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This is catchy as hell!
An original tune by Joshua James Jackson.
We love songwriters SO MUCH that we feature them on our stage AND we employ them!
Our beloved Community Manager and Bay Area Songwriter, Joshua James Jackson, is here to sing and pick for you a supremely catchy original tune about becoming an Anchor Donor.
Please support the survival of live music and artists who create original work by becoming a TLC Anchor Donor today.
May 23-29, 2023
Thursday, May 25th | Doors at 7:30 Show 8:15-10:30pm – KARAOKE
Live Band Karaoke – You be the Lead Singer (4th Thursdays!)
Live Band Karaoke is a musical experience where you become the lead singer of a band of friendly, fun-loving musicians that make sure that you sound good and have a great time performing. Select from a songbook with mostly rock from the 70s through the 00s. Signups start at 7:30pm. Check out the song list: http://bit.ly/LBKSongList See you on stage!
Recommended if you like: Singing and fun!
Saturday, May 27th | Doors at 7:30 Show 8:15-10:30pm – INDIE/FOLK
Nicco & Taylor and The Gill Brothers (Duo)
Recommended if you like: Townes Van Zandt, Phoebe Bridgers, The Velvet Teen
Sunday, May 28th | Matinée Doors at 4:00 Show 4:45-7:00pm – SPOKEN WORD
FMRL presents Found Poets @ The Lost Church hosted by Original Giotis
FRML presents Found Poets @ The Lost Church hosted by Original Giotis features published, award-winning Sonoma County poets, Ernesto Garay, Kary Hess, Dannie Ruth, Mahrs Schoppman, and Anthony Diedrich Boyd.
Evening performances end at 10:30pm
We’re offering full refunds for non-attendance or cancelations due to COVID exposure, so there is no risk in showing your support by getting advanced tickets.
The Lost Church Santa Rosa is located on Ross Street (between Mendocino & B) in Downtown Santa Rosa
(23-min from Petaluma, 40-min from San Rafael, 1 hr 6-min from San Francisco, 1 hr 9-min from Oakland…JUST SAYIN’)
& COMING UP SOON in SANTA ROSA
SAT 6/3 Right after the Sonoma Country Pride Parade! 1pm Pride Matinée w/ Eli Conley (Album Release) and Lauren Arrow – SINGER-SONGWRITER – TIX
SAT 6/3, 7/1, 8/5 StandProv! (stand-up meets improv) – COMEDY & IMPROV – TIX
SUN 6/25 WOMEN IN MUSIC CD RELEASE CONCERT #2 – Kayatta and the Vibe Keepers, Amber Steffen, Stephanie Salva, Tami Gosnell -SINGER-SONGWRITER/SOUL/R&B/RAP – TIX
Rent The Lost Church
In addition to hosting an eclectic mix of music, literary events, theater, comedy and a variety of performing arts, The Lost Church is also available for private event rentals. Recently people have rented TLC for a Video Shoot, a Family & Friends Film Night, and a Memorial. Click HERE to book your event.
May 23-29, 2023
Tuesday, May 23th | Doors at 7:30pm Show 8:15-10:30pm – POETRY/MUSIC/SEX/GENDER/LOVE
Red Light Lit: Book Release for Kimberly Reyes’s Vanishing Point
Red Light Lit: Book Release Party for Kimberly Reyes’s Vanishing Point is an evening of prose, poetry, music and celebration, featuring writers Desirée Alvarez, Syr Beker, Kar Johnson, Jennifer Lewis, K.R. Morrison, and Danielle Truppi, alongside a live score from Nick Jaina and musical guest, Sarah Bethe Nelson.
Wednesday, May 24th | Doors at 7:30pm Show 8:15-10:30pm – INDIE FOLK
The Lowest Pair
From each releasing solo albums via Conor Oberst’s Team Love Records to their latest album produced by Mike Mogis of Bright Eyes, kindred spirits, Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee, come together as The Lowest Pair, creating a sonic playground of spirited Americana, roots, punk undercurrents and beyond, grounded by clawhammer banjo and acoustic guitar.
Recommended if you like: John Craigie, Gill Landry, Brothers Comatose, Front Country, Banjos
Thursday, May 25th | Doors at 7:30pm Show 8:15-10:30pm – EXPERIMENTAL WORLD JAZZ
Angelo Tomandl and Omigato! w/ Sofie Mae
Peruvian artist and highly praised harmonica player, Angelo Tomandl and his band Omigato, blend different styles and moods with spacey psychedelic jams, high energy funky groove, Latin Jazz and the unpredictable paired with Sofie Mae‘s magical music experience, full of soulful melodies and jazzy explorations guided by her journeys as a troubadour and playing the streets of New Orleans.
Recommended if you like: Frank Zappa, Phish, Bela Fleck and The Flecktones (with Howard Levy)
Friday, May 26th | Doors at 7:30pm Show 8:15-10:30pm – COMEDY
A comedian takes five shots of whiskey in a row and tries to perform an improvised play with five sober comedians. What could go wrong?! Drunk Theatre is the entirely improvised, unpredictable, and crazy comedy show that’ll kick your weekend into overdrive.
Recommended if you like: Improvised Shakespeare, Drunk History, Whose Line is it Anyway?
Saturday, May 27th | Doors at 7:30pm Show 8:15-10:30pm – VARIETY/COMEDY/THEATER
Living Impaired presents The Schadenfreude Showcase: A Weird Variety Show!
Living Impaired presents The Schadenfreude Showcase: A Weird Variety Show! captures the beauty, weirdness, up-tempo vibe and cheese factor reminiscent of The Lawrence Welk Show.
Recommended if you like: When I was a kid, I stayed with my grandma four months out of the year, and every Sunday, we would watch re-runs of the Lawrence Welk Show; I fell in love with the huge amount of cheese factor and found myself enthralled by the beauty, weirdness, and the up-tempo vibe. I’m so excited to try and capture just an ounce of that excitement. The only thing I can promise is that this will be the funniest show you have ever seen in your life!
The Lost Church San Francisco is located at 988 Columbus Avenue at Chestnut Street in North Beach
(26-min from Oakland, 33-min from San Rafael, 52-min from Vallejo, 1 hour and 6-min from Santa Rosa…DON’T YA KNOW)
& COMING UP SOON in SAN FRANCISCO
WED 6/7, WED 7/19 , WED 8/2 Brad Barton, Reality Thief: A Fun Interactive Magic & Mind Reading Show – MAGIC & MENTALISM – TIX
WED 6/14 wave chamber collective + silvi alcivar: phase 2 – EXPERIMENTAL – TIX
FRI 6/30 Joe Sikelianos’s Debut Album Release – Our Kind of Beast…featuring The Sampaguitas – AMERICANA/INDIE-FOLK/FILIPINO FOLK – TIX
Donate before next Wednesday to get your one-of-a-kind 2023 Anchor Donor Pin!
“It’s maybe like a place David Lynch dreamed existed and put his favorite musicians in.” – Sylvie Simmons
The utterly brilliant and charming Author, Rock Journalist, Songwriter, and Musician, Sylvie Simmons, on the magic of The Lost Church and becoming an Anchor Donor. Plus she shares a wonderful song called Moon Over Chinatown.
Anchor Donors are…
People who are pitching in to The Lost Church Nonprofit with small monthly or quarterly contributions.
They are the backbone of our organization that keep our theaters open through thick and thin.
$5, $10, $25 really adds up and inches us closer to stability.
Our goal this May is to add 70 new Anchor Donors.
We have 57 more to go and only 8 days left!
It’s a concrete way you can keep the arts in San Francisco and Santa Rosa alive during these turbulent times.
Be a part of the solution! Thank you.
FOR BOTH SAN FRANCISCO & SANTA ROSA THEATERS
Seating is First Come, First Served.
All Ages are welcome
(Except for babies, children, and adults who may be disruptive.)
Our Current Safety Protocols
Vaccines, boosters, and masks are strongly encouraged, but are not required as per local Public Health Policy.
From Your Everlovin’ Editor
Experience the everlasting joy of laughter, music, spoken word, contemporary art, and the warmth of shared moments with both familiar faces and newfound friends.
We stand as your steadfast haven, providing the perfect space for these cherished encounters.
We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve entered Week Three of our highly anticipated 3rd Annual Anchor Donor Drive.
With just 9 days remaining, seize the opportunity to join us and secure your very own 2023 Anchor Pin. These exclusive TLC Anchor Pins boast three unique designs, and as your dedication to TLC and local arts persists, your collection of pins will grow.
Celebrate your unwavering support for TLC and the local arts scene in a delightful and expressive way with our coveted Anchor Pins.
Michele & The Lost Church
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions and comments, testimonials, rentals…and share your favorite memory!
MAY at TLC SANTA ROSA
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TLC SANTA ROSA RESIDENCIES:
Mark your calendars for…
1st Saturdays Monthly (starting June) – StandProv! – Equal parts standup and improvisational comedy, StandProv electrifies audiences who enjoy a laugh.
1st Sundays Quarterly – Sunday Afternoon Balkan w/ Gradina – Music and Dancing from the Balkans and Mediterranean Regions
3rd Thursdays – Stanroy’s Song Service – Different Songwriters each month share insights into the craft of the song from inspiration to final form.
4th Thursdays – Live Band Karaoke – You be the lead singer of the band!
Last Saturdays Quarterly – A Night in SPAIN with Sol Flamenco – Dance and Music in the Flamenco Tradition
MAY at TLC SAN FRANCISCO
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TLC SAN FRANCISCO RESIDENCIES:
Mark your calendars for…
1st Saturdays Monthly (starting June) – Stand-Up Comedy at The Lost Church with Nick Scarpino and Austin Carr presented by Comedy by the Bay
1st Wednesdays Monthly – Brad Barton, Reality Thief: A Fun Interactive Magic & Mind Reading Show – Ever had your brain spanked?!
1st Thursdays Bi-Monthly – Under The Influence of… with Mark Gardner – Various artists honor our greatest songwriters and bands alongside their own original material that the tribute artist inspired
2nd Thursdays Monthly – You’re Going to Die: Poetry, Prose & Everything Goes – Open Mic
2nd Sundays Monthly – StandProv! – – Equal parts standup and improvisational comedy, StandProv electrifies audiences who enjoy a laugh.
3rd Saturdays Monthly – Drunk Theatre – A comedian takes five shots of whiskey in a row and tries to perform an improvised play with five sober comedians. What could go wrong?!
4th Saturdays Quarterly – DIVA or Die! – Unique and eclectic burlesque and variety acts.
7th Annual Railroad Square Music Festival is June 11th
One Day of Fantastic and Free Music for Everyone
Railroad Square Music Festival returns to the heart of Santa Rosa on Sunday, June 11th.
***RSMFest is a Project of our Nonprofit thelostchurch.org
Summer On The Square Returns to Santa Rosa
June & July 2023
The Lost Church is excited to share that we have co-produced this year’s Summer on the Square Series.
Not only that, but we’re running the bar!
This means that when you join us at one of these fun summertime concerts or movies you not only get to say hello to the TLC Staffer who is pouring your drink, but every purchase you make goes directly to support our theater and nonprofit!
Since the concerts end at 8pm you can make an evening of it and come to our Downtown Santa Rosa Theater to keep having fun and feeding your senses afterward.
Music on the Square will bring live music and dancing to Downtown Courthouse Square on seven Fridays throughout the summer. The Lost Church, a nonprofit arts organization with a Downtown performance space, is helping coordinate the scheduling of local performers who bring a diversity of styles.
Movies on the Square are back this year and better than ever. Four Monday night screenings on a massive LED screen will light up Courthouse Square in Downtown Santa Rosa.
Learn more at the Santa Rosa Metro Chamber Website.
TLC YouTube Archives
Moving pictures… with sound!
Visit our Lost Church YouTube Channel for new videos from the archives uploaded regularly!
We now have 89 Subscribers!
Who will be #100?!
Rent The Lost Church
San Francisco and Santa Rosa
In addition to hosting an eclectic mix of music, literary events, theater, comedy and a variety of performing arts, The Lost Church is also available for private event rentals, film and video shoots and more.
In the coming months people have rented TLC for a Video Shoot, a Film Festival, a Memorial, and a Movie Night.
Click HERE to book your event.
All Day Music Festival in North Beach
Coming September 23rd
ALL DAY MUSIC Festival
on Saturday, September 23rd
Visit the new website for more details alldaymusicinnorthbeach2023
Use Code TLC for 15% off Rates at Santa Rosa’s ArtHouse Hotel and Hotel e
The good people at ArtHouse Hotel and Hotel e in Santa Rosa are offering a 15% discount plus free valet and indoor secured parking to our artists and audience.
Use rate code TLC
—when making a reservation at one of the hotels or on their booking engine.
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