Saturday, December 7, 2013

From the Hum: Mike Dillon frees minds at the Jam, other fun stuff!

Posted By on Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 2:01 PM

Tonight offers a show sure to please fans of good music and excellent entertainment when Mike Dillon brings his high-octane performance and unorthodox percussion rig to the Jambalaya. After emerging in the late 1980s as the first vibraphonist and vocalist to lead a rock/funk band, Dillon went on to work with artists as diverse as Les Claypool, Ani DiFranco, Polyphonic Spree, Brave Combo, Sex Mob, Galactic, Secret Chief's 3, Karl Denson, Steven Bernstein, Charlie Hunter, James Singleton, George Porter Jr., Johnny Vidocavich and Bob Schneider. His individual projects include: Critter's Buggin', Garage A Trois, Billy Goat, Mike Dillon's Go-Go Jungle, Hairy Apes BMX, Malachy Papers, the Dead Kenny G's, who regularly open for Primus, and his latest, The Mike Dillon Band. Should be a hell of a dance party.

Tickets are $10, show starts at 9 p.m. and is 21-and-over.

Saturday, cont'd
Elsewhere in Arcata, World Famous Productions presents The 4th Wall Tour with RunDMT, SPL and Geno Cochino at 9:30 p.m. in the Arcata Theatre Lounge with happy hour pricing on drinks and food until 10:30 p.m. Think heavy basslines and pounding beats. Tickets are $15 in advance.

Over in Eureka, following Arts Alive!, the No Good Redwood Ramblers serve up a free fix of straight-up quality bluegrass at the comfy cool Siren's Song Tavern.
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