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Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2022
Festival Event

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Late Nite Lit: Moana Leota and her band - Poets Before Me


Friday 10 June 2022, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Kiwi Hall. $15


Singing sensation and former Featherston/Pae Tū Mōkai resident, Moana Leota, and her live band celebrate the significance of poetry captured in some of the most highly acclaimed songs to date, including Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen, Redemption Song by Bob Marley, and River by Joni Mitchell, as well as her own work.


Poets Before Me shows how these artists have used poetry to infuse their music, resulting in it being rich, raw, and relatable.

Moana explores how selected artists and their poetry have influenced her life as well as her artistic practice as a singer and songwriter.