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The Sapphire Sisters

Since the late ’90s, The Sapphire Sisters’ Daughters of Our Mothers Festival has provided an annual opportunity for female-identifying musicians to find strength in harmony and sisterhood in song. And the coming together of this sacred community of esoteric folk musicians may never have been so important as it is this year. Just read the news, you guys. Now is a time for us to be marching, joining hands, setting cop cars on fire, and above all lifting our voices to sing. Because whether you’re a son, a daughter, a sister, a grandmother, or a father – we’re all daughters of our mothers.

This year’s line-up includes headliners The Sapphire Sisters, with special guests January Schonfeld and more!

THREE SHOWS ONLY!
March 16 – 18
Lyric Hyperion Theatre & Cafe
2106 Hyperion Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027

7:30PM – doors open!
8:00PM – show starts
(The Lyric Hyperion is open early – stop by for a drink before the show!)

GENERAL ADMISSION: $18
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: $13 (available until 2/21)

“These harmonies fight fascists”
$1 of each ticket sold will go toward supporting the Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

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The Sapphire Sisters are a creation of Lost Moon Radio and the festival features the talents of Jen Burton, Martha Marion, Lauren Flans, Leslie Korein, Lauren Ludwig, Jamie Hultgren, Ryan Harrison, Frank Smith, Dan Oster, Mikey Wells, Dylan Ris, Brandon Baruch, Dave McKeever, and Tori Lyon.

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LMR Last Christmas Teaser

It’s hard to believe that it’s the last Christmas ever. But as we all know, it is. So Lost Moon will be sending off the centuries-old tradition in style with our biggest holiday show ever! There’s a big batch of new songs and sketches, mulled together with some of our seasonal classics. And on Friday and Saturday nights, stick around after the show for a holiday party! Join Lost Moon Radio at The Lyric-Hyperion Theatre & Cafe as we bid farewell to over seventeen-hundred years of egg nog, gift-giving, and gathering ’round the Christmas tree. We’ve saved the best one for last!

Get Tickets!
Early Bird Special: Buy your tickets before midnight on 11/11 and get $5 off!

Lost Moon Radio Presents: The Last Christmas
December 8th, 9th, and 10th, 2016

The Lyric-Hyperion Theatre & Cafe
2106 Hyperion Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027

$15

Doors 7:30pm
Show 8:00pm

The cafe is open all night, so come grab dinner or a drink (beer, wine, coffee, etc.) before the show. And on Friday and Saturday, stick around for the afterparty!

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UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE LIKELIHOOD OF RAIN ON SUNDAY. WE’LL KEEP YOU POSTED ON RESCHEDULING.
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Hey, you seem like you could use some music and entertainment this weekend, and maybe just being in the company of some cool people. Consider the latest installment of SUNSETS AT GREAT SCOTT, on Sunday, November 20th, at 4pm. The line-up includes the Story Pirates, The Silver Lake Chorus, touring Nashville twosome Pilgrim, singer-songwriter Jesse Macht (your host), and our personal favorites…

THE SAPPHIRE SISTERS, Lost Moon Radio’s own beloved female folk duo (in a performance featuring Martha Marion, Jen Burton, Michael Wells, Dylan Ris, and Lauren Flans), who promise to surround your troubled heart in waves of pulsing harmony and sisterhood.

It’s all happening in a beautiful backyard-with-a-view in Echo Park, and it’s all FREE (thanks to a sponsorship from Airstream). There’s even free valet, or you can get 20% off a Lyft ride to and/or from the show with the code SSAGS. Warm clothes, picnic blankets, and beach chairs are encouraged.

Doesn’t that sound like a pretty great way to round out your weekend? More details here.

Lost Moon Radio is proud to return to the stage with one of our most acclaimed episodes: NIGHT.

For two consecutive nights, we will be reprising our live show NIGHT, a crowd favorite named ‘Best in Comedy’ and ‘Top of the Fringe’ at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in 2012. Whether you’re catching this installment for the very first time, or enjoying it again for the first time in years, this is one you won’t want to miss. Join us at The Lyric-Hyperion on July 8th & 9th at 8:00pm for the show, featuring an assortment of our most celebrated, moonlight-appropriate songs and sketches along with some brand-new material!

Limited seating! Get your seats, grab a drink, and let’s dig into all things nocturnal.

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DETAILS:

The Lyric-Hyperion Theatre
2106 Hyperion Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Friday, July 8th, and Saturday, July 9th

8:00pm (Doors open at 7:45pm)

$15 – GET TICKETS
(EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Buy your tickets by 6/21 at midnight and get $5 off.)

Lost Moon Radio: Night

Starring Lauren Flans, Ryan Harrison, Martha Marion, Frank Smith, Brenton Kossak, Dylan Ris, Michael Wells, and Matt McKenna as Jupiter Jack.

Written by Ryan Harrison, Frank Smith, Dylan Ris, Dan Oster, and Lauren Flans.

Music & Lyrics by Dylan Ris, Michael Wells, Ryan Harrison, Frank Smith, Rich Ramberg, and Lauren Flans.

Directed by Duke Doyle

Producer: Monica Miklas

Assistant Producer: Nicole Blum

Poster Design by Lindsay Hollinger

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Join us, if you dare, for a night of hell-arious comedy and music. We begin with an All-Hallow’s-Eve-themed set from Lost Moon’s haunted house band The Doom Units!

Then, it’s laughs galore from local zombie and stand-up Matt McKenna!

The night culminates in a spook-tacular show by Lost Moon Radio, featuring all our most hair-raising sketches and songs of yore. It’s an evening you won’t soon survive– er, forget. HA-HA-HA-HA-HAAAAAAAA!

Costumes encouraged but not required!

Lost Moon Radio’s Undead Cabaret

Friday, October 30
The Virgil

4519 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90029

$15 – Seated Ticket
$10 – Standing Room Ticket*

*The Virgil is an awesome venue with limited seating, so if you want to guarantee a chair, buy one of our 25 Seated Tickets early!

7:30pmDoors open!
7:45pm – The Doom Units
8:15pm – Matt McKenna
8:30pm – Lost Moon Radio

10:00pm – Halloween Set spun by Virgil’s resident DJs Birdzone**

**Every patron of Lost Moon Radio is invited to stick around and enjoy the DJ set. (Your ticket guarantees admission!) Birdzone’s selections are all vinyl (just like Jupiter Jack likes it) and the set is Halloween-themed!

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Lost Moon Radio’s beloved female folk duo The Sapphire Sisters are finally getting their very own show (fuck you, glass ceilings) and you’re invited.

Our friends at Crooked Grin Theater are hosting an epic autumn bash, Crooked Grin Carnivale, featuring live music, comedy, cirque performance, virtual reality films, and a full half-hour set from the Sapphire Sisters (along with a couple of special guests). And tickets are just $9! Details below.

In the meantime, if you’re unfamiliar with the Sapphire Sisters, or if you’d just like to revisit their soulful acoustic sound, enjoy this classic track, “Mr. Boots.”

Now come watch these mistresses of melody and mayhem sing their hits, share their road stories, and maybe shiv someone in the audience.

The Sapphire Sisters
at Crooked Grin Carnivale

Saturday, September 26th
8:30pm

Monsterrat
1503 S Central Avenue #2A
Los Angeles, CA 90021

$9

Featuring performances by Jen Burton, Martha Marion, Lauren Flans, Ryan Harrison, and Dylan Ris. Songs by Dylan Ris, Michael Wells, Ryan Harrison, Frank Smith, and Lauren Flans. Written by Frank Smith & Ryan Harrison. Directed by Lauren Ludwig.

Sponsored by Perrier!

LMR Summer Block Party

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Slap on some sunscreen, crank up the Jimmy Buffett, and roll on over to the “Lost Moon Radio: Summer Block Party.” Full of new and classic sketches and songs on the theme of — you guessed it — summer. From the Boardwalk to Band Camp, from Summer School to the Kiddie Pool, we’ll be traveling every inch of wet concrete in this one-night-only event. Featuring Ryan Harrison, Frank Smith, Jen Burton, Martha Marion, Lauren Flans, Luke Barnett, and Will Greenberg. With the music of Dylan Ris, Mikey Wells, Eric Kalver, and Dave Lang.

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Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm.

The Virgil is a standing room venue. Tickets guarantee a space in the event but not an assigned seat.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? Yes. The Virgil is a 21+ venue.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? There is street parking in the area and valet at the venue.


SPECIAL PROMOTION

If you bring a friend to our July 25th show who has never seen a Lost Moon Radio show before, then you get to come for free. Here’s how it works:

• Get your friend to buy a ticket for the show.

• Email lostmoonradio[at]gmail[dot]com once the ticket is purchased. You must include your friend’s name and email address. Once we confirm they have purchased a ticket, you will be added to our comped ticket list for the evening and receive a confirmation email.

• Then come see the show on July 25th!

Questions? Email lostmoonradio[at]gmail[dot]com.

Still need more convincing?

Enjoy this video profile of Terry Chivers, beloved singer-songwriter and beach lifestyle ambassador, one of the many great artists we’ll be featuring at the event.

The Virgil Exterior - NightAfter a sold-out performance at Westside Comedy last month, we’ve decided to bring back our Rebels & Outlaws show for one more night, this time on the Eastside in our first appearance at a fantastic comedy and music venue: The Virgil.

An hour of sketches and songs exploring the ne’er-do-wells and game changers that we love to misunderstand, Lost Moon Radio: Rebels & Outlaws features castmembers Frank Smith, Lauren Flans, Ryan Harrison, Dan Oster, and Jen Burton, with Will Greenberg as Jupiter Jack. Live rock n’roll by our house band, The Moon Units, featuring Dylan Ris, Brenton Kossak, Eric Kalver, and Dave Lang.

The Virgil
4519 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90029

Saturday, May 30, 2015
8:00pm

$10 (+ $1.54 ticketing fee)

All event ticket holders are invited to stay after the show to enjoy The Virgil’s house DJ.
Parking in the area is metered.
Valet available.

The Lost Moon Rebel Video Contest

But hey, maybe you’re like, “This all sounds great, but can I see the show for free?” Okay, you’ve convinced us. Post a video of yourself doing something rebellious (10 seconds to 1 minute) on the Lost Moon Radio Facebook page with the hashtag #lostmoonrebels, and we’ll give you a FREE TICKET to our May 30th Rebels and Outlaws show. Whether you shoot it on an iPhone or an Arri Alexa, all videos are welcome. This rebellion display can be something small (like drinking white wine with steak) or significant (overthrowing a government). It can be funny or it can be brave. We leave it in your hands.

AND if your video gets the most likes by Thursday the 28th at midnight, Lost Moon will pay your bar tab for the evening (up to $50). So, share your video with your friends and we’ll see you at The Virgil on May 30th!

This is it, guys. The shocking Season Finale of DAN’S CAT VIDEOS. A new foe emerges, and DeNiro faces his greatest challenge yet – it’s the cliffhanger you’ll be talking about all summer! #danscats

Obviously, we’re sad to be leaving these lovable felines for the time being, but there’s more from Lost Moon Radio on the horizon. You can see the show live in LA on Saturday, May 30th. Click here for details.

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Monday, March 30th, at 8pm

Live show update! We’re bringing one of our favorite episodes, “Rebels and Outlaws,” back to the stage for the first time in three years. It’s a full hour of some of our very best sketches and songs at our favorite venue west of the 405, Westside Comedy.

Westside Comedy
1323 3rd Street Promenade
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(Yes, that is in the alley between 3rd and 4th. This is cool and not sketchy.)

Monday, March 30th
8:00pm
$15
BUY TICKETS NOW >>

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