Gary and the homegrown


Srdečne pozývame! Vlastné piesne s príchuťou soul, funk, blues.

Gary Halmkan (singer/songwriter/guitar) moved from his homeland England to Slovakia, and formed the band Gary and the omegrown.

The band released their first album in 2018 entitled A Butterfly Soon produced by Martin žiak (Basostroj), the album was a tasteful blend of Soul, Singer/songwriter/Blues.

They then released 3 singles, one of them being a collaboration with Lubo Petruška (Chiki liki tu-a / Korben Dallas) named Changing as we speak.

Their second album were songs inspired by films, entitled Eight ovie songs, a much more atmospheric and song based album also includes a few funky tunes.Their newest release is a 4 track EP entitled Peter’s Cappuccino, named after their keyboard player, as it was recorded in his home studio. The EP is also songs inspired by films, this time with a darker sound which also includes a couple of sweet acoustic tracks and a beautiful black and white music video for the song Enter the void. The band continue to record and play live concerts.

They are a 5 piece band:

Gary Halmkan (Vocals/Guitar)

Rado Rugala (Drums)

Vlado Kubala (Bass)

Peter Berec (Keyboards)

Lea Dimitrovova (Vocals)



Horná 12, Banská Bystrica - U Francúza - Jazz Klub 12