dr. Ray Seidler

Humboldt Grange / 6 p.m.

yesonp2014@gmail.com / Web site

Eureka Fair Wage Act Meeting

Labor Temple / 6:15 p.m.

Supporters of the Eureka initiative to require employers with more than 25 employees to provide a $12 minimum wage gather.

443-3731 /

Open Mic with Mike Anderson

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30-9 p.m. / Free

Usually some singer/guitarists, a couple spoken word guys and then that one wildcard oddity that makes you go "hmm."

445-8600 / OldTownCoffeeEureka@yahoo.com / Web site

Rotties, S.F.B., Shit Rag

The Ink Annex / 7:30-10 p.m.

A night of punk courtesy The Placebo and Dead Tree Presents

Live Turtle Races

Logger Bar / 8 p.m. / Free / 21+

Cheer on the world famous box turtles. Four heats every 20 minutes. It looks like this.

668-5000 / Web site

Blues Jam

Clam Beach Inn / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

Duh-nuh, duh-nuh...

839-0545 /


Little Red Lion / 9 p.m. / 21+

How could this be a bad idea?

Salsa Night

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m. / $5

Get a salsa lesson then apply that knowledge.

826-9463 / Web site

Barfly Karaoke

Bar Fly Pub and Grub / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

443-3770 / Web site


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

Every Wednesday Jambalaya makes with the whompity whomp.

822-4766 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+

Were you just thinking, "Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?" Here it is!


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