Moksha at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performed at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas on Friday (Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com).   Las Vegas photographer Erik Kabik sent us these great photos plus his review of the show.

Beyond all the neon and swanky nightlife in Las Vegas there is a thriving and vibrant music and art scene… and the band Moksha leads the way as the one band out on the edge that delves into a fusion of rock, jazz, funk and jam music.

With the vocals of Angela Kerfoot (something reminiscent to me of Blondie meets Beth Gibbons meets Janis Joplin) and a steady stream of boundless jamming I think there was something for a variety of musical tastes at this show.

“The music paints a sonic landscape of highly palatable sounds that unfold in the moment, always open to the dynamic ebb and flow of the audience and band relatedness.”  I think this description from the Moksha web site sums it best. Besides the captivating talent and music of Moksha….. the room was also alive with fans who were all dancing intensely to the music, a fantastic light show and girls having their bodies painted. It was surely a great departure from the typical nightlife of the Las Vegas Strip and it’s so great to see that we have such amazing and dynamic performers putting out solid and refreshing music in Vegas.

Moksha is a rare breed and offers up world class improvisational music to our fine city and a spicy and colorful alternative for those who have an ear for a heightened musical and visual experience. As Moksha venturers out of Vegas more and more these days, I think we’ll be hearing a stir about them on the national music scene, so keep your eye out and catch them in one of these intimate settings while you still can.  –Erik Kabik

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

 

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas
Moksha performs at the Sinister Rock Bar in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com