A new Chonk song every week??

July 29, 2015

Chonk is back to writing and recording a new song every week. Follow the Bandcamp page to listen to a new track around the beginning of each week! If you buy the Songaweek album (which already has 20 tracks) it’s like buying an album that never ends! Every time a new song is uploaded, you can download it.


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

July 28, 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….


“Yellow Snowcone” music video is now online for your viewing delight!

July 28, 2015

The new Chonk video is here! Big thanks to everyone involved in making this, particularly Heather Lund who produced it, and Dorian, Kevin Willing, Anthony, and Julian who helped shoot it. Also thanks to everyone who acted in it, and came out to party with us in the forest – Mitchell, Hannah, Brian Grupé, Cherron, Callie, Kevin Mathieu, Taylor G., Mel, Marian, Roland, Adella, L.a., Jonathan, Nick Reetz, Ryan Boone, Dustin, Peter, Mike, Marisa, Alex Day… Hope you enjoy it!


Video: Chonk performing new song “Buried” on Red Van Sessions

July 16, 2015

Check out Chonk performing “Buried” live in Kamran’s van! The Red Van Sessions is a new web series spinning off from 2013-2014’s Lemon Tree Sessions by Kamran and Brian. One song performed in a big red van on the move, coupled with a short interview.


“Yellow Snowcone” music video release party on July 26!

July 14, 2015

The very first viewing of the “Yellow Snowcone” music video by human eyeballs will happen around 6:40pm, followed by a live Chonk set with the band. It’s free to get in, and there will be a full bar and food! GONNA BE AWESOME. Come on out!


“Golden Nuggets” EP Now Available at Shang-Ri La Records in Memphis, TN

June 25, 2015

Our critically unclaimed “Golden Nuggets EP” is now available at Shangri-La Records in Memphis, TN. CD’s are there now, and a few tapes will be there in a week or so!


July 10: Chonk live at Awaken Cafe with Be Quiet + My Evergreen Soul

May 26, 2015

We’re playing at Awaken Cafe in Oakland!
$10 door / $7 adv + doors 8, show 9pm


June 6: Chonk live at Lafayette Library

May 26, 2015

Chonk is returning to the Lafayette Library to play a benefit for Cultivating Change ( We will be whispering out entire set. Just kidding, it’s actually outside of the library. And it’s free! So come on out and say ‘hewwo’.


‘Yellow Snowcone’ music video has been shot!

April 27, 2015

The music video for “Yellow Snowcone” has officially been shot! Big thanks to Heather and Dorian for producing it, and Mitchell, Kevin, and all the folks who acted and helped out with the process. We’re excited to share this video with everyone!


Sunday, April 19 (Bicycle Day) Come be in Chonk’s new music video for “Yellow Snowcone”

April 17, 2015

We’re shooting video for the Chonk song “Yellow Snowcone” at the old sulfer mine at Leona Heights park in Oakland on Sunday 4/19 (Bicycle Day), and we need a crowd of costumed fun-havers to party it up with us in the forest. There will be pizza and snacks, and rawkous good times are a guarantee. Call time is 10am sharp! We’ll probably go until about 1 or 2. . . [Read More]

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