Thursday, July 17's Lowdown

(Above: Rooster McClintock play last year's Folklife Fest | AG)

Thursday night's Humboldt scene is full of bands making sounds forged in the very country we happen to live in. Here's a brief rundown of tonight's best venues to feel like you're in America: 

  • After last night’s majestic Country Roots Night, 2014’s Folklife Festival shifts toward eager for tonight’s Outlaw Country Night. Your local honky tonk hat trick will feature traditionalists Rooster McClintock, the party boys of Cliff Dallas and the Death Valley Troubadours and punkgrass firestarters of Gunsafe. There will be twang.
  • Humboldt Brews plays host to some Americana of their own in the form of high-energy bluegrass virtuosos The Infamous Stringdusters. Fill your eyeballs and earholes with the clip for their song “Don’t Mean Nothing” below.
  • Sure to make you lose your mind, tribute band Life in the Fast Lane pounds through the hits of The Eagles tonight at Bear River Casino. With two shows — at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. — Humboldt will have ample chance to dance weird weird to “Witchy Woman.”

--Andrew Goff

The Lowdown Fun Committee

Godlin Gets Behind

Duh! Stuffed Animal Sleepover! Oh, what? That is not a valid choice for a 30 year old lady? Fine. Summer Love Pint night but Pookie's gonna be pissed.

Events

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Fortuna Rodeo Week: Thursday
Fortuna / noon
Carnival opens at noon. Fireman's games on Main Street at 6:30 p.m. Junior Rodeo in Rodeo Grounds at 9 a.m.
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Summer Love Pint Night
SpeakEasy / 4-11 p.m. / 21+
Proceeds benefit Six Rivers Planned Parenthood.
442-2961 / natalie@srpp.org / Web site / View Comments

2014 Humboldt Folklife Festival Outlaw Country Night
Dell'Arte / 5:30 p.m.
Get rowdy with local artists Rooster McClintock, Gunsafe and Cliff Dallas and the Death Valley Troubadours.
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Humboldt Roller Derby Skater Training Camp
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 6-7 p.m. / $150 / 18+
Almost no skating experience is necessary! (We actually need you to be able to stand up and roll around a bit).
info@humboldtrollerderby.com / Web site / View Comments

Brad Barton
Garberville Theatre / 6 p.m.
Barton brings his blend of magic, humor, and mind reading back to Garberville. Proceeds benefit Sanctuary Forest.
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Life in the Fast Lane
Bear River Casino / 7 p.m. / $25 / 21+
Eagles tribute band. Second show at 9:30 p.m.
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

The Infamous Stringdusters
Humboldt Brews / 8 p.m. / $15
"Combining virtuosic chops on five traditional bluegrass instruments, with an ethos of pushing the genre forward."
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Summer Acting Classes
Faith Center / 1-3 a.m. / $65
For Grades 1-5 with acting coach Addi Forras.
442-1784 / AddiForras@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Henderson Center Farmers' Market
Henderson Center / 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Locally grown food. Live music. Runs from June to October.
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McKinleyville Farmers' Market
McKinleyville Shopping Center / 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Locally grown food. Runs from June to October.
268-1800 / Web site / View Comments

Cheating Daylight
C Street Market Square / 6 p.m.
Pop/rock act plays the Eureka Summer Concert Series.
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Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Trinidad Library / 6-7 p.m. / Free
The evening starts with a story time, and children are encouraged to wear their pajamas. Then around 6:45 p.m., children can tuck their stuffed animals in for a night at the library.
677-0227 / Web site / View Comments

Josephine Johnson
Persimmons Garden Gallery / 6-10 p.m.
Former Humboldt singer/songwriter returns joined by way-out-in-the-hills, NorCal songwriter Chief.
923-2748 / Web site / View Comments

Bike Night
Everett's Club / 6 p.m. / Free / 21+
822-2291 / View Comments

Compost Mountain Boys
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m.
Local bluegrass veterans.
668-4151 / Web site / View Comments

Seabury Gould
Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.
Irish/Celtic music.
442-1177 / Web site / View Comments

(Re)Debris: A Marine Debris Educational Sculpture
SCRAP Humboldt / 7-8:30 p.m.
A sculpture will be built utilizing trash gathered from beach cleanups and will take the form of a local creature affected by the harms of plastics and other pollution in our oceans.
633-8349 / tibora@scraphumboldt.org / Web site / View Comments

Open Mic
Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.
Perform yer stuff.
822-3453 / Web site / View Comments

Speed Dating
Six Rivers Brewery / 7 p.m. / Free
This week’s age group is 45-55 years old.
839-7580 / talia@sixriversbrewery.com / Web site / View Comments

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m.
Christopher Durang takes characters and themes from Chekhov, pours them into a blender and mixes them up.
443-7688 / boxoffice@redwoodcurtain.com / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/KJ Leonard
Blue Lake Casino / 8 p.m.
When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
Bear River Casino / 8 p.m.
Please don't do "Bohemian Rhapsody." That never works.
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

Blues Night
Redwood Raks / 8 p.m. / $5
With Brian Smith and Kimberli Hudson. Open dancing at 9 p.m. No partner necessary.
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Shugafoot
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m.
Local jazz/funk combo treats you nice.
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Roots 'N' Culture Night
Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Selectahs T Aura, Noble Tobal and Pozitive iDiaz team up with Special Guests for a night of excellent vibes.
826-9463 / goodmanbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

DJ Itchie Fingaz
Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free
Spinning his favorite ghetto funk tunes.
839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Jimi Jeff's Open Mic
Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Jammin' with Jimi.
839-2013 / centralstationtavern@gmail.com / View Comments

Dirty Thursdays
The Pearl Lounge / 9 p.m. / 21+
Humboldt's finest DJ duo Pressure/Anya makes Old Town asses sway.
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Rude Lion Sound
Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+
Hip hop krunkage for your butt.
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • 22 JUMP STREET: 1:05, 3:45, 9:20
  • DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES 2D: 11:45, 2:10, 5:15, 5:55, 8:20
  • DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES 3D: 2:50, 9:00
  • DELIVER US FROM EVIL: 1:00, 3:50, 6:40, 9:30
  • EARTH TO ECHO: 12:55, 3:20, 5:45, 8:10
  • EDGE OF TOMORROW 2D: 12:05, 2:55, 5:40, 8:30
  • FAULT IN OUR STARS: 3:05, 9:10
  • HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 2D: 12:15, 1:10, 2:45, 3:40, 5:20, 7:55
  • JERSEY BOYS: 12:00, 6:00
  • MALEFICENT 2D: 12:00, 2:30, 5:00
  • PURGE: ANARCHY: 8:00
  • SEX TAPE: 7:00
  • TAMMY: 12:10, 3:35, 6:15, 6:20, 8:45, 9:45
  • TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION 2D: 11:55, 2:40, 6:05
  • TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION 3D: 8:50
Mill Creek Cinema
  • 22 JUMP STREET: 1:20, 4:05, 9:30
  • DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES 2D: 12:00, 3:00, 6:00, 9:00
  • DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES 3D: 5:20, 8:20
  • DELIVER US FROM EVIL: 12:40, 3:30, 6:20, 9:10
  • EARTH TO ECHO: 12:50, 3:10, 5:35, 8:00
  • HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 2D: 11:55, 2:40, 5:10
  • MALEFICENT 2D: 12:20, 2:50
  • PURGE: ANARCHY: 8:00
  • SEX TAPE: 7:00
  • TAMMY: 12:10, 3:20, 6:10, 9:20
  • TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION 2D: 11:45, 5:45, 8:35
  • TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION 3D: 2:35
Minor Theatre
  • CHEF: 3:50, 6:30, 9:10
  • DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES 2D: 3:00, 6:00, 9:00
  • OBVIOUS CHILD: 3:40, 9:20
  • TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION 2D: 5:50

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