Half Moon presents:
New Moon - A Night of New Music
Bad Sidekick + Winter Sports + Zoë Phillips + The Washboard Resonators + Rebecca Jayne
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
22 year old Rebecca Jayne released her debut single ‘I Want More’ in July 2016. The single received critical acclaim and made it into the Top 100 iTunes Country Charts. The single was followed by her self titled debut EP which reached the top 40 iTunes Country album charts. Rebecca has spent time over in Nashville playing at various venues including The Bluebird Cafe and Tootsies. She has since been proving her unique talent, capturing audiences in their hundreds with her captivating voice and intricate guitar skills.