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Your Acoustic Humboldt Friday (VIDEO/AUDIO)

A quick scan of the robust Friday Lowdown listings below reveals a night rich with live music options. Two shows we’d like to highlight:

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Trinidad Arts Night

Trinidad / 6-9 p.m.

Kinda like Garberville Arts Alive, but in Trinidad.

Marc Atkinson Trio

Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $18 / $15 members/students

British Columbia Gypsy jazz guitarist and leader of the BC roots acoustic power house The Bills.

822-1575 / Web site

Mateel Comedy Cabaret

Mateel Community Center / 8:30 p.m. / $10

Monthly showcase of professional comedians this month featuring Brad Blake.

923-3368 / Web site

Caitlin Jemma and the Long Gone String Band

Logger Bar / 10:30 p.m. / Free / 21+

EP release party.

668-5000 / mcg102@humboldt.edu / Web site

HVAC Fundamentals

Arcata Community Center / 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. / Free

Free Redwood Coast Energy Authority workshop for building owners, architects, facilities personnel, energy consultants, and other building professionals interested in an overview of mechanical systems.

269-1700 / kcarpenter@redwoodenergy.org / Web site

Spring Fling/Open House

Agnes J Johnson Elementary School / 5 p.m.

See a school. Maybe win some stuff.

High School Art Show

Fortuna High School / 5-7 p.m. / Free

Music provided by the jazz band and goodies provided by the culinary arts students.

725-4461 / kescalante@fuhsdistrict.org / Web site

DJ

Higher Ground / 6-9 p.m. / Free

707higherground@gmail.com / Web site

Frog Bite

Fieldbrook Market / 6-9 p.m. / Free

Local folk/rock at the newly reopened cultural hub of Fieldbrook.

633-6097 /

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6-9 p.m. / Free

677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site

Fortuna's First Friday

Fortuna / 6-9 p.m.

Art, music, fun and great deals from local merchants in the friendly city.

Papa Paul

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.

Local folk/rock.

442-1177 / Web site

Claire Bent

Libation / 7 p.m.

Local jazz vocalist.

825-7596 / Web site

EHS Players Present Super Mario Musical

Eureka High School Auditorium / 7:30 p.m.

Parody musical for serious gamers. Written and directed by Madeira Seaman, a senior at Eureka High School.

441-2508 /

Daria Rabotkina

Calvary Lutheran Church / 7:30 p.m. / $30 / $5 students

"Daria Rabotkina is a young pianist with clearly prodigious musical gifts. ...she remained sensitive to each composer's individual subtleties..." -The Washington Post

Web site

Music from the Heart

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $10 / Free kids under 10

FRT concert series.

786-5483 / thebackwoods@suddenlink.net / Web site

Playhouse Creatures

Gist Theater at HSU / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $10 / Free HSU students (limited seating) / $8 students & seniors / 18+

The first women actors on the English stage pioneer a profession. Directed by Mark Swetz.

826-3928 / Web site

Shugafoot

SpeakEasy / 8 p.m.

Local jazz/blues band gets it done.

444-2244 / Web site

I Love You Because

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $15 / $10 Thursdays

This musical love story, a co-production with Humboldt Light Opera Company, is a modern-day twist on Jane Austen’s Price and Prejudice, set in New York City.

Web site

Spring Drag Spectacular

Kate Buchanan Room / 8 p.m.

Night of local, student and amateur gender-bending performances presented by the Eric Rofes Multicultural Queer Resource Center.

RoboCop (1987)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8 p.m. / $5

"RoboCop is an exceedingly violent blend of black comedy, science fiction, and crime thriller."

822-1220 / Web site

HSU Symphonic Band

Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-9:30 p.m. / $8 / Free HSU students / $5 seniors, children

Featuring trombone soloist Craig Hull, winner of the HSU wind instrument concerto competition.

826-3928 / Web site

Clown!

Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8 p.m. / Free

Poetic, sublime, whimsical and provocative, the show is also known for its comic routines, eccentric characters, and absurd antics.

info@dellarte.com / Web site

Wild Otis

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8 p.m.

Live and local rock and roll.

826-7222 / Web site

Electric Gravy

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8:30-11:30 p.m.

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

Savage Henry Comedy

Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m. / $5 / 21+

With SF and local comics alike.

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

Jimi Jeff and The Gyspy Band

Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Rocking funk, blues, R&B, and rock, from Hendrix to Prince.

839-2013 / centralstationtavern@gmail.com /

Karaoke

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

443-3770 / Web site

Dr. Squid

Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m. / 21+

Humboldt party band would prefer you dance more.

733-9644 / Web site

Chocolate!

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+

Jazz by jazz enthusiasts.

826-9463 / goodmanbooking@gmail.com / Web site

The Getdown

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / 21+

Local jam/funk all-stars.

668-9770 / Web site

Wyrdoz

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

Friday Night Mixology

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

When you are tired of dancing you can play freaking air hockey, OK?

gabe@pressureanya.com / Web site

Uptown Kings

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+

Local blues masters go to town.

800-684-2464 / Web site

LGBTQ Dance Party/Drag Show

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. / $5 / 21+

Where’s Queer Bill and The Red Carpet Girls present an evening of dancing including a drag contest and beats from DJ Razorburns.

826-2739 / Web site

Trinidad Art Nights After Party

Ocean Grove Lodge / 9:30 p.m.

Blues-themed after party with Buddy Reed.

677-3543 / Web site

Kindred Spirits

Clam Beach Inn / 10 p.m.

839-0545 /

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre