BILLY MOON

11:30PM • Friday, August 16 • After Party • Elora Legion Branch 229

with MONOWHALES
  • Elora Legion Branch 229 is at 110 Metcalfe St., Elora
  • Doors 11 p.m.
  • After Party tickets available here
  • 19+ only
  • Your after party ticket lets you hop around between all six venues downtown

Being the weirdo in a small town has its drawbacks ... something that Billy Moon knows all too well. Growing up outside of what you could call a bed-and-breakfast town (that's Elora!), Billy found that music was the one thing that made his world his own. Thanks to one of the more powerful FM transmitters in Ontario, Billy was able to get the sounds of bands like Weezer, The Ramones, and The Velvet Underground sent to the clock radio in his tiny, rural bedroom. From there, he spent most of his adolescence sharpening his skills as punk and rock music nerd. Eventually he made his way to Hamilton, Ontario where he started playing shows and recorded his first studio EP: Young Adult..

After a handful of releases and a couple cross-country tours, Moon has proven himself as a songwriter as well as a performer. Billy Moon is a band, it’s also a guy, and he thinks that talking about it too much is missing the point. Right now he’s touring a new LP, has a bunch of new material ready to go, and a live show that’s all about feeling good. Moon makes music to make you realize that holding on to the things that make you different are the ones you should hold on tightest to.

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