Gary Lucas, while still in college, collaborated with Leonard Bernstein and then spent five years playing guitar with Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band. Gary has played and collaborated with Jeff Buckley (co-writer of “Grace” and “Mojo Pin”), Lou Reed, John Cale, Nick Cave, David Johansen, jazz greats Steve Swallow, Roswell Rudd, Joe Lovano, and Dave Liebman, Patti Smith, Peter Stampfel, Joan Osborne (co-writer of the GRAMMY nominated “Spider Web”), Matthew Sweet, Iggy Pop, Van Dyke Parks, Bryan Ferry, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Bobby Neuwirth, John Sebastian, Allen Ginsburg, Dr. John, Graham Parker, Bob Weir, Warren Haynes, Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads), and many more.
Recently named one of Downbeat Magazine’s “Hot 66 6-Stringers”, Gary’s band, Gods and Monsters, was called “a 21 st century Cream” by Rolling Stone and after hearing his music, Esquire wrote, “Gary Lucas has apparently grown extra fingers”.
Mr. Lucas will be presenting his highly acclaimed solo acoustic performance at Colony Woodstock on February 22, 2019. Don’t miss this rare intimate appearance by one of the truly great guitarists alive today (“Lucas is a modern guitar miracle”—Rolling Stone).