Moon Safari Safari is a 6 piece progressive rock band from the north of Sweden, consisting of
members Johan Westerlund, Tobias Lundgren, Petter Sandström and Pontus, Simon and Sebastian
They’ve all know eachother since childhood and three of the members are actually brothers.
In 2003 they approached Tomas Bodin of the Flower Kings and asked him to produce their debut
album. The resulting “A doorway to summer”, released in 2005, was praised by critics all over the
In 2008 the second album ”Blomljud” saw the light of day and Moon Safari cemented their
position as one of the brightest shining stars on the prog heaven.
2010 release ”Lover’s End” once again raised eyebrows all over the world and received rave
With live album “The Gettysburg Address” and EP “Lover’s End pt. III” released, they will now
celebrate the 10th anniversary of their career by releasing fourth album ”Himlabacken vol. 1” and
touring Europe once again.
Moon Safari will be at Veruno Prog Festival with their first Italian show ever.
Simon Åkesson: Keyboards & Lead Vocals
Petter Sandström: Acoustic Guitar & Lead Vocals
Pontus Åkesson: Guitars & Backing Vocals
Johan Westerlund: Bass & Backing Vocals
Tobias Lundgren: Drums, Percussion & Backing Vocals
Sebastian Åkesson: Keyboards, Percussion & Backing Vocals