The 7th annual MONA FOMA starts on Thursday 15 January, 2015 in Hobart.
If you haven’t previously attended an event at Mona, this is your chance. You will experience 4 days and nights of amazing entertainment that only Mona can deliver including cutting-edge music, experimental art, interactive installations, large public art projects, late-night parties and a range of other surprises, twists and turns!
Some of the highlights of MOFO on offer for the 7th event in 2015 include Syrian techno, Iranian piano, Brooklyn avant-jazz, Icelandic sound art, Baltimore electronica, German noise, Canadian psychedelia and Indian raga. THere will be performances from seminal J-pop riot band Shonen Knife, acclaimed New York post-punk rockers Swans, cabaret punk Amanda Palmer (of Dresden Dolls, but with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra), Baltimore electronic composer Dan Deacon, Swedish black metal band Marduk, Australian-Icelandic post-classical composer Ben Frost. Vermont indie-pop act Zammuto (featuring special guest Gotye) will also be a major attraction.
Acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly will present The Merri Soul Sessions that will features a host of Australian talent including Dan Sultan, Clairy Browne, Kira Puru plus Vika & Linda Bull. Midnight Oil’s Jim Moginie will perform The Colour Wheel with his Electric Guitar Orchestra featuring members of The Celibate Rifles, Youth Group, Good Buddha and Decoder Ring.
For the full program, visit http://mofo.net.au/