International Women’s Day Show
Friday 3 March. Doors open 6.30pm. Southern Peninsula Arts Centre, Rosebud
With Ella Hooper, Gretta Ray, Leah Senior, Ladychoir, Gena Rose Bruce, Charm of Finches, Jessie Lloyd and the Mission Songs Project, Heidi Luckhurst, Ling Marra and special guests.
After the success of our 2016 IWD gig, we are moving the 2017 show to the theatre at the Southern Peninsula Arts Centre in Rosebud on the Friday before International Women’s Day for a celebratory evening of female musical talent featuring many artists that have played at MOTH over the last 12 months.
The MOTH International Women’s Day Show will be marathon, Gala fund-raiser event and proceeds will go to The Luke Batty Foundation, music scholarships for local students and the MOTH equipment fund.
2015 Australian of the Year and founder of The Luke Batty Foundation Rosie Batty will be attending.
Doors open at 6.30pm. Show starts at 7.30pm prompt. Show finishes at 10.45pm. Complimentary supper snacks at interval.
The MOTH show will launch a week of special events leading to International Women’s Day at the Southern Peninsula Arts Centre including ‘A Woman’s Place’ featuring our very own door person and actor Carole Patullo. More info on the other events here.
We would like to thank Mornington Peninsula Cellar and Pantry, Red Hill, the Southern Peninsula Arts Centre and Rosebud Secondary College for their support.
St Patrick’s Day MOTH. Friday 17 March. Doors open 7.00pm
Áine Tyrrell and The Midnight Tide (Ire), Aoife Scott Band (Ire)
Ireland’s Áine Tyrrell and Aoife Scott, together with their bands, will play an intimate St Patrick’s Day gig at MOTH on 17 March.
Áine and The Midnight Tide have built on Áine’s growing reputation as a talented live artist with appearances at major festivals including at Mullum Music Festival (NSW), Woodford Folk Festival (Qld) and Cygnet Folk Festival (Tas). Áine’s music cradles the spirit of her native homeland, growing from traditional Irish roots into a truly contemporary sound.
Ireland-based Aoife will be joined by her touring band fresh from the Port Fairy Folk Festival and before appearing at other festivals around Australia. She will perform songs from her 2016 album release ‘Carry The Day’. A member of the legendary Black Family, which includes her mother Frances and her aunt Mary, Aoife is rising to the top of the traditional and folk music scene. Her sound is heavily influenced by her passion for traditional music and engaging stories.
Friday 17 March. Red Hill Pavilion. Doors 7.00pm. Tasty food, local wines, beers and Guinness available.