Jimmy Jeff Robinson

Jimmy Jeff Robinson

Jimmy Jeff Robinson By Nicholas Preciado Every Thursday night the locals of Willow Creek flock to the Forks Lounge to witness the late night “Voodoo Child” vibes oozing from Jimmy Jeff’s guitar. “Music is the most powerful thing I know,” says the 56-year old musician. “You can’t beat the power of music.” Jeff, an eight-year Willow Creek local, first got interested in being a musician by listening to his uncle play keyboards at a young age. He started performing…

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Leaves of Grass: Arcata’s Grass Band

Leaves of Grass: Arcata’s Grass Band

Leaves of Grass: Arcata’s Grass Band              The music scene of Humboldt County is diverse. We have bluegrass, electronic, reggae, jazz, funk, punk and rock all within our reach. It’s no surprise that bassist Dan Davis, singer/guitarist Mark Morin and percussionist Chris Johnson of Grass Band play the full range of that spectrum.             Grass Band formed back in 2001, when Davis, Morin and Johnson met at Humboldt State University….

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Playing With Fire

Playing With Fire

Playing With Fire: Bella Vita Fire Dance Company Humboldt County is generally supportive of alternative lifestyle choices and when it comes to dancing with fire, performers are met with grand applause. There are multiple groups in the area that perform with fire, such as the Humboldt Spin Collective and the Humboldt Circus. Now, a new troupe has been formed: the Bella Vita Fire Dance Company. Bella Vita Fire Dance Company provides an outlet for dancers…

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