The Arcata Playhouse streak stays hot with Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards
. The Boston folk-pop darling and her bandmates have just returned from a State Department-sponsored American Music Abroad tour that took them to India, Bangladesh, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. They're trading the international vibe for a West Coast one, but you can expect the same lustrous fiddle and cello topped off by dreamy vocals, starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 general, $13 members and students.
Down on South G, local Americanagrass trio Kingfoot
brings songs of heartbreak, malaise and tsunamis to Redwood Curtain Brewing Company starting at 8 p.m., no cover. All throughout A-town, in fact, bands will entice you to throw dollars into guitar cases in various Arts! Arcata