Liela Moss

  • Saturday | 19.10.24
  • 8.00pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • £20 Advance


Liela Moss (pronounced Lee-La) has fronted UK band The Duke Spirit since their inception in 2003. As a solo artist she has released 3 critically acclaimed solo albums on the Bella Union record label, and a 4th on the way in 2024.

Her most recent record, 2023’s ‘Internal Working Model’ enjoyed great critical success, MOJO saying ”A record of rare ambition and thematic complexity” and Record Collector saying “An impassioned career high from a committed, commanding voice.”

Liela is truly one of the UKs most treasured and arresting front-women, with her energetic live performances being a strong part of her musical identity. “Moss’s commanding stage presence is truly unmatched” (SPIN magazine).

Liela is a regular collaborator with electro pioneers UNKLE, including writing and performing the song Mayday on 2007s “War Stories”, and The Dog Is Black on 2011’s “Only The Lonely,” “Sunrise” on 2017s The Road pt 1, and “Feel More/With less” and “Sun (The)”on 2019s The Road pt 2.

She sang on the 2010 album “Mean Old Man” by Jerry Lee Lewis. She also featured on 2 songs on the soundtrack of 2013 Warner Brother’s Film ‘Beautiful Creatures’ soundtrack by TheNewNo2. She has performed live with Scottish legends Jesus and Mary Chain at the Southbank centre singing their classic Just Like Honey.

She has performed at every major UK and European festival, including high profile slots at Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds, Isle of Wight, Bestival, T in The Park, Primavera Sound, Benicassim, SXSW, Download, All Points West. Toured with bands such as Queens of the Stone Age, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, REM, Jane’s Addiction, Incubus, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Mercury Rev, as well as many many headline tours of the UK, Europe, US, and Australia.

Artists on stage: 8.30pm
Curfew: 11.00pm
Stage: The Bar