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Gary thoroughly recommends the
superb new documentary "Finding Fela" about the life of music icon Fela Anikulapo Kuti opening Aug. 1st in 25 cities across the US (dates and showtimes here), directed by Academy Award winner Alex Gibney, produced by Ruth and Stephen Hendel
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Check out recent profiles of Gary
Preview tracks from Gary Lucas
& Gods and Monsters' album "The Ordeal of Civility" here!!
Many of Gary Lucas' Long Out of Print Catalog Albums and New
Digital Only Releases now available for download
Giving to You:
section—see rare pictures and articles
discussion and gig reminders 
Gary Lucas DVD — A double bill of his "Sounds of the Surreal/Monsters from the ID"
films with live soundtracks project — order it now here
Legendary producer Phil Ramone
(Paul Simon, Bob Dylan et al) selects Gary Lucas as one of his favorite artists in his recent Huffington Post blog: New York native guitar monster and devilish-voiced composer Gary Lucas lives in his own frequency. A compulsive truth-teller and an earnest artist with a riveting presence. The Grammy-nominated Lucas co-penned Jeff Buckley's "Grace" and "Mojo Pin" and Joan Osborne's "Spider Web", to name a few. Collaborations include the great Captain Beefheart, Jerry Harrison (of Talking Heads), John Cale, Lou Reed, Yael Naim, Iggy Pop, Van Dyke Parks, and Chris Cornell. Lucas's music imagination is infinite, but startwith his take on the Syd Barrett title "Astronomy Domine," from the 1992 album "Gods and Monsters". It's spooky and enigmatic. Currently touring.
Check out live clips from all over
the world spanning Gary's career now on YouTube at the OutFromUnderLive Channel — new clips added frequently
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09/02/2014
From singer Rose Whipperr on TOUCHED BY GRACE
08/26/2014
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of "Grace", collaborate with Gary and write the lyrics to music he wrote with Jeff in mind—meet him at Hookist.com!
08/24/2014
Nice review of "Touched By Grace" from the Captain Beefheart Radar Station's Steve Froy
08/20/2014
Updates made to the pics
08/19/2014
Gary had a terrific live debut for his new FLEISCHEREI project (Music from Max Fleischer's Betty Boop and Popeye Cartoons) at a party at The Bridge Golf Club in Bridgehampton Long Island on Sun. 8/17—video clips coming—meanwhile check out photos and listen to "The Music Goes Round and Round" and "Betty Boop's Penthouse"
08/15/2014
It was 20 years ago today...that Jeff Buckley's "Grace" was released in the UK and Europe
08/08/2014
FLEISCHEREI, Gary's new 6-piece tribute to the music from Max Fleischer's delightful Betty Boop and Popeye cartoons, featuring Sarah Stiles on vocals and Joe Fiedler on trombone, take it to The Bridge in Bridgehampton LI  8/17 for a private party debut—going public soon! Check out their take on "The Music Goes Round and Round"
08/04/2014
From  Musician & cultural pundit Dusty Wright and Dr. William Hurwitz on TOUCHED BY GRACE
08/02/2014
Exciting news: Gary has just signed on as Music Director for "BUCKLEY"—a tribute to both Tim and Jeff Buckley to premiere in Sydney, Melbourne and other Australian cities in Fall 2015—with a narration written by his friend Jeff Apter (author of "A Pure Drop")
Updates made to the tour section
07/30/2014
Just confirmed: Gary will be giving a Masterclass and seminars at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam Thurs. Oct. 16th—topics covered include extended guitar technique, fingerpicking, the craft of songwriting with an emphasis on "Grace" and "Mojo Pin", and Gary's adventures in the music biz
07/29/2014
Just confirmed: Two Dutch Solo Acoustic Shows at the Paradiso Amsterdam 10/18 and Paradox Tilburg 10/29
From Producer Peter Feldman and Musician Zeke Schein on TOUCHED BY GRACE 
07/24/2014
Just confirmed: Gary is performing solo and speaking in Oslo at the Kulturhuset Sunday Sept. 21st as part of Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy's "Classic Album Sundays" event focusing on Jeff Buckley's "Grace" album
07/19/2014
New feature on Gary in the latest issue of GUITAR CLUB Magazine (Italy)
07/13/2014
From Musician/industry vet Paul Mauceri on TOUCHED BY GRACE
07/02/2014
This Fri. night July 4th Independence Day Gary is sitting in with otherworldly Mongolian/Buryat world music star vocalist NAMGAR at Barbes in Park Slope at 8pm 
From Music Industry pro Robert Singerman on TOUCHED BY GRACE
06/29/2014
Great review and photos from Gary Lucas & Gods and Monsters 25th Anniversary Concert from Guitarblog
06/27/2014
Tonight!! Gods and Monsters 25th Anniversary Show at Le Poisson Rouge NYC
06/25/2014
Watch Gary playing "Satantango" from his album "Cinefantastique"
06/24/2014
Great review of the new WILD RUMPUS album in Sheffield magazine EXPOSED
06/23/2014
Listen to Gary live on Mike Edison and Judy McGuire's "Arts and Seizures" show on Heritage Radio Network 6/22/14 here
06/20/2014
Check out the new OTHERWORLD page for Gary and Peter Hammill
This Sunday 2 pm EDT Gary will be performing solo acoustic live on the Arts & Seizures Show - the Fastest Half Hour on the Internet Today! Hosted by Mike Edison and Judy McGuire—Listen live here
06/19/2014
Peter Hammill and Gary just confirmed their OTHERWORLD duo in concert at the Teatro de la Ciudad Esperanza Iris Sun. Nov. 9th in Mexico City!!
06/17/2014
From Screenwriter Francis McCarthy on TOUCHED BY GRACE
06/11/2014
From the latest issue of Guitar Player Magazine, in an article about Jeff Buckley and the "Grace" album
06/07/2014
Just confirmed: Gary is performing the world premiere of his new live solo guitar score accompanying Carl Theodor Dreyer's 1932 horror masterpiece VAMPYR at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring Maryland on Sat. Nov. 1st—and will also perform with Spanish "Dracula" there that night!!
Check out a new interview with Gary from Greek music site HIT CHANNEL
From Artist Bill Mutter on TOUCHED BY GRACE
06/04/2014
Just added as a special guest sitting in with Gary Lucas and Gods and Monsters at their 25th Anniversary Show 6/27 at Le Poisson Rouge NYC—acoustic guitar goddess Kaki King!!
06/03/2014
New article about Gary's work focusing on OTHERWORLD with Peter Hammill and Gary's CINEFANTASTIQUE solo album from BLURT Magazine
06/02/2014
More great press for WILD RUMPUS!! A Little Bit Of Sol - exclusive interview feature | Curious Animal - album review | Allie Michele - blog posting | Crack Magazine - album news
06/01/2014
Gary receives an Acker Award for Avant-Garde Achievement in music tonight at the Theatre 80 St. Marks NYC 6:30pm, pre Acker Awards chow-down at Katz's Deli NYC
05/31/2014
Great 3 page feature in DJ MAGAZINE for WILD RUMPUS 5/14!!
05/29/2014
IN LOVING MEMORY OF JEFF BUCKLEY 
November 17, 1966  May 29, 1997
Beautiful letter just received from Macedonian musician Adi Imeri
05/28/2014
WILD RUMPUS DOUBLE VINYL LP "MUSICAL BLAZE-UP"—space-age psychedelic dance grooves courtesy Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy and Gary Lucas, available on vinyl here, download the new album here 
Independence Day: On Fri. July 4th Gary is sitting in with superb Buryat/Mongolian vocalist Namgar Lkhasaranova at Barbes 9th St and 6th Ave Park Slope Brooklyn 8-9:30pm
05/24/2014
New clip just surfaced of Gary and Peter Hammill at the Gouveia Art Rock Festival in Portugal 4/27!
05/22/2014
Happy 100th Sun Ra—Listen to Gary's tribute here
05/20/2014
WILD RUMPUS (Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy and Gary) double vinyl extravaganza 'MUSICAL BLAZE-UP' is out next Tues. 5/27 on Bitches Brew!!
05/17/2014
Just in from musician Joe Verga on TOUCHED BY GRACE
05/16/2014
GARY LUCAS & GODS AND MONSTERS (Ernie Brooks, Billy Ficca and Jason Candler) play a warmup for their NYC Silver Anniversary show at Le Poisson Rouge June 27th tomorrow night at 9pm at the Long Island City Arts Open, as part of The Big Whirlygig (see the poster here)—the address is 5-25 46th Ave LIC
05/14/2014
Rave review of Gary and Peter Hammill's OTHERWORLD album today in All About Jazz!
05/13/2014
RIP H.R. GIGER 2/5/40 - 5/12/14
He was a friend of Gary's, who performed  "The Golem" in his honor at a Giger Retrospective at the National Technical Museum in Prague several years ago 
photo: at the Giger Museum in Gruyere Switzerland 2007
05/12/2014
New WILD RUMPUS debut double vinyl album out soon on BITCHES BREW, featuring Colleen "Cosmo" Murphy and Gary Lucas—check out some great advance reviews from  A Little Bit of Sol, from  Colorising, from  A Closer Listen, and from  I House U!!
New rave for "Touched By Grace" from Guitar Player Magazine writer Vinnie DeMaso
05/07/2014
Read a feature on Gary and Peter Hammill's "OTHERWORLD" album in the new issue of Guitar Player Magazine!
Check out a new clip about Gary's book "Touched By Grace—My Time with Jeff Buckley" by French filmmaker/actress Lena Friedrich
05/05/2014
Gary was just informed by NYC legend Clayton Patterson that he is a recipient of one of this year's Acker Awards for Achievement in the Avant-Garde—the Awards Ceremony is Sunday June 1st from 6:30 till 10pm at Theater 80 at 80 St. Marks Place in the East Village
05/02/2014
Check out photos from Gary and Peter Hammill's headlining show at Gouveia Art-Rock Festival in Portugal!

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