Urban minstrel, and folk diva; Bekah has been making up songs since she was three
years old. Lately she started actually adding piano to them and writing them down
so she can remember them and play them for you. If you'd like.
Lea Grant’s piano-driven compositions are characterized by jazzy harmonic progressions,
catchy melodies and above all, a gorgeous, crystal pure voice. Her songwriting &
performance style synthesizes the pretty-cuteness of Regina Spektor with the musical
depth & complexity of Joni Mitchell.
For Rachel, writing her first song was like opening a present. And as odd and misshapen
as the little thing was, she was enchanted. She persevered, and wrote a dozen more
songs, all with the same sense of awe and delight, and eventually even with some
Anju’s Pale Blue Eyes is a group that coalesced in San Francisco in early 2011. Based
around the confessional singer/ songwriter stylings of Nick Anju, the group currently
incorporates a classically trained cello backbone, postpunk and r n’b guitar playing,
and the rhythmic pulse of Adirondack banjo. The songs are alternately orchestrated
between disparate instruments or flowing into living, breathing jams of dynamic and
Genna and Jesse are duo alchemy at its finest. Sweet and savory, raspy and smooth,
together they create a unique vocal sound, and then they complement that blend with
Jesse’s prowess at the piano and guitar. Whether they sing their own songs, or the
well-chosen songs of their peers, audiences are along for the ride in an intimate
and inclusive show.
With an ear for the romantic and the dramatic, the Goldenhearts bring a unique flavor
to a familiar genre. The band alternates between electric and acoustic live performances,
and they frequently feature a string quartet. Roger Rocha, (guitar, vocals) had a
vision of a live band that would embody the angst and ecstasy of relationships.
Growing up listening to his dad’s enormous and eclectic record collection, Joshua
immersed himself in the sounds of doo wop, big band, folk and old-timey music. With
a deep appreciation for roots traditions as well as a fascination for the history
and culture that created such unique and varied styles of music, Joshua’s approach
to song writing is steeped in the history and legacy of American music and yet reflects
the experience of our modern times. In other words, Postmodern American Roots Music.
American singer/songwriter who digs the Kinks, Hank Williams and all those who blossom
between. Mike has toured Europe multiple times, has been featured on True Blood,
Justified, Big Love, and NPR's Car Talk.
The best Americana songs all have one thing in common: someone has to get shot. Singer/songwriter
Stephen Grillos took this to heart when writing the songs for Hang Jones’ debut album
The Ballad of Carlsbad County. What began as a collection of bluegrass inspired country-rock
songs evolved into a Western Outlaw-themed story album complete with hangings, gunfights,
love, sex, and revenge.
There’s a rare confidence to Emily Jane White’s songwriting: it’s at once generous
and tough-minded, reflective and unsentimental. Her work shares some elements with
folk music, but the term does not do justice to her ambitious songwriting and robust
arrangements. White possesses a singular voice inspired by the raveled threads of
the uncanny in American culture, including depression-era blues and classic works
of gothic literature such as Toni Morrison’s Beloved and Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s
The Yellow Wallpaper.
There is always a hint of menace and reservoirs of force haunting the corners of
Eliza Rickman’s voice, whatever register it occupies. Her presence on stage—whether
she wears flowers in her hair, or stuffed birds; whether she plays a toy piano or
a grand piano—is an enveloping, soft darkness, impossible to ignore.
San Francisco-based pianist, vocalist and songwriter Rabbit Quinn crafts otherworldly
fables reminiscent of unconventional piano rock storytellers such as Kate Bush, Nina
Simone, Tom Waits and Tori Amos. History, myth and literature help Quinn transform
her footprints into compositions which are delicate, dark and romantic.
Emily Palen, violinist and composer, performs her tenaciously original style across
the Bay Area, constantly chasing the edge of new creativity. With a strong foothold
in her classical training, Emily ventures into new territory bringing her haunting
melodies and sense of experimentation into the realms of rock, jazz and electronica.
Lost Wednesdays- “An Evening of Magic, Mind Reading and Mischief!”
Brad Barton, Reality Thief is bringing his original, brain bending show to The Lost
Two completely different sets with a continuous thread of mental gymnastics & playful
interaction. Because of the secretive nature of this show, we can't tell you too
much, but it's gonna blow your mind!
Last show was standing room only, and due to The Lost Church's intimate nature, we
recommend using the handy pre-sale button if you'd like to insure a seat. Tickets
are $15, Doors open at 7:30pm. See you there!