Rotating Rounds - E.G. Phillips, Clara Blume, Shawn Byron and Ainsley Wagoner (Partial Proceeds to Benefit Bread & Roses Presents (($10 before/$15 day of show))

E.G. Phillips is a San Francisco based songwriter who creates lyric driven songs with his own special blend of whimsy and cinematic imagery which he uses to give a wry take on dealing with the longings of the heart and the madness of existence. He comes from a country called the Midwest, has a degree in Geography, and his favorites include Bob Dylan and The Kinks as well as Duke Ellington and that crowd (a touch of Tom Lehrer might also be in the mix). "Ducks With Pants" is the name of his so-called fake band.

Phillips has been the "Songwriter-in-Residence" at Bazaar Cafe (September 2015 and April 2017) and a featured performer at the Hotel Utah, Neck of the Woods, PianoFight and Cafe International. For the past two years, E.G. has hosted “E.G. Phest" (most recently at the Lost Church) where a dozen or so Bay Area musicians cover one of his songs for his birthday, giving them their own distinct spin and bringing the local music community together in what is really a celebration of song, the art of performance and friendship.

In early 2017 Phillips released his first official album "Fish from the Sky" — a collection of well worn originals he's performed around the Bay Area for many years.

Shawn Byron is a regular at Bay Area bars, cafes, and musical haunts with a resume that includes shows at the Hotel Utah, the EXIT Theater (as part of Songwriter Saturdays) and Bazaar Cafe. Moonlighting as a rock and roll balladeer and drawing on the stylings of Greg Allman, Paul Simon, Sam Cooke and Bing Crosby, Shawn brings a sound made of equal parts fingerstyle folk and sultry sixties soul. He recently traded up from his 12 string guitar with only six strings to a mighty fine Gibson jumbo guitar.

Shawn is currently working on his debut album.

The Austrian singer, songwriter, and pianist Clara Blume recently moved from her hometown Vienna to Berkeley where she will start pursuing her musical career in the US. For the past fifteen years Clara has been writing her own songs and performing with renowned musicians from all over the world to international recognition. Her songwriting in English and Spanish culminated in her critically acclaimed and award nominated debut album “Here Comes Everything” ( While promoting her music, Clara appeared several times on national television and was invited to tour through Europe and the US. The artist will perform pieces from her first album as well as Spanish songs from her soon to be released second record.

Ainsley Wagoner (aka Silverware)

Ainsley writes and sings sparse hymn-like melodies over her electric guitar. Recently she’s played at San Francisco’s Rite Spot, Bazaar Cafe and Revolution Cafe.

Bread and Roses

Bread & Roses Presents is a nonprofit arts organization with a human services mission that brings hope, healing and joy through live music and the performing arts to people who are disadvantaged, marginalized, or otherwise isolated in diverse institutional settings in the San Francisco Bay Area.

$10.00 - $15.00


$10 before and $15 day of show 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. Old-fashioned cash is also accepted.

Ages 10 and over are welcome. (Parental discretion is advised for some events).

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