Half Moon presents:
New Moon - A Night of New Music
Bad Sidekick + Winter Sports + Zoë Phillips + The Washboard Resonators + Tash Steger
Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm
A night of new music and discovery. Singer-songwriters, bands, poets, performance artists...
Only £2.50 entry. Food served until 10pm. Doors open 7:30pm.
If you would like to perform at a future New Moon please apply via email@example.com
Bad Sidekick are an emerging 4 piece rock band from London/Yorkshire. Mixing dark dirty riffs and pop style melodies that will be sure to keep you hooked. Brothers Joe and John along with best friend Declan found singer/songwriter & northern lass, Cooper Rose. Influenced by Arctic Monkeys, The Kills, Dead Weather and Queens of The Stone Age. Currently gigging all across London and recording their first studio EP together due for release summer 2018.
Cooper Rose - Vocals
Joe Blount - Guitar
Declan Thomas - Bass
John Blount - Drums
A couple of mates playing little lo-fi indie tunes.
"Ace" Danny from McFly "The best John Virgo impression in town" No one
Zoë Phillips is a songwriter and vocalist from Hertford. Her music is hard to box up as she dabbles in dance music as well but her ambient piano-based approach can nod towards the likes of Birdy and Rae Morris. Her music has been supported by BBC Introducing, BBC 6 Music and BBC Radio 1 Xtra, whilst live performances include Glastonbury festival.
The Washboard Resonators
The Washboard Resonators are a duo that play foot-stomping blues, vaudeville, ragtime, hokum, skif e, swing and folk like it was in the 1920s, 30s & 40s.
On stage, you can expect a varied and entertaining show with upbeat songs, harmonies, tap dancing and an array of old instruments, including; washboard, resonator guitars, banjo, ukulele, snare drum, suitcase bass drum, spoons and our very own invention—the kazoosaphone.
The duo’s material comprises of both original and carefully arranged traditional numbers by their favourite artists. These artists include; Blind Boy Fuller, Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Robert Johnson, Lonnie Donnegan, Tampa Red and The Washboard Rhythm Kings.
Starting off as a little choir girl who performed for Hugh Jackman at his 40th Birthday, on screens at World Cup matches, for Olympians and with names like Olivia Newton-John, The Wiggles and John Farnham, Tash is now a London based Singer and Songwriter originally hailing from the land down under.
Tash has a delicate and soulful sound, backed by some serious power, sass and spice. Her real flair came from blending her love for old-school jazz with a more modern indie-folk sound when she lived in the Big Apple and performed in hotspots such as Arlene’s Grocery, Don’t Tell Mama and The Duplex. It was there that she also began writing originals with DJs and was pulled into the world of Electronic Dance Music.
Tash is stoked about performing at The Half Moon for the first time and is excited to share her stripped back originals.