Bio

Moonroof is a Philadelphia-based band that plays upbeat, catchy indie rock and alt-pop. Moonroof have been making waves in the indie-pop scene since their 2018 debut. With over 5 million streams on Spotify alone, Moonroof has shared the stage with indie heavyweights The Lumineers, Death Cab for Cutie, and Grouplove. The band consists of lead singer Dave Kim, drummer Dan Rendine, guitarist Johnny Fordyce, and bassist Kevin Randolph.

The band began while Dave, Dan, and Kevin were attending Bloomsburg University. After graduation, the band relocated to the Philadelphia area and continued playing shows and releasing music.

The band’s music has been played on Philadelphia-area radio stations Alt 104.5 and WXPN. They have a strong social media following with engaged fans. 

Moonroof signed with Free Dive Records in October of 2020. After the signing, Moonroof released four singles—First, Vanilla, Sweatshirt, and Bored and Numb. Moonroof released their EP Dream State in Oct 2021, which debuted as the #2 Alternative Album behind Coldplay and #6 Overall on the Apple iTunes Top 200. Moonroof played a sold-out EP release show at MilkBoy in Philadelphia on Nov 19, 2021. 

In 2022, Moonroof Performed at THON at Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center, sharing the stage with Chelsea Cutler. Moonroof shared the stage with Foxtrot & The Get Down on March 18th at Underground Arts in Philadelphia. On June 11th, Moonroof played at Milkboy with Saint Slumber.

In the Summer of 2022, Moonroof stayed busy releasing more music and playing more shows and festivals, like Musikfest, 2nd Street Fest, Beta Hi-Fi Music Fest, Deutshtown Music Fest, and more. On August 19th, Moonroof released the single Maybe Crazy, which premiered on the Alt 104.5 New Music Discovery Show.

In 2023, Moonroof expanded the reach of their live show with performances at festivals and venues across the Northeast and Midwest. In November, Moonroof released the EP TOMOS and marked the occasion with an EP release show at Underground Arts in Philadelphia on Nov 25. 2023.

This year, Moonroof is working on their first full-length album and touring across the U.S. this Spring and Summer. On March 1st, 2024 the band had to opportunity to perform with Wheatus at the Queen. 

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Venues Played: BB&T Pavilion,Bryce Jordan Center, Underground Arts, The Foundry, The Queen, Milkboy, World Cafe Live, Sellersville Theater, Xfinity Live, Broken Goblet Brewing, The Englewood, Silk City Diner, The Basement Ohio, Westside Bowl, The Middle East Club, iHeart Radio Station, Steel Stacks, Mercury Lounge, Amityville Music Hall,The Soundbank, Voltage Lounge, East Berlin, The Barbary, Tellus 360, Creep Records,The Kelly Center and many more. 

Festivals: Musik Fest, 104.5 Birthday Show, 104.5 Winter Jawn, 2nd Street Fest, Ceder Crest Mayfair, Deutschtown Music Fest,  Ram-boreee West Chester, Paw-ooloza Bloomsburg, Oroboro Fest,  Haverford Music Festival, Launch Music Fest, Electric Music Conference, Brain Fest, Penn Ridge Art/Music festival, Bloomsburg Fair, Radical Music fest.   

Bands Played With: The Lumineers, Death Cab for Cutie, Grouplove, Lewis Capaldi, AJR, The Association, The Interrupters, Wheatus, Chelsea Cutler, Natasha Bedingfield, The Criticals, Divine Sweater, Saint Slumber, Scott McClatchy, Rome Hero Foxes, Foxtrot & The Getdown, Go Go Gadget and many more.

Colleges :  Bloomsburg University, West Chester University, Penn State University, Framingham State University, Stockton University, Eastern University, Millersville University, Christopher Newport University, Haverford College, Drexel University, University at Buffalo-North, Eastern Unviersity. 

Radio Play and Podcasts: Played on Alt 104.5, WXPN, Craig Radio show, Y-Not Radio, WTSR, WHIP, Little Known Tracks, The Yo show, Spontaneity show, The Heavy Hooks Show, The Hirst Brothers, The P word. 

Blogs: Premiered on Wonderland Magazine and NYS Music. Alt 104.5 Philly iHeart Radio, Featured in WXPN's the Key, Bloomsburg Magazine, The Collegian PSU, Lower Bucks Times, More than the Curve, Tongue Tied Magazine, Music Connection Magazine, Cut it Out Magazine and more.  

Spotify and YouTube: Over 5,000,000 streams and over 3500 followers on Spotify and over 500,000 views and 2500 subscribers on YouTube.

Awards and Accolades: Charted #2 Alternative Apples iTunes Charts, WXPN Artist of the Week, PHL Radio 104.5 12th Birthday Show Winner, 104.5 Winter Jawn Winner, Akedemia Awards for Honey Honey, Music Streamy Award for Magazine. 

Facebook and Instagram: 6.3k followers on Instagram and 3k on Facebook

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