Video: “Boggled Whiskeydream” at Hannah’s yurt in Sebastapol

August 29, 2016

Check out this cool black and white video of Chonk playing “Boggled Whiskeydream” in a kitchen on a farm in Sebastopol inside of Mr. TV’s mind… Shot by Callie at Shady Pines Media


Video: “Pie in the Sky” live at Brianville

August 23, 2016

Here’s a rad clip of our reunion show in Berkeley shot by Callie at Shady Pines Media. The crowd was fully energized, and amazing. It felt amazing to play with these guys after so many months. Even though we live in different states now, there will be more shows.. mark my word!


August 20: Chonk band reunites in Berkeley for House-leaving Party

July 29, 2016

The Chonk band will be reuniting on August 20 for the first time since Brian moved to Portland. It’ll be the last show/party at the Brianville house before it disbands at the end of the month. It’s gonna be a helluva hootenanny!

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Video: Chonk on “Shows on the Road” web series

February 24, 2016

I played my new tune “Home is Where the Car is” on the new Shady Pines Media web series ‘Shows on the Road’! Watch me fly down the street at terrifying speeds while calmly playing my guitar and serenading the entire Internet. All in a day’s work.


January 9: Chonk plays last Bay Area show before moving to Portland!

December 8, 2015

On January 9, we’ll be playing the last Chonk show in the Bay Area before I move to northern land of wet and green, Portland. We’ll be sharing the stage with my good friend Ariel Wang’s band and Blisses B. Gonna be a heluva a throwdown. See ya there!

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December 5: Chonk solo set at Studio 9

December 5, 2015

I’ll be playing a solo set at Brendan’s art show at 8pm


October 30: Halloween Eve with Chonk, Thee Hobo Gobbelins, Invisible Cinema

September 18, 2015

Join us this Halloween Eve at The Starry Plough in Berkeley for a night celebrating the strange, the demented, and the fanciful with Thee Hobo Gobbelins, Chonk, and Invisible Cinema.


Sept. 25-27: Chonk to play the 1st annual Broken Strings Festival & Campout!

September 8, 2015

Chonk​ will be playing the first annual BrokenStrings​ Folk Punk festival and campout in September. We’ll be playing on Saturday the 25th.

Broken Strings is an incredible folk-punk campout at beautiful Camp Pollock, a former Boy Scout campground on the banks of the American River. It’s under a mile from downtown Sacramento, and not far from public transportation….


August 31: Chonk live at Green Tortoise Hostel, San Francisco

August 30, 2015

We’re playing a show a Green Tortoise Hostel with Suntundra Moon, Swim Lessons, Robert Quijano, Gray Tolhurst, and Sin Dedos. 6:30pm – Midnight at 494 Broadway, SF. No Cover!

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“Golden Nuggets EP” reviewed on 24OurMusic

August 12, 2015

“Pizza and Nutella is a fucking delicious combination and so is Chonk’s new EP Golden Nuggets. “

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