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PURPLE ALBATROSS is a rocking five piece band from the East Bay that prides itself on tight arrangements of danceable classic rock and soul, peppered with deep tracks and originals. 

Guaranteed to generate happy feet!

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BAND MEMBERS (L to R)

Barbara Griesau, vocals
(Celtic Elvis, Last Night, Thread)

Brian Dowey, bass and vocals
(Bad Doctor, Jukebox 50, In the Groove)

Eric Hudson, lead vocals and guitar
(Dr. Paisley, Never Evers)

Anthony Medina, drums

(Solcraft, Avalon Rising)

Jon Squire, lead guitar
(Alchemy Trailblazer, Zimm Shady)

Band Members
Silhouettes of the Crowds
Upcoming Shows

SHOWS FALL 2024

Sat, Sep 7, private party, El Sobrante

Sat, May 4, 8-10 PM, Circus Pub, Kensington

Sat, Sept 21, 8-10 PM, Circus Pub, Kensington

Sat, Oct 19, Elbo Room, 8 PM, Oakland (with the Saboteurs)

Sat, Nov 16, Art House, Berkeley, 6-10 PM, three bands!

Video Library
Silhouettes of the Crowds
Upcoming Shows

SHOWS FALL 2024

Sat, Sep 7, private party, El Sobrante

Sat, May 4, 8-10 PM, Circus Pub, Kensington

Sat, Sept 21, 8-10 PM, Circus Pub, Kensington

Sat, Oct 19, Elbo Room, 8 PM, Oakland (with the Saboteurs)

Sat, Nov 16, Art House, Berkeley, 6-10 PM, three bands!

Sat, Dec 7, Hayward Bistro, 8-11 PM

Video Library

RECENT AUDIO

Like a HurricanePurple Albatross
00:00 / 06:16
SurrenderPurple Albatross
00:00 / 04:40

VIDEO LIBRARY

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