Canadian singer-songwriter Rob Moir from Toronto looks back on five consecutive years of life on the road since the release of his third album, “Solo Record,” in 2018. The new material stays true to Moir's brand of honest songwriting and clever turns of phrase in his lyrics.
In 2013, Moir released the critically acclaimed LP “Places To Die,” of which Rolling Stone wrote in their 4-star album review, "Moir isn't conservative; there's something urgent in his songs, that are never too sure of themselves, and whose longing hasn’t found a home yet. Moir sings his romantic sighing songs with punk rock folk in his heart and in addition proves a great sense for quiet singer/songwriter moment.” In 2015, he released his second album “Adventure Handbook”—a burst of life and energy backed by his Toronto band The Great Lates. Once again, Rolling Stone commented on the full band release, "Moir's compositions are now so confident they go straight to your heart."
Moir has toured Europe with Grammy-nominated Neko Case and shared the stage with fellow alt-folk artists such as Frightened Rabbit, Frank Turner, and The White Buffalo. With solo performances at the international festivals Bigsound, Music Matters, and Live at Heart, as well as multiple successful tours in Australia, Canada, Europe, the U.K., and Japan, Moir has proven his ability to silence rowdy audiences with his intimate performances, quick humor, and captivating stage presence.
Perpetually on the lonesome road, Moir continues to expand his audience as he performs his songs across the world, making fans the old-fashioned way—one dedicated believer at a time. He will be in Basel for one evening, delighting music lovers with a free concert at the CapriBar.
The concert is free but there will be a collection.