Moondog Lives!

Want to see Moondog music performed live? There are a dedicated selection of musicians who regularly perform Moondog music internationally.

Swedish artist and musician Stefan Lakatos is the leading exponent of the Moondog method of drum playing. A close friend and pupil of Moondog’s, Stefan performs Moondog’s music internationally. Check out Stefan’s myspace page for concert info.

Hobocobo formed back in 2010 and are dedicated to the music of Moondog. With their mix of drums, double bass, guitar, synth and voice they regularly perform Moondog’s music.
Check out their website where you can listen to some of our music and watch a couple of live clips.

If you’re planning a concert featuring Moondog music please get in touch and we’ll feature the details here.

Looping Moondog

Moondog fans in Germany, this is on tomorrow evening in Bochum:

“Looping Moondog two part canons, four part canons and six part canons with amazing Wolfgang Sellner cello and loop box and Stefan Lakatos on trimba percussion.

The cellist Wolfgang Sellner studied in Paris and Berlin, was a fellow of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Member of the Cologne “Miro String Quartet” and has been principal cellist of the Bochum Symphony Orchestra since 1991. He will play a fine program with Moondog loops together with Moondog expert and Trimba player of Stefan Lakatos”.

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Moondog on the Keys

Performance: Monday, March 25, 2013 19.30
Grammatikoff, Duisburg, Dellplatz 16 A

Stefan Lakatos peforms ‘Moondog on the Keys’:

“Moondog trimba percussionist Stefan Lakatos and Mariam Tonoyan piano, presents the piano works by Moondog. ‘Moondog on the Keys’ is a brand new project by Stefan Lakatos. He is known world wide as one of the most extraordinary percussionist, and the leading exponent of the Moondog method of drumming. In the young Armenian classical pianist Mariam Tonoyan, Lakatos has found a true musical companion to share Moondog’s music with a new generation.”

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Stefan Lakatos and Mariam Tonoyan performing

Music of Moondog in Stockholm

Performance: Thursday, 06th December, 2012, 6.00pm

Moondog fans in Sweden you can see Stefan Lakatos perform the Music of Moondog tomorrow night in Stockholm.

Moondog’s Music in Geneva

Performance: Thursday, 2nd December, 2012, 6pm

If you are in Geneva you can hear Moondog Music tonight.

Stefan Lakatos performs Trimbasolo in 7/4

Britten Sinfonia

Saturday, October 27th, 2012, 7.30pm

The Britten Sinfonia is reviving its acclaimed Moondog project with Joanna MacGregor this autumn at London’s Barbican Centre. Featuring some of the UK’s finest jazz musicians the orchestra will perform a special arrangement of Moondog’s Sidewalk Dances.

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An excerpt from our Moondog project recorded at the 2007 London Jazz Festival


Performance: Friday, 29th July, 2012, 9pm

Those talented folks Hobocombo are playing Moondog music in Berlin on 29th June.

Hobocombo re-interprete some of Moondog pre-minimalist tunes, canon based songs and his odd snaketime rhythms with drums, double bass, electric guitar and voices.  The result are beautiful and hypnotic songs, with a contemporary psychedelic feeling.  For more information you can check out their Facebook page.

Hobocombo live @ Covo Club, Bologna, Italy (21.1.2011)

New Release: Collectible Patterns by Stefan Lakatos

Release Date: 26th May, 2012

Moondog’s only pupil, Stefan Lakatos has a new release on the french label ‘Drone Sweet Drone records’ : Collectible Patterns by Stefan Lakatos on the Moondog’s Trimba.

‘Artic Circle’ celebrating their 6th Birthday

Saturday, 19th May, 2012, 7.30pm to 10.30pm

Dress Code – Black & White
TIckets: £10 in advance / £12 on door

The Artic Circle guys are celebrating their 6th Birthday on Saturday 19th May at Westminster Reference Library with the music of Moondog. Check out thier Facebook page or head to Lastfm to learn more about the acts.

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Stefan Lakatos & Prof. Paul Jordan Perform Live

Performance: Thursday, 19th April, 2012, 8.00pm & Sunday, 22nd April, 2013

Calling all Moondog fans in France: two unique performances with trimba percussionist Stefan Lakatos (Moondog’s only pupil) and organist Prof. Paul Jordan, from Connecticut (the guy who took Moondog to Germany in 1974).

The first performance is at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Strasbourg this coming Thursday (19th)

The second performance is on Sunday 22nd, at the Cathedral in Nantes

Moondog tribute at Fife Jazz Festival

Performance: Friday, 3rd February, 2012, 6.00pm

For Moondog fans in Scotland, there’s a Moondog tribute on 3rd Feb as part of the Fife Jazz Festival.