gilli moon, meets Julia Gillard, Australia's Deputy Prime Minister (at the time,... now Prime Minister). On Sunday October 4, at an informal backyard garden party hosted by the American Australian Association, at the home of the Consul General of Australia based in Brentwood, California, Songsalive! president, Gilli Moon, met Julia Gillard, Australia's Deputy Prime Minister.
gilli moon spent January back home where she performed to a sold out crowd at Kincumber's LIZOTTE'S restaurant, owned by Johnny Diesel's brother. Then in the following week she made an appearance at THE BASEMENT, Sydney's premier music club.
gilli moon co-produced (with Gaia Rocks) Females On Fire, the Los Angeles Women's Music Festival in Los Angeles, attracting 3000 people, on Saturday 25th, August 2007 and it was a huge success! Celebrating women in music and the men and women who love them, Females On Fire - The Los Angeles Women's Music Festival, featured more than 100 artists and performers from around the world, including female headline acts and an eclectic array of female singer/songwriters and female-fronted bands representing all styles and genres of music. Sophie B. Hawkins headlined. Also included were poets and spoken word artists, comedians, as well as vendor and exhibitor booths, children's activities, workshops, vegan and organic food vendors, healing arts, pet adoptions and more. Proceeds of this year's festival benefited animal rescue organizations. Check out Females On Fire, a gilli moon project for female artists.
gilli moon's new album was a Top 5 finalist for the prestigious Independent Music Award, in the pop/rock category. Judges included Norah Jones, Melissa Ethridge, Jonatha Brooke amongst others.
gilli moon graces compilation for 10,000 Paul Mitchell Hair Product Salons, alongside Norah Jones, Wynonna, Alison Krauss, Keane, Burt Bacharach, The Carpenters, Richard Marx, Tom Jones and more, through SalonSounds .
For 12 weeks, Oct - Dec 2003, gilli toured with Eric IDLE, most known for one of the boys from Monty Python.... now all grown up! The Cast, including gilli moon, and Eric Idle, delivered his Greedy Bastard Tour (a great night of music and comedy) across the United States - 49 shows - to 1000+ seater venues stretching from Virginia Beach to Montreal on the East Coast, and Vancouver to Phoenix on the West Coast. It's official! Eric has now publishing a book of his online diary entries of that tour, through Harper Collins.
Check out and buy Eric's book! | Read Gilli's online Diary on the Road | See what cities we toured | Eric's Website
photo: John DuPrez, gilli moon, Jennifer Julian, Eric Idle, Peter Crabbe, in the Greedy Bastard Tour
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gilli moon opened for the legendary Simple Minds in Phoenix Arizona, at The Celebrity Theater - while promoting her temperamental angel tour.
Platinum selling guitarist from Megadeth and Brazil's Badi Assad, Jeff Young releases "The Unmaking of Me", his upcoming solo album, featuring gilli moon on "Liquid Voices", a co-write between Jeff and Brazilian superstar Badi Assad.
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Tuesday September 2, 2003, as an artist inspired by the works of Jeff Buckley, gilli moon was invited by the Estate of Jeff Buckley to perform at a special evening at NYC's Sin'e. The evening was in honor of rising musical talents, a documentary film preview of Jeff Buckley of his acoustic years in New York, and to celebrate the end of a 10-year wait for the commercial release of Jeff Buckley Live at Sin-e - Legacy Edition, a deluxe 2-CD package of 157 minutes of music plus an 11-minute DVD.
Catch the Music Connection magazine article "SUCCEEDING WITHOUT A LABEL" on the stands now in Los Angeles and online: Featuring gilli moon, Aimee Mann, BROTHER, K.K Martin and others. By Bernard Baur "If you want DIY success, you need realistic expectations. “Keeping your goals realistic is essential for all independents,” Moon points out. “If you don’t do that, you’re going to be disappointed.” Moon suggests keeping it real and at a level you can achieve. “Set up small goals on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis. Then, evaluate the results. If you reached your goals, move on –– if not, figure out why.” Read it