Stroll Down Memory Lane Ahead of Everyone Orchestra’s Final Gypsy Sally’s Show

By Will Urquhart / November 13, 2019

There are going to be a lot of bittersweet moments at Gypsy Sally's over the coming couple of months, and Thursday night's Everyone Orchestra is high on that list. Since their Gypsy Sally's debut in 2015, Matt Butler and his rotating cast of stars from across the musical spectrum came back multiple times nearly every year. Their unique brand of improvisational performances have become something of a staple, earning must-see status.

The lineup joining Butler for this last Everyone Orchestra show at Gypsy Sally's before it closes its doors in January, will ​feature Robert Randolph, Claude Coleman Jr. (Ween), Vernon Reid (Living Colour), George Gekas (The Revivalists), Josh Schwartz (Turkuaz), Remember Jones, and Natalie Brooke.

In anticipation of their eleventh and final performance at this Georgetown waterfront venue, we took a trip down memory lane and collected all the past lineups, posters or promotional art, and recordings (where we could find them) for your pleasure! Head over to Gypsy Sally's website to get your tickets.

Gypsy Sally's Debut, April 24, 2015

Lineup: Drew Emitt (Leftover Salmon), Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident), Andrew Altman (Railroad Earth), Cris JacobsJesse Harper (Love Canon), Jay Starling (Love Canon)

November 21, 2015

Lineup: Steve Kimock, John Morgan Kimock, Cris Jacobs, Todd Stoops (RAQ, Electric Beethoven), Hash (Thievery Corporation)

May 20, 2016

Lineup: Rob Mercurio (Galactic), Jennifer Hartswick (TAB), Natalie Cressman (TAB), Cris Jacobs, John Morgan Kimock.

Live for Live Music show review by Will Urquhart: Members Of Lettuce, Thievery Corp, Galactic, TAB & More Perform All-Improv Show [Full Audio]

Audio Recordings: Internet Archive, Soundcloud (embedded below)

December 30-31, 2016

Night 1 Lineup: Cris Jacobs, Jay Starling, Hash (Thievery Corporation), Jeff Franca (Thievery Corporation), Ron Holloway, Durga McBroom (Pink Floyd), Jans Ingber (The Motet)

Night 2 Lineup:  Ryan Montbleau, Steve Molitz (Particle), Cris Jacobs, Hash (Thievery Corporation), Jeff Franca (Thievery Corporation, Durga McBroom (Pink Floyd)

Pre-show Interview with Rudi Greenberg: Matt Butler’s Everyone Orchestra will create songs on the fly at Gypsy Sally’s on New Year’s Eve

Audio Recordings:  Soundcloud (Night 1, embedded below)

April 27, 2017

Lineup: Steve KimockJason Hann (String Cheese Incident), Zach DeputyAndrew Altman (Railroad Earth), Tim Carbone (Railroad Earth)

Everyone Orchestra at Gypsy Sally's

November 11, 2017

Lineup: Alan Evans (Soulive), Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits), Al Schnier (moe.), Natalie Cressman (TAB), Karina Rykman (Marco Benevento), Patrick Rainey (The Bridge)

DC Music Review show review by Jason Herman with photos by Mark Raker: Everyone Orchestra performs late into the morning at Gypsy Sally’s

Everyone Orchestra December 29, 2017 at Gypsy Sally's

December 29, 2017

Lineup: Steve Kimock, Tom Hamilton (Joe Russo's Almost Dead), Holly Bowling (Ghost Light wasnt a band yet), Jennifer Hartswick (TAB), Vinnie Amico (moe.), Chris Chew (North Mississippi Allstars), Jeff Mosier (Aquarium Rescue Unit)

DC Music Review show review by Will Urquhart and photos by Mark Raker: Everyone Orchestra Brings Everyone’s Dead and Yet Another Amazing Lineup to Gypsy Sally’s [Video/Audio/Photos]

Audio Recordings: Internet Archive (taped by Bob Jacobson, embedded below)

April 12, 2018

Lineup: Jackie Greene, Jeremy Salken (Big Gigantic), Chris Houser (The Werks), Taylor Shell (Turkuaz), Josh Schwartz (Turkuaz), Eli Winderman (Dopapod)

Audio Recording: Internet Archive (taped by Alex Leary), Soundcloud (taped by Will Urquhart, embedded below)

December 28, 2018

Lineup: Al Schnier (moe.), Vinnie Amico (moe.), Glenn McClelland (Ween), James Casey (TAB), Todd Herrington (Cris Jacobs Band)

DC Music Review show review by Dan Rozman with photos by Mark Raker: Everyone Orchestra Stuns Yet Again at Gypsy Sally’s with of Tomorrow

Audio Recordings: Internet Archive (taped by Will Urquhart), Soundcloud (taped by Will Urquhart, embedded below)

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Will Urquhart

Will Urquhart is a television and radio producer, concert taper, and audiovisual expert. His focus is on webcast production and projection visuals for political organizations and bands. Will's work has been featured in various publications such as NPR, Live For Live Music, Live Music Daily, and many more.