MISS MOSES

Chicken Wishbone Residency

THursdays in september | from 9pm | free entry

10 piece jazz hip-hop band Chicken Wishbone are finding a new home at Miss Moses this September in time for their new LP release. Coloured with soulful vocals, striped-back rap verses and melodies that both poke fun at the sincerity of jazz while brimming with rhythmic groove, a bev' and bite at Miss Moses on Thursdays should be your new home too. Joining them are soul & hip-hop counterparts from all sides of the pond: Blue Shivoo, Yonderkid, Mon Shelford Music and NoLess.

Supports:
5th: Blue Shivoo
12th: Yonderkid
19th: Monique Shelford
26th: NoLess

Every Thursday in September, music from 9pm

Free entry

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That gold street sound

SATUrday 21st september | from 9pm | free entry

That Gold Street Sound have been playing around the traps of the Melbourne soul scene for more than half a decade. Revered for their funk sound, they've played on stages at St Kilda Festival, Strawberry Fields, Melbourne Music Week and Moomba to name a few. Thanks to their enigmatic live sound, they were awarded the Best New Act accolade on the new music stage at St Kilda Festival, earning themselves dollars that went towards funding their debut release. That Gold Street Sound are fiercely independent, 100-per cent self-managed and dedicated to putting on one hell of a live show, jam-packed with original material.

Entry is free

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francesca gonzales & darvid thor

sunday 22nd september | from 4pm | free entry

Francesca Gonzales and darvid thor are coming together for an afternoon of solo performances at Miss Moses in Brunswick.
Although from different musical worlds, Francesca and darvid will strip back their songs to the essentials, creating a beautiful swirl of harmony, melody and lyric. Come along for a cosy afternoon of free music from 4pm

Entry is free

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pickpocket

SATUrday 28th september | from 9pm | free entry

Pickpocket are a band who play groove-based instrumental music with a focus on tight, funky rhythms and soaring, singable melodies. Melding musical styles such as Funk, RnB, Jazz and Fusion, this 7-piece act change musical gears with ease, resulting in a compelling live performance that celebrates the groove and embraces improvisation.

Entry is free

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Nir Tsafty & Denim gorgeous

sunday 29th september | from 4pm | free entry

Israeli musician Nir Tsfaty - ניר צפתי has recently moved to Melbourne, bringing to the stage music from his wide creative work.

Nir has been an active musician for the past decade - composer, songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist, acting as a solo artist and as a leader of the two Alternative Rock/Pop bands Noria and Bell Always. During this time he has released, together with his bands, three studio albums and played dozens of shows across Israel, including InDnegev Festival and the iconic stage of Barby Tel Aviv.

Nir's music is often minimalist and atmospheric, influenced by British Alternative Rock and Minimalism in classical and electronic music.

Stepping down from the bandstage podium on justified occasion, Denim Gorgeous will strip the robes of his magnetic band for an afternoon at Miss Moses to bring you his charming and enchanting songs in raw and naked form. Having a knack for neighbouring vulnerability with humour, his lyrics evoke imagery so honest it could light a bulb.

Entry is free

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Celebrating The Rhythm Section of James Brown

thursday 3rd october | from 9pm | free entry

James Brown was one of the key founding figures of the much loved and very important musical genres we know as FUNK. But we can't forget that a huge part of Brown's influential musical style was the bands he played with and the infectious and irresistibly dance-provoking grooves they created.
These beats, rhythms and grooves were integral to the heart and sound of this music that we love and this show, 'Celebrating The Rhythm Sections of James Brown', shines a light back onto these musical legends.

Featuring Noah Hutchinson on bass, Alex Roper on drums, Fabian Hunter on guitar and Kyle Muir on guitar!

Entry is free

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miss novembre w/ the steve mitchell trio

saturday 5th october | from 9pm | free entry

Bernadette Novembre and her band are making their debut at Miss Moses together with the multi-talented Steven Reinhardt and The Steve Mitchell Trio. Together they are bringing the Soul, Blues and Rock to your Saturday night.

THE STEVE MITCHELL TRIO

The Steve Mitchell Trio is made up of three talented musicians at the forefront of the Melbourne music scene right now - Steven Reinhardt aka Steve Mitchell (Guitar), Lawson Kennard (Bass) and Conor Anderson-Vague (Drums). They bring their unique brand of Rock and Blues and emanate a musical sensibility beyond their years echoing the styles of Coldplay, Muse and Sam Smith.

Steven Reinhardt is a musician from the Bayside suburbs of Melbourne, Australia.

Since he was 5 a year old, Steven has had a knack for performing and songwriting. As a child influenced by John Williams (Star Wars, Harry Potter), Steven's musicality was influenced by powerful, colourful and emotional music that demanded to be listened to.

Throughout his teenage years Steven was involved in different projects and productions including a featured role in the 2012 Victorian State School Spectacular, a 2013 St Kilda Festival slot with his original band Red Rhino, and a Runner Up Position with Electric War Babies in the 2012 Bayside Battle of the Bands.

In his years at University studying Music Industry at RMIT, Steven has been involved in many projects as a sound engineer, producer, live musician and tutor.

In 2013 he released his first solo EP "Dark Days" under the moniker 'Reino'

He has produced both of William Cave's EP's "Reflections and Perceptions" (2014) and "Orange Sun" (2016) as well as being an important member of the St Kilda blues-rock band The Dead Amigos and helped out Joshua Batten on his EP "Searching For Answers"

2016 has shown a lot of progress with his new project Universal Outcast. He aims to release Universal Outcast debut EP "Alarm Clock" in December.

BERNADETTE NOVEMBRE

Bernadette Novembre is not what you would call conventional. Her music defies modern pop standards and is a heady mix of Soul, Blues, Reggae, Garage Rock and Jazz. Bernadette's music is her soul made tangible - all her life experiences and emotion enriches each note in every one of her songs - nothing is left out.

In February 2018, Bernadette released her debut EP ‘Rebounding’ to critical acclaim. The songs were written together with Ryan Ritchie (Mushroom Music), who also plays keyboard and guitar on the tracks. Other talented and well known musicians that were also involved in the making of the EP included Ivan Khatchoyan on Drums (Cookin' on 3 Burners and The Traffic), Jamie Stroud on Bass Guitar (Fulton Street), Travis Woods on Trumpet (Horns of Leroy), Chris Vizard on Trombone (Horns of Leroy) and Sam Boon on Baritone Saxophone (Saskwatch, Fulton Street & Guy Sebastian). The EP was recorded at Ginger Studios and mastered by Steve Scanlon.

Radio Stations across Australia and the world soon caught on to Bernadette's unique brand of Soul. The songs were given airplay by Vincent Peach, DJ Miss Goldie and Ethan Manchild from PBS FM (Melbourne) and John Bailey and Chris Gill from Triple R (Melbourne). Most recently, Bernadette's music has reached regional Australia such as Radio Goolarri in Broome and also the USA. Binky Griptite (Dap-King and guitarist for the late Amy Winehouse) introduced Bernadette's music to New York City with regular airplay on his radio program The Boogie Down on WFUV Radio. This regular radio exposure across Australia and internationally has increased Bernadette's popularity and she has been causing a stir around the country and internationally with her 10 piece band. She recently was chosen as support act at Cherry Bar for Tim Ries (Saxophone player for The Rolling Stones) and Kylie Auldist, headlined PBS FM's Soul-a-Go-Go at The Night Cat and was part of the lineup for the 2019 St Kilda Festival. Other venues she has played include The Night Cat, Memo Music Hall, The Evelyn Hotel, Bar Open, Big Mouth St Kilda, Dog's Bar, The Rainbow Hotel, Paris Cat Jazz Club, Bird's Basement, Sooki Lounge, The Toff in Town, The Tote, The Penny Black, The Spotted Mallard and a monthly residency, 'Neon Soul', at inner city bar FAD Gallery.

In March 2019 Bernadette released two new singles 'Delirium' and 'Forgotten Times' together with two new music videos Directed by the internationally acclaimed Bruce Gil. Bernadette is currently working on her debut full length Album expected for release at the end of 2020.

Entry is free

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otira rogue

thursday 10th october | from 9pm | free entry

Otira Rogue is an electric blend of funk, soul, jazz, hip hop, and psychedelica.
Cooking up a weird feast of fresh beats to move ya feets.
Smooth like jesus but sensitive as a beast.
Knee deep in what the moment keeps.
A fleet sailing after sleep.

Entry is free

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THe montgomery brothers

saturday 12th october | from 9pm | free entry

Now new residents of Melbourne, The Montgomery Brothers are set to deliver their towering and important to the universe sound to the music capital of Australia. Having been brought up in very musical and cultural families, Warrigo Tyrrell (Aboriginal/Maori), Maru Elias Nitor-Zammataro (Chilean/Sicilian) and Ryo Montgomery (Japanese/Scottish) share a very diverse music vocabulary. Thanks to equitable parenting The Montgomery Brothers, barely in their 20ʼs have souls the same age as your grandparents. You will hear The Blues, Soul, The Quintet, Latin and even the melodic grace of The Shadows in their transfixing show.

Danny Ross quote - “It's like a brain bath, because you kind of follow, kind of get it, but you don't know where it's going. There is a channel of insightful chaos. Listening to the Montgomery brothers, that is. They generate the kind of live music environment where you turn to your friend and delightedly just nod.”

Entry is free

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Bonnie & Reflejos

thursday 24th october | from 9pm | free entry

This original Latin/gypsy/world collective lead by Bonnie Smith will be playing at Miss Moses in October!
Reflejos create a rich tapestry of Spanish, French and English songs, drawing on tradition that inspires their original compositions.
The rhythms are contagious, the melodies are spectacular and the vocals are luscious!! It is a gig that will leave you wanting more!

Entry is free

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