February 11: Chonk live at SF Beer Week

January 25, 2017

Chonk will be play at the SF Beer Fest Battle of the Bands! Come get rowdy and root us on for battle. Free show, but you can pay for bottomless beerz. See ya there!

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Video: “Clowndust” live in Oakland

January 25, 2017

Here’s a video of us playing in Oakland recently. People be bustin’ some dope dance move in this one. It’s also edited to some wonderfully creepy penny arcade puppets from Musée Mécanique in San Francisco.


Friday the 13th: Chonk plays a house show at Mom’s House in Oakland

January 5, 2017

Hooray! Chonk will be playing a house show at Mom’s House in Oakland this Friday the 13th. Gonna be one helluva spookenanny… Come out and bring your dancin’ feet! Music starts around 8 o’clock. Music til midnight, party til whenever.


January 14: Benefit show for the Ghost Ship fire victims at Oakland’s Lottie Rose House

January 2, 2017

Chonk will be playing a benefit show January 14 for our friends Ben and Denalda of Introflirt, and the many other talented souls that were lost in the Ghost Ship fire last month. The event is 5-10pm at Lottie Rose House in Oakland. See event link for details.


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!


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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