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30 December 2015

step.slow.into.new

moira smiley singer composer   photo by Tonya Lessley — inspirephotoart.com Step.Slow.Into.New A quiet little hello to you! Thank you for meeting me along my way, and for supporting my music-making this year.  What a beautiful year – 2015, a beautiful riot of color and travel.  I gasped, shocked to see the intensity of the stars, and feel the quiet darkness on my mother’s farm in...
19 August 2015

Midsummer 2015

 ​                                    www.moirasmiley.com Hello from Vermont!  What a pleasure to sing with tUnE-yArDs in my home state of Vermont, and see my family! 10 more shows before Merrill’s back in the studio to make a new album.  Time for me to finish writing this year’s choral commissions, record a solo album, put new vocal arrangements & videos online, tour with Solas, VOCO and the Lomax Project.Get in...

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moira sings w/ Lomax Project in Mountain View, AR!! on the Craft Village stage
moira sings w/ Lomax Project in Mountain View, AR!! on the Large Auditorium stage

Call 870-269-3851 for more information or to purchase a 2016 Season Pass.

Sun 5/08/2016 at 3:45 pm
moira sings at the Cellar Sessions; opener Honey Whiskey Trio!
Tickets: $22 advance/$25 door
Opens at 3:00 pm for complimentary wine tasting!!
Sat 5/21/2016 at 11:00 am
moira sings w/ Lomax Project at RiverRoots Festival!

River Stage

moira sings w/Lomax Project in Peninsula, OH!!
moira sings w/ Solas in Grass Valley, CA!!
Fri 6/10/2016 at 8:30 am
Lake Winnipesaukee, NH, United States
moira sings at Miles of Music Camp in Lake Winnipesaukee, NH!!

June 10-16, 2016 Miles of Music Camp

moira sings at Alasdair Fraser's Sierra Fiddle Camp in Nevada City, CA!!

June 18-26, 2016 Sierra Fiddle Camp

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Performing in Carlsbad, CA at 2:00 PM today at Museum of Making Music artistdata.com/a/k6uj ... See MoreSee Less

Performing in Pasadena, CA at 8:00 PM today at Beckman Institute Auditorium at Caltech artistdata.com/a/k6pe ... See MoreSee Less

Performing in Carmel, CA at 8:00 PM today at Cherry Center for the Arts artistdata.com/a/k6cr ... See MoreSee Less

Performing in Carlsbad, CA on Apr 24, 2016 at Museum of Making Music artistdata.com/a/k6uj ... See MoreSee Less

Albums

  • Laughter Out of Tearsicon-downloadicon-download
    1. Dream Intro // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    2. Visa Fran Jarna // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    3. Chilly Winds // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    4. North Country // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    5. I Live in California // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    6. Mazurka // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    7. Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    8. Dream Dve Nevesti // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    9. Deportee // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    10. Oj Jabuko // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    11. Oj Savice // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    12. Oh Winter // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    13. Orphan Girl // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    14. Whistle Daughter Whistle // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    15. Steam Engines // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    16. They’re Red Hot // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
    17. Dream Outro // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  • circle, square, diamond and flagicon-downloadicon-download
    1. Carolina Pines // circle, square, diamond and flag
    2. Bring Me Little Water, Silvy // circle, square, diamond and flag
    3. Garden Hymn // circle, square, diamond and flag
    4. Return My Soul // circle, square, diamond and flag
    5. The Cuckoo // circle, square, diamond and flag
    6. Parting Friends // moira smiley & VOCO - circle, square, diamond and flag
    7. Wondrous Love // circle, square, diamond and flag
    8. Africa // circle, square, diamond and flag
    9. Stand in That River // moira smiley & VOCO - circle, square, diamond and flag
  • small worldsicon-downloadicon-download
    1. Zelena (Green Mikrokosmos) // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    2. Izgrejala (Gel Moma) // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    3. Makedonska // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    4. Summer Has Come // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    5. Silverlake // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    6. Szerelem // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    7. Out of A Child // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    8. Siberia’s Snows (Russia) // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    9. The Hat // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
    10. Rano (Early Morn’ Mikrokosmos) // moira smiley & VOCO - small worlds
  • blinkicon-downloadicon-download
    1. Al Proci // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    2. Utopia // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    3. Esik Eso // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    4. Our Time / Shout // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    5. Katie Cruel // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    6. Stand in That River // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    7. How Can I Cry // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    8. The Boat BP // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    9. Long Time Travelin’ // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    10. A Sto Cemo // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    11. Dance S’loyfn, S’yogn // blink
    12. I Live in California // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    13. Deep Blue // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    14. Tryptophan Hand Jive // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    15. Firecracker Girl // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    16. Dying Californian // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    17. Bartok #148 // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
  • ruaicon-downloadicon-download
    1. House That Jack Built // moira smiley - rua
    2. Hawk and Crow / Monaghan Twig // moira smiley - rua
    3. Donal Og // moira smiley - rua
    4. Stand in That River // moira smiley - rua
    5. A Man Was Born // moira smiley - rua
    6. Charlie Piggot’s / Sporting Pitchfork // moira smiley - rua
    7. Katie Cruel // moira smiley - rua
    8. Queen Jane // moira smiley - rua
    9. Grey Shore // moira smiley - rua
    10. Parting Glass // moira smiley - rua
  • changing woman
    1. Winter: Opening Snake Song // changing woman
    2. Winter: Snow // changing woman
    3. Winter: Trees // changing woman
    4. Winter: Maskes And Echoes // changing woman
    5. Winter: Sage Woman’s Dance // changing woman
    6. Winter: Snake Song // changing woman
    7. Spring: Spring Snake Song // changing woman
    8. Spring: The Thawing // changing woman
    9. Winter: Mirror Play // changing woman
    10. Spring: Playground // changing woman
    11. Spring: Cage Music // changing woman
    12. Spring: Resolution Snake Song // changing woman
    13. Summer: Earthly Light // changing woman
    14. Summer: Poem To The Mother // changing woman
    15. Summer: Summer Sultry // changing woman
    16. Summer: Mama Hey // changing woman
    17. Fall: Our Time Is Near // changing woman
    18. Fall: Song Of An Initiate // changing woman
    19. Fall: Tres Morillas // changing woman
    20. Fall: Final Snake Song // changing woman

Latest Videos

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Live in Concert!
Dream Intro // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
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  1. Dream Intro // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  2. Visa Fran Jarna // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  3. Chilly Winds // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  4. North Country // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  5. I Live in California // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  6. Mazurka // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  7. Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  8. Dream Dve Nevesti // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  9. Deportee // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  10. Oj Jabuko // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  11. Oj Savice // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  12. Oh Winter // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  13. Orphan Girl // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  14. Whistle Daughter Whistle // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  15. Steam Engines // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  16. They’re Red Hot // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears
  17. Dream Outro // moira smiley & VOCO - Laughter Out of Tears