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Orange Is the New Black Season 2 Premiere

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.
http://www.vanityfair.com/vf-hollywood/orange-is-the-new-black-premiere-song 

 


Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of… out today!

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!

iTunes: http://bit.ly/1mObcZX
Spotify: http://spoti.fi/1x1oo4O
Physical: http://bit.ly/1nLbsy3
SoundCloud: http://bit.ly/1oss1uJ


Premiere of ‘Tin Foiled’

Our pals at Pitchfork are premiering the first track off of ‘Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of….’.
Stream ‘Tin Foiled’ here: http://bit.ly/1rh3myI

Pre-order: http://www.andrewbird.net/store/#!/226929
Sneak peek: http://youtu.be/NEdZghRgg2s


Good news for our friends in Boulder!

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/1klGglT


Preview of coming attractions…


Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of…

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.
Pre-order HERE.


Summer Tour Update Extravaganza

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.

Tour Update

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.


Andrew with By The Way, In Conversation with Jeff Garlin

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.

Tickets: http://www.largo-la.com/event/526897


“The Fake Headlines” Cover for Yellow Bird Project

“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”.

Listen: www.soundcloud.com/yellowbirdproject/andrew-bird-the-fake-headlines
Donate: www.pledgemusic.com/projects/yellowbirdproject

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/


Bonnaroo & Summer Tour Dates Announced!

Today we announce the summer’s first slew of shows, both large and small…
Andrew will be touring with a band he’s calling the Hands of Glory – an old timey acoustic configuration featuring Tift Merritt, Alan Hampton, and Eric Heywood on pedal steel.  They’ll be bringing the huddled around one microphone approach to the summer shows, including …

BONNAROO! One of the most enjoyable festivals we’ve ever come across, Andrew and the Hands of Glory will make a 3rd appearance this year at the farm in Tennessee. Additionally, we’re rescheduling the long cancelled Asheville show at the Orange Peel, returning to one of Andrew’s favorite indoor venues, Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, CO, and playing shows here there and everywhere.  This is just the first announcement of North American summer shows, so if you don’t see your city listed, there are more coming and to be announced in the coming weeks (east and west coast, I’m talking about you). Dates and ticketing info HERE. Presale starts today, general onsales begin on 2/22.


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