Here’s a Look at Some Upcoming Events at the Mateel

This is a press release from the Mateel:

KMUD & The Mateel Present the Annual Halloween Boogie

KMUD Radio and Mateel Community Center present the annual Halloween Boogie, Friday, October 27th at the Mateel, 59 Rusk Lane in Redway. Vancouver, BC band Five Alarm Funk and the Bay Area’s Stymie & the Pimp Jones Luv Orchestra will perform at this funky Halloween costume party along with KMUD DJ’s spinning between sets. A costume contest for all age groups with prizes for the best costumes as well as a full bar & food including treats will be available.  Tickets are on sale now at local outlets in advance or online for $25. The tickets are $30 at the door. Proceeds from Halloween Boogie benefit KMUD and the Mateel. The doors are at 8pm and the show starts at 9pm.


Loosely based on the vintage 1970’s television game show “Make Me Laugh” in which contestants watched stand up comedians perform earning points for every second that they could make it without laughing. The modern day version has become wildly popular and the Mateel Comedy Cabaret hosts Make Me Laugh with improvisational Jazz duo No Covers opening up the cabaret with their spectacular compositions. Next, the comedians have their turns to show the audience how funny they are. Volunteers from the audience are then brought on stage as contestants to give each of the comedians 60 seconds to try to make them laugh while they try to hold in their laughter. Those who hold out the longest get fun prizes!  It’s a cut throat competition that nobody takes seriously at all.

If you think you have what it takes to hold out or would like to watch other people try, you are in for a wildly funny night. Its comedian vs. contestant in a battle of wit and will and a ridiculous amount of fun! Special guest comedians include Josh Barnes from Eureka, Trevor Rogers from Santa Cruz, and Anica Cihla from Seattle, Jessica Grant and Tony Persico are the hosts for this edition of the Mateel Comedy Cabaret, at Mateel Community Center, Friday, November 10th, doors open at 8pm show starts at 8:30pm, $10 cover at the door.

Collie Buddz Returns to Humboldt for the Good Life Tour

Ineffable Live and the Mateel Community Center present Bermuda-based reggae dancehall artist Collie Buddz on Saturday, December 9th with special guest Jesse Royal in an all ages show. Collie Buddz tours in support of his latest album Good Life, released earlier this year. The show takes place at the Mateel, 59 Rusk Lane in Redway beginning at 9pm. Tickets are on sale now online for $30 through the website.



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