Gary Floyd's Buddha Brothers and Greg Dale and the Horse You Rode In On plus special guest Jana Hutcheson - Private Parlor Show (($10 before/$15 day of show))

Gary Floyd & The Buddha Brothers

A Zen-like Night of Country, Blues, Folk and Rock with Gary Floyd’s Buddha Brothers.

San Francisco and Texas music icon Gary Floyd likes to paint with many colors and with The Buddha Brothers he has assembled a group with the musical palette to rock the best of his past and finesse all the other diverse musics he loves. From wistful folk and front porch country blues — with harmonies and melodies a-plenty — to raw blues stomps and borderline psychedelic jams, The Buddha Brothers are a group of friends first who play music with a common vision.

Floyd emerged out of Texas in the early 1980s with political punk rock pioneers, The Dicks, releasing now-legendary albums on SST and Jello Biafra's Alternative Tentacles label. Relocating to San Francisco, Floyd formed Sister Double Happiness in 1986 to deliver a bigger, bluesier and more dynamic sound closer to his ultimate vision. Built on rock, Sister Double Happiness rose to international attention and acclaim amidst the early 90s Grunge movement, the band touring the world, opening for the likes of no less than Nirvana. In addition to recording for important indie labels like Sub Pop, Sister Double Happiness eventually landed on major-label Reprise Records for 1991's Heart & Mind. Over the years Floyd released numerous solo albums of folk and blues rock originals as well as fronting the great and under-appreciated Black Kali Ma which recorded one fine album (three stars in Rolling Stone!) back in 2000.

All of The Buddha Brothers have at one time or another shared stages with Floyd and each brings a distinctive tone-color to his new musical canvas. The line-up includes local guitarist/ singer / songwriting hero Greg Dale, bassist supreme Edgar San Gabriel (who has “played with everyone,” as they say, and was in an earlier incarnation of The Buddha Brothers), respected multi-instrumentalist drummer Chewy Marzolo (King City, Hammers of Misfortune, etc.) and guitarist/singer/songwriter Mark Smotroff (from Bay Area indie band “ing”). Together, The Buddha Brothers are corralling a modern electric folk roots-rock sound with one toe in the past and mind-body very much in the present-future. New songs are being written and recording sessions planned as you read this! Expect to hear choice covers by the likes of folk legend Judy Collins, country Queen Kitty Wells, underground heroine Karen Dalton plus some traditional standards as well as new originals written by Floyd with Dale and Smotroff. You’ll also hear new interpretations of classics’ from Floyd’s vast catalog.

Come on down to The Lost Church for Gary Floyd & The Buddha Brothers’ new pure music experience.

Greg Dale and the Horse You Rode In On

Greg Dale is a singing, songwriting, guitar- playing veteran of San Francisco Bay Area's fertile rock music scene. On his new full- length album Winter's Ghost, he weaves a dreamy musical web of heart-felt tales from the modern American struggle amidst surreal times.
Greg Dale can currently be found performing solo acoustic or with his band Greg Dale And The Horse You Rode In On, he is also in Gary Floyd (Dicks, Sister Double Happiness)'s backing band The Buddha Brothers.

A partial discography (recent to older) includes:

The Night Falls- "Colt"
Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and the Road Home- "The Forgiven Ghost In Me," "Eternal Midnight" 7"
Greg Dale- "Songs From The Shallow Water"
Sorrow Town Choir- "Espinas de la Vida," "...As It Should Be"
Jill the Witch- "A Dangerous Thing That Happened Once Upon A Time"

$10.00 - $15.00


$10 up to the day before and $15 day of show both online and at the door.

Private Parlor Shows are open to all friends and fans of The Lost Church and the performers.

Seating is first come, first served. We recommend you buy in advance to ensure being a part of the event (parlor shows often sell out), but you can also try purchasing at the door on the night of the show.

Online sales are active until 9:30pm the night of show (unless sold out). You can purchase tickets right at the door using a card via your phone and the above link. That old-fashioned cash is also accepted, of course.

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