Ian Moore, the Seattle-based, Austin, TX-born guitar player, singer and songwriter, has been busy.
Coming on the heels of his most successful record, Strange Days, since his first album, the self-titled Ian Moore LP, and despite a never-ending cycle of touring, Moore offers a new record of bright, blazing rock-n-roll that combines his legendary guitar prowess with radio-friendly singles. Meanwhile, he’s founded the artists’ healthcare alliance SMASH (Seattle Musicians Access to Sustainable Healthcare) and has joined the board of NARAS for the Pacific Northwest as governor and head of the advocacy committee.
As always, Ian has his eyes on the challenges faced by musicians of every stripe, having experienced the spectrum of artist successes and tribulations himself over a nearly 30 year career. “Its a very different climate right now. When we hit a city, it doesn’t matter that i have 14 records, radio hits, etc. The only thing that matters is if we can really show up and leave the people feeling they saw something amazing. Its keeps me hungry, and i like the challenge” says Moore.
Toronto releases worldwide May 25, 2018, on Last Chance Records.
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