Jay Allen Sanford 11 a.m., July 11
The Hot Moon
RIYL: Grand Ole Party, Mr. Tube, Black Heart Procession
Inception: San Diego, 2009
Influences: The Vision of a Dying World, Grand Ole Party, Mr. Tube, Black Heart Procession
Indie neo-R&B rockers the Hot Moon was formed by members of Grand Ole Party, Mr. Tube, and Black Heart Procession. The band includes John Paul Labno (Grand Ole Party) and his Mr. Tube and the Flying Objects compadres Jovi Butz and Jason Hooper. Frontwoman Sasha Pfau play keyboard and channels Billie Holiday-like vocals. They played their first gig September 19, 2009, at Sight and Sound, a North Park Arts event.