“Moira Smiley and VOCO make some of the most captivating music you’ll hear from some of the sparest ingredients. The harmonies’ effect on traditional songs and Smiley’s trad-based originals is haunting and chilling one minute, lively and fun the next.” - Rick Massimo, The Providence Journal
moira smiley & VOCO
Is Now Available!
Click to Listen & Shop
Laughter out of Tears
“They are vocal chameleons, by turns seductive, comforting, dissonant, playful, keening, exuberant. They have the finesse and discipline of classically trained musicians, but they’re also inventive, with a renegade streak that takes all musical genres as fair game. Most of all, they sing with heart.” – Margaret Shepard, 14850 Magazine
Music for YOU this & next week in MI,IL,WI,MN,IA,NJ,NY,CT,VT,MA Hello there! Tour these next two weeks to MI,IL,WI,MN,IA,NJ,NY,CT,VT and MA! (and on into 2017) Last night the Folklife Project began our CD Release Tour! Led by my friend, the ‘Yo Yo Ma of the banjo’, Jayme Stone, this tour’s concerts feature the twelve new songs – musical heirlooms – from our...
January Catch-up! Hello! I forgot to post my January blog post here, so here is a little catch-up! New news coming soon. In January, at the APAP Booking Conference I debuted new songs under the umbrella of my show / residency “the voice is a traveler” – a show of songs that remind us of the importance of...
Finally, footage from our last reunion concert in Bloomington, Indiana, filmed by the ever-talented Dan Furst! We'll be posting a few videos including the original "Famine Song" which is now being sung by choirs all over the world. Keep your eyes pealed!
Hello VOCO friends! I haven't posted here for a while! I wanted to tell you that if you love beautiful harmony singing, please listen to my new record with Jayme Stone's Folklife. It's out in one week, but we're doing a crazy 10 state tour in the next 15 days, and I would LOVE to see some of my fellow crazy-for-harmony-singing friends - YOU - on the way!! I just wrote an email about it, put the dates on my blog at www.moirasmiley.com and...here's some video of this project! ... See MoreSee Less