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Sapphire Sisters ARH 7

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

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


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.


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.


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.

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.

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our new series DAN’S CAT VIDEOS! The first two are live now. We’re releasing more every Wednesday for the next two months. Enjoy! #danscats

On Monday, March 9th, at 8pm, Lost Moon Radio will perform a short set in one of Los Angeles’s most unique and inventive variety show events, campfireball. Built very loosely around a theme, in this case “the lonely rovers of Mars,” campfireball is a fully immersive, community experience where the audience has no idea what’s around the corner.

Past campfireballs have included musicians, comedians, storytellers, short films, online dating, ponies, the world’s largest deliverable pizza, haircuts, campfire flavored ice cream, school bus field trips and more. We don’t know anybody who’s seen it who didn’t find the whole thing magical. (Yes, we said magical. Don’t be a dick about it.) And the whole show is free.

Golden Road Brewing
5410 W. San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90039
(The show is in the very cool back room that you probably didn’t even know was there, entered through the Pub.)

Monday, March 9th

(No reservation necessary. Awesome food and beer available on site.)


Lost Moon Radio: Journeys

Lost Moon Radio makes its first NYC appearance with an evening of its award-winning sketches and songs exploring the theme of “Journeys.” Three shows, three chances to see this “hilarious hour of sketch, music and a over arching story that plays throughout” (LAist). The Huffington Post calls Lost Moon Radio “rock and roll comedy that exceeds expectations … silly while avoiding stupid, edgy without being obnoxious and fresh without feeling forced. The ensemble is a seamless display of talents in absolute cohesion.”

The Duplex Cabaret Theatre

Friday, January 9th, at 9:30pm – SOLD OUT!
Saturday, January 10th, at 7:00pm – SOLD OUT!

61 Christopher Street (at the Corner of 7th Avenue)
New York, NY 10014 (map)
$15 (+ 2-Drink Minimum)
Cabaret seating.
21 and over. Doors open 30 minutes before show time.

Rockwood Music Hall

Sunday, January 11th, at 8:30pm – BUY SUNDAY TICKETS

196 Allen St.
New York, NY, 10002 (map)

$10 (+ 1-Drink Minimum)
Very limited cabaret seating. Abundant standing room.
21 and over. Doors 8:15 PM / Show 8:30 PM (Come early and hang out at the bar!)

There are a number of interests that unite Lost Moon Radio, but quite high on the list is a shared love of documentaries, sitting in front of bookcases pretending to be experts, and Ken Burns.

Clearly, we’re not alone in our feelings, as evidenced by the enthusiasm for this project from such diverse internet sources as Indiewire and Slate.

But there’s one endorsement that we will probably cherish above all others.

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Lost Moon’s 5th Anniversary Blow Out

In the spring of 2009, we crammed six actors, a rock band, and 40 of our dearest friends into a Lost Moon Radio tiny theater above a bar for the first Lost Moon Radio show. Since that night, we’ve produced fifteen original episodes, dozens of one-offs and special events, videos, podcasts, a glam rock musical, two high-concept awards shows, and literally hundreds of pages of unpublished erotic fan fiction. Now it’s time to celebrate! On May 17th, join us for a night of our favorite sketches and songs from the last five years.

Saturday, May 17 at 8:30pm
Cafe-Club Fais Do-Do


Tickets to our all-new live show go on sale today!

From our first paper route to our last retirement party, we humans love to work. Also, we have to for sustenance. Come join Jupiter Jack and Lost Moon Radio’s joke-filled exploration of the rat race in Lost Moon Radio Gets a Job.

This new full-length episode runs Fridays & Saturdays, March 21 - April 12 at The Hudson Backstage (home of the Comedy Central stage) in Hollywood, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. LA, CA 90038. We're also taking the show west of the 405 for a special, one-night-only performance at the Westside Comedy Theater in Santa Monica on Sunday, April 6th. And we'll be joined each night by an opening comic, with an amazing line-up that includes Ahmed Bharoocha, Rob Gleeson, Paul Cibis, Ryan O'Flanagan, Galloway Allbright, Benji Aflalo, and Richard Bain.

Sketches! Songs! Spreadsheets!

Lost Moon Radio Gets a Job. Cast: Jen Burton, Lauren Flans, Dan Oster, Frank Smith and Connor White. Band: Michael “Mikey” Wells, Brenton Kossak, David Richman, Dylan Ris, Matt Hayes, and Eric Kalver. Songs by Dylan Ris, Ryan Harrison, Frank Smith, Michael Wells, Dan Oster, Rich Ramberg, and Duke Doyle. Sketches and Jupiter Jack material by Martha Marion, Frank Smith, Ryan Harrison, Dan Oster, Dylan Ris, Paul Cibis, Jeff Stone, and Duke Doyle. Additional contributions by Isaac Laskin, Kat Vondy, Mason Flink, Leslie Korein and Galloway Allbright. Stage Manager: Hayley Waters. Lighting Designer: Brandon Baruch. Lighting Assistant: Ben Durham. Sound Designer & Engineer: David McKeever. Music Director: Dylan Ris. Vocal Director: Michael “Mikey” Wells. Produced by David McKeever & Monica Miklas. Directed by Lauren Ludwig.

Special Thanks to Brooke Seguin, Tom DeTrinis, and 30 Minute Musicals; Ken Wells & Chris Benson; Johnny Clark & VS. Theatre Company; Diavolo Dance Theatre; Sue Ellen & Loc Waters; James Asmus; Matt McKenna; John Miklas; Gianna Masi; Will Greenberg; Rich Ramberg; Hudson Theatres; Theatre Asylum; and Mackenzie Halfhide.

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