Mike Noga

    MikeNoga

    Saturday December 20
    12-2pm

    You might know Mike as the drummer from The Drones. Today, he's stepping out as a soloist, playing some stripped-back folk rock.

    Harry Edwards Trio

    DjangosTiger

    Saturday December 20

    2-4pm

    A Hobart-based gypsy jazz trio.

    Black Coffee

    BlackCoffee

    Sunday December 21
    
1-2.30pm

    Seven-year-old blues, jazz, bossa, boogie and swing. What a brew!

    Australian Army Band Tasmania

    AustralianArmyMarchingBand

    Sunday December 21
    
2.30-4pm

    And so this is Christmas! Nearly. Carols and more, brought to you by this brassy band. Reindeer antlers optional.

    DEBORAH O'TOOLE

    DeborahOToole

    Sunday December 21
    2.30-4pm, with the Australian Army Tasmania Concert Band

    Deborah has sung her way across the country alongside the likes of Marina Prior, Rhonda Burchmore, Tom Burlinson and Guy Sebastian. Today, she'll appear with the Australian Army Band Tasmania as a special guest.

    In 2006, Deborah received the Army Commendation for excellence as a vocalist representing the Australian Army.

    The Lawless Quartet

    BenLawless

    Friday December 26
    
1-4pm

    Introducing the Lawless Quartet: 40-days-of-JAM curtain raisers. A loud, brash and brassy Boxing Day special, influenced by all forms of music, sound and art.

    The Burnt Sausages

    BurntSausage

    Saturday December 27 & Sunday December 28
    
1-1.30pm

    Meat (sorry) The Burnt Sausages: progenitors of barbecue punk and partakers in the bangers-sphere. Upon the lawn stage, they'll play a series of smoking hot hits including 'Get Out of My Grill' and 'Too Many Onions'. Saucy.

    The Fred Bradshaw Trio

    FredBradshaw

    Saturday December 27
    
1.30-4pm

    Fred Bradshaw is a stalwart of the apple isle jazz scene. Today, he'll play with two like-minded mystery musicians.

    Evan Carydakis Trio

    EvanCarydakis

    Sunday December 28

    1.30-4pm

    Embark on a musical adventure with saxophonist Evan Carydakis and his guitar-wielding accomplice.

    Citizen Schrapnel and the Lords of Little Egypt

    Citizen-Shrapnel-&-the-Lords-of-Little-Egypt

    Monday December 29
    
1-4pm

    Come one, come all, and beat the Monday blues at Mona. Citizen Shrapnel and co. want to take you on a musical vacay. Are you ready?

    Emma Russack Band

    EmmaRussack

    Tuesday December 30
    
1-4pm

    Melbourne indie pop is coming to Berriedale! Settle into a beanbag for hushed folk and smoky-roomed soul and blues, you trendy bugger.

    Ken and the Thumbs Up

    Mar24_KenSchroder

    Wednesday December 31
    
1-4pm

    Say sayonara to 2014 with Ken Schroeder (saxophone) and the Thumbs Up: Hamish Houston (bass), Liam O'Leary (drums) and Kelly Ottaway (vibes).

    Violent Femmes
    + Augie March
    + Ben Salter

    Violent Femmes MOFO Sideshow

    Thursday January 1

    $70/$60 + BF

    3pm

    Blister in the New Year's Day sun (or nurse your well-earned hangovers from the night before in a beanbag), as original acoustic punk rockers, Violent Femmes, cut sick at MONA. They'll share the stage with two gems of the Australian music scene: angelic folk singer and MOFO repeat offender, Ben Salter, and much-adored Melbourne alt-rock-folk quintet, Augie March, here with their much-anticipated new album.

    Faldum

    Faldum

    Friday January 2

    1-2.30pm

    An electro-acoustic three-piece who fuse neo-soul, hip-hop and bass with jazz and classical.

    Emma Anglesea and the Land

    EmmaAnglesea

    Friday January 2

    2.30-4pm

    A performance fueled by new beginnings and untamed landscapes. Wait, is that a metaphor? Happy New Year.

    David Sikk 4Tet

    DaveSikk

    Saturday January 3

    1-4pm

    Easy listening jazz with a continental touch. Sikk as! Performers include David Sikk (harmonica and vocals), Brian Parkinson (double bass and vocals) and Aaron Entresz (guitar).

    Dog Trumpet

    DogTrumpet

    Sunday January 4

    1-4pm

    Chris and Peter O'Doherty, come on down! After more than twenty years of making music, these brothers know how to live it up. (P.S. You might know Chris better as Reg Mombassa: co-founder and lead guitarist of Mental As Anything and designer for Mambo.)

    Pugsley Buzzard

    Feb16_17_PugsleyBuzzard

    Monday January 5

    1-4pm

    A dazzling array of dark hoodoo blues, rollicking boogie, blazing stride piano and huge vocals.

    Spike Mason Quartet

    SpikeMason

    Tuesday January 6

    1-4pm

    Spike's toured with the likes of Guns and Roses, but today, he's out to show his quieter side: classic jazz standards with a modern twist.


    The Raccoons

    TheRacoons

    Wednesday January 7

    1-4pm

    Rock out with the Raccoons: Hobart's answer to English Teddy Boy bands.

    Schroeder's Zoo

    SchrodersZoo

    Thursday January 8

    1-4pm

    
Virtuoso-style saxophone meets mystery: Ken will be joined onstage by four random musicians. It's a jungle out there.

    Hannah May

    HannahMay

    Friday January 9
    
1-2pm

    A passionate young singer-songwriter, musical director, teacher and pianist, whose style includes jazz, soul and funk.

    Horse and Wood

    HorseandWood

    Friday January 9
    
2-4pm

    An eclectic confluence of Mongolian horse fiddle and traditional Middle Eastern music, performed by John Robinson and Bukhchuluun Ganburged.

    Matthew Ives Big Band

    Matthew Ives Big Band

    Saturday January 10

    1-2.30pm

    Matthew Ives Big Band will play a suite of jazz music from the 1950s through to today. Time warp!

    Nicholas Russoniello Duo

    Nick Russoniello

    Saturday January 10
    
2.30-4pm



    Sunday January 11
    
1-4pm

    Saxophonist Nicholas Russionello has played all over Australia in super exciting venues such as the Sydney Opera House's Utzon Room. Now, he's adding Mona to the list, and we can hardly wait.

    Jaron Freeman - Fox and the Opposite of Everything

    JaronFreeman

    Monday January 12
    
1-4pm

    Bluegrass, sea shanties and blues, teamed with traditional Indian and African music, fronted by maniac violinist, Jaron Freeman-Fox.

    Afennginn

    Afenginn

    Monday January 13
    
1-4pm

    An anarchic approach to traditional folk music, resulting in a fast-paced, high-octane performance.


    MOFO Mystery Artists

    MOFO 2015

    January 14-January 16, 1-4pm
    Saturday January 17, 12-5pm (during MoMa)
    January 18 & January 19
, 1-4pm

    Ooooh-aaaah. Who can it be now? (Hint: it's not Men At Work.)

    Ellie Hoyte Quartet

    EllyHoyt

    Tuesday January 20
    
1-4pm

    A captivating performance from a rising star.

    Tim Jones and the Big Cheese

    TimJonesandtheBigCheese

    Wednesday January 21
    
1-4pm

    Tim is the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra's resident tuba player. Today, he's joined by the Big Cheese (that's an ensemble, by the way) to deliver a mixture of jazz standards and pop favourites.

    Alma Da Vida

    AlmaDaVida

    Thursday January 22
    
1-4pm

    A musical journey through Spain, Latin America and West Africa - all from the comfort of your beanbag.

    The In Crowd

    TheInCrowd

    Friday January 23

    1-4pm

    A unique showcase of guitar-based jazz standards and improvisation, led by local musician Greg Souter.

    Laura Jean Band

    LauraJean

    Saturday January 24, 1-2.30pm

    Sunday January 25, 2-3pm (during MoMa, 12-5pm)

    Lush, pastoral sounds adorned with strings, woodwind and modal harmonies.

    Benjamin Price Ensemble

    BenjaminPrice

    Saturday January 24
    2.30-4pm

    Beat the Monday blues with local muso Benjamin Price and pals. As a soloist, Price performs with a suite of ensembles including the Tasmanian Discovery Orchestra and the Australian International Symphony Orchestra.

    Lucie Thorne

    LucyThorne

    Sunday January 25, during MoMa (12-5pm)

    1-2pm

    A gentle chanteuse singing moody folk songs with a touch of country noir.

    Peen

    Peen

    Sunday January 25, during MoMa (12-5pm)

    3-4pm

    An avant-garde noise duo comprised of the Lawless Quartet's Sam Dowson and Ben Lawless.

    DJ Greta Jedamzik

    Jan10_GretaJedamzik

    Sunday January 25 (during MoMa: 12-5pm)
    4pm onwards

    Greta Jedamzik, also known as DJ No Regrets, is coming MoMa to spin some funky indie pop, dub, breaks and jungle and more. YOLO, right?

    Lucie Thorne

    LucyThorne

    Monday January 26
    
1-2.30pm

    Lucie is both a songstress and a songwriter, using every aspect of her performance to encapsulate the audience in a cocoon of melodic goodness.

    Neil Gibson Ensemble

    NeilGibson

    Monday January 26
    
2.30-4pm

    Neil Gibson hails from Sheffield, the town of murals, and plays blues and bluegrass. Today, he's accompanied by an entourage of like-minded local musos.

    Steve Young Ensemble

    SteveYoungEnsemble

    Tuesday January 27
    
1-4pm

    Jazz and blues, brought to you by Steve Young (he's originally from New Orleans, you know) and co.

    Julius Schwing Ensemble

    JuliusSchwing1

    Wednesday January 28

    1-4pm

    Schwing on over to Mona, because Julius' ensemble is in town and they're ready to improvise on guitar, dobro, and a swag of other instruments.

    Frode Gjerstad Trio

    FrodeGjerstad

    Thursday January 29
, 1-4pm
    Friday January 30, 2-4pm

    Since 1979, Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Frode Gjerstad has contributed to more than fifty recordings from all over the world. What he'll play today is anyone's guess: alto saxophone, clarinet or flute.

    The Darlings

    TheDarlings

    Friday January 30
    
1-2pm

    The Darlings is one part Patrick Berechree (vocals and guitar), one part Sean Brady (percussion). Today, they'll bust out some inspired tunes ranging from lounge to soul to rock. Peace out, man. Or woman.

    Becca Tilley

    Bec-Tilley

    Saturday January 31
    1-2pm

    An enchantingly unique ukulele songbird.

    Qooqaburra Quartet

    Bio-DynamicDuo_FriJan4

    Saturday January 31
    2-4pm

    A Hobart-based ensemble featuring our very own Brian Ritchie, teamed with local jazz legend Lindsay Arnold and some mystery musos. Country and Eastern, alongside original compositions composed on the banks of the River Derwent and/or Opossum Bay.

    Australian Army Band Tasmania

    AustralianArmyMarchingBand

    Sunday February 1, during MoMa (12-5pm)

    12-1pm

    Get down and groove at today's Mona Market with the Australian Army Tasmania Concert Band. Think big and brassy.

    Ange Boxall and Band

    SatJune14_AngeBoxall

    Sunday February 1
, during MoMa (12-5pm)

    1-2pm

    Ange and band's sound traverses the fringes of country, folk and Americana, and rightly so: she's recently returned home after singing and songwriting in Nashville (and London).

    LightClub

    LightClub

    Sunday February 1
, during MoMa (12-5pm)

    2-4pm

    LightClub's members play a whole swag of swanky instruments including bouzouki, ukulele, clarinet, guitar, drums, lyre and keyboard. Oh, and they also sing.

    JAM

    Music all weekend long, every week, (or every day, from December 26-January 31), curated by Brian Ritchie. If the weather is nice, the music is on the lawns. If it's crap, it's inside the museum.

    Enquiries and suggestions can be sent to music@mona.net.au