Gary Lucas

A world class guitar hero, a Grammy nominated songwriter and composer, an international recording artist with over 25 acclaimed solo albums to date, and a soundtrack composer for film and television, GARY LUCAS is on the move in 2016—with three new albums about to come out:

Lucas’ rootsy acoustic pop collaboration with singer/songwriter Jann Klose, STEREOPTICON (Cosmic Trigger Records), is released on Jan. 8th, which has already garnered a stellar review in DC Rocks.

Gary Lucas’ FLEISCHEREI: Music from Max Fleischer Cartoons, featuring 2015 Tony Award nominee Sarah Stiles as Betty Boop and the cream of NYC jazz virtuosos playing the music from the wacky and surreal cartoon classics (Cuneiform Records), is released on Feb. 5th.

Gary’s psychedelic world music trio PEARLY CLOUDS, featuring Hungarian traditional folk star vocalist Eniko Szabo and Serbian saxophonist Toni Dezso (Discovery Records UK), is released on March 15th. The trio were a big hit at the Sziget Festival—Europe’s largest outdoor music festival—last August.

Dubbed “The Thinking Man’s Guitar Hero” by The New Yorker, “The world’s most popular avant-rock guitarist” by The Independent (UK), “One of the 100 Greatest Living Guitarists” (Classic Rock), “Legendary Leftfield guitarist” by The Guardian (UK), “Guitarist of 1000 Ideas” by The New York Times, “a true axe God” by Melody Maker, and “One of the five best guitarists in the world” by the national Czech newspaper Lidove Noviny; the British world music magazine fRoots recently described Gary Lucas as “without question, the most innovative and challenging guitarist playing today.” Rolling Stone’s David Fricke wrote: “Gary Lucas is one of the best and most original guitarists in America…a modern guitar miracle.” Best-selling author/producer Dan Levitin (“This Is Your Brain On Music”) recently cited Gary as “the greatest living electric guitarist”.

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January 08, 2016

Gary Lucas & Jann Klose Release "Stereopticon" Online

January 16, 2014

First Album Collaboration By Peter Hammill & Gary Lucas Other World CD...

April 08, 2011

Gary Lucas One-Take - "Q & A"

November 30, 2007

Gods and Monsters @ Bowery Poetry Club NYC This Saturday, Dec. 1st 10PM

July 30, 2007

Gary Lucas Plays Solo Acoustic at Joe's Pub NYC with Kristin Diable,...

May 30, 2007

Gary Lucas London Double Hit-June 2nd @ Cargo & June 5th @ Luminaire

April 06, 2007

Gary Lucas & Gods and Monsters at Bowery Poetry Club NYC Friday April...

March 22, 2007

Gary Lucas Plays with Karsh Kale at Joe's Pub Sat. March 31st

March 10, 2007

Gary Lucas & Gods and Monsters Double Showcase @ SXSW Sat. March 17th,...

February 23, 2007

Gary Lucas & Gods and Monsters with the Du-Tels @ Bowery Poetry Club...

February 02, 2007

Gary Lucas & Gods and Monsters at Bowery Poetry Club NYC Friday Feb....

January 09, 2007

Gary Lucas & Gods and Monsters Play with Special Guest Jazz Legend...

January 02, 2007

Gary Lucas & Gods And Monsters @ Bowery Poetry Club NYC This Friday...

October 31, 2006

Two Upcoming NYC Shows featuring Gary Lucas And Gods & Monsters

October 04, 2006

3 Upcoming Gary Lucas & Gods and Monsters NYC shows

October 12, 2006

4 Upcoming Gary Lucas & Gods and Monsters NYC shows

September 13, 2006

Gary Lucas & Gods And Monsters 'Coming Clean" Record Release Party...

August 15, 2006

Gary Lucas plays solo acoustic August 17 and 31 at the Living Room NYC

August 04, 2006

New Gary Lucas album/Live in Romania and Beyond

May 31, 2006

Gary Lucas The Legacy of Jedwabne on Link TV

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Knitting Factory

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Knitting Factory


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Coming Clean

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