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Lowdown: Your Tuesday Night Eureka/Arcata Alt-Folk Options

This is your memo. Tuesday is apparently Humboldt’s night for dramatic acoustic-ish singer/songwriters as evidenced by this evening’s two most promising out-and-about prospects. And whether you’re in Eureka or Arcata, you’re covered:

--Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Placebo Presents

The Ink Annex / 7-10 p.m. / $4

With bands Ghost Foot, Andrew Endres Collective, This Weeks Leader, Companion Animal

Humboldt Crabs vs. Marysville Gold Sox

Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $8

Root on your hometown baseball team as they whoop up on some hapless bums.

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John Craigie, Leigh Jones

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 7:30 p.m. / $15 / $12 adv.

"For the past decade, John Craigie has "lived the life romantic" of a continuously touring folk-singer, taking his unique musical style across the United States and the world." Leigh Jones opens.

826-9463 / Web site

The Thoughts, Marina V, Summer Nites

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8 p.m.

"The Thoughts are an orchestral-folk duo comprised of singer/songwriter Ian Williams and multi-instrumentalist/producer Katie Mosehauer."

442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site

Game Night

Crush / 5 p.m.

Don't be bored. Play board games.

Dale Winget

Cutten Inn / 6 p.m.

Local guitarist/vocalist.

The SpinDrifters

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free

Americana roots spinning and drifting to cold brews in Blue Lake.

668-4151 / Web site

Humboldt Cribbage Club

Moose Lodge / 6:15-9:30 p.m. / $7

Muggins! Get your weekly crib on.

444-3161 /

Cribbage Tournament

Logger Bar / 6:45 p.m.

Signups at 6:45 p.m. Play at 7 p.m. $5.

668-5000 / Web site

BeTh isBell Band

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m. / Free

Local modern rock "complete with ukeleles and dancing monkeys" allegedly.

822-3453 / bethisbellmusic@gmail.com / Web site

Buddy Reed

Libation / 7-9 p.m.

Local bluesman gets low down. Accompanied by Andy Fihn.

825-7596 / Web site

Mo Hollis' Open Mic

The Siren's Song Tavern / 7:30 p.m.-midnight / Free

442-8778 / events@thesirenssongtavern.com / Web site

The Opera Alley Cats

SpeakEasy / 7:30-10:30 p.m. / Free / 21+

Burning live jazz under the "stars."

444-2244 / Web site

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 8 p.m.

Your Lowdown will go on the record as saying that Chris Clay is Humboldt's most pro karaoke jockey. We know this stuff.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Good and Evil Karaoke

Silver Lining / 8 p.m.

Karaoke. In an airport.

839-0304 / Web site

Sunny Brae Jazz

Six Rivers Brewery / 8 p.m.

Local jazz and southern fried chicken night.

839-7580 / Web site

'50's Rockabilly Night

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m. / 21+

With Pressure Anya and Slum Lotus.

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MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre