Brentley Gore

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Brentley Gore
Brentley Gore LA 2009.jpg
Background information
Born (1974-06-19) June 19, 1974 (age 42)
Origin Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Americana, Indie Country rock
Years active 1992–present
Labels Reds Basement Records
Authentica RecordsMCA Records
Associated acts King Straggler
Notable instruments
Guitar, Piano, Harmonica

Brentley Gore (born June 19, 1974) is an American singer/songwriter and actor. He is best known for his role as 'Matt Garrison' on NBC’s California Dreams, syndicated in over 48 countries.

Following the show, Gore co-founded, recorded and toured with the critically acclaimed LA favorite indie band King Straggler, a band in which he formed alongside Oscar nominee John Hawkes and Rodney Eastman. King Straggler had many songs featured in film and television including the Jeff Bridges film The Amateurs and Men of a Certain Age. The song "Wasted Love" was featured in the film .45 starring Milla Jovovich. In 2011, Gore released his first solo album Up Until Now, which premiered at #4 on the Reverb Nation Hot New Artist Chart.

Brentley also founded the non-profit Los Angeles Performing Arts Foundation in 2009.




  • Denny Seiwell - Drums on "Baby" and "So Much Better" and "I'll Get By" Up Until Now
  • David Immerglück - Guitar on "Baby" and "So Much Better" and "I'll Get By" Up Until Now
  • Davey Faragher - Bass on "Baby" and "So Much Better" and "I'll Get By" Up Until Now
  • Craig Gore and Masa - Guitars on "Dear God" Up Until Now
  • Josh Freeze - Drums on "Dear God" Up Until Now
  • Dan Rothchild - Bass on "Dear God" Up Until Now


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