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So Fishbone is Playing in Hayfork on Friday?!?

Well, this is just bonkers. 

Um, not a lot going on in Humboldt this Cesar Chavez Day. So let's plan ahead, shall we? A quick glance at the Lowdown Lookahead -- where we gather all the most high-profile future fun -- reveals that none other than Fishbone will be playing a two-hour drive away in the middle of nowhere this coming Friday. We're not exactly sure how this is going to work, but the the Northern Delights coffeehouse in Hayfork will host the '80s ska/punk flag-bearers. (Since we know that sounds odd, here's evidence of this on Fishbone's Facebook page, as well as on their site.)  

Now your Lowdown freely admits that it has never been to this particular venue, so we don't really know its moshing capacity, but just to give you an idea of the size rooms Fishbone is still playing in 2014, Friday's show comes about a week before the band plays consecutive shows at The Warfield in San Francisco and then at Coachella 2014. If we're the only folks this is weird to, please let us know we're off base. In the meantime, watch this trailer for a recent Fishbone documentary below, 'cuz why not.

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Viva La Causa! Cesar Chavez Day Celebration

Mateel Community Center / 4 p.m.

Evening of presentations, workshops, and a feature film screening that focuses on the empowerment of cultural diversity and higher education.

923-3368 / Web site

The Getdown

The Jam / 9 p.m. / 21+

Humboldt's finest funk musicians get up to Getdown.

822-4766 / Web site

Volunteer Orientation

Food for People / 2:30-3:30 p.m.

445-3166 / panderson@foodforpeople.org / Web site

Aber Miller and Drew Mohr

Sushi Spot McKinleyville / 5-8 p.m.

Electric jazz.

839-1222 /

Swing Dance Night

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

616-6876 / Web site

Open Mic

Shamus T Bones / 7 p.m.

Every Monday with bluesy hosts Jim Lahman Band.

407-3550 / 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 /

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. / Free

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

Really Cheap Bowling

Harbor Lanes / 8 p.m.-midnight

$1.75 per game? Steeeee-rike!

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