MOTH presents ‘The Cocoon Project’

‘The Cocoon Project’ showcases six individual recording artists who wrote, produced, arranged or released new material during isolation. Each artist will take the MOTH stage for one night only to deliver this new work live in front of an audience, which simply wasn’t possible for the majority of 2020. These exclusive Cocoon Project shows will take place on the the first Friday of every month, from March through to August, 2021.

Friday 5 March – Kee ‘ahn. Red Hill Pavilion
Friday 2 April (Good Friday) – Georgia Fields. ‘The Shed’ at The Pig and Whistle, Main Ridge
Friday 7 May – Xani – Red Hill Pavilion
Friday 2 July – Matt Joe Gow – Red Hill Pavilion
Friday 6 August – Rich Davies – Red Hill Pavilion –  tickets available here
Friday 15 October (rearranged show) – Alana Wilkinson – Red Hill Pavilion
New Date – tickets available here

The Cocoon Project is is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.


Friday 3 September

Michael Waugh

Friday 3 September

Michael Waugh’s insightful tributes to friends, family and parenthood are simultaneously deeply personal and nationally recognisable; we see our own brothers, parents, pubs, rivers, struggles and joys reflected in the faces of those characters who live large in Michael’s songs.

Michael is a songwriter’s songwriter, a compelling live performer and extraordinary storyteller. Among his admirers are the legendary Eric Bogle, alt. country luminary Shane Nicholson and country hitmakers The Wolfe Bros. His 2019 album The Weir received two Golden Guitar nominations in 2020 – Male Artist of the Year and Alt Country Album of the Year – as well as a nomination at the 2020 Victorian Music Awards.

His fourth album will be released in August on Compass Bros / Universal Music Australia.

“Like John Schuman, Shane Howard & Don Walker – Waugh writes with passion and probity about his own country.” The Australian

“Michael takes all these elements of the human condition and lyrically moulds them into something that is very special indeed, the mark of a compassionate and insightful human being and a gifted songwriter.” Eric Bogle

“Another masterclass from Michael Waugh… finds him perched on a songwriting mountain not many of us could hope to climb.” Shane Nicholson

“When Michael Waugh opens his mouth, you should listen”. Andrew McMillen – The Australian

Michael will perform at The Red Hill Pavilion.

Tickets for Michael Waugh available here:

MOTH memberships available here
Members receive a $5 discount on all show tickets* plus exclusive show announcements, priority ticket offers and waiting list priority for sold out shows.

*One discount per membership per show.