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07 September 2014

Shows Next 3 Weeks!!

Hello!     Only days ago, in a copper mine deep below dusty Butte, Montana, I was among ghosts and detonations, feeling the dance of human frailty and brute-force.  In Winnipeg, I peered from an arena stage to the see the thousands of people singing together.  I wept as I walked a new-mown hayfield because I choose constant travel, but I...
13 August 2014

New Album Released Sept. 15th!

The Official Release Date for moira smiley & VOCO’s new album, Laughter Out Of Tears will be September 15, 2014! Visit our Publicity Campaign Page: www.storyamp.com/artists/7511

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Moira sings w/Solas!
Tickets: $25
Thu 12/04/2014 at 7:30 pm
Moira sings w/Solas!
Tickets: $30
Fri 12/05/2014 at 8:00 pm
Moira sings w/Solas!
Sat 2/14/2015 at 8:00 pm
Moira co-leads 11 DAY Song Retreat in HAWAII
Wed 2/25/2015 at 8:00 pm
Moira wraps-up 11 DAY Song Retreat in HAWAII on the Yoga Retreat & Ginger Farm stage
moira smiley & VOCO in Concert w/YWCP
Mon 3/02/2015 at 8:00 pm
Philadelphia, PA,
Moira sings w/Solas!
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Backstory: This is on a ferry between Sweden & Finland. It's in a casino on that ferry. On tune-yards tour. I borrowed this piano to play for the gorgeous Dani Markham & Jo Equality Lampert, but I was clearly losing the battle with the golden-throated pop diva...who is? Can you ID her? Raymond Yates, who? Just had an amazing day in Stockholm, getting to see Adam Johansson!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Da ladies singing my old song 'How Can I Cry' in Atlanta, GA!! #repost thanks @jasyflor! ... See MoreSee Less

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From a review of LAUGHTER OUT OF TEARS in the venerable lady of folk & world music magazines: fRoots Magazine... "Moira continues her life journey with polyphonic songwriting, European and Appalachian folksong in deftly, sparsely scored, adventurous and musically intriguing settings; some imaginatively utilize digital technology to create communal singing." ... See MoreSee Less

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Performing in Antwerp at 8:00 PM today at Trix Club artistdata.com/a/hivr ... See MoreSee Less

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Albums

  • Laughter Out of Tears
    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. Firecracker Girl // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    8. How Can I Cry // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    9. The Boat BP // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    10. Long Time Travelin’ // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    11. A Sto Cemo // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    12. Dance S’loyfn, S’yogn // blink
    13. I Live in California // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    14. Deep Blue // moira smiley & VOCO - blink
    15. Tryptophan Hand Jive // 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
  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