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Jennifer’s top 11 of 2008

With my Christmas in San Francisco already slipping away as if I’d just awoken from a dream, how am I expected to recall all the way back to January, 2008? March? June? Even November feels a little fuzzy. But now that Josh Duke (see column, right) has thrown down the gauntlet, let me plunder my memory in hopes of rekindling your own fond live music experiences of 2008.
Unlike Josh, I tend to have fun naturally when out, so I don’t have a “Worst of 2008” list – neither can I choose a clear victor in the “Best of” category (I love you all equally, dear bands).

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Super all-age daytime rock fest!

How cool is this? An all-day, all-ages rock fest in Northtown?! Über-cool is how!

Humboldt Free Radio presents a day of rock Saturday, Oct. 4, starting with The Common Vice (Humboldt indie rock) at noon, followed by Side Iron (Humboldt honky tonk ‘n’ roll) at 1:15 p.m. Ride the Blinds (heavy blues rock from SF) takes the stage at 2:30 p.m., then The Ravens (Arcata rock and soul) are on at 3:45 p.m., with Yer Dog (Arcata psychedelic country rock) headlining at 5 p.m., all at Big Pete’s Pizzeria.

All ages welcome. Beer available with ID. Cover is a $5 suggested donation.

While you’re waiting for Magnum’s November 1 debut

…you can also anticipate this:

Saturday, Oct. 4
Yer Dog + The Ravens + Ride the Blinds + Side Iron 
Big Pete’s Pizzeria
$5 suggested donation

Four bands. Infinite fun.

Rock op #2

Humboldt Free Radio presents:
ex-AMB, -The Hitch, -Nuisance
(Eureka power metal)
ex-Que La Chinga, -Turbo 400
Side Iron
(honky tonk ‘n’ roll)

@The Alibi
Saturday, January 26
21+ / 10:30pm doors / 11:15pm music / $5 cover