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Karla Moxley

Karla Moxley

9 reviews

About Karla Moxley

A Soulful Indie Feel-Good Time, Ukulele Style. A mix of
Adele & Jack Johnson

As an artist I love to reflect the unique atmosphere of emotion that your moment emanates, naturally.

Together we create something really special and beautiful to remember.
I tailor your event, to you.

Whether a..

Wedding, Party, Birthday, Luau, Proposal, Reception, Beach Event
Holiday Soiree, Fundraiser, Christmas, Festival, Engagement, Baby Shower.
*Sets can be Kid-Friendly

Always a great time.

Indie, Hozier, Mumford & Sons, Foster the People + more
Jazz standards.
Beatles, Norah Jones, Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Bob Marley, Somewhere Over The Rainbow, Adele, Jack Johnson



The Best Surprise of a Surprise Party

By Scott S. /. H. G. on November 22, 2013

A woman appears that I do not know, what is already the most amazing surprise event thrown for me. Karla stopped the event the way only great talent can. Aside from her extraordinary voice and performance, Karla discovered and rendered performances on songs from my life. That care to discover, that boldness to interpret anew moments of my past, made a night to remember – a night to never forget. This is an astonishing woman of great grace and talent.

Karla Brought Down The House!

By Maria H. on January 31, 2013

I'd seen Karla perform in and around LA and thought her presence and powerful voice would be a great addition to our Gala Fundraiser.

Well, I was correct and blown away as usual! Our guests were absolutely delighted and wanted more. Karla is very good at reading her audience, she's very personable, has a great stage presence and her voice is AMAZING!

Thank you for an amazing night!

Hired as: Singer/Songwriter

Amazing Singer

By Michele V. on December 27, 2012

Karla's voice is amazing! I hired her for a marriage proposal to sing the song "Perfect". She was on time and professional and did everything right. She even improvised and played only her guitar when our client was proposing even though she wasn't instructed to, and then went right back to singing when the girl said yes. I would hire her again for sure!

Hired as: R&B Vocalist

Great voice

By Tanya on December 26, 2012

Karla and her crew were great. Very friendly and talented!

Hired as: Jazz Singer

My husband and I were celebrating our previous tiny destination wedding with friends and family in an afternoon, backyard garden party of 50-60 people. I desired live music that would be suitable for a party with ages ranging from a small handful of children to grandmothers: something everyone would enjoy. I sent out a bulletin through GigSalad and Karla was one of the responses. Off the bat she was extremely professional, and after listening to some of the sample performances she provided I knew she was perfect for our event. Smooth and sensual voice, a great set list of both classic and contemporary R&B favorites and originals. Her pricing was beyond reasonable for her level of talent.

After booking, she was very communicative in making sure she could provide what we needed, even asking if there were particular songs we wanted her to play. I got the sense that if a song had been special to us, but not in her immediate repertoire, she would have learned it.

The day of the event she was very self sufficient in setting up and began playing right on time. Her voice and presence just added a really special ambiance for the already beautiful day. She was both engaging and non obtrusive, which was ideal for an event where family and friends were also chatting and catching up. She perfectly picked up on our cue for a casual tone for the party, while I also believe she could easily offer a more formal presentation. I've been at parties where the performer sort of takes over and people have to go hide in corners to interact with one another, and this was not the case with Karla: her music just flowed through the party naturally. Although, when she played Nina Simone's "Feeling Good" (my husband's favorite song) I embarrassed him by pulling him out into the middle of the party to slow dance. :) Such a fun moment!

All of my guests exclaimed how much they enjoyed her performance, the day would not have been the same without her. Further, she was professional, warm, and graceful when interacting with everyone.

I would strongly recommend Karla for really ANY special event: large or small, day or night.

Hired as: R&B Vocalist

A star in the making!

By Connie B. on July 5, 2012

Very talented young lady and would definitely have her back.
We received many compliments.

Hired as: Soul Singer, Singer/Songwriter, Singing Guitarist

Truly gifted songstress and musician

By Charles W. on May 30, 2012

Karla is a sensational singer. Her voice is one of a kind. She has a broad range and her voice is that of an angel. Also, she is an amazing guitarist. She is phenomenal, amazing, and truly blessed individual. And besides that she is a awesome person with a loving heart.

Hired as: R&B Vocalist

Karla performed at my spoken word venue One Mic Wednesdays, and everything about her performance was better than stellar. Karla is professional, on time, and very talented. She knows what her audience wants & she gives it to them every time. I would definitely hire her again.

Hired as: R&B Vocalist


By A. D. on May 22, 2012

Karla Moxley recently featured at One Mic Wednesdays @ R-I-P Boutique in Hollywood where she totally blew the minds of the audience with her soulful sound! She was very professional and well poised with an audience of at least 100 to wow, and boy did she...She Wowed us with every piece and her signature blue guitar set the tone for a wonderful night! She definitely fits the bill!

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 5 - 180 minutes
  • Fee: $350-1000


Beautiful Ambiance Pop & Soul Music


Karla "Maya" Moxley is a Music Artist.
A Professional Ukulele playing Soul, Folk & Jazz Singer.
A Songwriter.
A Multi-Instrumentalist who plays Guitar.
A Producer & Arranger of Original music.

As with the Luaus & House Parties, she steps up with her players, to bring great energy to the evening.

But, she has a particular penchant to make it special and resonant for the romantic moments, proposals & weddings.

Described as Soulful & Revealing
Moxley is a solid performer singing & songwriting since age 7.

At age 17, started as a Professional Jazz Singer with a Nine Piece band. Performing at Festivals including: Sacramento Jazz Jubilee & Lake Tahoe Jazz Fest and more..

As of Now, events have included, Weddings, Luaus, Birthdays, House Parties, Receptions, Proposals, Beach Weddings, Festivals, Children's Parties, Baby Showers, Art Gallery Shows/Openings, Poetry Spoken Word Events, Autism events, Fundraisers, Farmers Markets

**NEED SOUND EQUIPMENT?? Don't Fret!!!**
I can provide SOUND Including: Microphone, Speaker etc. for small fee!

The team providing the talent:

Karla Moxley


Set List

** Adele ** Someone Like You, Rolling in the Deep
** Alicia Keys ** Fallin, Girl On Fire
** Amy Winehouse ** Rehab
** Beach Boys ** Wouldn't It Be Nice
** The Beatles ** All You Need Is Love, Something In The Way
** Bob Marley ** One Love, Stir It Up, Is This Love
** Bonnie Raitt ** You Got It
** Bruno Mars ** Locked Out Of Heaven, Just The Way You Are
** Bruddah IZ ** Somewhere Over The Rainbow
** Colbie Caillat ** Bubbly
** Dixie Chicks ** Landslide
** Etta James ** At Last, I'd Rather Go Blind
** Gotye ** Somebody I Used To Know
** Jack Johnson ** Banana Pancakes, Better Together
** Nina Simone ** FEELIN GOOD, To Love Somebody
** Norah Jones ** Dont Know Why
** Rufus Wainright ** Hallelujah
** Sam Cooke ** Change Gonna Come
** Spearhead ** Hey (I Love You)
** Stevie Wonder ** Signed, Sealed Delivered, My Cherie Amour

With A Little Help From My Friends
Here comes The Sun
In My Life
All I've Got To Do
Across The Universe
I Want To Hold Your Hand

Three Little Birds
Turn Your Lights Down Low
No Woman No Cry
Could You Be Loved

Times Like These
Sitting Waiting Wishing
Upside Down

Influences & Inspiration

Jack Johnson, Adele, The Beatles, Mariah Carey, Bob Marley, Alicia Keys, & Norah Jones

Setup Requirements

From a simple chair to full-blown stage and lighting, there are certain configurations and needs that many performers and service providers require in order to provide the best possible experience at your event. Get a free quote request to check with Karla Moxley to find out what their setup requirements are.

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