Arcata Eye Scene

A-town art, music, theatre. Mostly music. Updated Wednesdays.

On Tour: Something for everyone – Oct. 2, 2007

Woman Year
Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 8 p.m., The Kind-of-Blue House (12th and I streets) welcomes Sacramento’s experimental rockers Woman Year. Arcata’s newest collaboration, Kumsar, Goodwin, Weigand, Jackson & Clark, open, performing music from thelittlestillnotbigenough. Confused? E-mail mjj32@humboldt.edu.

Doc Watson & David Holt with Richard Watson:
Hills of Home

CenterArts presents legends Doc Watson & David Holt with Richard Watson: Hills of Home on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. in HSU’s Van Duzer Theatre.
Doc Watson’s homespun music and easygoing charm belie the fact that this lightning-fast picker is one of the most important traditional American musicians of the past 50 years. This unique performance pairs Doc with musician David Holt in an exciting evening of signature tunes and mountain wisdom.
Tickets are $55 general, $53 senior/child, $45 HSU students and available at the University Ticket Office, the Works and The Metro.
For more information and credit card orders, call CenterArts at (707) 826-3928.

Iceage Cobra
Humboldt Free Radio presents the seductive Seattle rawk of Iceage Cobra, Saturday, Oct. 6 at 10:30 p.m. at the Alibi. Google “iceage cobra” and discover all the different reasons to attend this show. Enter “KSLG” in your iTunes music store and check out Iceage Cobra’s live performance in the Ferndale studio.

Eliyahu Sills and Qadim
HFS presents the return of Eliyahu Sills and Qadim on Sunday, Oct. 7 at the Arcata Presbyterian Church, 11th and G streets. Led by Berkeley-based neyzen and bassist Eliyahu Sills, the quartet’s instrumentation features oud, bansuri, saz, frame drums, tablas and song. The group brings Indian, Iranian, Jewish, Moroccan and Syrian musicians together to explore and celebrate the common sound and spiritual heritage of the Near East region’s ancient cultures.
Tickets are available at The Metro, Wildwood Music, The Works, and online at humboldtfolklife.org. Admission for the show is $15 general, and $12 for Folklife Society members and students. Show is at 7 p.m., and doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Check out Eliyahu’s website for soundclips.

Bela Fleck
& The Flecktones

CenterArts presents Béla Fleck & The Flecktones featuring Victor Lemonte Wooten, Future Man and Jeff Coffin on Monday, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. in HSU’s Van Duzer Theatre. Pioneering banjo player Béla Fleck and his band mix bluegrass, jazz, rock and space-age electronics, achieving a genre-bending style like no other. The banjo sounds like a Hammond B3 organ one minute and a sitar the next. The bass solos are down-home funky. The saxophonist plays two horns at the same time and the percussionist performs on his own invention, the “Drumitar.” Tickets are $55 general, $53 senior/child, $35 HSU students and available at the University Ticket Office, the Works and The Metro.
For more information and credit card orders, call CenterArts at (707) 826-3928.

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