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Strix Vega: Western U.S. Tour 2009

March 11th – Eugene, OR We start our tour off in good spirits coming off of our CD release show at The Alibi. Seeing so many friends and fans who have been supporting us over the years come out and celebrate another milestone in our tenure as a band makes us feel ready to bring our music to many cities we’ve never been before. We begin our travels listening to Lila Nelson’s latest CD. Read the rest of this entry »


On Tour – Feb. 11 through Feb. 17

Who’s playing this week? And where? Read the rest of this entry »

KHUM in-studios: The Bee Eaters, ALO

KHUM 104.3 FM midday guy Mike Dronkers hosts The Bee Eaters Friday at 11 a.m.

Former Rubbernecker, current Svelte Velvet drummer and solo artist Greg Lojko is bringing Tashina and Tristan Clarridge’s band The Bee Eaters to the Arcata Playhouse that night. Tickets are $10 HFS members, $12 general and are available at Wildwood Music and at the door.

KHUM weekend man Michael Moore welcomes ALO on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. They play the Van Duzer that night. Tickets are $20 general, $15 HSU students, 18-and-over only.

Listen live via the stream.


Live in the KHUM studio: Flatiron String Band

Colin Vance has the Flatiron String band live on KHUM’s Chicken Scratch at 8:30 p.m. this Monday. Tune into 104.3 FM to hear! The band plays at Muddy’s on Tuesday, Jan. 20, along with The Striped Pig String Band.


The Blakes at Humboldt Brews, March 13!!!

Thanks for the heads up, Monica!

Refresher #1:

Blakes brothers Snow and Garrett

Blakes brothers Snow and Garrett

Refresher #2: The Blakes – \”Don\’t Bother Me\”

Needless to say, we’re very, very excited!


No Bobby!

CenterArts regretfully announces the cancellation of Bobby McFerrin this Friday, January 9 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU. Due to Bobby coming down with strep throat we are forced to cancel his performance on campus this Friday. We are working to reschedule the event for sometime in the future, and we hope that he is feeling better soon! For refunds or exchanges please contact the University Ticket Office at HSU or at

For more information call CenterArts at 826-3928


The Savage Eye, Nov. 25, 2008 – Love and hate, Arcata-style

Ukesperience is the kind of band you wish you could take home and have as your very own house band. Imagine, some gentle ukelele music awakens you, the drums come in during pancake-making, the guys sing you out the door to work, then back in when you arrive home, bucking your spirits with a rousing tune and glass of Nob Hill while the kids settle down with their homework. Wouldn’t that be lovely? At the least, it would make a fine reality show.

Jeff DeMark served up his own entertaining reality show, with Ukesperience backing, at Muddy’s Hot Cup Saturday night. Read the rest of this entry »