Andrew and the Hands of Glory band are coming to the Chicago Theatre for a hometown show on Saturday, August 16th!
WXRT & JAM presales begin Friday at 10am with general onsale starting Saturday at 10am. More info: http://bit.ly/1qHfCGf
Presale tickets available now HERE.Tweet
The season 2 premiere of Orange Is the New Black features Andrew’s homage to Chicago, ‘Pulaski at Night’!
Take a peek inside the new season with Vanity Fair.
Happy ‘Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of…” release day! There are a handful of places your can check out the tunes below. See you on the road this summer!Tweet
The Chautauqua Auditorium show on June 20th has sold out, but we’ve added another show on June 19th in the intimate room next door! Tickets for the Chautauqua Community Room show go on sale this Friday: http://bit.ly/1klGglTTweet
Andrew & band are hard at work in the studio right this very moment, crafting the next musical release, a collection of The Handsome Family tunes titled ‘Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of…’ Andrew first covered The Handsome Family in 2003, with ‘Don’t Be Scared’ on Weather Systems. This release will include a new version of the Weather Systems tune, Andrew’s take on ‘Far From Any Road’, the theme song from the HBO series True Detective + many more.
‘Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of…’ is available June 3rd on CD & digitally. LP will be coming late summer 2014.
Greetings Bird friends!
Firstly, happy Earth Day. While every day should be earth day, I hope you can do a kind thing for the air / water / soil today. Tag us on Instagram at @andrewbirdmusic with your Earth Day activity and we’ll select a winner to receive a prize from HQ.
New summer tour dates!! Andrew will be touring with a band he’s calling the Hands of Glory – an old timey acoustic configuration featuring Tift Merritt, Alan Hampton, Bowl of Fire alumnus Kevin O’Donnell, and Eric Heywood on pedal steel. Full tour dates are listed HERE, including a free show in Central Park as part of NYC’s Summerstage series, a 2nd night added at the Lincoln Theater in DC, and a handful of Canadian Festivals.Tweet
Next Monday evening, Andrew catches up with Jeff Garlin at Largo at the Coronet for the latest installment of his series of casual talks, By The Way, In Conversation with Jeff Garlin.
“GOOD PEOPLE ROCK” is now available for pre-order via PledgeMusic. Help support Yellow Bird Project and their charities by funding the campaign for the compilation album that includes Andrew’s rendition of The New Pornographers tune “The Fake Headlines”.
In other musical news, Andrew and his old timey band will be performing at this year’s Calgary Folk Music Festival July 24-27. Stay tuned for tickets & full lineup coming soon. www.calgaryfolkfest.com/artists/Tweet