Moviate has been hosting shows for indie, avant-garde, and underground musicians and bands. Live music events have been at great DIY venues such as Little Amps, Makespace, HMAC, Der Maennerchor and other great spots. Contact us if you are looking for a spot to play, we hope we can help out or point you in the right direction!

JIM WHITE AND MARISA ANDERSON live at Little Amps, 133 State St.

605 localized tour posterDATE: Friday, May 10th, 2024 @ 7:00pm

VENUE: Little Amps Coffee Roasters @ 133 State Street Location

Admission: $20

Click her to order your tickets now!

Moviate welcomes Jim White back to Little Amps. This time through, Jim will be with Marisa Anderson, celebrating the new collaborative album "Sparrowtail", which is being released on Thrill Jockey Records on May 10th. Jim is most widely known for his drumming with Dirty Three, Nick Cave, Cat Power, Mark Kozelek, Nina Nastasia, among others. Six of the songs of his most recent solo record were co-written with Guy Picciotto of Fugazi.

Here is a great article on Jim White from a recent New York Times:
https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/27/arts/music/jim-white-all-hits-memories-dirty-three.html

Portland based artist, Marisa Anderson and Jim White have a couple collaborative albums. Marisa is also known as a stellar solo guitarist as well. Here is her NPR Tiny Desk Concert:
https://youtu.be/2JiLsYfbWD8?si=F38lpeglDTufP_q5&t=592 

Upcoming Album Release (unboxing promo):

  Jim White and Marisa Anderson by Chen Hong
  Jim White and Marisa Anderson by Anna White

XIU XIU, Andrea_Andrea, and BISON SQUAD

xiuxiuposterSMDATE: Saturday, April 22nd, 2023 @ 7:00pm

VENUE: The Stage on Herr

Admission: $20

XIU XIU returns, with a new album, "IGNORE GRIEF".
Preview the new album here; https://xiuxiu.bandcamp.com/album/ignore-grief 

Plus, andrea_andrea and BISON SQUAD
andrea_andrea: andrea_andrea: https://andreaandrea.bandcamp.com/track/paul-furniture-goes-freak-mode
BISON SQUAD: https://woodroomcollective.bandcamp.com/track/neglect 

TICKETS: https://www.ticketmaster.com/xiu-xiu-harrisburg-pennsylvania-04-22-2023/event/02005E2DE86C73E1 

poster design by Chris Hoke.

GLENN JONES, guitarist playing at the Susquehanna Art Museum with JEN STARSINIC

Glenn Jones Photo by Tim Bugbee Sitting Guitar 1DATE: Friday April 8th, 2022 @ 7PM

VENUE: Susquehanna Art Museum

ADMISSION: $10

Legendary 6 and 12 string guitarist brings his American Primitive style of guitar to the Lehr Gallery at the Susquehanna Art Museum.

Glenn's album, "Fleeting" was named as one of the "Top 10 Solo Guitar Records of 2016" by NPR.

Premier Guitar Magazine writes, "Whether he’s channeling ecstatic visions of his youth—dappled with hazy vestiges of Jimi Hendrix, Captain Beefheart, Harry Partch, Tim Buckley, and Can—or paying direct tribute to his friend and mentor, John Fahey, Jones can make a guitar sing with an almost otherworldly expressiveness that only comes from years of practice, dedication, and experimentation"

Glenn is touring in support of his new album "Vade Mecum" which will be released on Thrill Jockey Records this year.

Also on the bill is Jen Starsinic, a musician from Harrisburg, now residing in Nashville, Tennessee.

GLENN JONES:  "Flower Turned Inside-Out"

TICKET LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/301211270017 

Doors at 6:30, show at 7pm.

MORE PRESS:

...establishes the guitar aficionado as nearly being in a world of his own as far as technical prowess and emotional resonance goes... a wonderful and mesmerizing album of masterful guitar work from one of contemporary music's finest... a graceful, nuanced, tranquil affair...
Audiversity.com

...captivating... Jones' slide work on the resonator guitar sounds especially meaty, and when all six, and sometimes 12, strings start chiming as he fingerpicks, the effect is shimmering.
Mike Shanley, Harp

Besides his determined, dexterous finger picking, Jones uses half-capos and alternative tunings to create incandescent sitar-like sounds... these shimmering musical meditations evoke a wondrous tranquility that's simply soulful.
Linda Laban, Boston Globe

EFRIM MANUEL MANUCK (of Godspeed You! Black Emperor/A Silver Mt. Zion) with KGD (Deevin Dorias of Growing)in the CATHEDRAL ROOM at Der Harrisburg Maennerchor.

Menuck2018 Pic BackCover 595x400DATE: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 - Doors @ 7pm, Show @ 8pm

VENUE: Cathedral Room at Der Maennerchor

TICKETS: $15

TICKET LINK: https://moviate.ticketleap.com/efrim/

Efrim Manuel Menuck (of Godspeed You! Black Emperor, A Silver Mt. Zion) returns to Harrisburg for a solo show on Wednesday June 13th.
Following a series of acclaimed live performances in early 2018, Efrim Manuel Menuck takes the material from his latest album Pissing Stars on the road once again with new shows this spring and summer alongside Kevin Doria. As the co-founder of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra, Menuck has rightfully earned a strong following among fans of political punk, post-rock and avant-noise songcraft. His 25 years of trailblazing, uncompromising sonic output is pushed to new limits on Pissing Stars, as Menuck ventures into territory that finds him at his most adventurous and vulnerable.

Julianna Barwick and Mary Lattimore at Der Maennerchor

Juliana Barwick and Mary Lattimore MoviateDATE: Thursday October 6, 2016

VENUE: Cathedral Room at Der Maennerchor

Boat People and Moviate proudly present an evening with Julianna Barwick in the Cathedral Room at Der Maennerchor In Harrisburg, PA!

$8 advance
$10 day of show
21+

JULIANNA BARWICK:

Since her 3rd album, Nepenthe, was released in 2013, Julianna has toured with Sigur Rós, sung with children’s choirs around the world, recorded and performed with the Flaming Lips, recorded Bach’s “Adagio from Concerto In D Minor” on Sony Masterworks, played piano and sang with Yoko Ono and brewed a wasabi beer, Rosabi, with Dogfish Head.

Barwick’s diverse past has also included collaborative albums with Ikue Mori and Helado Negro, a remix commission from Radiohead and her song “Vow” remixed by Diplo. Upcoming Barwick projects include a film score and a music box.

Pitchfork: “…among the best and most artful ambient music being made today.”

Diplo: “Barwick’s music is like Care Bears making love.”

Wayne Coyne: “I’m a fan of what she does…she’s really pretty crazy, and weird, and funny.”

NPR: “Downright medicinal, altering the listener’s surroundings in ways that make them uncomfortable, yet still wondrously inviting.”

New York Times: “Her ethereal multi-tracked harmonies have the devotional quality of gospel choirs, and the oddball allure of Bjork or Yoko Ono”.

MARY LATTIMORE:

Mary Lattimore is a harpist living in Philadelphia. She experiments with her Lyon and Healy Concert Grand harp and effects. Her solo debut, “The Withdrawing Room”, was released in 2013 on Desire Path Recordings.

Mary also writes harp parts for songs and recordings, performing and recording with such great artists as Meg Baird, Thurston Moore, Sharon Van Etten, Jarvis Cocker, Kurt Vile, Steve Gunn, Ed Askew and Fursaxa.

Mary has been a part of soundtrack projects including the Valerie Project, Lopapeysa, a film by David Kessler set in Iceland, and the film score for Marina Abramovic: the Artist is Present, a documentary about the artist.

In March 2013, she accompanied Nick Caves beautiful horse soundsuits for the 100th anniversary of Grand Central Station in New York City.

Her 2014 record Slant of Light with guitarist/synth player/producer Jeff Zeigler was released by Thrill Jockey, which was followed by the two collaborating on a track for Ghostly Swim 2. Mary and Jeff also composed a score to Philippe Garrels 1968 experimental silent film Le Revelateur, and debuted it in Marfa, Texas along with the film. They have since performed it Chicago, Philadelphia, and early 2015 in Los Angeles.

THOSE MANIC SEAS with SPIDERGLASS and WEIRD YEAR at the MAKESPACE, Thursday February 25th.

thosemanicseas1Date:
02.25.2016 7:00pm
Venue/Location:
moviate at THE MAKESPACE

THOSE MANIC SEAS (from RICHMOND, VA)
with HBG faves SPIDERGLASS and WEIRD YEAR!
LISTEN: https://thosemanicseas.bandcamp.com/track/outlier
Based out of Richmond, Those Manic Seas is an Indie/Art-Rock Quartet that focuses heavily on live performance, and delivers "wire-tight post-punk grooves".
-A "hardware-store Devo".
-They are currently in the process of recording their first full-length record with a tentative release time of spring/summer '16.
-READ ABOUT THEM: http://blog.al.com/birmingham-box-set/2012/03/theres_something_chaotic_about.html
with SPIDERGLASS:
https://www.facebook.com/spiderglassband
and
WEIRD YEAR:
http://weirdyearmusic.bandcamp.com/releases
Those Manic Seas and Spiderglass and Weird Year !!!
such a cool show.
doors: 7PM
donation: $5
at The Makespace, 1916 3rd St. Harrisburg, PA 17102

more info at www.facebook.com/moviate

THE ALBUM LEAF (from San Diego, on SUB POP, ARENA ROCK) + BANNERS AND FLOATS at the MILLWORKS

Screen shot 2015 03 19 at 11.09.51 PM polaDate:
04.19.2015 10:00pm
Venue/Location:
moviate at the MILLWORKS

from San Diego,
THE ALBUM LEAF
(on Sub Pop, Arena Rock Recordings)
21+ show. 10PM. FREE. At the Millworks,

"For musicians, a 10-year anniversary is a
time to look back on their first album and see how far they've come from those earliest recordings. The
new Album Leaf album A Chorus of Storytellers, marks the first decade for the group led by Jimmy LaValle. In those 10 years, LaValle has gone from initial improvised home recordings to now five complete studio albums, from opening slots to leading an incredible world-touring band to the stage at Red Rocks, headlining the Metamorphose festival in Japan and performing at the Hollywood Bowl with
the Incredible String Band. LaValle’s well-earned reputation as a crafter of impeccable sonic imagery
even led to a critically-acclaimed show at the Seattle International Film Festival where The Album Leafperformed a live score for the 1927 silent film Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans"
.
"on your way": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9Vvq97hYEw (KEXP LIVE VERSION)
"on your way" album version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkPGx2wnMbM

'adrift' short film featuring The Album Leaf: https://vimeo.com/69445362

trailer for documentary about The Album Leaf: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbNmTyDhIas

plus: BANNERS AND FLOATS (Harrisburg)
https://bannersandfloats.bandcamp.com/

21+ show, 10PM, free. at the Millworks

DRUMS AND DRONES (Brian Chase of YEAH YEAH YEAHS) with LIVE VIDEO by URSULA SCHERRER

Screen shot 2015 01 08 at 8.07.32 AMDate:
02.04.2015 7:30pm
Venue/Location:
MIDTOWN CINEMA 250 Reily St. Harrisburg

LIVE VIDEO by URSULA SCHERRER with LIVE MUSIC BY
DRUMS AND DRONES (Brian Chase of YEAH YEAH YEAHS)

Wednesday February 4th, 7PM
Midtown Cinema

Drums and Drones: Brian Chase - with live video by Ursula Scherrer from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on Vimeo.

$5 all-ages

press: http://www.newmusicbox.org/articles/sounds-heard-brian-chase-drums-drones/

http://www.moderndrummer.com/site/2013/03/brian-chase-drums-and-drones-album-release-celebration/#.VK6Acien2kU

BELLOWS + ESKIMEAUX + ADULT MOM at LITTLE AMPS (DOWNTOWN) for 3rd in the BURG, Jan. 16th, 7pm.

2013 01 25 21.46.28 1Date:
01.16.2015 5:00pm
Venue/Location:
moviate at LITTLE AMPS COFFEE ROASTERS

NO WAY!!! We loved having Bellows play a couple of times, and having Eskimeaux play before, but TOGETHER.... this is going to be such a great show.

BELLOWS, ESKIMEAUX, and ADULT MOM

https://eskimeaux.bandcamp.com/

https://bellows.bandcamp.com/

https://adultmom.bandcamp.com/

THIRD IN THE BURG show at the DOWNTOWN LITTLE AMPS COFFEE ROASTERS:
State and 2nd ST. HARRISBURG, PA

$5 donation to visiting bands!

all-ages, Urban Churn Coffee Ice Cream.

EXIT VERSE (Geoff Farina of KARATE / SECRET STARS / GLORYTELLERS)

EXIT VERSE bandphotoDate:
12.06.2014 7:00pm
Venue/Location:
moviate at THE MAKESPACE

EXIT VERSE (Geoff Farina of KARATE / SECRET STARS / GLORYTELLERS)

"The best artists, be they musicians, painters or filmmakers, never stop striving to learn more about their chosen craft. In that respect, Geoff Farina is one of the greats. If Farina has learned anything in his 20-plus years as a musician, it's how to turn the worst parts of life into the greatest art." -Alternative press

"No longer the artist who dabbles, his production is enriched and amplified by the harmonization of all the false starts, fragmentary ideas, and assimilated styles that he's amassed in his pursuit of transcendence" - Pitchfork

Singer/guitarist Geoff Farina (Karate, Secret Stars, Glorytellers) teamed up with drummer John Dugan (Chisel, Edsel) and bassist Pete Croke (Brokeback, Tight Phantoms) to form Chicago's Exit Verse early in 2013. On their debut album, Farina belts out catchy rockers with more vigor than he has in two decades. The album's concise, gutty anthems ring of the mid-90s when the guitar-driven Karate was shaking basements and DIY venues across the country. The angular rhythms of "Seeds" and the simmering "Fiddle & Flame" evoke the Karate of In Place Of Real Insight, but the new band demonstrates stronger rock roots, and resounds the classic rock radio and 70s/80s punk vinyl of Farina's youth. Farina still delivers his songs with the urgency of Karate's most bellicose moments, but with less self-consciousness and more determination.

A.V. CLUB review: http://www.avclub.com/article/listen-song-exit-verse-new-band-karates-geoff-fari-209140

8PM, $5. at MAKESPACE, n. 3rd st. harrisburg, pa 17102

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