Enjoy Live Music At Every Farmers' Market

 

Interested In Sponsoring A Farmers' Market Band?

Please contact our staff to find out more about how you or your business can support the NCGA farmers' markets by sponsoring a farmers' market performance. Sponsors will be included in our media promotions and each sponsor is invited to hang a banner behind the stage on the date of your sponsorship. 

Thank you to everyone who has already signed up to be a sponsor this year! Find our sponsors listed within the schedule below. 

 

Interested In Performing At One Of Our Farmers' Markets this year? Click Here. 

 

Arcata Plaza Farmers' Market 2017 Music Schedule

* this list is updated regularly

 

4/1/2017: Bayou Swamis - Sponsored by NCGA's Board of Directors

Back by popular demand, our first market will feature free live music by the Bayou Swamis, playing your favorite Cajun two-steps and Zydeco stomps, along with classic swing tunes, country standards and traditional '50s rock covers.

 

4/8/2017: Vintage Soul

Vintage Soul is an energetic, soulful, funky, rhythm & blues group that capture the essence of classic "old school" dance music. They'll heat up the room with groove based intensity and cool it down with soulful serenity. 

 

 

4/15/2017: Falling Rocks - Sponsored by Claudia's Organic Herbs

Local classic country and swing.

 

4/22/2017: Huayllipacha, Music of the Andes

Huayllipacha (pronounced: why-lee-pacha) is a Peruvian musical group and performs traditional and contemporary music of the Andes.The band was conceived in 1987 by several Peruvian youths from the Andes. As a tribute to their culture, and with respect, honor and admiration of their Ancestors, these talented and dedicated musicians named the group using the ancient language of Inca-Quechua. "Huaylli" means "song of triumph", and "Pacha" means "the earth". To simplify, "Singing to the Earth".

  

4/29/2017: Ghost Train

Ghost Train plays an eclectic mix of R&B, funk and soul with a hint of rock n' roll.  Ghost Train's musical assemblage includes soulful vocals, keyboard, lead and rhythm guitar, electric bass and drums. 

 

5/6/2017: The LaPatinas Sponsored by KHSU

High-spirited original music in the classic veins of country, rock, soul, pop, folk, R&B as well as plenty of propulsive covers! 

 

5/13/2017: Irie Rockers

As a band of experienced musicians rooted in Reggae and hailing from Northern California, together we aim to reflect our similar yet unique upbringings through music.  We love our rich musical diversity, so listeners can expect to hear stylistic influences from  RnB, Rock, Funk and Electronica throughout  each song.  Irie Rockers is sure to get you dancing, smiling and having a good time.

 

5/20/2017: Latin Peppers - Sponsored by Mycality Mushrooms

Hot Latin Dance band based in Humboldt County

 

5/27/2017: Kinetic Sculpture Race today! Find the farmers' market just off the Plaza on "I" Street near the Co-Op. We will not be hosting live music.

 

6/3/2017: Lovebush

Feel the excitement of a full-on funk and Afro-beat band!  Tight arrangements of James Brown and Fela-Kuti, plus original music.  This band brings the grooves to life for the dancers and listeners alike.

 

6/10/2017: Delta Nationals

 

6/17/2017: Oyster Festival today! Find the farmers' market just off the Plaza on "I" Street near the Co-Op. We will not be hosting live music.

 

6/24/2017: Kingfoot

A unique style of original Acoustic Americana music blending Country, Bluegrass, Russian, Ska, African, Celtic and Rockabilly into a melting pot of great music.

 

 

7/1/2017: Motherlode - Sponsored by Willow Creek Farms

Gritty sound of a 10-piece funktrain. Inspired by 70's soundtrack funk, James Browns JB's, Afrobeat and more.

  

7/8/2017: Compost Mountain Boys - Sponsored by Mad River Brewing CompanyWoody Ryno Farms and Chris's Carnivores

Playing traditional bluegrass music in Humboldt County since 1991. 

  

7/15/2017: Madi Simmons

While reggae is his first love, Madi Simmons also sings funk, blues, and whatever he feels. He will bring an eclectic mix to the farmers' market!

 

 

7/22/2017: Absynth Quartet - Sponsored by Little River Farm

Fire Breathing Indie-Grass! 

 

7/29/2017: Citizen Funk - sponsored by Caravan of Dreams

Citizen Funk's goal is to get the party started, playing a variety of funky dance music including tunes by Tower of Power, Bruno Mars, Prince, and Sharron Jones. 

 

8/5/2017: TBA

 

8/12/2017: Ju Drum with Seed N Soil

Conscious reggae band with Afro-beat influences, focusing on playing music that brings positive vibes.

 

8/19/2017 - Timbata

Timbata is an instrumental group that plays Afro-Cuban popular dance music and other African and Caribbean styles.

 

 

8/26/2017: Diggin Dirt

Ranging from Roots Rock Reggae to Afrobeat and Heavy Funk, Diggin Dirt searches the earth for the dirtiest of grooves to make you dance and enjoy every bit of life. You gotta dig that dirt!

 

9/2/2017: No Good Redwood Ramblers 

Original contemporary bluegrass out of Humboldt County California. Fast paced, technically driven Americana with a pop bend. The No Good Redwood Ramblers are known for their lively performances, soulful song writing and unique collaborations.

  

9/9/2017: Asha Nan

Soulful blend of Brazilian, African, Reggae, Funk, and Hip-hop grooves.

 

9/16/2017: North Country Fair today! Find the farmers' market just off the Plaza on "I" Street near the Co-Op. We will not be hosting live music.

  

9/23/2017: Striped Pig String Band - Sponsored by Shakefork Community Farm

“Our favorite gig is a dance, and a hot, sweaty hall is a great thing!” 

 

9/30/2017: Lyndsey Battle - Sponsored by Humboldt Honey Wine

Lyndsey Battle is a singer/songwriter from the Gulf Coast, currently calling Humboldt County home. Her unique perspective on life translates to songs that span across genres and appeal to an audience of all ages. Battle is playfuly with both rhythm and melody in ways that challenge listeners to let go of anticipation and embrace what is now.

 

10/7/2017: Blue Rhythm Revue (Sponsored by Flora Organic) & Pastels on the Plaza

Directed by soul artist Samantha Toste's vocals, Blue Rhythm Revue's R&B-based funk ensemble has a distinctive and sensual sound that any age group can enjoy. The band explores funk, soul and disco with a smooth collection of dance-floor driven hits like "Brick House," "Chain of Fools" and "Signed, Sealed and Delivered." 

 

10/14/2017: The Dubba Dubs

 

10/21/2017: Object Heavy - Sponsored by KHSU

 

10/28/2017: Bayou Swamis

Cajun two-steps and Zydeco stomps, and they also swamp up classic swing tunes, country standards and traditional '50s rock. 

 

 

11/4/2017: Freshwater 450

 

11/11/2017: TBA

 

11/18/2017: TBA 

 

 

Back in Time...

 

2015 Music Schedule:

4/2/2016: Bayou Swamis

4/9/2016: La Musique Diabolique 

4/16/2016: Huayllipacha, Music of the Andes

4/23/2016: Latin Peppers

4/30/2016: Asha Nan

5/7/2016: Kingfoot

5/14/2016: Absynth Quartet

5/21/2016: Lyndsey Battle

5/28/2016: Kinetic Sculpture Race - No Music

6/4/2016: No Good Redwood Ramblers 

6/11/2015: Compost Mountain Boys

6/18/2016: Oyster Festival - No Music

6/25/2016: Con Ritmo

7/2/2016: Latin Peppers

7/9/2016: Fire It Up!

7/16/2016: Jenni & David and the Sweet Soul Band

7/23/2016: Ju Drum

7/30/2016: Vintage Soul

8/6/2016: Lovebush

8/13/2016: Falling Rocks 

8/20/2016: Horn Band 

8/27/2016: Pan Dulce 

9/3/2016: Jim Lahman Band

9/10/2016: Kenny Ray and the Mighty Rovers

9/17/2016: North Country Fair on the Plaza - No Music

9/24/2016: Cold Blue Water

10/1/2016: Pastels on the Plaza - Blue Rhythm Revue

10/8/2016: Timbata

10/15/2016: Delta Nationals

10/22/2016: Striped Pig String Band

10/29/2016: Bayou Swamis

11/5/2016: Lizzy and the Moonbeams 

11/12/2016: Bump Foundation

11/19/2016: The LaPatinas

  

2015 Music Schedule:

4/4/2015 Bayou Swamis

4/11/2015 Latin Peppers

4/18/2015 Huayllipacha, Music of the Andes

4/25/2015 Cherry Pickers

5/2/2015 La Patinas

 5/9/15 Compost Mountain Boys

5/16/15 Blue Rhythm Revue

5/23/15 Kinetic Sculpture Race - No Music

5/30/15 Dynasty One

6/6/2015 Lyndsey Battle

6/13/2015 Jim Lahman Band

6/20/2015 Oyster Festival - No Music

6/27/2015 Fire It Up!

7/4/2015 4th of July festivities on the Plaza - No Music

7/11/2015 Falling Rocks

7/18/2015 Pan Dulce

7/25/2015 Delta Nationals

8/1/2015 Mad River Rose

8/8/2015 Horn Band

8/15/2015 Motherlode

8/22/2015 Kenny Ray and the Mighty Rovers

8/29/2015 No Good Redwood Ramblers

9/5/2015 Hip Joint

 9/12/2015 Asha Nan

9/19/2015 North Country Fair on the Plaza - No Music

9/26/2015 Striped Pig String Band

10/3/2015 Pastels on the Plaza - Blue Rhythm Revue

10/10/2015 Pandemic

10/17/2015 Lizzy and the Moonbeams

10/24/2015 Bump Foundation

10/31/2015 Bayou Swamis

11/7/2015 Latin Peppers

11/14/2015 Jenni & David and the Sweet Soul Band

11/21/15 Fire It Up!

 

 

 

 

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