Gates Ensemble

On December 13, 2003, the Gates Ensemble played a benefit for KOOP radio at the Church of the Friendly Ghost in Austin, Texas.

On this night, the ensemble was Brent Fariss (doublebass), Jacob Green (organ and oboe), Holland Hopson (banjo and computer), Josh Ronsen (guitar and clarinet), Bill Thompson (electroncs) and Travis Weller (violin).


Travis Weller, Josh Ronsen


Ronsen, Bill Thompson, Holland Hopson, Jacob Green


Ladies and Gentlemen, Brent Fariss or the Lazy Left Hand



This machine stills baptists...



Make up your own caption here.






What goes with ker-thunk?



"Jewish cantor and hillbilly music!" -Rick Reed



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photos by: Jason Pierce