Welcome to the Party

Welcome to the Party

(October 19, 2017) I suppose the best way to start this off is by introducing myself. My name is Collin Yeo, I am 35 years old, unmarried, no kids, a native son of...

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We'll Meet Again

(October 12, 2017) There's an old saying that goes, "Always leave 'em wanting more." I say, "When they don't want any more, always leave." Well folks, after two years, it's time for me...

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Welcome Back, Buffy

(October 5, 2017) Thursday Folky fiddle tunes are the fare this evening courtesy of local band Fingal. The band is stopping by the Mad River Brewery Tap Room at 6 p.m. to play...

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Less In, Less Out

(September 28, 2017) Thursday Local musical man of mystery Chris Parreira tipped me off to an interesting show this evening in a rare venue — at M. Walker Guitars at 550 South G...

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Blues, Loops, Peyote Rock and Soulgrass

(September 21, 2017) Thursday Bluegrass returns to the menu at the Mad River Brewery Tap Room this evening around 6 p.m. courtesy of the Compost Mountain Boys. As usual, this is a free...

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Beast, Please!

(September 14, 2017) Thursday We should be having some relatively warm — yet sane — weather here on the coast this weekend, which is good for any of you festival goers, but if...

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Hit the Lawn

(September 7, 2017) Thursday Cruzin' Eureka's Poker Run meets up this evening at Vista Del Mar in Eureka at 6 p.m. and there's local music to welcome the cruisers. You'll find well-dialed blues-rock...

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Beer, Barbecue and Blues

(August 31, 2017) Thursday If you decide to call in sick to work tomorrow and make it a four-day weekend, start off at the Mad River Brewery Tap Room around 6 p.m. where...

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The Power of a Simple Song

(August 24, 2017) As summer slips away from us, many of us parents are now thankfully transitioning back into school mode where we can unload our kids for five to six hours a...

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In Defense of Silence

(August 17, 2017) You, like me, are probably someone that truly appreciates time spent listening to music. It's good for our souls. But as much beauty as we can find in the rhythm...

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Get Close

(August 10, 2017) Thursday It's not often that you can find a free show from the Absynth Quartet but tonight is one of those rare nights. AQ4 will be up at the Mad...

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Festivals and More Festivals

(August 3, 2017) Thursday It's been festival season here on the North Coast for a bit now as we're well over a month into summer, but the jewel in Humboldt County's festival crown...

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Modern History

(July 27, 2017) The music of Jonathan Richman and/or The Modern Lovers showed up on my radar when he started playing shows in Humboldt semi-recently. He has an earned status and a cult...

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Stop and Hear the Roses

(July 20, 2017) It's not often that I'm impressed with the trajectory of humankind. I wonder if we've hit a plateau and just can't biologically evolve in any significant relation anymore to the...

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Folklife and the Trane

(July 13, 2017) Thursday The Humboldt Folklife Festival continues tonight at the Carlo Amphitheatre with "Bluegrass and Beyond" starting at 6 p.m. You'll hear from locals The Compost Mountain Boys and Clean Livin'...

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Get the Folk Up

(July 6, 2017) Thursday You might want to start getting comfortable up in Blue Lake in the run up to the Humboldt Folklife Festival. Start off this evening at the Mad River Brewery...

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