JUMP TO: San Francisco | JUMP TO: Santa Rosa
Elizabeth Cline, the co-founder of TLC and a talented artist/musician/designer, joyously commemorates the final week of our resounding Anchor Drive in 2023.
We’re trying to bring 54 more Anchor Donors on board before midnight May 31st.
May 30-June 5, 2023
Friday, June 2nd | Doors at 7:30 Show 8:15-10:30pm – FOLK-ROCK
Rachel Garlin: The Ballad of Madelyne & Therese
Rachel Garlin performs her signature folk-rock-Americana songs for this special narrated concert AND album release of The Ballad of Madelyne & Therese. Set in Manhattan in the year 1940, the album is a folk-song-cycle about two women engaged in a forbidden love affair. We follow Madelyne and Therese in and out of switchboard offices and speakeasies and from the beds of their husbands to the arms of each other. Vinyl records will be available for sale.
Saturday, June 3rd | Doors at 7:30 Show 8:15-10:30pm – COMEDY
Stand-Up Comedy at The Lost Church
Stand-Up Comedy at the Lost Church, produced by Comedy by the Bay, features the best comedians in San Francisco and the Bay Area who have appeared in SF Sketchfest, Netflix, HBO, Comedy Central and more, hosted by Austin Carr and Nick Scarpino. This month features Taylor Evans, Isaiah Washington, Trevor Lockwood, and Jessica Grant.
Recommended if you like: Bill Burr, Dave Chappelle, Ali Wong
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 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)
Less than 48-hours to get your Anchor Donor Pin and help to save the arts.
& COMING UP SOON in SAN FRANCISCO
THU 6/8 You’re Going To Die: Poetry, Prose, and Everything Goes – OPEN MIC – TIX
SUN 6/11, 7/9, and 8/13 StandProv! SF – COMEDY – TIX
SUN 8/6 Shauna Dean Cokeland and Holander – INDIE/FOLK-POP – 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 30-June 5, 2023
Saturday, June 3rd | Matinée Doors at 1:00pm Show 1:45-4:00pm – SINGER-SONGWRITER
Right after the Sonoma Country Pride Parade! 1pm Pride Matinée w/ Eli Conley (Album Release) and Lauren Arrow
Celebrating pride and his new album release, Searching for What’s True, Eli Conley performs songs that are a conduit for stories often not reflected in roots music, for queer and trans folks, justice seekers, and anyone who doesn’t easily fit in a box, along with queer Jewitch song-tender, avid singer/screamer from the womb, Lauren Arrow singing soulful songs that reach the hopeful heart.
Recommended if you like: Girlyman, Indigo Girls, John Prine
Wednesday, May 24th | Doors at 7:30pm Show 8:15-10:30pm – COMEDY & IMPROV
StandProv! (stand-up meets improv 1st Saturdays)
StandProv! moves to first Saturdays for an evening of equal parts stand-up and improvisational comedy hosted by Franco Tevini with Jeremy Lessnau and a rotating cast of comics each month. June features Jeanette Marin, Luke Abranches, and Martin Marrufo.
Recommended if you like: John Mulaney, Upright Citizens Brigade, Emily Heller, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Josh Fadem, Samuel Horwitz
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
TUE 6/6 Gordie Tentrees and Samuel Gray Edmondson – FOLK – TIX
WED 6/7 Stav McAllister, Grace Harriet, Samantha McKaige – INDIE/FOLK – TIX
THUR 7/27, 8/24, 9/28 Live Band Karaoke – KARAOKE – TIX
“The Lost Church is for the people…for the artist.”
Inspirational Musician and Event Producer KingLung on The Lost Church Santa Rosa’s support for local community and performers.
Visit KingLung at https://linktr.ee/timelessexperience
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.
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.
Anchor Donor and long time instigator of fun, Mark Barbeau, sports his 2022 Anchor Pin. The ship has sailed for the 2021 and 2022 Anchor Pins, but you can start your own collection with our 2023 edition by signing up before May 31st.
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.)
Where else can you see Johnny Tripod and Toby Dixon recreated the Tears in Rain scene from Blade Runner live on stage? Watch the video HERE. And keep an eye out for the return of Living Impaired presents The Schadenfreude Showcase: A Weird Variety Show this summer.
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
As I sit here contemplating the dwindling hours of The Lost Church Anchor Drive, I can’t help but feel a mixture of excitement and anticipation. The clock is ticking, and with less than 48 hours left to become an Anchor Donor, the stakes have never been higher. But fear not, dear readers, for this is not a tale of despair; it is a call to arms, a rallying cry for those who believe in the power of art and community.
I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to the 16 individuals who have already answered this call, who have recognized the importance of preserving and expanding our beloved home for performers, educators, and the community at large. Your generosity knows no bounds, and you are the true heroes of this story. Together, we are forging a path to save the soul of Bay Area and North Bay arts.
With the summer breeze whispering promises of June and the warm days ahead I implore you to mark your calendars with show dates that bear the initials of TLC. Join us as we embark on a journey through the summer season, celebrating the arts and reveling in the magic that unfolds within our humble theaters. Let us gather in the spirit of unity, as we indulge in the stories and melodies that transport us to another realm.
May 31st and the end of our Annual Anchor Drive looms just around the corner. By becoming an Anchor Donor, not only will you secure your place as a guardian of The Lost Church, but you will also receive your very own limited edition Anchor Pin—a symbol of your unwavering support and commitment.
We will not give up and are standing strong bound by our shared love for live performance and our unwavering determination to preserve a sanctuary that nurtures creativity. The Lost Church is a haven, a place where dreams come to life and where the beauty of human expression finds its voice.
Thank you for your unwavering support. Your contributions, both big and small, make a world of difference. May the summer sun shine upon us, and may the spirit of community, generosity, and art guide us on this remarkable journey.
Michele & The Lost Church
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions and comments, testimonials, rentals…and share your favorite memory!
JUNE 2023 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
JUNE 2023 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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