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(VIDEO) Absynth Quartet Release Their New Album Tonight

Humboldt's hardest working ______grass band Absynth Quartet will release their latest album What Do All These Knobs And Switches Do? as part of a post-Arts!Arcata show Friday night at HumBrews. Watch the video for the song "Shores of Turpentine" from said album above.

More Friday delights in your Lowdown listings below.


Loleta Antique Show

Loleta Fireman's Pavilion / 10 a.m.-7 p.m. / $3

Organized and sponsored by the Loleta Volunteer Fire Department since 1971. One of the largest antique shows in Northern California.

Arts! Arcata October

Arcata / 6-9 p.m.

Arts! Arcata is Arcata Main Street's monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, held at locations in Arcata.

822-4500 / Web site

Bang! Bang! Vintage Costume Fashion Show

Bang! Bang! / 6 p.m.

We will be featuring unique, one of a kind, handmade costumes from the huge selection at the store. Join us and shop for your special costume, get inspired by our models workin' it on the runway in the Creamery Building's courtyard.

Gruesome Playground Injuries

Humboldt State University Studio Theater / 7-8:45 p.m. / Free

"This 110 minute one-act ‘rom-dram’ will force you to examine the relationship between two characters. No sappy underscore, no dramatic rain, just an honest and organic evaluation of what it means to be soulmates."

760-791-3924 / romansanchezcompany@gmail.com / Web site

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 7-8:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+

This acclaimed new doc tells the story of a profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Charley Patton and more.

630-5000 / Web site

Little Shop of Horrors

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors

"Poor Seymour Krelborn. If you looked up “hapless” in the dictionary, you’d find his picture. He just can’t let go of his workplace crush, even though she already has a boyfriend. But, hey, things are looking up: Seymour just discovered a new breed of venus flytrap. That feeds on blood. And bodies."

Plague Rat, Coffin Moth

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8-11:59 p.m.

Join the plague and the eerily haunting tunes of Coffin Moth for a double album release party!

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

Bang! A Party for Puerto Rico

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Samba dance party benefit for Puerto Rico.

630-5000 / Web site

Scott Pemberton

The Jam / 10 p.m. / $10

"He doesn’t use a strap, often plays the guitar like someone would play piano and performs with the uninhibited joy and intensity of someone who recognizes that every time we make music is an honor and a gift."

822-4766 / Web site

Absynth Quartet CD Release Party

Humboldt Brews / 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / 21+

"The time has come for the Quartet to share our new CD with the world." Diggin Dirt opens.

826-2739 / Web site

Winter "You-Pick" Farm Shares

Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $150

The City of Arcata Recreation Division and Bayside Park Farm bring you Winter “You-Pick” Farm Shares.

822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site

Garberville Farmers' Market

Garberville Town Square / 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free

You'll find an abundance of fresh produce, quality meats, landscape and vegetable starts, bouquets, baked goods, and crafts of all kinds that our wonderfully talented vendors enjoy growing and creating for the community.

sohumfm@yahoo.com / Web site

Volunteer Fridays

Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 2-5 p.m.

822-7091 / baysideparkfarm@cityofarcata.org / Web site

Zombie Apocalypse Night

Logger Bar / 5-10 p.m. / 21+

A Fundraiser for Mad River Alliance.

668-5000 / Web site

Atlantis's Fit Club

D Street Neighborhood Center / 5:30-6:45 p.m. / $5

Arcata Recreation and Instructor Atlantis Riddle offer classes that are dynamic, music driven focusing on both high and low impact, as well, as high and low intensity taught in a manner that incorporates ALL fitness levels.

822-7091 / atlantiscoral@yahoo.com / Web site

Home Cookin'

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

668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

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

Buti by Amethyst

Arcata Core Pilates Studio / 6-7 p.m. / $10 / $5 Students

499-7509 / amethystweburg@gmail.com /

Home Cookin'

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-9:30 p.m. / Free

Rock classics live in the beer garden!

668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site

Umpqua Bank Upstairs Gallery - Yael Bentovim

Umpqua Bank / 6-9 p.m. / Free

violet.blackfaunart@gmail.com /

It Happened This Summer

Redwood Yogurt / 6-9 p.m. / Free

This exhibit will feature art created over the summer by our Visual Art and Media Art students.

825-2400 / tclewell@nohum.k12.ca.us / Web site

Friday Night at the Refuge

See Event Description / 7-8 p.m.

They will share their citizen science monitoring effort for seabirds of the Trinidad California Coastal National Monument.

The North Peru Birding Route

Six Rivers Masonic Lodge / 7:30-9 p.m. / Free

Join the Redwood Region Audubon Society for a presentation entitled “The North Peru Birding Route.” New Zealander photographers and tour guides Detlef and Carol Davies will present a fantastic talk featuring the colorful birds of a relatively little-known part of Peru.

Web site

Ghost Program

SpeakEasy / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

Gettin' down in Opera Alley.

444-2244 / Web site

Silver Hammer

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

Beatles tribute band.

877-252-2946 / Web site

707 Band

Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

707 is Humboldt’s Premier Party band kicking out 70’s Funk, 70’s Classic Rock, and 80’s New Wave.

733-9644 / Web site


Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /

DJ D'Vinity

Pearl Lounge / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

444-2017 / Web site


Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.



Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


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