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Joshua Moriarty

"Melancholiaā€¯ Album Launch

Joshua Moriarty

6:30pm, Thu 9 December, 2021

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Joshua Moriarty, frontman of Miami Horror and one-third of Melbourne cinematic trio TELENOVA, has announced a headline show at The Brunswick Ballroom on Thursday 9 December to launch his new album, Melancholia, which will be released on Friday 19 November.

This comes alongside the release of his new single and video, 'We're Coming Back'

With Were Coming Backs release comes an elegant video, shot at Brunswick Ballroom in Melbourne/Naarm by Tim Williams. Capturing the ambience of the beloved venue, the video sees Josh perform the track alongside TELENOVA's Angeline Armstrong and Natasha Newling from RAHAB.

Melancholia is a personal and introspective collection of songs, with Joshuas vocals taking centre stage. Produced in Los Angeles by ARIA award-winning Tony Buchen (The Preatures, Smashing Pumpkins), it features a wide array of incredible guest musicians and session players. Including legendary drummer Joey Waronker (Beck, Roger Waters, Atoms For Peace), keyboard whizz John Carroll Kirby (Frank Ocean, Blood Orange, Solange), multi-instrumentalist Chris Taylor (Grizzly Bear), double bassist Alan Hampton (Sufjan Stevens, Andrew Bird, Robert Glasper), Harpist Mary Lattimore (Kurt Vile, Sharon Van Etten, Thurston Moore) and plenty of other musicians of the highest calibre.


In addition to his many musical projects, Josh hosts the music podcast 'The Bottom Of It', where he's candidly interviewed members of Queens Of The Stone Age, DEVO, Jet, Lady Hawke, Methyl Ethel, Middle Kids, Empire Of The Sun and more.

In his life as a frontman Moriarty has graced the stages of Coachella, Live-Out Mexico City, Breakfast Colombia, Big Day Out, Groovin’ The Moo, Summadayze and collaborated and released music with Chris Taylor (Grizzly Bear), Chris Cester (Jet), Peking Duk, Dhani Harrison, Kimbra, I Know Leopard and Slum Sociable.

The Brunswick Artists' Bar and Brunswick Ballroom will be operating under the Victorian State Government vaccination mandate. Therefore, as outlined in the Victorian Roadmap, only patrons, staff and artists who are double vaccinated against Covid-19 will be able to enter the venue.

Customers are required to check-in via the Service Victoria App with a valid Vaccination certificate as they enter the venue.


Customers are required to check-in via the Service Victoria App as they enter the venue.

The venue will be taking a number of precautionary measures to ensure patron safety, including:
- Hand sanitiser dispensers
- Signage and social distancing markers throughout the venue
- Regular sanitising of the venue and full clean between sittings

Photo ID is essential, acceptable ID is a current and valid Australian Photo Drivers Licence, State Approved ‘Proof of Age’ card or Passport. 


The kitchen will be serving The Ballroom Menu for this show.

You can view the delicious offerings available by clicking here.

The Brunswick Ballroom is Accessible.
The Brunswick Ballroom has made significant improvements to accessibility by installing an 
Acorn Chairlift. (Model: New Acorn Indoor 180 Curved Stairlift.)

To find out more about the venue, FAQs can be viewed by clicking here.