Appropriating a Dutch term that loosely translates to “extra extra cozy,” Andrew Bird’s Gezelligheid shows concentrate mainly on instrumental violin pieces amplified only by the signature giant Specimen horns… and as an added bonus, this year’s shows will include special guest Tift Merritt!
The full schedule of Gezelligheid dates can be found below, tickets went on sale today.
12/09- Chicago, IL @ Fourth Presbyterian Church (Tickets)
12/10 – Chicago, IL @ Fourth Presbyterian Church (Tickets)
12/11 – Chicago, IL @ Fourth Presbyterian Church (Tickets)
12/16 – San Francisco, CA @ Congregation Sherith Israel (Tickets)
12/17 – San Francisco, CA @ Congregation Sherith Israel (Tickets)
12/19 – Los Angeles, CA @ Immanuel Presbyterian Church (Tickets)
12/20 – Los Angeles, CA @ Immanuel Presbyterian Church (Tickets)
Andrew Bird performing at The Historic Riverside Church in Harlem as part of last year’s Gezelligheid shows.
Tift Merritt joined Andrew Bird on stage during his recent Newport Folk Festival appearance to perform their brand new collaborative song, ‘Begging Questions’, stream the performance now over on NPR, where you can also find audio for Andrew Bird’s entire set.
Happy Birthday to Andrew Bird! To celebrate this very special occasion, here is a video of Bird singing “The Happy Birthday Song”, especially for… himself.
Remember a few months ago we launched our monthly subscription service, Boombox? Well, since then our subscribers have been hand-delivered digital albums from FIDLAR, Wavves and Polica, have been offered exclusive access to singles from Polica, Beat Club, and Smith Westerns, and have received brand new digital EPs from Neon Indian and Kid Astray before any else has even had a look in… and Boombox is only just getting started.
We have a lot of exciting stuff up our sleeves for the rest of the year, and we wanted to give you guys a taster of everything we’ve been working on (because we feel selfish keeping it all to ourselves). Head over to our Soundcloud player to stream the first installment of what will be a semi-regular compilation series from Mom+Pop, this time featuring singles from Jagwar Ma, Polica, Flume, Neon Indian, Hunters, FIDLAR, Wavves, Kid Astray, Mikhael Paskalev, Beat Club, Animal Kingdom, Smith Westerns, Andrew Bird, and Lucius. Phew!
Mom+Pop’s Boombox VOL.01
Today is a busy day for Andrew Bird.
This morning, the Guardian unveiled the exclusive first listen of his upcoming Hands of Glory, due next Tuesday, October 30th. Head over here to give it a listen. And don’t forget, you can still pre-order the album — which features old-timey material inspired by Andrew’s recent Break It Yourself tours — at http://www.andrewbird.net.
In other news, today Mr. Bird also announced a fairly unprecedented move. He’ll be crowd-sourcing his upcoming February tour of South America! Fans are able to decide which cities the tour will roll through, via pledges to attend in their market of choice. When six cities reach a specific threshold, the tour is all booked! For a full run of Andrew’s dates, including some recently-added Gezelligheid performances, see below:
11-08 London, England – Roundhouse
11-10 Lisbon, Portugal – Aula Magna
11-11 Cartagena, Spain – Cartagena Jazz Festival
11-12 Barcelona, Spain – Sala Apolo
11-14 Milan, Italy – Magazzini Generali
11-16 Enschede, Netherlands – Crossing Border Festival – Wilmink Theatre
11-17 The Hague, Netherlands – Crossing Border Festival – The Royal
11-19 Copenhagen, Denmark – Amager Bio
12-10-11 New York, NY – Riverside Church *
12-17 Minneapolis, MN – State Theater
12-19-21 Chicago, IL – Fourth Presbyterian Church *
02-17-18 TBA Latin America
* – Gezelligheid performances
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